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Writing, Directing, Producing, and Casting Internship. – FILM GRADS ONLY. – Hollywood Casting and Film – Chicago, IL

Company: Hollywood Casting and Film

Address: Chicago, IL

  • Internship

Hollywood Casting and Film

Hollywood Casting and Film is accepting creative interns seeking to strengthen their knowledge and gain expertise in: screenwriting, directing, producing, casting, casting direction, video and film production, online community management, and studio operations. Applicants are encouraged to express their field of interest when applying for the internship.

We are looking for an individual who thrives in creative thinking and is passionate about learning the ‘behind-the-scenes’ and the big picture of a studio, and more importantly an individual who is genuinely interested in working in the entertainment field in production (writing, directing, producing) or casting (pre-production). Internships are available for Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons.


– Develop story ideas and concepts
– Write short film scripts based on the guidelines given
– Welcome filmmakers, casting directors, actors, and visitors to our facilities
– Assist with casting sessions, general entertainment research, and development of upcoming projects
– Assist in monitoring in-house casting sessions
– Organize and maintain online video assets, general media management
– Manage studio equipment storage and usage
– Assist casting directors with initial setup from beginning to end
– Assist with video upload workflow if needed
– Perform basic administrative duties and day-to-day tasks
– Update studio calendar when needed
– Assist in special in-house studio projects
– Ability to work various shifts and hours including weekend
– Minimum 15-20/week (must be available at least 1-2 full day(s) per week to intern at the studio)
– Assist as Production Assistant and other principal crew positions on set of our in-house film productions
– Flexible schedule to work various shifts and hours throughout the week (hours of operation: 10AM to 6PM Monday through Saturdays; closed Sundays)

Background / Skills:
– Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree program focused on communications, film studies, Film/TV production, digital media technology, or related major is a plus
– Recent graduate or about to graduate
– Previous entertainment internship or work experience is a plus, but not a requirement
– Entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude
– Strong interest in entertainment industry
– Casting experience a plus
– Genuine interest in casting and becoming a Casting Associate/Director
– Ability to work in team environment and independently
– Strong organizational skills, with high attention to detail
– Independent thinker and self-starter
– Creative thinker with strong development skills
– Strong problem-solving abilities
– Solid writing and communication skills
– Computer Savvy, comfortable working with MAC or PC
– Must be able to work on your own laptop


Unpaid, for experience, college credit for students.

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Professional Development Assistance

Work includes:

  • Weekends

Paid Training:

  • No


  • Key Leader

Shifts announced:

  • Every other week

Advancement Opportunities:

  • Production Interns will have their films reviewed by successful veterans (writers, directors, producers) of the film industry, while receiving professional feedback.

Typical start time:

  • 1PM

Typical end time:

  • 4PM


  • Weekends required

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