Disney TV Animation Development Intern

  • Full Time Internship
  • Burbank,CA

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Summary:

Join us for an opportunity to be a part of Disney Television Animation (DTVA). DTVA is an industry leader in the creation of animated television products for preschoolers, kids, and tweens. The studio brings programming and production expertise together under the same leadership as Disney Channels Worldwide.

Disney TVA’s development team helps create animated content for Disney Channel and Disney+ by taking pitches from potential talent and working with show creators (both in and out of house) on their series ideas as they move from concept to pilot.



A day in the life…

We seek self-motivated candidates who are organized, passionate, and eager to work hard in a busy, friendly environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Extensive reading and script coverage
Assist in research for visual development
Sitting in on pitches
Data entry for pitch and talent logs
Help organize team building events and department resources
Shadowing creative executives on development projects
Assisting with upcoming presentations, networking events, conventions, conferences, etc.
Note taking in meetings and story sessions

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…

Passion for animation
A knowledge and excitement for Disney TV Animation content and the Disney brand
Comprehensive notetaking, strong critical thinking, and analytical writing skills
An outgoing and proactive attitude
Strong proficiencies in multitasking, time management, verbal communication, and talent relations
Fresh and unique perspective on new materials

Preferred Qualifications:

Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year, or a recent graduate
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Understanding of animation production
Prior (external to school) internship within media/entertainment
Major in Animation, Film, or a related discipline
Proficiency with MS Office Suite (including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Skills in Adobe Suite (Acrobat, Photoshop)

Additional Information:

Additional Information:

All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR graduated within the past 18 months OR currently participating in a Disney Professional Internship
All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Program Dates:

All candidates must be available from May/June – August/September
All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week

About Disney Television Animation:

Disney Television Animation loves characters. Characters reveal our deepest emotions and what it means to be human… even if you’re an animated duck, mouse, muppet, lion, boy or girl. Are you the type of character that loves animation and wants to be part of the team that makes the magic happen? Disney Television Animation, an integral part of The Walt Disney Company, creates many of the company’s most beloved animated shows. If you’ve got a passion to join our team of talented professionals, we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Television Animation.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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