Category Archives: 2D Internships

Reel FX Internships

Main Website:  http://www.reelfx.com/

More info on internship: http://www.reelfx.com/rfxu/from-the-dean

Application: http://www.reelfx.com/rfxu/application.pdf

WHAT IS REEL FX UNIVERSITY?
The Reel FX Apprenticeship Program, known as Reel FX University (RFXU),
offers selected participants the chance of a lifetime:
the opportunity to gain insight and real-world experience in their chosen career paths by working hands-on for a respected, award-winning studio. Reel FX University’s Apprenticeship Programs are six-month long, paid Apprenticeships that are available twice each year (summer/winter).
WHAT TO EXPECT
•Summer/Winter term Apprenticeships are full-time commitments (40 hours per week) for six months working on-site at either Reel FX Santa Monica or Reel FX Dallas.
•While this is a paid Apprenticeship, RFXU Apprentices are responsible for their own housing and transportation.
•Apprentices are provided with access to the facility and are given a login, workspace, and email account. Apprentices will be provided with a computer workstation and access to all applicable production tools and software.
•Each Apprentice experiences real-time, hands-on opportunities to interact with ReelFX creative and production professionals across all levels and disciplines within the company.
•Apprentices get a first-hand experience of the production pipeline and the processes of digital animation and effects for live-action and CG features, commercials, special attractions and interactive work.
•Reel FX matches the skills and interests of the Apprentice with the best-suited activities in the studio, structuring an appropriate Apprenticeship for each individual.
•Every effort will be made to answer questions from our Apprentices and to help them pursue their goals. With the understanding that we are in production, Reel FX is eager to maximize the RFXU Apprenticeship experience.
APPRENTICESHIP
FAQs
Q:Are these paid Apprenticeships?
 A:Yes
Q:In what areas does RFXU offer Apprenticeships?
A:RFXU offers Apprenticeships in all areas of the creative process, depending on
the needs of our project teams, as well as Apprenticeships in other important
areas of the studio, including Information Technology, Operations and
Production Management.
Q:What are the qualifications needed in order to be considered for an RFXU
Apprenticeship?
A:
-A major in computer animation, digital arts, fine arts, computer science or
related field.
-Proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
-A passion for creativity, hard work and making a di
fference.
PLEASE NOTE:
We do not provide internship opportunities for high school students.
Q: How many Apprentices do you accept every year?
A: The number varies. It is based on the number of projects in-house at the beginning of each Apprenticeship program and the need for artists
each project demands. On average, Reel FX brings in ten Apprentices for the fall and summer programs, totaling approximately 20 Apprentices each year.
Q: Do you provide housing or transportation for Apprentices?
A: No, you’ll need to find a place to live and to secure transportation to/from the studio while you are working at Reel FX.
Q: If I do a great job as an Apprentice, does that mean you will offer me a job when the program is over?
A: While we would like to hire all of our outstanding RFXU Apprentices, we are not always able to do so. With that said, a number of our past Apprentices have joined Reel FX as either run-of-project freelancers or as permanent staff hires.
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Brand New School (BNS) – Internship in LA and NYC

bns. is the award-winning design and animation division of Brand New School. Our talents span the creative spectrum from design, motion graphics, and visual identity design to CG animation and visual effects.

We believe in the power of design and visual thinking fused with a highly collaborative creative process. Our staff is an ambitious group of creative directors, designers, animators, art directors, and visual effects artists; passionate about creating new visual languages and solving complex problems.

Brand New School is a creative community devoted to creating new forms of visual communication. Our company has produced award-winning commercials, integrated digital campaigns, interactive installations, web and mobile applications, games, art installations, brand identities and print communications.

Brand New School consists of three interconnected divisions; bns.(design & animation), bns.labs (interactive media), and bns.films (film/content production). This multidisciplinary alchemy enables us to create thoughtful solutions for clients across platforms and without boundaries.

Our process prizes collaboration, research, experimentation, failure, discovery, and laughter. We’ve been practicing these principles from our studios in New York and Los Angeles since 2000.

 

 

 

http://brandnewschool.com/About/Admissions

We are always looking for tomorrow’s brightest minds in all shapes, sizes and stages of development. If you think you have something to contribute and aren’t afraid of failure, please email us at info@brandnewschool.com.

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Baltimore National Aquarium – Illustration and Visual Production Interns

Ideal for any Animators who are also illustration concentrators or video concentrators (MARCH 1 DEADLINE) :

http://www.aqua.org/jobs/internships-baltimore/creative-services-illustration

Creative Services – Illustration Internship

Job Description:

The selected Creative Services – Illustration intern(s) assist the Marketing Department with digital and hand-drawn illustrations of aquatic life—animals and environmental—to fulfill the needs of various Aquarium departments.

Essential Functions:

  • Illustrate realistic and stylized images to add to our library
  • Illustrate images for specific project-based fulfillment
  • Respond to client requests in a timely manner
  • Assist with administrative tasks, mailings, etc.
  • Join the Creative Services team for meetings and special events
  • Complete special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have a diverse portfolio showing realistic and stylized illustrations
  • Ability to illustrate by hand and digitally
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS6
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems
  • Must be proficient with the Macintosh platform
  • Must be self-motivated and possess sharp attention to detail, the ability to work independently or as part of a team, a flexible and creative personality, and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term
  • Preference is given to juniors and seniors.
  • Open to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in photography, graphic design, illustration or a related field from an accredited college or university

Visual Productions Internship

Visual Productions interns provide assistance to the Aquarium’s Visual Productions staff.

Essential Functions

Visual Productions interns:

  • Assist in maintaining the organization of the National Aquarium’s video library
  • Assist in the transfer of archived videos to DVD
  • Assist with the editing of projects in Final Cut Pro 5 by logging and digitizing footage
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a degree in film, television, or a related field
  • Must have basic knowledge of non-linear editing software
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems
  • Must be able to climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term.
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Toy Design Internship

Toy Design Intern-Summer 2014 Job

Date: Feb 13, 2014

Location: Pawtucket, RI, US

Toy Design Intern-Summer 2014

Location: RI – Pawtucket
Employment Type: Intern
ID: 8568

Description

Toy Design Summer Intern (May – August)

Help Hasbro explore new avenues in toy development. We are looking for team members who are fearless with their ideas and are looking to develop their talents. Candidates will ideate, sketch, draw and build concept models, while working in an innovative and creative environment. We offer an amazing experience to learn from some of the industry’s top designers.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

Candidate will interact with Design and Development staff, toy and game designers, graphic designers, model makers and other artists.

Other Key Relationships:

Candidate will collaborate with various departments such as Global Marketing, Global Engineering and Packaging. In addition, candidate may be required to produce a concept design project with other interns from various departments.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Create innovative, robust, user-oriented and consumer-centric products

Assist in the overall project and technical design development efforts of multiple assigned brands/product lines.

Contribute in brainstorm sessions and consistently apply on-trend design insight for product development.

Participate in product review meetings and present material to all levels of management.

Utilize internal resources and time management skills to independently manage projects to meet deadlines for self.

Build confidence and knowledge when interacting with internal / external partners and presenting design solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be a current undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree program

Desired areas of study include: Industrial Design, Illustration, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Fine Art

Desired software includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Solid Works, InDesign, Maya, Zbrush

Candidates must submit a link to an online portfolio to be considered for Hasbro’s intern program.

Prior Experience desired:

Illustration, 3D modeling, sketching, rendering, animation, storyboarding, sculpting, along with traditional art skills such as drawing, painting, sculpture. Candidates with an interest in fashion design, color or merging digital and physical experiences are encouraged to apply.

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company dedicated to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and families through creative expression of the Company’s world class brand portfolio, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, PLAY-DOH, MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF, LITTLEST PET SHOP and G.I. JOE. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative play and entertainment experiences, in a variety of forms and formats, anytime and anywhere. Through the company’s deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens.” Learn more at http://www.hasbro.com.

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TitMouse Internships

http://titmouse.net/contact/

 

Looking for an internship? Please contact intern@titmouse.net

Locations: LA, NYC

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Dreamworks Internships

http://www.dreamworksanimation.com/company/careers/internships

Example positions:

Creative Intern (Summer)

Now accepting resumes for the Summer Program (full-time, paid) starting around 6/2/14.

DreamWorks Animation seeks an Intern for the Creative department in Glendale, CA. Intern will be exposed to the inner workings of the Creative group within themarketing business development organization. Intern will learn the responsibilities of a Character Artist within a studio environment and see how character art is used to anchor retail programs and key product categories. Intern will gain insight into the world of storytelling through compelling product development. Intern will gain exposure to design projects, including a variety of commercial requirements such as style guides, retail presentations, publishing book cover designs and overallproduct development.

Qualifications

Must be a Junior or Senior BA/BS or Masters candidate currently enrolled in a four-year college or university. Candidates should have a combination of traditional fine art and technical art skills. Must be proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop andCS 6 suite for Mac. A working knowledge of Maya is a plus. The ability interpret various artistic styles is essential. Must have a professional manner and exceptional communication skills. Must be detailed oriented with strong organizational skills and have the ability to multitask, take direction and hit deadlines. We are not able to sponsor international students in Overhead departments.

Post Production Intern (SM)

Now accepting resumes for the Summer Program (full-time, paid) starting around 6/2/14.

DreamWorks Animation seeks an Intern for the Post Production department in Glendale, CA. Intern will gain an overview of how a film and a DVD project moves through a studio digital post pipeline, including exposure to marketing & production requests for assets during the finishing of a film. Intern will gain knowledge of various digital post production duplication processes in a studio dubroom. Intern will learn how a studio partners with other movie studios and other post facilities in order to prepare a film and/or DVD for release. Intern will develop the organizational & communication skills necessary for a frenetic production environment and specifically for an entry-level Production Assistant position within the studio.

Qualifications

Must be a Junior or Senior BA/BS candidate currently enrolled in a four-year college/university. Film/Cinema, Communications, Media Studies or related majors preferred. Candidates should be well organized, highly self-motivated individuals who function well in fast-paced, frenetic production based environments. Those applying must be confident and proactive with excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and feel comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the organization. Knowledge of office management software (Excel, Word, Gmail, etc.) is necessary. We are not able to sponsor international students in Overhead departments.

Artistic Developmt Intern (SM)

Now accepting resumes for the Summer Program (full-time, paid) starting around 6/2/14.

DreamWorks Animation seeks an Intern for the Artistic Development department in Glendale, CA. Intern will learn how a studio research library is maintained andobserve various research projects. Intern will gain exposure to the archiving process for original artwork. Intern may also learn how to coordinate and develop various Artistic Development and Outreach events. Intern will gain knowledge of both the Story and Visual development process as well as the expectations of an entry level position in a production environment.

Qualifications

Must be a Junior or Senior BA/BS candidate currently enrolled in a four-year college/university. Art, Animation, and/or Communications majors strongly preferred. Candidates should be well organized, highly self-motivated individuals who function well in fast-paced, frenetic production based environments. Those applying must be confident and proactive with excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and feel comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the organization. Must have knowledge of graphic design software, especially experience with Adobe PhotoShop and Premiere. Knowledge of office management software is necessary, including Excel, Word, Gmail, and FileMaker Pro. We are not able to sponsor international student in Overhead departments.

Production Intern (Summer)

Now accepting resumes for the Summer Program (full-time, paid) starting around 6/2/14.

DreamWorks Animation seeks Production Interns for the studio in Glendale, CA. Interns will be assigned to a department on an animated feature film and gain insight into production office staff responsibilities. Specific exposure will depend on department, but can range from front-end development/story to back-end lighting and effects.

Qualifications

Must be a Junior or Senior BA/BS candidate currently enrolled in a four-year college/university. Film/Cinema, Communications, Media Studies or related majors preferred. Candidates should be well organized, highly self-motivated individuals who function well in fast-paced, frenetic production based environments. Those applying must be confident and proactive with excellent communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal) and feel comfortable interacting with employees at all levels of the organization. Knowledge of office management software (Excel, Word, Gmail, etc.) is necessary. We are not able to sponsor international students in production internships.

Training Intern (Summer)

Now accepting resumes for the Summer Program (full-time, paid) starting around 6/2/14.

DreamWorks Animation seeks an Intern for the Digital Training department in Redwood City, CA. Intern will learn about the digital training process for various production artists (Animator, Effects Artist, Surfacer, Matte Painter, etc.) at an animation studio, including gaining an operational knowledge of training lab equipment. Intern will have opportunity to attend training classes to learn about the animation pipeline and the software used to create our movies. Intern will have opportunity to meet with artists from departments of interest to learn about the day to day process for those departments.

Qualifications

Must be a Junior or Senior BA/BS candidate currently enrolled in a four-year college or university. Must be interested in CG animated feature film production and have experience in 2D/3D digital media. Must be proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook, & Photoshop in a Windows environment. Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent written skills. We are not able to sponsor international students in Overhead departments.

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Cosmic Toast Studios

http://cosmictoaststudios.com/

Cosmic Toast Studios (“CTS”), located in Burbank, California, is a full-service animation and production studio skilled in all aspects of pre-production, production, and post-production. CTS houses a fully equipped facility and staff all under one roof so that every step of the production process can be completed within the studio, including animation (both 2D and CGI), writing, storyboarding, animatics, shooting (CTS has its own green screen facility), editing, sound design, music scoring, and song and voiceover recording.

THE STUDIO

425 North Moss Street
Burbank, CA 91502

T. 818.845.6555
F. 818.878.8547
E. info@cosmictoaststudios.com

LOOKING FOR A JOB OR INTERNSHIP? Email them if interested.

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Blue Sky Studios Internships

http://blueskystudios.com/working-here/internship-program/

Our summer internship program is a fun, exciting and educationally-packed 10 weeks.  Each intern is specially selected and placed in a department that best fits their skills and interests.  Throughout the 10 weeks they will be mentored and supervised by a Blue Sky pro in that field.

If you are currently studying computer science, animation or film, then we encourage you to apply and join us this summer for this fantastic experience.

We will be looking for interns for in the following disciplines:

Animation
Visual Development
Story
Editorial
Fur
Materials
Modeling
Lighting
Production Engineering
Research & Development

To apply, you will need 2 letters of recommendation from either professors, or professionals in the business.  For artistic positions, you’ll need to create an on-line portfolio and/or reel.   We recommend that if you are applying to more than one position, you create a separate reel or portfolio for each.

  • Application process is now open.
  • Application process closes on April 11, 2014
  • To apply, please email us your resume, cover letter, 2 letters of recommendation, and if applicable, a link to your reel and/or portfolio.  Email the above mentioned to: intern_resumes@blueskystudios.com
  • Please note in your subject field which department you are applying for.  (EG: Internship – Story)
  • Summer internship starts on June 2, 2014
  • Summer internship ends on August 8, 2014
  • The internship is open to all undergrad and graduate college students whose graduation dates fall within the following time frame: Winter 2013 through Spring 2015.

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

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The Mill Internships

The Mill is a visual effects, animation, and design studio, respected for high-end visual effects, award-winning moving image, design and digital projects for the advertising, games and music industries. The Mill is usually well represented at the numerous Advertising and Visual Effects awards ceremonies world-wide each year.

They are able to offer a select few talented individuals a two-month internship programme to gain invaluable experience working in our world-class digital media and visual effects environment prior to the completion of a degree course. The program is available in London, New York and Los Angeles on presentation of a valid work permit or visa.

For a place in the program you must be entering your final year of study at college or university in one of the following fields:

  • 3D & Animation
  • Compositing, Roto-scoping, Matte Painting, etc.
  • Digital Interactive
  • Design and Illustration
  • Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry

Their internships run throughout the year, and encompass Design, Digital Interactive, Animation, 2D, 3D, Colour Grading and Production. If successful, you will be assigned a mentor who will provide support, guidance and training and you will be given the opportunity to work on fast-paced, creatively challenging projects across all media.

Please apply via email to: internship@themill.com with a CV and covering letter outlining the area in which you are most interested and why you have chosen The Mill. If applicable, include your current show reel and shot breakdown.

Due to the volume of applications the Mill receives, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

http://www.themill.com/careers/working-at-the-mill.aspx

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Pixar Internships

Interested in internships at Pixar?

There are quite a few available for Animation, Art, Post-Production, Story, etc.Also be sure to look into PUP (Pixar Undergraduate Program).

Everything is right here in the link:

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=PIXAR&cws=6

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Laika Internships

https://laika.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.welcome&category_id=85004&company_id=15887&version=2&startflag=1&parent=LAIKA%20ENTERTAINMENT%20INTERNSHIPS&levelid1=85004

LAIKA INTERNSHIPS

What are LAIKA’S internship qualifications?

Students must be currently enrolled as a junior or senior in a college or a university.

Are LAIKA internships paid?

Yes, LAIKA only offers paid internships. We do not offer internships for college credit.

Will LAIKA cover housing for interns?

LAIKA offers some assistance with housing (fairly minimal); full details shared upon hire.

What should I showcase in my portfolio?

For guidance on what to showcase in your portfolio, please seek direction from your career advisor and/or career center at your current school.

What is the duration of the internship?

Students must be available for eight consecutive weeks; most internships last twelve weeks.

Will I need a portfolio to apply for an internship?

Yes. To apply for an internship position on the LAIKA career page, please click on the link. You will be instructed on how to apply. Allowable resume formats include: PDF (.pdf), MS Word (.doc), Plain Text (.txt), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and/or HTML (.htm/.html). Any additional details you may need regarding the submission of reels and/or portfolios will be provided. For PDF files, please be sure the PDF is text-based vs. character-based in order to ensure your resume is uploaded to your profile.

What types of interns does LAIKA hire?

Departments that typically hire interns are:

  • Puppets (Costume, Sculpture, Armature, Puppet Painting)
  • VFX (CG Modelers, Texture Artists, Compositors, Roto/Paint)
  • Art Department (Scenic Design, Sets & Props, Character Design, Story Design, Illustrators)
  • Animation
  • Editorial

Do you offer both winter and summer internships?

LAIKA hires interns year round, with the highest volume hired in the summer. Keep your eye on the website for internship postings.

How long are the internship positions posted for?

The timeline for filling our internships is completely dependent on the quality of applicants applying and the amount of competition for each position. Thus, intern positions are open until filled, unless a deadline for applying appears on the posting.

Do you accept international internship applications?

Unfortunately we do not offer international internship opportunities. We are at the beginning stages of developing our internship program and have not yet established the formal parameters that are necessary when providing academic credit to our participants or the structured training process that is required in legally obtaining a J-1 visa.

We encourage international candidates interested in employment opportunities at LAIKA to familiarize themselves with the qualifications required for the various visas (O-1, TN, H-1B, etc.) and to investigate whether or not you meet those legal requirements. For more information regarding work visas, please visit: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis.

If you’ve read all the FAQs and still have a question, please contact:

recruiting@laika.com

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Disney Internships

Interested in a Disney Internship?

**If you are graduating this year, look into the talent development program. If you are a sophomore or junior, look into the Art & Production Summer Internship Program.

Talent Development Program: Graduating Students

The Talent Development Program is available for recent graduates of undergraduate or graduate programs (within three years of graduation date) for a 3- or 6-month paid position at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The Talent Development Program offers participants a chance to understand the depth of their new skills, refine and strengthen key areas, apply them in our real world environment, and work under the guidance of a Disney Mentor. Talent Development Program is based in our Burbank, California offices. Talent Development Trainees are assigned to a specific discipline such as:

  • Story
  • Visual Development
  • Modeling
  • Animation
  • Layout
  • Texture Painting
  • Background Painting
  • Effects Animation
  • Lighting & Compositing
  • Technical Director – Character
  • Technical Director – Hair/Cloth
  • Technical Director – Look
  • Technical Director – Effects
  • Technical Director – Pipeline
  • Production Management
  • Post Production

Art & Production Summer Internship Program: Students Returning to School in the Fall

Join us for your summer break! Our eight-week Summer Art & Production Intern Program is designed specifically for students who will be returning to school in the fall. As an intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking. Your internship will also allow you to meet and collaborate with a talented group of students from around the globe and become part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on both individual and group projects. This once-in-a-lifetime undergraduate program will give you an incredible hands-on experience that will expand your creative horizons and benefit you throughout your entire career.

More information at:

http://www.disneyanimation.com/careers/student

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