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International Film Distribution & Development Intern

  • IMAX Corporation
  • Playa Vista, California
  • 29/03/2024
Full time

Job Description

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience. With over 50 years of history as a global innovator in entertainment technology, our employees and their careers have constantly gone beyond the ordinary at IMAX. We combine proprietary technology with industry-leading knowledge and relationships with top studios and filmmakers to create theatrical experiences that take audiences beyond the edge of their seats to a world they never imagined. IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies and continues to push the boundaries of entertainment experiences beyond blockbusters and into exciting new directions. 

Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together. Get inspired, get involved, and ignite your future with IMAX!

Job Description:

About the Role

We are looking for ambitious movie-obsessed students to join our IMAX Internship Program this Summer! This 10-week program will focus on hands-on learning, skill development, and real-world work experience in a collaborative and innovative environment. This program will take place June-August in our Playa Vista office!  


Do you have a passion for the entertainment industry and international markets? Are you an innovative team player? The International Film Development Intern will join the IMAX film Distribution and Development team to assist in and identify moviegoing trends in key foreign markets where IMAX has a strong presence.  


What You’ll Do:   

  • Support Film Distribution team with a variety of projects; including brainstorm and research assignments 

  • Compile and analyze information on films, filmmakers, and box office performance 

  • Assist staff with general administrative duties 

  • Data entry 


What You’ll Need: 

  • Student pursuing a degree in a related concentration  

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint 


Nice to Have: 

  • Bilingualism would be considered an asset; ability to communicate in Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Russian and/or French 

  • Self-starter, well-organized, able to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 


In addition to submitting your resume we ask that you submit a cover letter and answer the following questions: 

  • How do you think you can contribute new and fresh ideas to the film distribution team? 

  • What do you think are the challenges facing IMAX at the box office?  


$21.00 USD/hour



0.00 - 21.00

At IMAX, you will be part of a culture built on respect – we are committed to creating a welcoming and diverse atmosphere across our organization.

For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.