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Live Action Original Production Internship Internship Job

1 year ago IT & Telecoms London   1.1K views
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Job Summary:

We have a new exciting internship role to support the Live Action Original Productions team within The Walt Disney Company, working closely with the Director of Original Productions, Senior Development Manager, and Development Supervisor.
The Live Action Original Productions team sources family and general entertainment scripted and unscripted series for Disney+ and Disney's streaming services in the UK, Europe, and Africa. This is a brilliant entry-level opportunity for anyone wishing to build their career in television development, and the right candidate should have a passion for film and television in this region, and a desire to work in the industry.
This paid internship is for the duration of a 12 months placement.


  • Maintain the submissions trackers and keep track of reading assignments within the team
  • Manage storage of submissions and samples
  • Prepare decks and presentations using Keynote or PowerPoint
  • Liaise and coordinate with EA’s in the content teams across the region and the US
  • Research new industry talent such as writers, directors, and producers
  • Read submissions, samples, and development material as and when required
  • Circulate daily industry news updates for the Original Productions team
  • Schedule meetings for the Director of Original Productions and the development team
  • Manage expenses for the Director of Original Productions and the development team
  • Booking and coordinating travel for the team
  • Prepare material and book rooms for meetings
  • Prepare and share agendas ahead of any internal meetings
  • Ad hoc admin support to the team as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • A passion for film and television, with a desire to develop a career within the industry
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Show a willingness to learn and a positive attitude
  • Present a professional, approachable, calm demeanour to internal and external partners
  • Be proactive and enthusiastic, with a keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work independently and manage workload
  • Be a collaborative, supportive, friendly member of the team
  • Strong IT skills and confidence using Microsoft and Apple suite of tools including Outlook, Keynote, and PowerPoint
  • Act with integrity and uphold Disney’s core values
  • Fluent in English; additional languages are desirable but not essential
Company Description
Comprised of Disneys international media businesses and the Companys various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Companys global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Companys direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Companys ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.