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Warner Bros. Animation Production Internships: LA - Summer 2024

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.


Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…


From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.


Warner Bros. Animation Production Internships: LA - Summer 2024


Application Deadline: Friday, March 15th, 2024  

*Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – applications could close earlier due to applicant volume!* 

Your New Role
We have multiple Warner Bros. Animation Production internship opportunities available in the LA area. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for internship opportunities within this area.

This could include, but is not limited to:

  • WB Animation Intern: LA - Summer 2024
  • WB Animation Production Intern: LA - Summer 2024
  • Animation Production Intern: LA - Summer 2024


Your Role Accountabilities
Duties could include:

  • Organizes and key words artwork for archive.
  • Assists Assistant Production Manager with assembling model/design packets.
  • Distributes scripts, storyboards, & other pre-production materials. 
  • May have the opportunity to work on artistic projects if applicable.
  • Assists with preparation of record materials.
  • Updates and maintains information in Shotgrid database and internal artwork catalog as directed by Production team.
  • Attends meetings.  Takes and distributes notes.
  • Assists with post retake tracking.
  • Assists design Assistant Production Manager in tracking artwork.
  • Hands on training from show production staff and exposure to all departments of the CG Animation pipeline from Story through Lighting.
  • Attend creative leadership reviews and learn new review process from production staff.
  • Create and distribute record summaries and session reports to Sound and Casting departments.
  • Attend final records and take circle notes during record sessions as needed.
  • Assist and support production staff as necessary.
  • Organizes out-going pre-production shipments to overseas studios.
  • Prepares storyboards for animatic import.
  • Under direction of managerial staff, assists with communications between management and crew.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Qualifications & Experience
Essentials needed for the positions that are similar across the above roles (these do not all have to apply to every single role)

  • Cover letter required. Please combine resume and cover letter into one PDF when submitting.
  • Familiarity with animation industry helpful.
  • Knowledge of MAC, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop required.
  • Knowledge of file set-up, maintenance and filing procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic math, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and English usage.
  • Knowledge of report, letter, logs, etc. formats required.
  • Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels, in person and on the telephone.
  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.
  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints and to handle multiple tasks, and to organize and schedule work effectively.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information.
  • Must be actively enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)
  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior Undergrad Student (18 years or older)
  • Must be in academic good standing (3.0 or above GPA)
  • Warner Bros. Discovery will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery now or in the future in order to retain their authorization to work in the United States. 


The Nice to Haves

  • Some artistic ability preferred.
  • Some previous work experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of animation, games or VFX industry.
  • Knowledge of Shotgrid Pro preferred.
  • Proficiency with ToonBoom Storyboard Pro and FileMaker Pro preferred.



How We Get Things Done  

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview. 


What to know before applying: 

The duration of the summer program regardless of which start/end option is 11 weeks.   

Program date options: 

Option 1: June 3rd – August 16th  

Option 2: June 10th – August 23rd 

Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.   

Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.   

Interviewing will take place from March through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates. 

About Our Internship Program
WBD's Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.

Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:

Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field

Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans

Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more

Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables

Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network

A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture


What you can expect to take away from the semester:

Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had

The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes

Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career

Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure


In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The rate listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Rate: $19 per hour USD for undergrad interns, $25 per hour USD for graduate level interns



How We Get Things Done…


This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at  along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.


The Legal Bits…



Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.



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