Echo Lake Entertainment, founded by CEO Doug Mankoff in 1998, is a management, production and finance company based in Beverly Hills, California. The company has produced and financed over forty films, earning 8 Academy Award® nominations and 1 Academy Award® win. Echo Lake’s management division represents established and emerging actors, writers, and directors from all over the world and is led by former MGM chief Mike Marcus. The first season of Echo Lake’s new television series THE GREAT starring Elle Fanning and Nicolas Hoult premiered on Hulu on May 15th, 2020. Echo Lake also recently produced ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES for Netflix.
Daily tasks include script reading and script coverage, assisting executives with various projects (research, development, etc), learning how to be an executive assistant, opportunity to act as the receptionist in office, Zooming with executives, presenting scripts read in company meetings, and learning the necessary skills to excel in the world of film and television. This internship is a good fit for someone who wants to get their feet wet in the entertainment industry. As a hybrid production and management company, we are able to offer our interns a unique and multifaceted look at the various elements involved in the creation of television and film.
This internship is in person (following CDC and Health guidelines). You will be required to work with your own computer and wear a mask. Interns should be prepared to commit 2 days per week for 3 months for this internship. Candidates should possess strong reading, writing, analysis, and verbal communication skills, which will be developed further throughout the course of the internship. The internship is paid on a stipend, though students are still required to arrange to obtain academic credit through a college/university for the internship. Though the start and finish dates are a bit flexible, we do ask that you dedicate a minimum of 12 weeks.
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