This internship is with Monkeypaw Productions in Los Angeles, CA, but 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: http://www.oscars.org/learn/academy-gold-program
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and creative Development Intern to join the Monkeypaw Productions team! In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the team with various day-to-day tasks relating to Development. Our Summer 2024 Development internship runs from June - August and is paid and based in the Los Angeles area, so candidates who are located (or intend to be located) in the area are preferred.
Founded by Jordan Peele, Monkeypaw Productions cultivates artistic, thought-provoking projects across film, television and digital platforms. Our company is committed to groundbreaking storytelling, visionary world-building and the unpacking of contemporary social issues. Monkeypaw Productions champions highly specific perspectives and artistic collaborations with unique and traditionally underrepresented voices. Our work challenges the conventional architecture of genre storytelling from horror to science fiction to social satire, while balancing avant garde visual language with undeniably contagious fun.
In this role you will:
Own day-to-day office tasks that contribute to general business operations
Support the Development team further Monkeypaw’s mission
Work cross-functionally with Development and Operations
Have a broad range of exposure to the transformative work of a production company
Support coverage on scripts for Tv and Film
Conduct research and share learnings
Assist in note taking for creative meetings
Rising college juniors & seniors
Be at least 18 years of age with a a valid U.S. driver's license
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Previous professional internship/work experience
Proficient in GSuite and tech savvy
Demonstrated creative thinking skills
Bias toward action, highly collaborative
To apply please submit your resume and cover letter. Cover letter must include a description of your interest in a genre based on a movie you recently enjoyed and why.