Production Technology Intern


Coolfire Studios

Job Description

The Production Technology internship seeks to educate students on best practices in the TV industry. The ideal candidate will have a deep interest TV/Film production and have at least a basic knowledge of camera, audio, and grip and electric equipment.

This position primarily works with the gear department – learning the ins and outs of Coolfire production equipment, creating and fulfilling gear orders, organizing and reparing gear, building sets, and acting as a PA/Grip on set. However, you will also be asked to help out other departments with their needs at any time. This internship is a great opportunity because you’ll get to work with many of Coolfire’s employees and gain valuable experience in multiple areas of production.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to pursue a career as a director of photography, grip, gaffer or any other technical position on set. At the end of this internship you will walk away with a thorough understanding of industry standard equipment, terminology and proper usage. This is a very hands on experience and something that not all schools offer- not only a resume builder but a skill builder!

-Work with all Coolfire departments to help coordinate gear for shoots
-Learn workflow for tracking inventory
-Learn standard terminology for camera, lighting and sound
-Work as a production assistant/grip on set
-Learn the basics for equipment repair and troubleshooting
-Build an understanding of the tools used on set and how they can be applied to solve common problems
-Serve as backup to gear manager

-Basic knowledge and interest in camera, audio, grip and electric equipment
-Motivated, eager and self-sufficient
-Access to a car w/ valid drivers license

Company Overview

Coolfire is a full-service entertainment production company headquartered in St. Louis. Since 2002, we’ve been trusted by some of the biggest brands, agencies and television networks to create content that is persuasive, imaginative and unforgettable. We produce studio and on-location productions large and small, from L.A. sound stages to remote locations worldwide. We are nimble, precise and unequivocally forward thinking while we ride the ever-changing wave of digital media.

How To Apply

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Fine Print (dang lawyers)

*Please note that you must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, and eligible to receive academic credit from your college or university from this internship program. These are part time, unpaid internships during the Summer of 2020 for undergraduates only. Specific start/stop dates are TBD, based on your schedule