Film Internships

Our Film Internship Program is looking for talented applicants to work with top Latin American Film companies for summer 2019. Participants will be based in Bogota, Colombia for this intensive summer course. They should be ambitious, enthusiastic, and keen to experience practical and technical production skills through hands-on work experience. You can choose from a range of specialisms, including production, camera, sound, lighting, and animation, to sales and marketing, distribution, or post-production.

The program lasts six or eight weeks and includes homestay accommodation and a busy social calendar with many different cultural activities and excursions to help you make the most of your time in Colombia. You’ll be working alongside interns from the USA, the UK and Canada and our staff are available in Colombia to provide you with support and guidance throughout. Check out our photo galleries from the 2016, 2017  and 2018 film internship programs to see our previous interns in Colombia!

It’s an exciting time for the Colombian film industry. Currently experiencing rapid growth and drawing international attention and investment, it offers ideal work experience opportunities. Backed by government initiatives, it continues to attract productions from big names such as FOX, National Geographic, and Netflix. Successful productions from participating companies include Narcos from Netflix, and the Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid, and this program offers participants the chance to get involved.

You can find out about the program cost and application process here. Please click on the boxes below for specific details of the roles offered by Colombia’s leading Film and Media companies.


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The Internship Program

Red Tree Study’s Film Internships offer you the chance to be a part of the most dynamic film and media companies in Colombia, as they lead the way in establishing the country at the forefront of cinema and television production. You’ll gain hands-on experience and invaluable preparation for employment in the sector.

Our Internships last for six or eight weeks. During your internship, you’ll be working full time – between 35 and 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. You’ll have a designated workplace mentor, who will introduce you to your new role and work with you to review progress and provide guidance throughout your time in Colombia.

Our packages include homestay accommodation within easy each of your workplace – you can find out more here. You’ll be invited to a launch event in Bogota with Proimagenes, the Colombian Film Commission, and you’ll be able to take part in weekly social activities where you can mingle with other international Interns and their employers, to maximise your networking opportunities.

You’ll also have the opportunity to explore Colombia and experience much of what this beautiful country has to offer, and our Bogota staff are available throughout the Internship to answer questions and provide support if any problems arise.

2019 Prices: $2,950 USD (6 week program) or $3,450 USD (8 week program)
2019 Start Date: Monday 17 June. (We may be able to accommodate alternative start dates for outstanding applicants – please contact us to ask).

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How to apply

All the information you need about how to secure your Internship in Colombia.

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Accommodation and transport

View accommodation options and how to get about whilst in Colombia.

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Travel essentials

The details on visa requirements, and info about getting to and from Colombia.

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Networking and social activities

Expand your social and professional networks whilst in Colombia

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