Walt Disney Animation Studios: Summer Interns

Category : ANIM, Jobs April 8, 2013
Location: Burbank, CA
Deadline: Monday, April 16 at 11:59 PM PST
Dates: Summer 2013
Length: 3- or 6- months
Paid: Yes
Join us for an opportunity to work behind the scenes, experience the art of animation and be a part of Walt Disney Animation Studios. Our Filmmaker-driven studio inspires a multi-discipline team to explore and innovate traditional animation and CG films, shorts, and special projects. Opportunities are available for students of art and animation, fine art and design, computer graphics, engineering, production, and general film studies. Two tracks take students and recent graduates through the art of filmmaking and animation support: the Talent Development Program and the 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.


Technology Internship Program

The Technology Internship Program at our Burbank, California offices, is a 3-month experience through our tools and applications, challenging Interns with specific projects related to various areas of our pipeline. Under the guidance of a Disney Mentor, Interns will take on projects with start dates that vary from Spring, Summer, and/or Fall of each year. A strong interest in animation and/or graphics, as well as skills in computer systems is helpful for the best experience.


Create a profile with Disney Animation. Make sure to apply under Open Positions for “Internship Program” or “Talent Development Program”.

For additional Internship Opportunities within the Walt Disney Studios, please click here.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Bonfire Labs: Design Intern

Category : ANIM, Jobs April 8, 2013
Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Description

Are you a talented creative, invested in furthering your craft?

Consider time well spent at Bonfire Labs this summer in downtown San Francisco where you’ll have access to Creative Directors, Art Directors, Creative Technologists and Designers who can provide both hands on support and feedback on work in your field. You’ll have the opportunity to think openly about existing projects and be a part of internal teams concepting ideas in development.

Photoshop + Indesign proficiency a plus.

How to Apply

If interested, please email emily@bonfirelabs.com for more information.

Job posting: http://motionographer.com/jobs/jobs/design-intern-7

Bonfire Labs: Production Intern

Category : ANIM, Jobs April 8, 2013
Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Description

Do you enjoy life at a fast pace? If getting involved at every stage of production is something that excites you – Bonfire Labs is the house for you this summer.

Bonfire Labs, located in downtown San Francisco, creates opportunities for interns to come into contact and work directly with creatives, take a stab at being an editorial assistant, but most importantly, provides a chance to try on various entry level roles in production if you’re not sure where you fit into the mix best yet.

Our goal is to expand your skillets, improve your technical capabilities, develop your eye and push you creatively.

Courteous + proactive attitude required. Good organizational skills + communication a plus.

How to Apply

If interested, contact emily@bonfirelabs.com for more information.