2018 recipient Petra Lovrencic.

2018 VRAL recipient Petra Lovrencic has gone on to work for Animal Logic in Sydney. 

The Village Roadshow Animal Logic Entertainment Internship, valued at $US20,000, is open for applications.

The internship, which will start early next year, covers a three-month work placement in the LA offices of both Village Roadshow Pictures and Animal Logic Entertainment, and is designed to give the recipient first-hand experience in the world of financing, developing and marketing of major films.

Petra Lovrencic, last year’s recipient, has started a role as post-production assistant at Animal Logic in Sydney, while 2016 recipient Melanie Jayne is currently working at HBO Programming in Los Angeles.

Administered by Australians in Film (AiF), the internship covers flights, visas, accommodation and a living allowance, is open to any undergraduate or recent graduate who wishes to pursue a career as a producer or development executive in the screen industry. The selection panel is seeking innovative and creative applicants who have demonstrated a commitment and significant potential in their chosen area.

AiF president Kate Marks said: “Over the past few years, the internship has provided an invaluable launching pad for emerging Australian producers and we are so grateful to Greg Basser and Zareh Nalbandian for their investment in the Australian industry. We value their leadership and our partnership with them greatly.”

Village Roadshow Entertainment Group CEO Greg Basser said: “Providing opportunities and support for emerging Australian screen professionals is an important and vital role at our company and we are proud to be working with Animal Logic and Australians in Film in offering this internship.”

Animal Logic Entertainment CEO Zareh Nalbandian said: “This internship offers a gifted graduate the invaluable experience of working in Los Angeles with two of Australia’s leading production companies.”

“Exposure to the wider international film community is an important step for any emerging producer and provides creatives with the tools to navigate an increasingly globalized market.”

Applications close October 30. To apply, visit: www.australiansinfilm.org/EntertainmentInternship

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