Manhattan Beach, CA
Host Company Description:
This host company, headquartered in Chicago, IL, has full production operations in California, where it
has been producing major business commercials and advertisements for nearly three decades. With a
vast amount of experience and striving to collaborate with creative teams to provide stunning productions.
They have worked with AAMCO, Range Rover, and many other world-renowned companies.
The program is focused on the introduction to commercial production, filmmaking, and visual research, as
well as learning how to directly communicate with executives, producers, and directors. The trainee will
learn specific research techniques, for example, how to source specific images and design visual
treatments, how to integrate others’ input and feedback into the project and how to collaborate with other
team members towards the best final product. By the end of the program, the trainee will have gained a
broad understanding of the commercial pitch and development process in the American commercial and
film industry and leave with greater understanding of the functions and relationship between directors,
agencies, and producers.
• Learn the specific sources of image pulling
• Learn how to communicate with creatives in the business of filmmaking
• Assist producers by researching and creating databases of potential creative partners such as
directors, director of photography and art directors.
• Assist in creating and design visual treatments, one sheets and dossiers