June 12, 2018


Production Track - Academy Gold Program - SUMMER 2018

Program Description

This opportunity is with the Academy of Motion PIcture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood, CA, and is part of the ACADEMY GOLD Program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including an intensive two-day orientation, weekly panels, exclusive networking events, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities with Academy members. To learn more, please visit the Academy Gold page: www.oscars.org/gold

Are you a student who is curious to understand what happens on set? Do you have aa passion for technical areas of film production in any and all aspects? We are looking for UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE STUDENTS who want to be part of a selct group of up to 15 STUDENTS for this film production track. The GOLD PRODUCTION TRACK is paid and consists of 8-10 technical workshops on Saturday with a focus on cinematography, production design, post production, and film editing.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Career interest and focus on cinematography, film editing, production design, or post production
  • Relevant professional internship/work experience/training
  • Quikc and eager learner with "can-do" attitude
  • Hardworking, proactive and passionate individual
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be available to attend mandatory sessions on Saturday between JUNE 22 - AUGUST 11, 2018


Please submit the following materials listed below:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Essay #1: Please describe how this program (the Production Track) related to your professional and personal goals (maximum 1 paragraph - 100 worlds or less)
  4. Essay #2 (OPTIONAL): Is there any other relevant information that you want us to know prior to making our decision? (maximum 1 paragraph - 100 words or less)

Email the above cover letter, resume and essay paragraph(s) with SUBJECT LINE: Academy Gold Production Track to the SCA Production Division Office -- JONATHAN MARTOFEL: jmartofel@cinema.usc.edu Please be sure to do so ASAP.