Category Archives: Stop Motion Internships

Screen Novelties – Internship Stop Motion

Screen Novelties was formed in 2003 by Mark Caballero, Seamus Walsh, and Christopher Finnegan with the goal of bringing the whimsy and dynamism of classic cartoons into the realm of stop motion animation. We have a studio in Los Angeles full of fabric, feathers, foam, and glitter. Screen Novelties is also home to a talented circle of freelance animators, sculptors, designers, photographers, and digital artists.

Past and current clients include Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Disney, Nike, Hallmark, FOX, and Paramount.


Thanks for taking an interest in Screen Novelties! We occasionally have job openings and internships. Frequent needs include Stop-motion Animators, After Effects Artists, and Puppet and Set Fabricators. If you would like to apply please email the following to:

  • Brief introduction describing your interests and goals. What are your influences? Why are you drawn to our studio?
  • Resume/CV detailing education, work experience, and specific skills.
  • Work Samples such as: demo reel; short films; works in progress; sketches and illustrations; photos of dimensional work. In the case of collaborative work, please describe your contribution. Your submissions don’t have to be slick or polished—rough work is OK.

Digital files and web links are preferred to hard copies.

We try to respond to everyone, but don’t always have time. If you wish to follow-up on a submission, email is preferred to phone calls. Because our needs change from month to month, applicants are invited to periodically submit updated resumes and materials.


Reel FX Internships

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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).
•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.
Q:Are these paid Apprenticeships?
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
-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
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.

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


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.


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.


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.


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

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Lift Animation Internships

An up and coming stop motion studio in LA

Here’s their demo reel:

All internships are unpaid. Please email with Lift Internship in the subject line. Please include your resume, reel/portfolio and specialty interested in.

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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:

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

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