You may not submit supplemental materials such as portfolio, reel, etc. to WDAS.
If you have any questions, please contact profilehelp@disneyanimation.com.

© 2014 Disney. All rights reserved.

OPPORTUNITIES

Working together to create unforgettable films
Intern, Story Artist - Sámi, 2020
Burbank

APPLY AS AN INTERN AT WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS 

Are you a current or recent student studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film?

Walt Disney Animation Studios is looking for interns for their 2020 Summer Internship Program. As a Talent Development intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking

Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is a ten week program with seven different categories to apply for. 

Travel grant:

The internship form Sámi areas can apply for a10.000$  travel grant, funded by The Saami Council and the Sámi parliaments. The applicant must have Sámi background, meets Disney's requirements for internships and have a plan for how to bring the knowledge back to the Sami community, such as through social media, lectures etc. Write an application, max 1 page, explaining your applicant basis and how you would like to bring your knowledge back to the Sami community. Send your application for travel grant marked with "WDAS internship” to: kmr@saamicouncil.net. 

Deadline for application(s) and travel grant is January 13, 2020 at 09:00 Swedish/Norwegian time and 10:00 Finnish time. 

Contact info for travel grant:

Christina Hætta, Sámiráđđi
+47 48021734
kmr@saamicouncil.net.

STORY INTERN

Expand your skill set into the world of animation! Walt Disney Animation Studios Summer Internship Program is a ten week experience designed for current or recent students studying art, animation, computer graphics, and film. As a Talent Development intern, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with a Disney mentor as you explore all aspects of art, storytelling, and filmmaking. This immersive program offers hands-on experience focused on individual craft and multidisciplinary team collaboration. 

The 2020 Summer Intern program will be held at our Burbank, CA studio starting June 2020. To be eligible for the Walt Disney Animation Studios Internship, you must show sufficient skills based on the description below as well as provide material(s) to support the skills listed.

Story Artists translate story ideas into visual sequences. They convey the essence of storyline, scene structure, and character emotion while creating action and humor in alignment with the film. By working with other members of the production team, they will develop the concepts for cinematography and staging, choosing initial camera placement and angles, defining action and camera movement.  This program is intended to provide you an immersive look into this creative process while pairing you with mentors from our talented Story department. 

Portfolio Requirements:

  • REQUIRED: To submit portfolio of storyboard sequences:

    •  If submitting a portfolio, it MUST be formatted as a multipage PDF file with one story panel per page

    • Animatics submitted as video-sharing links such as Youtube or Vimeo will be accepted. 

    • NO other formats will be accepted

  • Versatile range of character-driven story sequences preferred.  Showcase a variety of genres and emotions including: comedy, action, romance, suspense, drama, musical

  • Sequences do not need to be a full film in length but should have a clear beginning, middle, and end

  • We would like to see: 

    • Strong understanding of emotional acting and entertainment value

    • Strong gestural drawing, the ability to draw very loosely and roughly yet with clarity in character appeal and acting

    • Strong understanding of cinematography and narrative staging with visually clear shot flow applied throughout work

    • Observational Drawings/Sketchbook samples

    • Character moments, comics, and/or caricatures helpful

How to Apply:

  • Complete information and application for Travel Grant 
  • Register to create a profile and apply on the Walt Disney Animation Studios site (see below)
  • Resume with month and year of graduation date or, expected graduation date
  • Portfolio in PDF and/or website
 

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Would you like to continue?

Log In if already registered

˙

Register