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Walt Disney Animation Studios Post Production Intern, Summer 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10033026 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Walt Disney Animation Studios Date posted Nov. 10, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Have you wondered how your skills and talents could translate into the world of Animation? Our internship program dives into the craft, technology and operations behind our animated films while developing your skills and connecting you to industry mentors. You'll learn what it means to be a part of a collaborative team and how your unique talents can grow within our studio. Find yourself immersed in hands-on projects and learning guided by our artists, technologists and production leaders. 

Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is a 12 week paid experience designed for students studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film. The 2023 Summer Intern program begins May 2023. Please note, the safety and well-being of our teams is very important to us. We will be determining whether this program will be in-person at our Burbank, CA studio or virtual in the coming months based on government recommendations. 

The deadline for applications is January 15, 2023 at 11:59 PM PST.

Post Production Internship

The Post Production Intern reports to the Director, Post Production to support aspects of the Post Production process for Walt Disney Animation Studios. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Supporting the daily needs of the Post Production Management staff. 

  • Coordinate software/hardware requests and tool improvement with the Technology department

  • Scheduling/Book

    • Internal and external recording room, theaters, and mixing sound stages

    • Executives and filmmakers calendars for reviews and playbacks

  • Note taking for sound design review, mix and editorial playbacks, and other post production needs.

  • Ticket tracking and following through for transfer room requests, content deliveries and marketing needs. 

  • Security verification

    • Ensure vendor authenticity, compliance and current validity

    • Manage Pix accounts to maintain confidential and secure delivery of pre-release content

  • Tracking, invoicing, and budgets

    • Tracking paying Vendor invoices

    • Purchasing of editorial equipment and SAP Purchases

    • Expense Reports 

Required qualifications: 

  • Excellent attention to details and accuracy, strong time management, and organization skills

  • Proactive and resourceful

  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, change course of action quickly and maintain professionalism under pressure 

  • Interpersonal, listening, communication skills both verbal and written

  • People skills, including the ability to work with and maintaining relationships with outside vendors

  • Proficient with Macintosh, Microsoft Word, Excel, Calendar marker, Keynote, Google calendar and Google docs

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Photoshop

  • Awareness of animation workflow in CG

  • Awareness of editorial pipeline

About Walt Disney Animation Studios:

Combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2019’s Frozen 2, the biggest animated film of all time, to our 60th animated feature, Encanto, releasing November 2021. Among the studio's timeless creations are Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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