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  • published Production Assistant - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-24 10:47:56 -0700

    Production Assistant - LA

    Company: DreamWorks TV
    Location: Glendale, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: At DreamWorks Animation Television, our General Production Assistant supports the Line Producer, Production Manager and Production Coordinator to meet the various administrative needs of animation production. 
     
    Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

    • Schedule meetings and maintain calendars
    • Take notes during meetings and distribute in a timely manner
    • Assist in the preparation of screenings and shipments
    • Organize storyboards and designs on the server
    • Distribute and collect timecards
    • Coordinate employee moves
    • Communicate with artists and production staff in a professional demeanor
    • Take on new challenges as-needed in order to have a more detailed knowledge of the department and pipeline
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  • Spring 2021 Late Night & The Tonight Show Internships - Remote

    Company: NBCUniversal
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Must be currently enrolled in university (sophomore and above)
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: NBCUniversal owns a valuable portfolio spanning across broadcast divisions, cable networks, digital businesses, film, international, local media, Peacock and TV studio productions.

    NBC Entertainment develops and schedules the network’s primetime, late-night, and daytime entertainment programming. Spring 2021 Internship opportunities exist within two of the most exciting shows in late night. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is hosted by Emmy Award-winning comedian Jimmy Fallon who brings a high-tempo energy to the storied NBC franchise with his welcoming interview style, spot-on impersonations and innovative sketches. Late Night with Seth Meyers is home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and topical monologue jokes. It is hosted by Emmy Award-winning writer, Seth Meyers. 
     
    The NBCE Digital Late Night team supports both shows and has additional opportunities available this fall.  

    Internships & Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to): 

    • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - Remote interns will have the opportunity to work in one of the following departments: Research, Social Media, Writers, Music, Talent, or Human Interest.    
    • Late Night with Seth Meyers – Remote interns will have the opportunity to work in one of the following departments: General Production, Social Media, Monologue Research, or Guest research. 
    • NBCE Digital Late Night has internships supporting the NBCE late-night shows available within Digital Graphic Design, Motion Design, and Digital Video Production. Interns will have the opportunity to create assets, develop artwork and marketing designs, perform site & app updates on late night show social channels, assist with general digital production tasks and competitive data analysis.
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  • published Mentorship Program in Career Connections 2020-09-22 19:27:15 -0700

    Harvardwood Mentorship Program

    Apply to participate in the 2022 Harvardwood Mentorship Program! The Harvardwood Mentorship Program fosters meaningful professional relationships by matching Harvard graduates with more established alums in their fields of interest, for a period of three months of one-on-one career mentoring.

    The time commitment is approximately 3 hours. Mentors will connect with their mentees in 3 or more meetings over the course of three months, around June - August. Whether matches meet virtually or in-person is up to each mentor/mentee pair. Matches will be made based on fit.

    Topics to be discussed during meetings can include the following:

    • The mentor's advice for perfecting one’s craft: acting, singing, songwriting, music producing, directing, or writing 
    • The mentor’s current position, what they do, their career progression
    • Career advancement advice
    • How to handle difficult professional situations

    Click here to apply to be a mentor.

    Click here to apply to be a mentee.
    Mentees must be dues-current members. 

    Application deadline: May 31, 2022 at 8:59pm PT / 11:59 pm ET

    Questions? Email [email protected]

     


  • published Staff Writer, Vanity Fair - NY in Job Listings 2020-09-22 15:37:31 -0700

    Staff Writer, Vanity Fair - NY

    Company: Condé Nast
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 2 years

    Job Description: Vanity Fair is seeking a smart, savvy pop culture obsessive to cover television, streaming, film, and awards season for HWD, the magazine's online hub for entertainment news and commentary. Our ideal candidate is sharp, self-motivated, and versatile enough to write everything from breaking news stories to reported features and conversation-driving opinion pieces, all while displaying the signature mixture of fierce intelligence and distinct voice that defines Vanity Fair.

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  • published Editor, Tiller Press - NY in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:59:02 -0700

    Editor, Tiller Press - NY

    Company: Simon & Schuster
    Location: New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level:
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Responsible for the timely development of high-quality commercial books (and other content assets), for Tiller Press, a data-driven imprint at Simon & Schuster. Will oversee the editorial workflow, from ideation and production to distribution and analysis and will collaborate with the Cultural Intelligence, Operations, Marketing and Design teams to generate book ideas and pursue them.

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  • published Production Intern - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:55:18 -0700

    Production Intern - LA

    Company: Rough Diamond Productions
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Internship
    Minimum Education Level: Must be currently enrolled in college. 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Production Company seeking Interns. Interns will help with  script coverage, project presentations and social media and generally assisting with the various films we produce. We have our interns involved in workshops and readings on scripts in development. We encourage our interns to actively contribute and be involved as well as ask questions to build their knowledge  base. All applicants need to be in college and able to use the internship as a college credit. 

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  • Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer - LA

    Company: Brand Central
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Brand Central, a leading Licensing and Brand Management  Consultancy in Los Angeles, seeks an Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer who will also coordinate marketing and sales activities. Clients include Oreo, Sour Patch Kids, Ninja, Mister Rogers, Hype House, Kraft Heinz, and many others. Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated professional with excellent  organizational skills, extreme attention to detail, and the ability to multitask. Design and/or social media skills are preferred. 

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  • published Staff Writer, The Takeout - CHI in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:37:54 -0700

    Staff Writer, The Takeout - CHI

    Company: G/O Media
    Location: Chicago, IL
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: The Takeout is looking to hire a staff writer. This is a Chicago-based position. Alongside the editor in chief and associate editor, you will shape and evolve The Takeout’s singular voice in food media. We like to publish stories that are practical and utilitarian, we satiate curiosity, and often we aim to surprise our readers. 

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  • published Staff Writer, The A.V. Club - LA in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:34:05 -0700

    Staff Writer, The A.V. Club - LA

    Company: G/O Media
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Staff Writer is a key position at The A.V. Club, working across all sections to produce strategic coverage of pop culture. This is primarily a writing position with an eye toward timely content, with the ability and willingness to pitch in on reviews and long-form content as required. A Staff Writer should have strong editorial skills and be able to work with freelance and in-house staff as needed. They must have deep pop culture knowledge in multiple verticals, as well as a strong voice and clean copy, and the ability to communicate and work well with every single person on staff. A Staff Writer should also have a clear understanding of journalistic ethics as they relate to cultural criticism and The A.V. Club, as well as a commitment to diversity.

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  • Web Design and Marketing Designer - Remote

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Seeking Freelance (part-time) Web Design and Marketing Designer (Deck building, social) with light web-coding experience to lead re-design and launch of our Creative Studio website. Candidate should have strong design-sense and experience with creative branding. All work will be remote in 2020.

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  • published Podcast Co-Producer - Remote in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:22:02 -0700

    Podcast Co-Producer - Remote

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Seeking Freelance (part-time) Podcast Co-Producer for a slate of scripted podcasts we are producing at 30 Ninjas. Podcast and / or indie film experience a must. All work will be remote in 2020.

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  • Freelance Audio Engineer and Editor, Podcasts - Remote

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Someone who has experience recording and editing audio for podcasts. Note: most of this work will initially be done remotely (all performers recording from their house), so strong software skills with video conferencing (which I assume any recent graduate will have) are a must. Light video editing also possible for the future. All work will be remote in 2020.

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  • published Assistant to Producer and President - NYC in Job Listings 2020-09-18 08:14:43 -0700

    Assistant to Producer and President - NY

    Company: 30 Ninjas
    Location: Remote / New York, NY
    Start Date:
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's
    Minimum Years of Experience: 

    Job Description: Looking for a full-time assistant to work closely with Jed Weintrob and Julina Tatlock on all our current and future projects. We tend to hire super-smart, creative, highly-organized recent graduates for this position, who are eager to get a lot of hands on experience working on development, production, post-production and the long-term and day-to-day of running a production company. The job has a number of regular assistant duties tied to it, but is also an amazing opportunity to grow, and all of our past assistants have gone on to roles as producers, writers, directors and executives.

    We are just kicking off a slate of scripted (fiction) podcasts, and this role would entail a number of junior producer / coordinator duties, so experience with and/or affinity for podcasts is a plus.

    The job could start remote (we have been working from home and we don’t think we’ll be back in our office in NYC in 2020), but would eventually want the person to be based in New York City.

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  • Apply to the 2020 CAPE Leaders Fellowship - Deadline July 22

    The CAPE Leaders Fellowship is an incubator to equip the next generation of creative executives with the skills and professional network to break into the VP ranks. Development, current, and production experience within a studio, network, or production company preferred. Co-chaired by Albert Cheng (Co-Head of TV and COO, Amazon Studios), Kevin Iwashina (Senior Associate, Endeavor Content), and Peter McHugh (Manager, Gotham Group), the Fellowship features masterclasses, workshops, and intimate sessions with high-level executives to train participants in the art of communication, leadership, pitching, and other skills.

    The 2020 Leaders Fellowship sessions are scheduled to take place Monday and Wednesday evenings Pacific Time from August - September. This year’s sessions will be hosted digitally on Zoom.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 11:59PM PT. To learn more and apply, visit www.capeusa.org/clf


  • published HAE Podcast with Joe Toplyn in Television 2020-07-14 12:59:54 -0700

    HAE Podcast with Joe Toplyn

    In this episode of HAE Invites, our host Denise Silber is joined by Harvard College and HBS alum, Joe Toplyn. Joe is a four-time Emmy award winning late night comedy writer, best-selling author, entrepreneur, and inventor of a recently-patented AI that generates original jokes. Denise and Joe discuss the fact that while succeeding in comedy is challenging, with an entrepreneurial mindset, professional opportunities can be limitless.


  • Donate your old tech to Human I-T!

    Any old tech, phones or tablets (even with cracked screens) hanging around? Human I-T will fix it and put it to use in a low income community. https://www.human-i-t.org - they even do some pick ups!

    •Technology recipients are not charged. Technology is donated for FREE.
    •We pick up your unwanted technology from your home or work for FREE.
    •We DO NOT shred, smelter, grind or throw technology away.
    •Recipients DO NOT have to volunteer to receive technology.


  • The Safety Net Fund - for Bay Area artists

    The Safety Net Fund is a non-profit designed to help support artists in the Bay Area during the COVID-19 crisis. As the world around us descends into bedlam, we turn towards each other to find hope, support, and community.

    We prioritize artists that typically make their living offline at events & retail establishments that have been cancelled or closed due to coronavirus. This includes performing artists, musicians, visual artists, event producers, and other types of creators.

    This fund will offer grants to artists, with no expectation of repayment, to help provide direct monetary support through this crisis. This money is offered with the intent of helping artists survive and continue to create despite the maelstrom. The maximum grant is $500 per person per month, and the number of grants per month is dependent upon the funds raised.

    Grants will be offered on a needs-basis with the following criteria:

    1. The grantee must reside in the Bay Area (See attached list of eligible zip codes)
    2. The grantee must provide proof of artistic endeavor within the last 6 months
    3. The grantee must not be eligible for unemployment
    4. The grantee must have less than $1000 of income within the last 30 days
    5. Grants will be evaluated in the order received.

    The fund is made possible through a fiscal sponsorship from the California Intersection for the Arts (The Intersection). The Intersection has agreed to support this project with accounting, governance, and compliance with the minimum administrative fees possible (7%). The fund will employ the minimum number of claims administrators necessary to manage incoming claims. All other funds will be disbursed to eligible applicants. The fund will provide a transparency report yearly.

    Edit: For corporate matching please use submit the receipt from the flipcause campaign to your corporate matching department through benevity (or equivalent tool) or make a donation directly in benevity using the following criteria:

    Organization: Intersection for the Arts
    EIN: 94–1593216
    Sponsored Org or Sub Org: Safety Net Fund

    Times are hard. The only way that communities survive is by working to support one another together. We urge anyone whose income is not heavily impacted by coronavirus precautions, such as full-time employees working from home or anyone with sizable savings, to consider donating to the fund to support those whose income has been obliterated by necessary social distancing efforts. When we can all gather again, we’ll be thankful to still have these artists providing culture to the Bay.

    Thank you for your time and attention.

    Wishing Good Health,
    The Safety Fund

    Thank you to everyone who helped bring this together. Thank you to Leslie Fine, Christopher Bisignani, Michael Morgenstern, Josh Constine, Scarlet La Mar, and Inga Goldbard for editorial review.

    Click this link to donate to the Safety Net Fund.


  • published Children's Development Coordinator - LA in Job Listings 2019-10-28 00:09:39 -0700

    Children's Development Coordinator - LA

    Company: Apple+
    Location: Culver City, CA
    Start Date: 
    Type of Position:  Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: 
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1-3 years

    Job Description: In this position, you'll provide administrative support for executive leadership to Children's Creative Executives on Apple TV+. We're seeking a collaborative team member with a friendly work style, who's well-organized, able to effectively multi-task & prioritize, and take initiative. You'll provide full administrative support to multiple team leaders at the executive or leadership level. You'll manage cross-functional calendars with heavy calendaring; organize meetings via live, videoconference and conference calls; quickly develop an understanding of the teams operations, culture, policies and procedures; help plan and execute offsite meetings for team; have consistent interaction with top Executive Admins and Executives within Apple Inc; handle and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information; complete expense reports; assist in ordering equipment for tech lab; on-board new employees; proactively manage team support, ranging from printer management, supplies, facilities and more. We're looking for someone to apply strategic thinking , who's able to understand the business and see the “big picture” and excel working with complex and different personalities diplomatically. You'll contribute a fun and creative approach to team activities and morale.

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  • published Issue 174 | July 2019 in HIGHLIGHTS Magazine 2019-07-01 16:27:01 -0700

  • responded to Amazon Prime launches shorts competition for underrepresented filmmakers with submitted 2019-04-08 14:58:19 -0700

    Amazon Prime launches shorts competition for underrepresented filmmakers

    Prime Video will host the first annual All Voices Film Festival, celebrating underrepresented communities. This digital short film festival is seeking entries from filmmakers in the U.S. from all backgrounds, where the creator or content represents the diversity of our world. Submissions are open and will be accepted until May 20th, 2019.

    The writer, director, cast or theme of the short must reflect underrepresented communities. This includes but is not limited to people of color, ethnic, gender and religious minorities, members of the LGBTQI community, people with disabilities, veterans, young, aspiring filmmakers as well as older adults, and other groups that are underrepresented or marginalized in the US or globally. Submissions must be published as a “Standalone” film in the “Short Films” category, offer availability set to “US” and “Prime”, and may not exceed 40 minutes. The title must also comply with the requirements to be included in Prime Video, including (i) HD picture quality, (ii) closed captioned or subtitled and (iii) have a rating of “R” or less (or an equivalent through local rating agencies).

    All submissions must comply with the Rules and Regulations.

    Submit your film here!


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