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“This spiritual love child of Sade and D’Angelo mixes sweet soul vocals, jazz funk instrumentation and hip hop rhythms by underground Bay Area beatmasters. Goapele can kick it in the streets as in the lounge.”
Goapele brings an infusion of fresh energy and a classic, yet new sound to R&B music with her sophomore set, Change It All.
The Oakland, California-based songstress broke onto the Bay Area music scene in 2001 with her ethereal EP, Closer, and the follow-up full length album, Even Closer. Released on her family-owned record company, Skyblaze Recordings, the album’s mix of soulful grooves and thought-provoking lyrics introduced the world to a multi-faceted artist and songwriter, known as much for her social and political activism as for her lush romantic ballads.
“I grew up,” Goapele explains, “inspired by a tradition of soulful singers like Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Bob Marley, and Miriam Makeba, people who created timeless music and positive change in the world. I’m also part of the hip hop generation, and my influences continue to grow, so my music has become a blend of many musical traditions.”
Critics from Rolling Stone, Billboard, Essence, Vibe, and a host of others, hailed the songstress as an emerging artist to watch and heralded Even Closer as an album that was ahead of its time. The inspiring title track, “Closer,” notched 1’s on radio playlists from San Francisco to LA to DC to Baton Rouge, and as of August, 2005, four years after its initial release, was 1 at the two largest urban stations in Detroit.
Goapele followed up the release of her album debut by hitting the road and taking her serene — yet inspiring — sound to the masses, both stateside and abroad. Time and again, the singer wowed sold-out crowds with her emotionally-powerful songs, energetic spirit, and electrifying shows.
While Goapele garnered the support of music critics and fans, a host of fellow musicians and celebrities–including The Roots, Talib Kweli, Magic Johnson, Prince and Stevie Wonder–came under the spell of her music, style and sensibility. “I’m very excited to get the support of artists I’ve long admired,” she says.
For her new album, Goapele returned to her Bay Area roots to craft an artistically challenging sophomore set inspired by her recent experiences both in and out of the industry. The album was recorded largely at her Skylight studios in Oakland with a combination of old friends Jeff Bhasker, Mike Tiger, and Amp Live, and fresh collaborators like the production team Sa-Ra Creative Partners (Jill Scott, Bilal), veteran producer Linda Perry (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Bay Area hip hop producer Bedrock (E-40, the Team) and fellow soulster Dwele.
“It was really important to me to work with the people who helped me with my first album,” Goapele says of her long-term and frequent collaborators. “We know where each other is coming from, so there’s already a strong foundation to create from. And we’ve all come along way since we made “Even Closer”. Jeff [Bhasker], for example, co-wrote and produced the title track of The Game’s album, ‘The Documentary,’ last year, so I was really excited to come back together in the studio with them and share our new skills and experience.”
The result is a collection of love songs and politically and socially inspired songs that remain true to Goapele’s firmly planted soul roots while allowing her to branch out in a number of exciting, new directions. Songs like the emotive “Darker Side Of The Moon” and “Love Me Right,” with its electro-pop funk, show Goapele taking aesthetic risks while staying true to her signature sound.
“What I am happy about was that I don’t feel like any of the collaborations were forced,” says Goapele. “They were connections that were already there, and we were just waiting for the right time to work together.”
Goapele collaborated with Linda Perry on “Darker Side Of The Moon,” a ballad that reflects her ability to travel far beyond the borders of traditional R&B while strengthening the core values of sweet soul music.
“I met Linda at one of my shows in LA,” says Goapele of the collaboration with Perry, “and we talked about the possibility of working together. Although I was a fan of her music, I really didn’t know how our styles would mesh, but I’m really proud of what we created together. ‘Darker Side’ was inspired by Pink Floyd, who I had recently become a fan of and had been a favorite of Linda’s for years.”
The granddaughter of German holocaust survivors and South African grandparents who lived through apartheid, Goapele knows the importance of giving back time, energy and resources to the community and the planet. “I’ve been involved in community organization since I was 10, so it’s naturally integrated into my music. One of the reasons I wanted to be a songwriter in the first place was so I could sing lyrics that I believed in and that come from my heart. I draw from my own experience and the experiences I’ve watched others go through. I want my music to truly represent me, instead of trying to fit stereotypes that women in this industry are encouraged to fit into.”
The title track, “Change It All,” started with a song idea,” says Goapele. “I was feeling disempowered and frustrated with the people who were elected in 2000, and then re-elected, and frustrated about the disappearing support for music and art and resources that are being taken away from our local communities in order to fund a war that many of us don’t believe in.”
In the spirit of Goapele’s interest in positive change, she and Skyblaze founded an online community that shares its name with her album. ChangeItAll.org presents Goapele’s musical message, highlights political and social change-makers, and provides a forum for Goapele’s fans and others to network and create ways to promote action, creativity, courage and positive growth for people and communities everywhere.
“In talking to the team at Skyblaze, we started thinking, ‘What if we used this opportunity to create a tool for other people to connect, ‘” she adds. “So, instead of looking at what’s wrong in the world, let’s look at what changes are already happening and use it as a way for people to organize around those things.”
For a singer whose name means ‘to move forward’ in Sitswana, a South African language, her new album, Change It All, proves that enlightened change can be a positive force in the world of music and beyond. Note: Goapele is pronounced Gwa-pa-lay.
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Tank is one of the most recognizable names in modern R&B, known for vivid storytelling and sensual love songs. He’s an icon in the making, with four albums and eight Grammy nominations under his belt. He’s also a singer who carries the torch of masters like Marvin Gaye and Al Green, while redefining R&B for a new decade. For singer/songwriter/producer Tank—about to release his Atlantic Records debut Now or Never, his first album in three years, and the one he describes as his most confident yet—the secret is simple. He remains true to who he is, as a man and an artist.
“My music is the real me,” says Tank. “I’ll either live by that or I’ll die by that in this business, but I’ve got to be me.” He’s famous for sexy yet relatable love songs that are at once thoroughly modern and yet steeped in the sounds of classic soul. Though fans know and love Tank for smash hits like “Maybe I Deserve” and “Please Don’t Go,” they may be surprised to learn that he is also behind such chart-toppers as Rubben Studdard’s “Change Me” and Omarion’s “O.” What’s more, Tank served as an associate member of the hit-making production team, The Underdogs, with further credits including the smash soundtrack to the 2006 musical film adaptation of Dreamgirls (in which he also made a cameo). Since releasing his previous album Sex, Love, & Pain in 2007, Tank took a moment to step out of the spotlight, but not necessarily out of the studio. He formed the Los Angeles-based production company Song Dynasty, and began shaping the sound of modern R&B with songs for a diverse roster of artists including Keyshia Cole, Jennifer Hudson, Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown, and Keri Hilson. Though he has enjoyed crafting hits for these artists, Tank is ready to step into the spotlight yet again, and returns with an incredibly personal collection. “I put a lot of my personal business into my music because people relate to it. I sing based upon the things that I’ve been through. I don’t just sing about the pain, I sing about getting through it. Whether I’m singing about sex, relationships, or the occasional party, the songs are still about classic R&B themes.”
Poised to release his fourth studio album Now or Never, Tank is ready to share the intensely intimate themes his fans have come to love, even as he prepares to show an entirely new side of himself. “The sound of this new album is still the traditional R&B formula, but sonically it’s very current,” says Tank. His first single, “Sex Music,” perfectly illustrates his new sound. The high-energy track lives up to its name with a spacey, shuddering beat. Produced by Song Dynasty with Harvey Mason Jr. (Dreamgirls, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake), “Sex Music” is sure to appeal to die-hard Tank fans.
“We’re going to keep pressing forward with this R&B thing,” promises Tank. During the process of bringing Now or Never to life, he’s experimented with new technology and new collaborators, even as he explores the themes that have always moved him. “Emergency” is an emotional ballad with a sense of humor, comparing a woman’s desire to a four-alarm fire. “You Mean that Much” is a soaring, orchestral anthem. “Can I Make Love”, says Tank, “is self-explanatory… I’m known for having songs that give you an opportunity to not say much. All you need is a little eye contact, and it’s on.”
These timeless songs of love, lust, and loss take cinematic tone in the hands of Tank, as he crafts imagery that is uniquely tangible and real. Perhaps it’s his new love of acting that has deepened his storytelling. Tank recently graced the screen in The Preacher’s Kid, and he has been studying acting, though he promises that music will continue to be his first love. “We have to take this stand now because R&B is slowly becoming a lost art,” explains Tank. “R&B music is the thing that connects people.” Though he loves a fantasy party scene as much as any man, Tank writes about the real, everyday emotions and situations that people relate to because, as he says, “we’re meant to move people with this music, and I want to be part of that movement.”
It’s been an incredible journey since Tank was an undiscovered artist with a dream, penning “Maybe I Deserve” in the basement of his mother’s Maryland home, on “an MPC and two keyboards.” The single would go on to dominate urban radio in 2001, when Tank released his gold-certified debut album Force of Nature. Though he has enjoyed remarkable successes throughout his career, Tank considers Now or Never the album when “it all came together.” The title doesn’t just refer to the urgency he feels within R&B as a whole, but also the growth he’s done over the years as an artist. Now re-emerging with a new team and a renewed confidence in his music, Tank is ready to have these songs heard.
“Everything I’ve been through has prepared me for this moment right now. I’ve got a new deal, new energy and new people around who are just as excited about the album as I am. Everything I’ve learned over the years as a producer, writer and artist have gone into Now or Never.”
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Throughout the years of the Kentucky Derby, the race has had a special appeal to the celebrity set. The rich and famous that mingle among the Derby Day crowd add a unique dimension to the spectacle of the “Run for the Roses.”
One of the first celebrity sightings dates to 1877 when famed Polish actress Helena Modjeska attended the third running of the Kentucky Derby. In the 1945 book, Down the Stretch, it was noted that Modjeska was impressed by the Derby but even more charmed by the mint julep to which she was introduced by Churchill Downs founder M. Lewis Clark following the race.
Over the years, a stream of celebrities from film, music, sports, politics and wealth have been drawn to the Derby. On at least one occasion, a celebrity with a more notorious background was the talk of the Derby. The 15th renewal in 1889 brought bank and train robber Frank James to Louisville. The brother of famed outlaw Jesse James and a leader in their outlaw gang, Frank was on hand to watch Spokane take the victory over favored Proctor Knott.
Although most of the rich and famous that attend are guests of prominent ticket holders, the Derby has also attracted an impressive roster of celebrity racehorse owners. The group has found that the thrill of running their horses in the Kentucky Derby is as moving as any accomplishment in their professional careers.
During the 1990s this group of celebrity owners grew to include: musician MC Hammer, 1992 Dance Floor, 3rd; composer Burt Bacharach, 1994 Soul of the Matter, 5th, and 1995 Afternoon Deelites, 8th; music producer Berry Gordy, 1994 Powis Castle, 8th; film producer Albert Broccoli, 1994 Brocco, 4th; New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, 1997 Concerto, 9th; and former NBA and current University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino, 1998 Halory Hunter, 4th, and 2001 A P Valentine, 7th.
A direct descendant of England’s Epsom Derby, the Kentucky Derby has been attended on four separate occasions by British royalty. The first came in 1930, when Edward George Villiers Stanley, the 17th Earl of Derby and a representative of the family from whom the term Derby was derived, became the first member of the English nobility to attend. Prohibition was in effect at the time and Lord Derby expressed his disappointment in not being able to sample a mint julep. “You have a great many advantages I should like to copy for England,” Derby said, “but prohibition is not one of them.” Derby was followed in 1951 by the Duke of Windsor, who had renounced the British throne in 1936 so he could marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
The 100th running of the Kentucky Derby in 1974 brought Princess Margaret and her husband, Lord Snowdon. The most recent visit by British royalty came in 2007, when Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II attended with her husband, Prince Philip.
Eight U.S. Presidents have witnessed the Derby and marveled at the pageantry and spectacle of the famed event. Future President Harry S. Truman was reported as the first and was followed in 1952 by Lyndon Johnson who attended as a Texas senator. In 2000, future President George W. Bush, who would win the election that same year, was on hand for the 126th running of the Derby with his father former President George Herbert Walker Bush. Only Richard M. Nixon attended while serving in office. He had visited in 1968 as guest of Kentucky Governor Louie B. Nunn and commented that if he was elected President he would return to the 1969 Derby. That year also attracted two future presidents Gerald R. Ford and Ronald Reagan. No other President has witnessed more Derbys than Ford. Beginning in 1977, Ford and his wife Betty attended almost every Derby for 10 years as guests of longtime friend John Galbreath, a former Churchill chairman of the board. In 1983, for the 109th Derby, two past Presidents and one future president were in attendance. Ford was joined by Jimmy Carter, the Democrat who had defeated him in 1976, and then Vice President George Bush, who would win the 1988 presidential election. In 1999, Al Gore joined the list of vice presidents that attended the Derby. That list includes: 1931, Charles Curtis; 1937, John Nance Garner; and 1958 Alben Barkley.
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Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier is currently expanding its adult theatrical department. We are seeking an experienced adult theatrical talent agent. The candidate should have at least 2 years’ experience as a sub-agent. No trainees or assistants. Our agency is seeking someone to expand on our already successful adult theatrical, youth, commercial and below the line departments. All inquiries are completely confidential. Please contact John Frazier at email@example.com.
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The People’s Production Company is hiring four Story Editors. These are full-time positions based in Sherman Oaks. As a Story Editor at PPC, you will compose story notes and script coverage, help in the story evaluation process, identify scripts and films for feature development, and assist in the managing of freelance Story Analysts. Each Story Editor will oversee one of four Genre groups. To apply, please go to https://us-amazon.icims.com/jobs/intro and search for any of these job numbers: 136878, 136876, 136874, 136872. If you have questions, contact us at ProjectQD@gmail.com
United Talent Agency (UTA) seeks qualified candidates for its agent trainee program. Previous industry experience and bachelors degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills and a desire to learn the business of talent representation. This is a very demanding environment with excellent opportunities to work in Film, Television, Music, New Media and Entertainment Marketing. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is mandatory. Compensation includes overtime and full benefits. References required. www.unitedtalent.com for more information. Fax cover letter & resume to (310) 247-1111 or email to HR@unitedtalent.com. Attn: Human Resources. No calls.
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Full-time first assistant needed for a top Los Angeles commercial department at a full service bicoastal talent agency. Ideal candidate would have two years agency experience, excellent communication abilities, computer fluency, as well as exceptional organizational and problem solving skills. Multi tasking in a fast paced environment necessary, as well as good humor under stress. Looking to hire immediately. Local Applicants only. Please email cover letter and resume (paste your resume into the body of the email – no attachments) to email@example.com
Immediate entry-level Department Assistant position available in the Theatre (Stage) Department of a bicoastal talent agency based in Los Angeles. Candidates must be dedicated, organized, able to multi-task, and have excellent computer and people skills. Candidate must also be reliable, enthusiastic and intelligent. Knowledge of theatre and office skills are required. Please email cover letter, resume and a (writing sample in the form of a business letter) to Lindsey@ksrtalent.com
Partner of management/production company Kritzer Levine Wilkins Griffin Entertainment is seeking an executive assistant. Ideal candidate is an ambitious person with a strong interest in talent management and the desire to be promoted in house is a must. Great opportunity for someone who seeks mentorship and wants to take his or her career to the next level. At least one year of talent experience (preferably agency experience) is required. Standard industry pay, benefits and hours. Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Boutique management company seeks qualified assistant. Candidates must have excellent people skills, ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, and previous agency or management experience. Duties include rolling calls, heavy scheduling, database upkeep, and maintaining a general sense of order in clients and managers lives. Send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
Award winning screenwriter and future director looking for intelligent, personable assistant to run their office. Applicants must have at least one year industry experience with references; have excellent phone, writing, and researching skills and be computer savvy. A strong ability to prioritize, multi task and organize a great advantage. Perfect position to see what it’s like from the creative side of the business. Please email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line to read “Assistant Position”
Assistant needed for Producer in prep on studio film with others in development. Responsibilities include office management (schedules, phones, submissions), project coordination and working side-by-side with Producer in all aspects of job. Must be Mac, Office proficient. Tech proficiency a plus. Must be energetic, reliable, and detail-oriented. Previous agency/management or assistant experience mandatory. Entry-level salary with basic health plan; and bonus/incentive structure. Send resumes/cover letters to ProdAsst310@gmail.com.
Mess Media, a reality TV production company, seeks a temporary assistant to the president/CEO that could lead to a permanent position. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling, filing and some heavy lifting. Additionally, the assistant will be exposed to development, production and post-opportunities. Qualifications needed for this position are an understanding of computers and office software, phone experience and an interest in reality television. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Santa Monica based TV Production Company seeks a professional administrative assistant with 3-5 years’ experience to work with two busy television executives. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter with exceptional people skills. Must have excellent written and organizational skills and be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Administrative duties will include scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, handling incoming calls, arranging travel and managing correspondence. Looking for a team player who can thrive in a fast paced work environment! Please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preferred Content, a film, television and digital production, sales and finance advisory company, is seeking an experienced administrative assistant for one of its Managing Partners. Responsibilities include heavy phones, scheduling, film/television/digital project tracking and evaluation and general administrative duties. Fast paced, high energy work environment with potential for growth. Agency experience a must. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Assistant needed at Odenkirk-Provissiero Entertainment. Agency or management experience and a passion for comedy is a plus. Applicant should have a college degree, good phone and people skills, strong writing ability, and be Mac proficient. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to become a manager. Send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prominent commercial talent agency seeking personal/administrative assistant for CEO. Highly organized, detail-oriented and proactive applicants only. College graduates with experience supporting industry executive preferred. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, phones, calendar/scheduling, travel coordination, personal errands, shopping and supervision of household projects. Excellent communication and computer skills essential (Outlook/Word/Excel). Must have reliable vehicle and auto insurance. Salary: DOE Send cover letter and salary requirements with resume to email@example.com.
Partner at talent agency seeking full-time assistant in Branding/Endorsement Dept. Job responsibilities include heavy phones, filing and standard office tasks, handling agent schedule, booking agent and client travel, etc. Position requires experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent writing ability, and professional phone etiquette. Great opportunity for growth. Agency, public relations, or management experience required. Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sargent Hall is currently looking for a new assistant. This person should have agency desk experience; we are searching for someone with a huge appetite for reading and finding material for our TV business in addition to handling the typical assistant duties. Day to day you will be responsible for the two partners who run Sargent Hall, one of which also has a busy acting career. A positive and proactive attitude is a must! This is a very exciting time as we are entering into a new overall deal at Warner Brothers TV Studios and will be aggressively looking to bring in ideas and grow our company. Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com subject-Assistant Position.
Leading independent Production Company seeks assistant for SVP of Programming & Development. Responsibilities include phones, scheduling, travel arrangements, and contributing to Development projects. Must be able to multi-task, anticipate needs, and handle shifting priorities. Ideal applicant is organized and enthusiastic, has a good sense of humor, solid writing skills, and a genuine interest in unscripted television. Similar experience a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a hardworking, detail oriented assistant for two managers in Talent. A great opportunity to get on board at an innovative, on-the-rise Management/Production company. Must have relevant experience (Agency experience is preferred), and be eager to learn about all aspects of the talent business. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and handle a heavy workload is a must. This is a high volume desk. This position is to start as soon as possible. Please send resumes to email@example.com
Talent Management company with high-level feature and television clients seeks a detail oriented and organized assistant. Relevant talent agency, casting or management company desk experience is preferred. Applicant must be hard-working and reliable with the ability to juggle, prioritize and follow-through on responsibilities. Duties include arranging/maintaining calendars and schedules, heavy phones and emails, and liaising with clients and casting offices. Knowledge of inEntertainment is a plus. Punctuality is a must. Please send resumes to MgmtAsstPosition@gmail.com.
Urban Entertainment company located in Beverly Hills seeking an executive assistant with at least 3 years’ experience. Entertainment business experience not essential, but a winning attitude with a desire to succeed in the Entertainment business critical. Duties include working for the executive staff and directly with the chief executive. Important that candidate is committed to moving company mandate forward (see mission statement below). Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Brillstein Entertainment Partners is looking for an assistant in the talent department. Must have a least one year agency or management experience. Should be available to start immediately. Please email resumes to email@example.com
Entertainment One, a leading television production and distribution company, is looking for a stellar assistant to support the Vice President of Alternative Programming. We are searching for someone who is a qualified assistant looking to gain valuable experience in reality TV while supporting a very busy executive in a fast growing department. We need someone who can effortlessly handle the day to day office management i.e. heavy call volume, managing files, answering phones, scheduling and heavy travel while at the same time devoting time and energy to helping craft treatments, pitch documents and source new talent. This is not an entry level position. Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Busy Film Producer seeks 2nd Assistant/Personal Assistant. Position is very fast paced. Must be able to stay calm, organized under high pressure and deadline oriented environment. Must be very detail oriented and must be able to travel with Producer. Position travels a lot and position has long hours. As Producer heads two films. Duties include manage busy schedule, arrange travel, script coverage, and etc. Candidate must have prior entertainment industry experience, must have reliable car, strong communication skills, good attitude, and Mac / PC savvy. Send resume/CV to email@example.com.
Busy Beverly Hills entertainment talent law firm is looking for a reliable assistant. Must be able to juggle heavy phones, scheduling, billing, expense reports, client management and related tasks professionally and with discretion. Mac computer skills are required, including Word, Excel and QuickBooks. Entertainment and legal experience preferred. Please email cover letter, resume and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERSONAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS
Part-time (12-15 hours per week) Personal assistant wanted for partner in entertainment firm. Must have clean driving record and insurance. Ideal for student or actor. Not an office job or career position. $12.50/hour plus mileage to start. Please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Photographers Assistant/Personal Assistant needed: Responsibilities include: Client management, photo selection, color correction & retouching (very easy to learn if you don’t have experience), MAC proficient. PA work to include: organization of business & personal emails, marketing stuff (Facebook and tweeting), blog writing, website maintenance, basic bookkeeping, etc. The ideal candidate is someone intuitive who is a self-starter and can work very efficiently. Pay starts at $10/hr. with a review after the first month with a possible raise for the RIGHT person. No benefits. Work out of my home office at 1217 S Holt., Los Angeles. Email resume and cover letter to Stuart Townsley: firstname.lastname@example.org
A celebrity and entrepreneur is seeking an extraordinary assistant. Duties include: dry cleaning, maintain personal shopping, fed-ex, grocery shopping, maintaining schedules and meetings, and running around for pick-ups and drop offs, etc. You will be expected to run errands all over town (San Fernando valley, Hollywood, Beverly Hills etc.) So you must know your way around and be comfortable in your car. It is imperative that the assistant has the sophistication to communicate effectively with people at all levels of management and handle highly confidential matters and be accessible on weekends and evenings to handle ongoing activities. Employer has two children, so candidate must be comfortable with kids. At least one-year entertainment industry experience required. Please email resumes to: email@example.com.
ENTERTAINMENT PR & MARKETING (MOST POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
Busy boutique PR firm based in Hollywood seeks eager intern ready to learn about the entertainment industry, working with A-list clients and red carpet events. Candidates should be driven, detail-oriented, outgoing, and creative with strong communication skills. Also important, a knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. We are seeking someone interested to pursue a career in public relations. Must be willing to work a 4 month, 2 day a week minimum. Internship is unpaid, but college credit may be obtained. Place resume and cover letter in body of email and attach as well. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A prestigious entertainment PR firm in W. Hollywood seeks a dedicated full-time assistant in a very demanding environment with long hours and weekends. Must be dedicated, assertive, proactive, and reliable and want a career in PR. Responsibilities: Office management, heavy calls, monitor emails, oversee schedules, cover events, schedule meetings, etc. Must be out of college with two years full-time work experience & live in LA! Please email resume/cover letter to AGPRASST@GMAIL.COM.
bpg- an entertainment advertising agency- seeks multiple part-time summer interns with an interest in gaining hands-on experience (available in Interactive, Production, and Print dept). Must be detail-oriented, hardworking, outgoing, and passionate. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Must be willing to work 2 day/week. Internship is un-paid, college credit available. Lunch and parking are paid for. Attach cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Los Angeles based PR / Marketing firm is looking for eager and hard-working interns to come in and help out two days a week. Clients include those in the fashion, design, and entertainment fields. Tasks include phones, filing, research, occasional attendance at work events, etc. Internship is for school credit only. Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
High-level executive seeking assistant at a high-profile entertainment public relations agency in Los Angeles. The job requires someone who is organized, motivated, and a quick learner. Duties include answering phones, interfacing with top executives, performing extensive research, managing databases, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, reviewing and summarizing a broad range of press, and distributing press clippings. Must be able to take direction and multitask efficiently. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, as well as general problem-solving skills needed along with ability to maintain confidentiality. Experience in Publicity, Corporate Communications or the Entertainment industry needed. Interested candidates should emailBrittany.Geldmacher@42West.net with their resume and cover letter.
Looking for an Assistant to work for the head of Marketing. Must have 1-2 years Assistant experience, have a passion for and experience in Marketing and know that extensive overtime is required. Must be eager, energetic, bright & professional. Heavy calendaring and scheduling. Great opportunity for the right person. Send your resume to email@example.com for consideration.
Brand Central, a full service licensing agency based in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced licensing sales and management professional with strong relationships, industry and category knowledge and skills to build national consumer products programs. Our ideal candidate will be a self-motivated professional with a proven business development expertise that possesses excellent organizational, time-management, and communication skills. A Bachelor’s degree with 2-5 years of prior licensing experience is required. Salary and title commensurate with experience. Please do not apply unless you have prior licensing experience. Please submit resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cashmere Agency – seeking an Online Marketing Project Manager. Responsibilities include creating cutting-edge marketing plans, submitting weekly reports and maintaining social media profiles. Must have 2-3 years in-house marketing agency experience. Ideal candidates must be creative multi-taskers, knowledge of online apps, mobile apps, and industry news. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work under pressure. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to email@example.com
Cashmere Agency – seeking an Online Editorial Publicist. Responsibilities include creating media plans and targeted media lists, securing online, print and broadcast placements and servicing various assets and track their placements. Must have 2-3 years of in-house PR agency experience. Ideal Candidates must have the ability to multi-task and work in a pressured environment with a team. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
LA-based boutique PR agency is looking for Summer 2011 interns. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop is highly preferred. Intern duties include: updating client Twitter & Facebook accounts, shipping packages, creating press kits, writing press releases, creating media lists, inputting contacts into Outlook, answering phones, etc. Applicants should have an interest in public relations, familiar with Microsoft Office. Very hands-on experience, great opportunity to learn PR. This is a non-paid internship. Send resumes, cover letters as an attachment to email@example.com
Kelly Bush, founder and CEO of ID Public Relations, is seeking qualified candidates for her 1st assistant. Previous industry experience and bachelor’s degree required. Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, and have excellent communication and organizational skills. A fast-paced work ethic is required. Please send all resumes to Allie Willensky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSIC INDUSTRY (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
TECH/NEW MEDIA/WEB 2.0 POSITIONS
Social Media Agency looking to fill a Community Manager position in our LA office. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of agency experience with impeccable writing skills, an interest in digital culture and a desire to get involved in virtually every facet of an end-to-end online marketing campaign – market research, social media profile management, online publicity, strategic development, tracking, and reporting. Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
EQAL looking to hire a Junior Interactive Coordinator to assist in running multiple high profile online communities. Must have understanding of social media/distribution, prior experience writing/blogging, impeccable organization skills/attention to detail. Responsibilities: publishing content to websites, basic blog research, maintaining posting schedule for multiple websites, photo sourcing, preparing email newsletters (via MailChimp), some weekend posting, etc. Full-time, paid, entry level position. Email your skill-set, experience, and understanding of social media to EQALjuniorIC@gmail.com.
EQAL, Inc., a leading social media company that focuses on the build and
growth of web communities for celebrities and brands, is currently seeking a Sales Department Associate. Key responsibilities include: reach and surpass growth goals, lead generation & research, custom quoting, reporting & campaign analysis, Qualifications: prior online sales experience, 1-3yrs. media experience, Powerpoint/Keynote, Excel, and Google Analytics. Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EQAL, Inc., a leading social media company that focuses on the build and growth of web communities for celebrities and brands, is currently seeking a Director of Branded Content and Communities. This position oversees the execution of all aspects of a branded campaign and manages communication with agency partners and brand clients. We offer a creative working environment along with great benefits and competitive compensation. Please send cover letter and resume to Jobs@EQAL.com.
Established social media company seeks Interactive Research intern for several celebrity-run health & wellness web sites. Responsibilities include researching topics related to health news, eco trends, and vegan/plant-based lifestyles; and contact various experts via phone or email for quotes and information about specific topics. Candidate should have excellent writing skills, a genuine interest in green/eco lifestyle topics and have a basic understanding of good journalism practices pertaining to sources and citations (journalism experience is a plus but not required) Internship will be at least 10 hours per week, specific days and hours are flexible. Candidate must be able to get college credit. Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
CASTING (ALL POSITIONS INCLUDING INTERNSHIPS)
NON-LA POSITIONS (All Locations/All Positions)
Development Executive, Salary c£40-45k per annum, Aardman Animations, England, UK. 12 month contract. Aardman is a world leader in character led stop-frame and CGI animated film making, producing TV series, commercials and feature films. We have a great opportunity for an experienced Development Executive to help manage development activity across multiple projects. Please see our website www.aardman.com/jobs for more information and how to apply. Contact Jobs@aardman.com for questions.
Real Deal Productions, LLC. Partners with NBC Bay Area, is looking for a creative intern who is savvy in building websites, as well as being familiar with the process of implementing social media campaigns. Real Deal Productions is currently working on various TV projects with NBC as well as several documentary projects. In the world of social media, we are looking for a team player to collaborate with the producers in driving our projects to the next levels. This person must be technology driven, but also be willing to support studio and field production as required. Can work virtual if required but must be available for periodic meetings. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Authentic Talent & Literary Management seeks Client / Project Assistant in NY. Candidate will be responsible for all tech related support / troubleshooting as well as client projects. Knowledge of editing / ripping software, basic HTML, and routers needed. Duties include coordinating auditions and client travel, updating client reels / resumes, updating web links for clients, and general technical support for both NY and LA offices. Email resumes to info@authenticM.com
GENERAL OFFICE POSITIONS-RECEPTIONIST/ PA /BOOKEEPING/ RUNNER
Smuggler, a commercial/film production company seeks receptionist for LA office. Must be outgoing, well presented, able to multi-task and keep calm under pressure. Attention to detail and organizational skills also important. Responsibilities include answering phones, rolling calls, running conference calls, database upkeep, and contributing to our unique office environment (sense of humor, unique style, and knowledge of upcoming musical artists a plus). E-mail resume & cover letter to email@example.com
Major Century City Entertainment Law Firm has immediate opening for a Admin/Floater. Must have a minimum of 2 years prior experience working as an assistant. Industry experience a plus! Looking for that special person that can be discreet, resourceful, honest, polite and well educated. Job skills should include MS word, excel and outlook. Impeccable spelling and grammar skills, excellent telephone manners, well organized and a sense of humor. Salary plus excellent benefits. For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established boutique West LA talent agency looking for receptionist to start immediately. Entry level position – Phones, filing, submissions, etc. 9:45am to 6pm, Monday – Friday. Salary $400 per week, no benefits to start. Email resumes to email@example.com
Foreign sales company seeking bookkeeper/accountant to start immediately. Knowledge of Quickbooks and Excel a must. Responsibilities include Accounts Payable, producer and expense reporting, and AR collections among other duties. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNSHIPS (Film & Television)
A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a bright, motivated intern to help with administrative tasks. Duties include heavy phones, scheduling meetings, coordinating travel, submitting expense reports, and other duties as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the skills you’ll need for starting out in the entertainment industry, and the internship provides a great introduction to how a busy management company operates. Previous desk experience preferred but not required. Candidates should be able to commit 2-4 days per week and must be able to receive school credit as the position is unpaid. E-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Worldwide film production, finance and sales company based in West Hollywood seeks interns interested in learning about global theatrical marketplace. Focus is on presales, financing, and festivals. Part-time and full-time welcome. Business school students encouraged to apply. Should be Mac capable and have excellent office skills including Microsoft Office. Must be receiving credit. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recreation Media, a Management Consulting firm for the entertainment industry is looking for an office manager/executive assistant. Ideal candidates are self-starters with strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize. Must be computer-savvy and proficient with MS Office software. Knowledge of international business and foreign language skills a plus. Commitment for 3 months, 2-3 days a week. Unpaid, great learning opportunity. Please send resume/cover letter to: email@example.com
Reverie Entertainment Partners, a talent management/production company based in West Hollywood, is seeking spring and summer interns. Candidates must be ambitious, reliable and have a strong desire to get their feet wet. Responsibilities include phones, reading scripts, writing coverage, and occasionally acting as a second assistant. Reliable transportation is a must and some office experience is preferred. College credit available. Please email resume and cover letter to ReverieInterns@gmail.com.
Temple Hill Entertainment is a film and TV production company currently seeking development interns available to start immediately. Internship responsibilities include covering scripts, compiling research packets, organizing the office, handling phone reception and occasional messenger runs. We require strong writing skills, access to a car, drivers insurance, a positive attitude and desire to learn about the movie industry. Please send resumes to Isaac@templehillent.com.
Busy talent manager with 14 clients and a number of other ventures seeks a trained, intelligent, type A intern who is interested in managing actors, developing tv and film projects and a multi-tasker as well as a skilled communicator. Experience in rolling calls, scheduling and anticipating is preferred. For the right person, this Internship position could convert into a paid opportunity within 2-3 months. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International film distribution/financing/acquisition/production company based in Los Angeles (Century City) is looking for interns who can work 20 hours per week. Seeking smart, dynamic and responsible young adults who are keen to learn about international film distribution, acquisition and financing. Unpaid internship. Parking provided. Send resume via e-mail email@example.com fax 310-788-2823.
Busy boutique talent agency seeks motivated, reliable interns. You should be eager to learn and ready to roll up your sleeves. Must also be focused, able to multi-task in a hectic environment, good with people. Prefer some office experience. May lead to a paid position for the right candidate. Send resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org re: Internship Program
Santa Monica based, management firm/production company, is in need of an office intern looking to gain college credit. Candidate must be ambitious, reliable and a strong researcher who loves film/television. Responsibilities include reading scripts, producing coverage and at times acting as a second assistant. Bi-lingual is a plus. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com an example piece of script coverage attached.
Angry Films is looking for a few highly motivated interns to assist as we move into a very active period. Job responsibilities would include, but not limited to, organization of multiple hard disks of image files, filing, rolling calls, script reading and synopsis, copying and whatever else we can throw at you. Applicants need to be computer literate, well spoken, own a car, into the zeitgeist and have the ability to multitask and be organized. Internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume in body of email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interns needed for well-established boutique talent agency in Venice.We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are organized, responsible and interested in learning about the tv/ film industry. Flexible schedule – about 20 hours per week. Duties will include answering phones, data entry, printing, scanning and binding scripts, filing,and other clerical tasks. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning about the entertainment industry and has a possibility to move to a paying position. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to email@example.com
GreeneStreet Films is looking for development interns in our Beverly Hills office. Job will entail coverage of scripts and manuscripts, notes on projects currently in development, research and general office assistance. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be a writer or learn the business. Must like dogs. This is an unpaid position. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Smokehouse Pictures seeks motivated interns for the summer semester and beyond. Interns will be responsible for reading scripts, writing coverage, answering phones, running errands and other office work. Ideal candidates will be available 2-3 days per week. This internship is unpaid, although lunch is provided, and interns must receive college credit and provide a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Strong Management seeks interns to start immediately. Duties include phones, research, covering breakdowns, filing, coordinating appointments. Interns must have reliable transportation and a positive, hard-working attitude. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to learn about the management business. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Busy talent manager with 14 clients and a number of other ventures seeks a trained, intelligent, type A intern who is interested in managing actors, developing tv and film projects and a multi-tasker as well as a skilled communicator. Experience in rolling calls, scheduling and anticipating is preferred. For the right person, this Internship position could convert into a paid opportunity within 2-3 months. Please contact us at email@example.com
Team Downey is currently accepting applications for interns. We are looking for smart and motivated candidates who are eager to learn and have a demonstrated interest in film. Excellent analytical reading and writing skills are required as coverage is expected regularly. Other duties include covering phones, research for current projects, and general office tasks. Applicants MUST be able to receive course credit. To apply please email Film.Dev.Internship@gmail.com along with your resume, 1-2 pieces of sample coverage (if you have any), date you can start, and days of the week you can work.
Award winning production company with several projects in pre-production seeks smart, responsible intern with all around creative/online skills. Looking for someone who has a strong understanding of social media marketing, writing and blogging with some experience in New Media. Must have laptop and cell phone. Flexible hours. We provide opportunities to advance in your area of expertise. We are located near 405 and Wilshire. Please email us explaining the range of your skill-set, experience, your passion and understanding of social media and your availability to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mark Gordon seeks sharp, creative interns passionate about Film, TV and New Media. Excellent analytical reading and writing skills necessary, as coverage is expected regularly. We recognize and reward talent and give our interns a lot of opportunity for creative input. Our internship producing program teaches interns the steps taken to develop and produce feature films and television series. We maintain a fun, family-like work environment. Car required. Hours are preferably at least a couple full days a week. We hire interns through our website at http://mgintern.ning.com. Please log on and create a short video and profile about yourself. We are currently hiring interns for Summer 2011. Please direct questions to: email@example.com
Talent Management Company is looking for effective, intelligent interns. This is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in talent representation. Duties include but not limited to heavy phones, helping with submissions, scheduling, organizing, and other office duties. Candidates should possess outstanding communication skills, be organized multi-taskers, have a great attitude, and Mac skills. Must be available Mon, Wed, Fri. Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org In subject line put “Internship”
Sierra/Affinity, a foreign sales, independent finance and production company is looking for hard working interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include film festival prep, answering phones as needed, script reading/coverage, research, assisting executives and assistants, errands, and/or general office needs. We are looking for someone to commit to 2 or more days/week in our Beverly Hills office. We offer school credit to students enrolled in a recognized academic institution. Please email resumes to email@example.com.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is seeking smart, confident, organized, and ambitious interns for the summer semester! Responsibilities will include sitting in on/taking notes during weekly pitch meetings, editing pitch videos, sorting mail submissions, assisting casting producers, and various other light administrative duties. You must be able to receive college credit! Experience with avid/and or final cut strongly encouraged. Must have laptop computer. Email resumes and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Verve Talent & Literary Agency based in Los Angeles is seeking hard working, motivated interns for the summer to start in late May/early June. Duties will include research, coverage, phone work and general office/clerical duties. Candidates should be resourceful, able to multitask and excited to learn about the industry in a fast-paced and demanding environment. This internship provides the opportunity for hands-on involvement and a fantastic learning experience. Internship is unpaid, but college credit is available if needed. Please email resume and cover letter to: VerveLAIntern@gmail.com
A busy production company located on the Fox lot is looking for outstanding interns with a passion for the entertainment industry. Duties include script reading and coverage, phone handling and assisting in any and all office endeavors. Candidates should be self-starters, reliable and ready to always go above and beyond the call of duty. This is a great learning experience for anyone looking to succeed in the industry. Internship is unpaid. College credit is available but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Smart Entertainment (Ted, Family Guy, Blades Of Glory, Anger Management, The Ringer) seeks passionate interns to start immediately. Responsibilities include script reading and coverage, research, answering phone calls and general office demands. This is an excellent opportunity to learn in an active environment and grow within the entertainment industry. 2-3 days/week preferred. Email resumes and cover letters to: firstname.lastname@example.org
River Road Entertainment is seeking reliable, enthusiastic interns. Responsibilities include: script coverage, projects (writer/director lists, research), and administrative support (phones, copies). Contribute in creative meetings, and learn the development process firsthand. Candidates should have strong interest in feature film development, superior writing skills, and great taste! Send resume, cover letter and coverage samples (if available) to email@example.com.
Busy producers need interns to assist with marketing efforts of exciting indie documentary that will be released nationwide in April. Great opportunity to learn the business and make contacts. Please email your resume to: DumbstruckInterns@yahoo.com
Echo Lake Entertainment, an independent production company and film financier with a management division, is seeking interns to work in their Beverly Hills office. Interns should be prepared to commit 2/3 days per week for 3 months for this unpaid internship. Resumes and cover letters can be faxed to 310-789-4791 or emailed to ilda@echolakeproductions
Scenario, a new literary management and production company, run by former MP/TV lit agents (ICM, APA, & Innovative) and studio/production company development execs, offers interns a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and earn great references by working with our writers, directors, and creative producers in the story development process doing story analysis, research, and notes. Part-time and full-time positions are available (including optional evening and weekend hours) for this unpaid internship. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Original Film seeks sharp interns passionate about film and eager to learn. Friendly work environment. Past interns have been hired. Responsibilities include reading, coverage, research, and general demands of an office. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn in an active environment. 2-3 days/week preferred. Class credit available. Email resumes to email@example.com
Radiant Productions, director Wolfgang Petersen’s company, is actively seeking development interns for Summer 2011. Radiant combines epic-scale filmmaking with a great, small company environment. Interns will read scripts, books, and graphic novels; write coverage and receive feedback; complete research projects; and handle general office duties. They may also have the opportunity to join internal, pitch, or general meetings, at the supervisor’s discretion. This is a great, hands-on learning opportunity. College credit and at least 2 full days/week are a must. Please fax cover letter and resume to (310) 656-1408, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Award-winning production and management company seeks interns for Spring / Summer 2011 to work with the head of our Feature Film and Management divisions. Fantastic opportunity to learn about the development process, gain on-set experience, and work hands-on with our directing clients. Should have car and own laptop. Previous experience with script coverage preferred though not required. This is an unpaid internship. You must be enrolled in an accredited academic program and eligible for school credit. Minimum commitment of 26 hrs/week. Email cover letter and resume to Carolina at email@example.com. Subject line: LW Internship 2011.
Top film/music video/commercial production company seeks an enthusiastic, hands-on intern for a high profile director and producer. Our ideal candidate must have experience and/or knowledge in production and is extremely bright and motivated to learn the ins and outs of the entertainment industry. Looking for someone with experience in excel, budgeting, and scheduling. Need to be able to multitask as projects currently include two films and two music videos. This is an unpaid internship. Candidate must be enrolled in school and available to start immediately, and have a car/up to date insurance. Minimum commitment of 26 hrs/week. Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org – subject line Film Internship.
A diverse production company seeks motivated, hard-working interns for the Summer 2011 semester. Responsibilities include office maintenance, research, script coverage, driving, and assisting on several commercial and music video productions. This is an unpaid internship: you must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program and be eligible for receiving school credit. Must be computer savvy, reliable, have a valid driver’s license and car insurance, and have a strong interest in film and commercial production. Minimum commitment of 16 hrs/week. Email cover letter & resume to Carolina at email@example.com. Subject line: Internship 201.
Original Film (Battle Los Angeles, The Green Hornet, “The Big C,” The Fast and Furious franchise, Vantage Point, Sweet Home Alabama, Cruel Intentions) seeks sharp interns passionate about film and eager to learn. Friendly work environment. Past interns have been hired. Responsibilities include reading, coverage, research, and general demands of an office. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn in an active environment. 2-3 days/week preferred. Class credit available. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Asylum Entertainment is a television production company that specializes in original reality series, scripted projects as well as gritty documentaries. Asylum entertainment is currently looking for driven interns who are passionate about Television development. We are looking for interns who can work 10-20 hours a week, 2 to 3 days a week. These interns must be very creative, hardworking, and love brainstorming. This is an unpaid internship but will receive school credits. Please email your resume to Asylumentintern@gmail.com.
Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, an LA-based production company/financier (Lincoln Lawyer, Death at a Funeral, United 93, Breach, Adventureland, Lars and the Real Girl) seeks reliable, passionate interns for the Spring/Summer semester. Lots of reading/script analysis, clerical work, and research projects. Ideal candidates are outgoing, well-read, have discerning taste, and an eagerness to learn. Unpaid, college credit required. Send resume/cover letter to email@example.com .
Tenth Planet Productions, a busy production company with several series in development and production, is seeking smart, creative interns. Interns will assist with research and development as well as all aspects of production and general office tasks. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and cover letter.
Marvel Studios is offering a part-time unpaid IT Internship. Students that are tech savvy and interested in how a film studio operates, in regards to IT, are encouraged to apply. Prior knowledge of the Marvel Universe and its various properties is a definite plus. Knowledge of structured cabling, experience with Symantec Ghost, MS Office, and Mac OS are preferred. Responsibilities include changing LTO tapes, configuring Smart Phones and PC’s, mapping printers, resolving printer issues, and other general duties. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Internship is a duration of three months, can be for Spring or Summer and is 20 hours/week. Interns must receive course credit. Please email resume and cover letter to: email@example.com ATTN: IT Team.
Development Interns needed at Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Motion Pictures. Duties include script reading/analysis, coverage and research on active projects, as well as general administrative tasks such as phones, filing and limited messenger runs. College credit preferred but not required. Applicants must be available for at least two full days a week. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.