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Film Internships in London 

Internships in film in London provide an array of opportunities to explore the exciting film industry. From casting to directing and producing in the films, this internship will help guide you to gaining the right practical experience on sets, to making influential connections within the industry.

The British film industry has been thriving for some time, and with its recent dramatic growth, the British Film Institute (BFI) has been working on ensuring that infrastructure is put in place across the UK.

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Responsibilities at Film Internships in London may include:

  • Helping with the casting process, meeting actors, and talking to agents

  • Working on character development and editing scripts with the production team

  • Assisting in filming, working with actors and directors when needed

  • Film editing, using state-of-the-art software to polish movie sequences

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Typical roles for London film internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our TV and film interns in London have taken on before:

  • Casting Assistant

    Working with the casting producer, interns will create casting notices, informing agents of the casting call. You will attend the audition process, take part in screen tests, and provide feedback to agents, all while shadowing the casting producer, and offering support when necessary.

  • Script Editor

    Interns will get to assist in developing existing screenplays, and brainstorming with the greater team to ensure clarity, consistency, and any loopholes in the story. Studying the script in great detail and reporting on inconsistencies, will ensure your writing and editing skills develop steadily.

  • Film Editor

    Interns will work with the greater team to refine every aspect of a film, from cutting scenes to adding SFX and VFX. With the assistance of an experienced and talented team at your disposal, you will gain great insight into the post-production process, and work with industry-leading software such as Final Cut Pro.

  • Film Production Assistant

    Helping to ensure a successful shoot, interns will provide support to all members of the production team. You will be required to set up props, assist with lighting, and work closely with actors, producers, and directors whilst on set.

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The film industry

The film industry is a fast-moving, exciting yet competitive industry, and interns looking to stand out need to be hardworking multitaskers, bursting at the seams with creativity. A natural inclination to film is vital. Our internships in Film in London will provide the perfect foundation for aspiring editors, producers, and directors seeking to learn from internationally renowned professionals. You will be able to grow your network, build meaningful relationships, and enjoy the art of film daily, gaining an in-depth understanding of the industry.

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Learn more about our TV and Film internships in London

From scriptwriting to producing and directing, during your film internship, you will learn the art of filmmaking on world-class sets from world-class talent, as all of our interns are placed with top-tier organizations in London. Learn more about our London internship program here.


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