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Featured Job - Montana Artists Agency - Assistant to Executive Vice President
Logo Top Below-the-Line Agency Seeks Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President. Company represents Cinematographers, Production Designers, Line Producers, Editors and Costume Designers. Candidates will juggle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include heavy phones, scheduling client meetings, tracking projects, and obtaining project updates from Producers and Executives. Industry hours. [more]


Featured Intership - Arclight Films - Development / Production Internship
LogoArclight Films (BANK JOB, LORD OF WAR, BOBBY) has opportunities for interns to work at out office for the spring semester. You must get college credit. We are looking for development interns. You will be working with the head of development and the head of production. You may get some production exposure but the main focus is script coverage. If this is the focus you want this internship will help build that skill set for you. [more]


Featured Employer - Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
LogoWarner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is our featured employer of the week


Featured Employer - Bunim-Murray Productions

For nearly two decades, television networks and viewers around the world have looked to Bunim-Murray Productions for groundbreaking, unprecedented and unforgettable reality entertainment. Widely credited with creating the reality television genre and known for several hit series such as The Real World (MTV), Road Rules (MTV), The Simple Life (E!), The Bad Girls Club (Oxygen), Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!) and Starting Over (syndicated), Bunim-Murray Productions infuses its finely tuned sense of dramatic story structure to turn the ordinary tales of real people into extraordinary television programming and filmed
entertainment. The company has continued to successfully reinvent the genre with the first-ever game reality show (Road Rules), then with the first-ever reality daytime soap (Starting Over), once more with the first-ever reality comedy (The Simple Life) and the first-ever multi-platform reality series (Road Rules 2007). The company was recently brought on to produce Project Runway and Models of the Runway with The Weinstein Company.

Whether they are documenting the lives and loves of the MTV generation, or writing scripted dramas grounded in relatable life experiences, the talented team at Bunim-Murray Productions, led by Jonathan Murray, is continually expanding an innovative body of work that is “as real as it gets™” across the platforms of primetime, syndicated, and cable television, feature films, documentary films, broadband and music.

Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jon Murray first joined forces for Crime Diaries (Quintex), a dramatic detective series, and then for American Families (FOX), a six-part reality series. Aware that MTV was interested in launching its own soap opera, Bunim and Murray pitched an alternative way to create a serial drama by combining the elements of soap opera and documentary – the basic recipe for what is widely recognized today as reality television. Bunim’s prior experience had been in the world of soap operas, and Murray’s in news and documentaries, so together they were perfectly suited to break this new ground.

The first series based on this original recipe, The Real World, launched on MTV in June of 1992 and chronicled the lives of seven young people living together in a house. The Real World has since become a part of the cultural DNA of young adults the world over. Initially set in a New York City loft, subsequent seasons have been taped in Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Miami, Boston, Seattle, Hawaii, New Orleans, New York (again, for the 10th season), Chicago, Las Vegas, Paris, San Diego, Philadelphia, Austin, Key West, Denver, Sydney, Hollywood and soon to begin its 21st season in Brooklyn. The company is also currently casting for the 22nd season of the series.

The Real World and its spin-off Road Rules have won numerous honors including a TV Guide Award, a New York Festival medal, Emmy nominations and multiple People’s Choice and Teens Choice awards. The first four seasons of The Real World have aired in national syndication. Starting Over was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards in 2005 and 2006, winning in the category of Outstanding Special Class Series in 2005.

In January 2004, Bunim-Murray Productions co-founder Mary-Ellis Bunim passed away. Now under the leadership of company co-founder Jonathan Murray, who holds the title of President, and COO Gil Goldschein, Bunim-Murray Productions remains as committed as ever to the ideals of creativity, adventure and excellence.

In March of 2006, Bunim-Murray launched M Theory Entertainment, a spin-off entity focusing on new media initiatives, to better reach the Digital Generation. M Theory Entertainment provides a double-engine thrust: developing fresh content while adapting BMP’s existing programming for multiple platforms. The company has experienced tremendous success with the extension of its on-air programming through micro sites such as MTV’s “Real World Dailies” and “Challenge Dailies.” The “Real World Dailies” which launched for the first time this season on MTV.com has seen impressive traffic numbers with over 10 million views of the site and nearly one million views a week. BMP is currently in production on a digital project and in development on several others.

In March of 2007, Bunim-Murray launched BMP Films, a film division. The company’s first film, “Autism: The Musical” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2007 to critical acclaim. The film went on to garner several Audience Awards at major film festivals across the country and premiered on HBO in March 2008 to rave reviews and 2 EMMY wins. The company is currently in production on its second documentary, an untitled Hillblom project. In September 2008, BMP Films debuted its first scripted feature length film, “Pedro,” at the Toronto International Film Festival.

In January of 2008, Bunim-Murray announced the formation of its own music management division, M Music. The company signed A Cursive Memory as its first band. The band’s first full length album, Changes, was released on Vagrant Records on February 19, 2008. ACM has been featured in Billboard Magazine and on TMZ.com for its Bandarazzi music video, which was the most watched music video ever to premiere on the MySpace Music site.

Featured Job - Partos Company - Agent Trainee
LogoPartos Company is looking for someone with a love of film and a desire to learn about our agency and being an agent from the ground up. Someone good at problem solving. Quick. Detail oriented. Your job will be to help with phones, research and tracking projects going around town...[more]


Featured Intership - NBC Universal - Marketing Intern
LogoIf you are looking for an Internship that won't require you to grab coffee, make deliveries, and do unimportant tasks, look no further. NBC Universal is seeking a candidate that is serious about his/her career path to success to apply to our Spring 2010 Semester Internship. Duties: Assist and participate in Weekly Marketing Meetings; Work with the Creative, Marketing and Operations teams to ensure DVD packaging delivery dates are met; Manage short and long-term projects while updating due dates in DVD milestone systems; Generate tracking enhancements reports assist with new website and computer tracking system launches...[more]