ACE INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS & INSTRUCTIONS

Opens May 2nd and Closes June 30th, 2022

The safety and well-being of our Members, Intern Applicants and employees is American Cinema Editors top priority. As a result of this unprecedented pandemic and in line with direction provided by health experts, the start date of the Internship Program may be adjusted.

 

Internship Requirements
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1. Be a recent college graduate (bachelor or master, trade school degree also acceptable). Your graduation should be no more than 2-3 years prior to application period.
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2. Be a US resident with valid work permit (currently international applications are not accepted)
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3. Live in Los Angeles from day of selection interview until the end of program (6 weeks) and be ready to move permanently to Los Angeles after completion of the program.
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4. Have strong skill level in Avid, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro.

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Members of Motion Pictures Editors Guild are NOT eligible. Those accepted will be paid a stipend for part of the program. This program is held in the Los Angeles, CA area.
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Up to 10 applicants will be informed if they are a finalist. They must be available for an in-person interview at Paramount Pictures Studio. The internship program starts the same day of the interviews and the selected interns will need to go through an orientation that evening.

Application Instructions

The entry fee is $100 and includes the “Lecture Series“.  ALL applicants are invited to attend this series and will receive a digital copy of “Make the Cut: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Assistant Editor in Film and TV”.

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Gather these documents prior to starting:
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1. A personal letter stating why you are the right candidate for the internship program (no more than 2 pages).
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2. Your resume (one page only).
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3. Two letters of recommendation (one page each).

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Do NOT include any DVDs of films you have edited or other material. We do not accept any applications via post mail (by email only). Applications arriving after the close date will NOT be considered.
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Please NOTE: Applicants will be notified in early August regarding the status of their applications.

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