Fall 2018 Intern- TCM Programming (LA)

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Fall 2018 Intern- TCM Programming (LA) Time Warner
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Interest
Internship/Trainee
Programming
Strategic Planning/Analysis
Location United States - California - Burbank Requisition # 164382BR Position
Type
Intern Posting Job Description The Turner Classic Movies Story
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a two-time Peabody Award-winning network that presents great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film libraries in the world highlighting the entire spectrum of film history. Currently in its 24th year as a leading authority in classic film, TCM offers critically acclaimed series along with annual programming events like 31 Days of Oscar® in February and Summer Under the Stars in August. TCM also directly connects with movie fans through events as the annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, the TCM Big Screen Classics series in partnership with Fathom Events, as well as through the TCM Classic Film Tour in New York City and Los Angeles. In addition, TCM produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs, and hosts a wealth of material online at tcm.com and through the Watch TCM mobile app. 
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What does our department do?
TCM Programming is responsible for the programming strategy and scheduling of all films and shorts on our linear cable network (TCM), our subscription-based internet streaming service (FilmStruck), and our yearly film festival (the TCM Classic Film Festival). The department generates ideas for franchises, tributes, and stunts across all three properties. In addition, the group works with other departments at Turner to manage version information and metadata for each film. We also work with outside film distributors to acquire content and manage contractual availability and cost. TCM Programming is also responsible for the programming and managing of other TCM digital content, such as our Watch TCM app and other video on demand services we offer.
 
What will you be doing?
Our intern will have the opportunity to see how the TCM and FilmStruck schedules are put together from start to finish. They will also have the chance to shadow members of the TCM and FilmStruck Talent Department, who work in concert with our programming department on securing talent for film introductions and contextual pieces. They will also learn a lot about classic, independent, and foreign film and stars.
A few hands-on opportunities include:
  • Learning how to program cable television and digital environments
  • Screening programming submissions
  • Programming a weekday of TCM per month
  • Assisting with viewer relations
  • Observing programming pitch meetings
  • Administrative duties as needed
     
What do we require from you?
  • Film major preferred (passion for Film/TV required)
  • Knowledge of classic films
  • Computer skills
  • MS Office
  • Attention to detail
  • Good writing skills
 
What’s so great about this internship?
  • An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!
  • Networking opportunities to meet people that you'd like to know!
  • A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands!
 
Fall 2018 program dates are September 10th through December 7th. Interns are paid at minimum-wage based on location and relocation is not provided. Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled or within 6 months post-graduation.  Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students.   
 
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.