M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy Internship 2017

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30 Nov, 2017

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Internships in South Africa

M-Net is once again looking for interns for its Magic in Motion Academy for 2018, a year-long, paid practical internship for people who want to work in South Africa’s TV and film industry and who are completing any 3-year degree in film and TV studies at the end of 2017 or did in 2016.

The 16 interns will have to live in Gauteng during 2018, must be South African citizens, and M-Net doesn’t guarantee any employment at the end of the internship.

Interns will, however, get the chance to make valuable contacts and work across the entire range of the various M-Net channel’s local productions during the year in various capacities and several of previous years’ graduates are now working in the industry, not just at shows produced for M-Net.

M-Net together with generous production companies who provide the interns with training placements and aided by tertiary institutions who motivate their brightest to enter the Academy, M-Net is committed to building on the accomplishments of previous interns.

The Class of 2018 will learn more about scripting, producing, directing, editing, production commissioning, concept innovation, sound, post-production and more.

Furthermore, there will be Academy Master Classes led by the country’s top TV executives will also expose the interns to the trends and technologies shaping the global entertainment landscape.

M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy strives to deliver highly employable individuals who understand a variety of genres, ranging from drama and comedy to live shows and reality formats.

  • Must have completed (in 2016) or are completing (in 2017), a 3-year diploma/degree in a film, TV or a related field.
  • Must have obtained or obtain a minimum C-aggregate pass.
  • All applicant information will be subject to credit, criminal and verification checks.
  • M-Net’s selection decision for the Magic in Motion Academy Class of 2018 is final.
  • M-Net shall not be responsible for any electronic failure that results in an entry not being received for consideration.
  • M-Net is not liable for the costs any applicant incurs during the process of their entry (example: airtime usage or payment at Wi-Fi café).
  • Applicants must ensure that all information included in their entry is valid and true.
  • M-Net has the right to expand, limit, downscale and/or terminate the Magic in Motion Academy at its sole discretion.
  • Entry is limited to those who meet the stated entry criteria.
  • 2017 Magic in Motion Academy interns are prohibited from being selected again.
  • There is no guarantee of employment at the end of the internship.
  • Internships are only available in Gauteng, South Africa and to South African citizens.
  • M-Net reserves the right to terminate any internship at any time.
List of Documents *
  • CV
  • The personal motivation letter of not more than 500 words (why should you be chosen?)
  • Copy of South African Identity Document – certified
  • Copy of matric certificate – certified
  • Copy of academic transcripts/ Tertiary qualification certificate – certified
  • Confirmation of banking details – verified by bank stamp and/or letter
  • Proof of residential address

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