PROXIMITY // Summer Internship Program

Interested students should send in applications for the internship to madi@proximitymedia.com


Proximity Media (Judas and the Black Messiah, Space Jam: A New Legacy, Creed 3) seeks motivated, ambitious interns who are interested in becoming producers, writer-producers, and/or executives. This position is ideal for someone who wants to learn more about producing, writing, and the filmmaking process as a whole.


Duties will include script and book coverage, notetaking, research, watching films, discussing projects with Proximity execs and assistants, organizing files, and other miscellaneous tasks. Proximity will treat its interns as part of the team. Throughout the Summer, interns will prepare a pitch for a feature film to deliver to the Proximity team at the end of the semester.


The internship will also have an educational component, with weekly masterclasses for interns featuring current Proximity employees and special guests. Interest in producing is strongly recommended. Interest in writing is recommended. Applicants must enjoy reading and analyzing projects. The internship will begin in mid-May or early June depending on intern availability. In accordance with state guidelines and safety protocols, all work will be remote until it is safe to return to offices. The position is paid. Ideal candidates will be available 9am-6pm PT three days per week. Alternatively, one full day 9am-6pm PT + four half days (9am-1pm and/or 2pm-6pm PT) is acceptable. To apply, please submit a resume to madi@proximitymedia.com. Please include in the body of your email what date you’d be available to begin a summer 2021 internship, and the days/times you’d be available to intern.


Cover letters are encouraged, but not required. Additionally, for aspiring writer-producers, a sample of your screenwriting is encouraged but not required. If you choose to submit a sample, it should be no more than three pages. It can be a short, a scene, and/or a three-page excerpt of a longer screenplay and/or pilot. Feel free to give a few lines of context on the first page.


About Proximity Proximity is a multi-media company founded by Ryan Coogler, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, Ludwig Göransson, Archie Davis and Peter Nicks with a mission to create event-driven feature films, television, soundtracks and podcasts that look to bring audiences closer together through stories involving often-overlooked subject matters. Proximity is committed to developing a wide variety of projects across all budget levels.