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Academy Gold Production Track 2019 


Production Track - Academy Gold Program

Summer 2019

Program Description

The Academy Gold Production Track is a vocational workforce development initiative designed to serve young people from under-represented communities attending specific partner community or technical colleges. This vocational track will bring together for the first time several major studios, the film industry’s largest trade union (IATSE/ International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees), related entertainment guilds, Los Angeles Trade Tech College, and local community colleges.

This opportunity is with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood, CA, and is part of the Academy Gold Program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page: .

Job Description

FOR STUDENTS attending LA Trade Tech, West LA College, LA City College, and LA Film School ONLY: Are you a student who is curious to understand what happens on set? Do you have a passion for technical areas of film production in any and all aspects? We are looking for undergraduate or graduate students who want to be part of a select group of up to 15 students for this film production track. The Gold Production Track is paid and consists of 8-10 technical workshops on Saturdays with a focus on cinematography, production design, post production, costume design and film editing.

Position Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Students must be enrolled in a vocational school, industry trade school or community college AND be focused in 1 of the 4 disciplines: Cinematography, Film Editing, Production Design, or Costume Design
  • Relevant professional internship/work experience/training
  • Quick and eager learner with “can-do” attitude
  • Hardworking, proactive and passionate individual
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Should be working part time, full time and/or in an internship
  • Should be graduating within 12 months of program completion

Must be available to attend mandatory sessions on Saturdays between June 22 – August 11, 2019

How to Apply

Please submit the following materials by deadline listed below:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Essay #1: Please describe how this program (the Production Track) relates to your professional and personal goals (maximum 1 paragraph- 100 words or less)
  4. Essay #2 (OPTIONAL): Is there any other relevant information that you want us to know prior to making our decision? (maximum 1 paragraph – 100 words or less)

Apply via and Email the above cover letter, resume & essay paragraph (s) with SUBJECT LINE: Academy Gold Production Track to your Program Manager/Faculty Representative

Submissions must be received by March 8, 2019

Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Position Academy Gold Production Track 2019  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 2/15/2019  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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