About Film / Theater Internships

An international internship in film and theater will set you apart in a very competitive career field.  Global Experiences’ film internships allow you to gain valuable hands-on experience and skills in an international setting.  Your tasks may include marketing, script-writing, and any other part of the production process that goes into making a successful show.  Learn more about our film and theater internships around the world; find the perfect one for you to further your career.

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Video Production and Film

Video Production and Film

This nearly decade old award winning creative video production company operates in the heart of Dublin. Their work ethic constantly evolves and they are looking for fresh and creative methods as they seek to bring life through film. Interns should expect to: assist on shoots on location, help carry equipment and set up camera and tripod, shoot second camera when necessary, help set up sound equipment and booming when appropriate.

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Script Work with Theater Company

Script Work with Theater Company

At the heart of new Irish writing for theater, this award-winning and internationally acclaimed play company develops and commissions a range of innovative works from established and emerging writers. They provide various initiatives to serve emerging artists’ needs, such as playwriting courses, dramaturgical support, training and mentoring sessions, and feedback on script submissions. The organization has brought these works to audiences throughout Ireland as well as to England, Scotland, USA, Canada, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, France, Germany, Iceland, and the Czech Republic. The chosen intern will assist the literary department in acknowledging incoming unsolicited scripts, managing and updating the existing filing system, and corresponding with playwrights when necessary. There will also be opportunities for the intern to read and independently analyze unsolicited scripts.

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Assistant to Executive Director of an Irish Audiovisual Organization

Assistant to Executive Director of an Irish Audiovisual Organization

As the representative body for Irish directors in the international audiovisual industry, this organization includes directors of feature films fiction, animation documentary, television, drama, short films, video art, and commercials. The goals of this organization are to promote directors' economic and creative rights, represent them nationally and internationally, encourage dialogue between film and arts organizations, promote awareness of their work, and create a comprehensive resource, information, and contact infrastructure. Intern tasks may include organizing events, working on marketing and PR strategies, maintaining and developing client databases in addition to general support services for the Executive Director.

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Film/Booking Internship for Theater Company

Film/ Booking Internship for Theater Company

This combined theater and film internship offers two unique insights into this organization. The Booking department is responsible for the rentals of both theaters, rehearsal Studio, and Recording Studio. The intern would work with the Booking Department as well as directly with renters on making sure the show is a success. Film consists of a Sunday documentary program, 15 sneak preview screenings with special guests, 12 film classes showing a classic film and discussing the various elements of filmmaking, and special premiere screenings. The Film Intern helps the Director of Film Programs through the notification of staff about programs, printing of flyers, shipping and receiving of 35mm film prints, digital media and support materials, updating web-site, and data entry of income and expenses. 30 hours per week.

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Executive Theater Operations Internship

Executive Theater Operations Internship

Interns will engage in all manner of administrative tasks, learning the responsibilities and challenges of organizationally managing multiple Broadway theatres by working directly with the Assistants to the President, Executive Vice President, and Senior Vice President as well as the Vice President of Company Operations and the Executive Producer of Red Awning. The ideal candidate is interested in a career in theatre administration.

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Theatre Operations Intern

Theatre Operations Intern

Theatre Operation Interns will learn the responsibilities and challenges of managing multiple Broadway theatres, by working directly under the supervision of a senior member of the Theatre Operations team. The ideal candidate is interested in a career in theatre administration and possess strong communication skills.

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General Assistant for Independent Film Festival

General Assistant for Independent Film Festival

This independent film festival continues its commitment of being at the center of discovery, promotion and projection of the very best independent filmmaking talent from around the world. It has established itself as a fantastic arena for independent filmmakers to screen their films to large audiences who are seeking alternatives to the offerings of major studios, as well as to agents, talent scouts, production company representatives, distributors and established producers looking for new projects and raw talent. Working with a team of creative and dedicated individuals, this position will focus on managing film submission platform, reading and reviewing scripts, testing DVDs.

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Video Production Internship With Documentary Series

Video Production Internship With Documentary Series

This is a film production internship with an advocacy documentary firm. This company films and produces various documentaries on some of the world's most controversial subjects. Interns will participate in the production process and gain insight into distribution and development. Background in videography is preferred and a pentient for controversy can't hurt either.

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Film Production for a Parisian Film Studio

Film Production for a Parisian Film Studio

This film production company's goal is to produce documentaries, dramas, and corporate films that bear witness to great human adventures. Their films explore the discovery and understanding of the world and its history, and investigate contemporary issues. An intern lucky enough to find themselves in this placement will be working with a French film production team, learning every aspect.

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Immersive Stage Production Experience

Immersive Stage Production Experience

This small London-based film and theater company with has team of four highly motivated individuals producing theater shows for national UK tours and the West End. Set up in 2012 they have a proven record of bringing quality theatre to the stage. Interns will have backgrounds in film or theater production and acting.

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Post Production Firm

Post Production Firm

Boutique post house offering a one stop solution for post production needs in the film and TV industry. These specialists design, edit, grade and dub content for movies, broadcasting and corporate use. This is an amazing opportunity for an intern to network with major film professionals, promote themselves and get their foot in the door to a tough industry.

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Placement within a Professional Producing Theatre Space

Placement within a Professional Producing Theatre Space

This placement is with a brand new state-of-the-art theatre in Finbury Park, North London. It is set up as a charity and run by a small and very motivated team. They produce plays in-house, are a receiving house and also a venue for hire. It is a very exciting place to learn about production and how an arts venue works. They are setting up new systems and the intern will become part of that process and has the chance to leave a lasting legacy within the infrastructure of the organisation. At the same time they hope they will be able to give the intern an extraordinary taste of how it is to be at the heart of a professional producing theatre space.

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Theatre Design Internship at Dynamic DC Arts Nonprofit

Theatre Design Internship at Dynamic DC Arts Nonprofit

A DC Based Arts Nonprofit is offering unique design internships in Set, Lighting, Props, Sound, and Costume Design! Interns will have the opportunity to assist a professional DC designer on three full-length productions. Production tasks may include designing projects within the Festival, attending meetings and rehearsals, attend Tech Week and Festival Workshop weekend and participate in props and costumes design.

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Post Production Firm

Post Production Firm

Boutique post house offering a one stop solution for post production needs in the film and TV industry. These specialists design, edit, grade and dub content for movies, broadcasting and corporate use. This is an amazing opportunity for an intern to network with major film professionals, promote themselves and get their foot in the door to a tough industry.

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Video Production and Film

Video Production and Film

Join this nearly decade old award winning creative video production. Their work ethic constantly evolves and they are looking for fresh and creative methods as they seek to bring life through film. Interns should expect to: assist on shoots on location, help carry equipment and set up camera and tripod, shoot second camera when necessary, help set up sound equipment and booming when appropriate.

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The Cities listed above are just a sample of what is available. Even if you don't see the location that you're looking for, doesn't mean that a placement there is unattainable. Think about where you can professionally thrive during your time abroad. Want to find out the top cities for your career field? Inquire now and one of our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will get in contact with you.

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