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Scripted internship at Avalon

Scripted internship at Avalon

companyAvalon
locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 31/05/2024
Editorial / Writing / Storytelling
Entry
£20,000 to £30,000 per year

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2024

Start date: Early September 2024

 

Are you passionate about pursuing a career in the television industry and looking for your route into, or next step up, the TV ladder?  

Avalon is a multi-award-winning talent management, television production and live promotion group with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York.  Avalon, Artists Rights Group and The Agency together represent a diverse and distinctive roster of artists including actors, comedians, writers and directors, among them Academy Award, BAFTA, Emmy, Tony and Olivier Award-winners.  You can find more information here.

Our 3-month internship will give you hands on experience across Avalon’s Scripted Development and Production team. We aim to be flexible with our approach so the successful candidate can pursue areas of particular interest during the placement.

 

Responsibilities

Development

  • Gain a broad overview of the development process
  • Understand the approach to editorial/tone/style across different genres
  • Contribute to development meetings
  • Assist with setting up client and broadcaster meetings
  • Scouting potential talent
  • Assist reading/filtering/breaking down unsolicited scripts
  • Writing book reports and script reports
  • Monitor upcoming client appearances/industry trends
  • Attend client/non-client performances

Production

  • Shadow on active productions
  • Gain understanding of the key roles within production
  • Attend shoot days
  • Gain experience of the post-production process

 

Knowledge, skills and experience

No prior knowledge or experience of the television industry required but must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Keen interest in the Television Industry and specifically scripted comedy and drama
  • Confident, enthusiastic with a self-starter approach
  • Hard working attitude

 

To apply

If you would like to apply, please email your CV and covering letter with 'SCRIPTED INTERNSHIP' in the subject heading to the email address found via the apply button. 

Please note that applications will be reviewed as and when we receive them and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are always on the lookout for exceptional talent.  Avalon is committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.  We encourage applications from individuals from underrepresented groups.  Regardless of your race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status, you are welcome at Avalon. 

Level of experience

  • Entry

Salary range

  • £20,000 to £30,000 per year