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The Walt Disney Company Fox 21 Television Studios Development Intern - Fall 2019 in Los Angeles, California

Fox 21 Television Studios Development Intern - Fall 2019 Job Number: R10009205

Brand: Fox21 Television Studios

Job Type: Internships

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Job Posting Date: August 12, 2019

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox21 Television Studios

Fox 21 Television Studios is a production unit housed within Fox Television Group devoted to making creatively ambitious scripted and unscripted series for all distribution platforms. Fox 21 Television Studios is responsible for the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning sensation from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (with FX Productions) as well as its follow-up “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” which also won the Emmy and Golden Globe for Outstanding Limited Series; the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning “Homeland,” starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin which enters its eighth and final season this year; ‘Fosse/Verdon’ from award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Joel Fields and Lin-Manuel Miranda and starring Oscar winner Sam Rockwell and Golden Globe winner Michelle Williams; the blockbuster “Sons of Anarchy” as well as its follow-up “Mayans M.C.” from co-creators Kurt Sutter and Elgin James; “Queen of the South,” executive produced by David T. Friendly; “Pose” from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Steven Canals, Janet Mock, Alexis Martin Woodall and Sherry Marsh; and the Emmy-nominated “Genius: Einstein” and its follow-up “Genius: Picasso.” Additional upcoming projects include “The Hot Zone” based on Richard Preston’s international best-seller for Nat Geo starring Emmy winner Juliana Margulies. Fox 21 Television Studios shows have amassed a collective 95 Emmy nominations and 29 Emmy wins, as well as multiple Golden Globes, Humanitas Prizes and Peabody Awards.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox21 Television Studios is seeking a development intern. Responsibilities include reading scripts and books and writing coverage, building writer and director grids with credits and agency info, answering phones, and covering desks. Seeking highly motivated candidates with strong communication and multitasking skills. Previous experience with script coverage is preferred, though not required. Proficiency in excel a must. We are looking for a commitment of 2-3 days a week.

Required Education:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

Additional Details:

  • The approximate dates of this internship are September 2019 through December 2019/January 2020

  • Candidate must be available to work part time (approximately 20 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing and transportation to the Century City area

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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