- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- Beverly Hills
Activision Blizzard Studios is currently looking for Spring 2019 (January - May) in our Film & TV division under Stacey Sher (veteran executive and producer of films like "Pulp Fiction").
Activision Blizzard Studios is a newly minted film and television studio devoted to creating high quality original content based on the company’s iconic, globally-recognized franchises. Activision Blizzard’s extensive library of world-class intellectual property includes some of the largest franchises which have not yet been developed into film and television, including Call of Duty, Overwatch, StarCraft, and Diablo. Combining top tier artistic taste with blockbuster audience appeal, Activision Blizzard Studios seeks to tell resounding stories on a global scale. Its Emmy nominated debut TV series, “Skylanders™ Academy,” is distributed globally by Netflix and was renewed for 3 seasons.
This internship position is with our creative development department, run by Co-President Stacey Sher, a two-time Academy Award nominee who has produced more than two dozen major motion pictures, including Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, Erin Brockovich, Garden State, Reality Bites, as well as nearly a dozen TV series. Ms. Sher is also a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Peter Stark Producing Program.
Interns will help with creative tasks, office management, and take part in a pitch project that culminates with interns pitching to top executives. Responsibilities include research for projects in development, writing coverage and providing feedback on incoming screenplays, covering phones, and helping with general office duties.
The ideal candidate is a self-starter, professional, detail-oriented, resourceful, friendly, has strong communication and computer skills, knowledge of the industry, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. A strong interest in film & TV development is a must. Freshman – Incoming Seniors welcome.
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a related degree program and receive school credit. This internship is unpaid. Candidates must also hold a valid driver’s license and have reliable access to a car (mileage reimbursement will be provided). Interns must be available at least 2 days a week from 9:30-6:30 pm.
About the company
or more than 30 years, Activision has been changing the way people play. In the process, we have built one of the largest portfolios of recognized brands and today we are one of the most valuable interactive entertainment companies in the world.
Founded in 1979 as the first independent video game software developer and distributor, the company launched a series of multi-million unit selling titles in the early 1980s for the Atari 2600 including Pitfall, Kaboom! and River Raid. And since then, Activision has created some of the most iconic and memorable game experiences of all time.
Today, the company is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products for various consoles, handheld platforms and the PC. Over the past five years, we have continued to thrive as a leading digital entertainment provider whose games appeal to a variety of gamers.
We strive to make the most fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for our players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.
We operate in more than 15 countries including in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore, mainland China, Hong Kong and the region of Taiwan.
We recognize that our success is built upon the shared dedication of great people whose sense of mutual respect and teamwork drives our performance.