Sony Music Entertainment

Acquisitions Intern - Spring 2018

US-CA-Los Angeles
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-6399
# Positions
1
Category
Internships - Corporate
Level
Intern

Overview

The Orchard is a pioneering music, film and television distribution company and top-ranked Multi Channel Network operating in more than 25 global markets. With a holistic approach to sales and marketing combined with industry-leading technology and operations, The Orchard amplifies reach and revenue across hundreds of digital, physical and mobile outlets around the world. The Orchard streamlines content owners’ business complexity with an intuitive client dashboard, comprehensive rights management and tailored client support. Founded in 1997, The Orchard empowers businesses and creators in the entertainment industry. For further information, please visit www.theorchard.com.

 

The Orchard's Film & Television division handles acquisitions, theatrical and digital distribution of completed projects. The film division has distributed hit titles such as the Academy Award® nominated documentary Cartel Land, Hunt for the WilderpeopleDior and I, Point and Shoot, The Overnight and Life, Animated and is currently working on releasing a number of upcoming theatrical films including Thelma, BPM (Beats Per Minute) and Kings, among others.

 

We are looking for a bright, creative, ambitious, self-starter with a winning attitude to join our Film Acquisitions department.  This is a great opportunity to learn about film acquisitions, distribution and marketing as well as gain exposure to a vibrant, growing company.

 

This will be an opportunity to learn about how The Orchard

  • Manages all incoming submissions (scripts, finished films, etc.)
  • Researches upcoming film projects in the marketplace daily through trades
  • Researches upcoming film festivals for acquisition potential
  • Creates theatrical decks for internal team use

Qualifications

  • MUST be a college student enrolled in a class and receiving credit specifically for this internship. This is an unpaid internship. Interns will need to provide documentation verifying enrollment.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills is a must.
  • Solid understanding of the entertainment industry.
  • Familiarity with the digital video market (i.e., iTunes, Netflix, Hulu) and film distribution a plus.
  • Passion for film/television.

The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

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