Film & Photography 

Television Media and Production Assistant


Television, Media production, Film, Production management, Internship

Career Field

Film & Photography 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

A local television station which broadcasts a range of productions with an aim to create relevant and inspiring content for Cape Town's communities.

Roles and Responsibilities

As part of this dynamic team, interns will have the opportunity to work alongside a project from conceptualizing all the way through to post-production. Interns will work alongside the team to identify relevant topics and trends within local communities to create unique and compelling weekly television programs. Interns will be involved with lots of research, scriptwriting, set design and preparation, filming, editing, and post-production.


A strong interest in media and television broadcasting Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines Creatively minded and passionate Willingness to learn new skills and techniques

Skills Acquisition

Filming and editing Scriptwriting Visual storytelling Technical skills Communication Research Project management Equipment skills

Benefits to Intern

Gain hands-on experience with a reputable production company and build an impressive portfolio of work. Exposure to specialised equipment and computer software. Work alongside a passionate team who is dedicated to creating meaningful and informative content for their communities. Gain international work experience.

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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Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

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

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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