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7 TV & Film Companies That are Hiring Students NOW

Discover entertainment industry job opportunities for college students and recent grads in May 2020.

If you live for the next big summer blockbuster and know the queue on Netflix like the back of your hand, maybe you’re cut out for a career in entertainment! Luckily for you, many staples of the television and movie industries are actively recruiting college students and recent alumni, and they’re doing it on Handshake. 

Ahead, learn more about entertainment companies featured in our massive list of employers that are actively hiring. Then, log into your Handshake profile to see which specific opportunities are available for you.

Hyde Park Entertainment

What does Hyde Park Entertainment do? “Hyde Park has produced over 100 films and has evolved into a cutting-edge option to the traditional Hollywood studio system that encompasses the elements of a full-fledged major including development, financing, and production.” You can check out some of the titles in their library, including movies like Blue Valentine and Bernie, here

Where is the company located? Hyde Park, named after an iconic London neighborhood, has offices in Los Angeles, London, Abu Dhabu, and Chennai. 

Delirio Films

What does Delirio Films do? “Delirio Films, run by partners Rafael Marmor and Christopher Leggett, is an independent production company encompassing film, television and commercials, with a particular emphasis on documentaries. Over 10 years, it has built a library of films which embody the unique combination of artistic integrity and commercial viability.”  You can check out their film and television library, including projects for ESPN and The History Channel, here.

Where is the company located? Delirio Films is located in Los Angeles. 

Crazy Legs Productions

What does Crazy Legs Productions do? “From development to deliverables and everything in between, Crazy Legs brings the experience and the infrastructure to producing feature films, episodic television, and branded entertainment of almost any genre.” You can check out the company’s list of clients—like TLC, The Travel Channel, Showtime, and MSNBC—on its website

Where is the company located? Crazy Legs is located in Atlanta and Los Angeles. 

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, INC.

What does Nexstar Broadcasting Group do? “Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196  full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.” If you’re passionate about local news, this could be the role for you! Read more on Nexstar’s website.

Where is the company located? Nexstar has corporate offices in Irving, TX, as well as Chicago and New York City

Rooster Teeth Productions

What does Rooster Teeth Productions do? “Rooster Teeth is a pioneering media and entertainment company responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 3 million registered community members.”  You can read more on the company’s website.

Where is the company located? Rooster Teeth has locations in Austin, Burbank, and Los Angeles.  

Screen Media Films

What does Screen Media Films do? “Screen Media is an international distributor of television series and films, licensing content through theatrical, home video, pay-per-view, free, cable and pay television, and subscription and advertising video-on-demand platforms. With one of the largest independently-owned libraries of filmed entertainment in the world and license agreements across all forms of media, our distribution capability enables direct distribution of all rights in all countries, thus enhancing the profitability of our productions.” You can check out their roster of films, featuring talent like Emma Watson, Jason Schwartzman, and the cast of The Hunger Games.

Where is the company located? Screen Media is located in New York City. 

Voltage Pictures

What does Voltage Pictures do? “Voltage Pictures has emerged as one of the most distinguished and well-rounded finance, production and distribution companies in the industry with its film, television and merchandising units. Voltage has assembled an exciting array of over 180 motion pictures, from prestige dramas, epic scale adventures and comedies to action, romances and genre films. The films in the Voltage library have received a total of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for The Hurt Locker, and two Golden Globes. In addition, they have been nominated for fifteen Oscars and five Golden Globes, as well numerous PGA, DGA, SAG, BAFTA awards and nominations.” You can check out Voltage’s roster of titles on the company’s website.

Where is the company located? Voltage Pictures is located in Los Angeles.

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