Here Be Dragons - Production & Engineering Internships

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CONTACT: Will Cherry, will@dragons.org

Production

Here Be Dragons is seeking production interns for the Fall 2016 semester. Though the core of the internship curriculum is rooted in traditional film production skills, participants will gain insight into all facets of VR development, production and post-production and will work cross-department as needed. Daily intern tasks include basic operations needs paired with assisting staff, directors and in-house production teams on virtual reality shoots.

Such responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with visual research

  • Assisting with project bidding research

  • Organizing production assets and content

  • Runs to various studio rental houses for camera/production needs

  • Assisting with event and festival prep

  • Meeting daily operations needs in rotation with other interns (i.e. lunch

    pickup/setup/cleanup, meeting room prep) Requirements:

  • Passion for immersive media and awareness of evolving technologies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • The ability to follow directions efficiently and be detail-oriented

  • A “no-task-is-too-small” attitude

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Google Apps

  • Laptop and excellent work ethic

  • Sense of humor

    This internship provides an intimate perspective into the inner-workings of a major VR production studio. Potential to work on set for interns who prove themselves. As this internship is unpaid, you must be able to require college credit. Lunch and mileage reimbursements provided.

    Interested candidates should submit resumes and a cover letter to internship@dragons.org. Please do not call the office line. 

 

Post Production

Here Be Dragons is seeking a post production intern for the Fall 2016 semester. Though the core of the internship curriculum is rooted in post production workflow, participants will gain insight into all facets of VR development, production and post-production and will work cross-department as needed. Daily intern tasks include basic operations needs paired with assisting the post production team and their workspace.

Such responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with project ingest, organization, and stitching

  • Organizing post-production assets

  • Runs to various post production/VFX houses

  • Assisting with event and festival prep

  • Meeting daily operations needs in rotation with other interns (lunch pickup, setup, meeting room prep, office runs, various administrative tasks)

    Requirements:

  • Passion for immersive media and awareness of evolving technologies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

  • The ability to follow directions efficiently and be detail-oriented

  • A “no-task-is-too-small” attitude

  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

  • Experience in Kolor Software, Adobe Creative Suite, Filemaker Pro, and any

    alternative VR/AR tech is a major plus.

    This internship provides an intimate perspective into the inner-workings of a major VR production studio. As this internship is unpaid, you must be able to require college credit. Interested candidates should submit resumes and a cover letter to internship@dragons.org. Please do not call the office line.

 

Engineering

Here Be Dragons is a Virtual Reality storytelling studio. Our work typically exists at the apex of narrative and technological exploration where we encounter creative obstacles and strive for solutions. We’re looking for like-minded individuals with passion and focus for the future of storytelling and tech. This internship is ideal for an engineering student with a general knowledge of and passion for electronics and interests in photography and VR.

Duties

- Design of basic VR camera support systems
- Sourcing appropriate parts based on tests and simulations
- Operation of 3D printers
- Basic electrical design (camera sync cables, power distribution)

Requirements

Any prospective intern must be focused, detail-oriented and able to manage repetitive tasks with enduring accuracy and concentration. Most importantly, he or she must have a willingness to learn and grow, in knowledge and ability. Here Be Dragons is located in Los Angeles, CA; as such you must have access to your own transportation, a valid license and car insurance. A laptop to bring to work is ideal. Any prospective intern should also have a good understanding of one or more of the following:

- Electrical Engineering (electric circuits and components, simulation, PCB design, analog/digital electronics)
- Experience with CNC, laser cutters, 3D printers (FFD)
- Basic Experience with Solidworks, AutoCAD, Eagle

- Basic knowledge of cameras

This internship provides an intimate perspective into the inner-workings of a major VR production studio. As this internship is unpaid, you must be able to require college credit. Interested candidates should submit resumes and a cover letter to internship@dragons.org. Please do not call the office line.

 

Los Angeles 823 Seward Street, Los Angeles, CA 90038 | Phone 323 817 3300 | Fax 323 817 3333 New York 38 W 21st Street 12th Floor, New York, NY 10010 | Phone 212 337 3327 | Fax 212 337 9686 www.dragons.org