- 21st Century Fox - Entertainment and Media Industry
172 W 104th St
FX Literary Scouting & Development Internship - Fall 2019OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFX NetworksFX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The networks library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.JOB DESCRIPTIONThis intern will support FX Networks Development team working on original series.Job duties will include:Daily upkeep of the book scouting gridTracking and archiving manuscriptsBook manuscript/script analysis and coverageSome basic administrative dutiesThis job requires close attention to detail and strong writing skillswere looking for a confident communicator who can take ownership of projects. You will also be expected to read the trades and ask questions; you will be encouraged to pursue things that intrigue you. The intern will also work with the Story, Development, and Current Programming departments as needed.The New York office works across TV development and book publishing, so applicants with an interest in literature, contemporary authors, and adaptation will benefit most from this internship.Learning objectives:We endeavor to give you as much exposure to the creative process, real-world scenarios, and skill sets as we can so that you not only learn about FX Original Series, but walk away with the skills and experience necessary to help launch a potential career in media.QualificationsMotivated, self-sufficient, with a can-do attitudeFast reader and a confident writerComputer and research skills: proficiency with Word and Excel a mustStrong interest in learning cable TVExperience with manuscript and script coverage helpfulRequired Education:Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship ProgramAdditional Details:The approximate dates of this internship are September 2019 through December 2019.Candidate must be available to work part time for the duration of the internshipAble to provide own housing and transportation in the New York areaMust not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or programMust possess unrestricted work authorizationMust be at least 18 years of ageWe are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
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