Film & Photography 

Production assistant


Film Music, Media, Photography, Production, Internship

Career Field

Film & Photography 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

An exciting film, music and photography production company that offers full production support. The company boasts an impressive portfolio of clients and services.

Roles and Responsibilities

The intern will gain an in-depth understanding of the creative process and gain hands-on experience in a number of areas including but not limited to; castings, on set management, sourcing talent and suppliers, client management, location presentations, budgeting and post-production. The intern will have the chance to work alongside and learn from industry professionals with extensive international experience.


A creative thinker Fluent in English Some previous experience in the creative industries would be beneficial but it is not required. A team player

Skills Acquisition

Attention to detail Thorough understanding of the creative process Communication skills Storytelling and creativity Budgeting Project management Technical skills Networking

Benefits to Intern

Have the chance to build an impressive portfolio of work. Network and meet valuable contacts that could help you in your future career. Gain practical, hands-on experience in all stages of the production process. Gain confidence in creating briefs and generating original creative ideas.

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

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