Production Interns Required for New Late Night Comedy Program

By June 24, 2013 Jobs

Wednesday Night Fever is a new late night comedy program being produced by Quail TV and ABC TV.

Starting on ABC1 on 3rd July, Wednesday Night Fever will feature an array of topical impersonations, satirical characters, musical comedy and special guests in front of a live studio audience. It will also include some pre-recorded comedy sketches shot on location.

A pilot of Wednesday Night Fever is being recorded on Friday 21st June

The first program will be recorded on Tuesday 2nd July at ABC Studios. The recording will be edited over night, and broadcast on ABC1 on Wednesday 3rd July at 9.30pm.

Wednesday Night Fever has an opening for 2 interns during June, July and early August.

One intern will be assigned to our audience management team. This intern will be required to assist with the handling of 200 audience members on Mondays and Tuesdays in July and the first half of August.

Your duties will involve assisting with checking audience bookings via email and telephone, updating audience databases, and assisting with other aspects of the production as may be required on Monday and Tuesday morning at the Quail TV office in Bridge Rd, Stanmore.

On Tuesday afternoon and evening, this intern will be involved with setting up the green room, wrangling audience members (such as checking them off the list and ushering them into the studio), and assisting with other aspects of the studio record as may be required at eth ABC TV’s Studio 22 at Harris Street Ultimo.

The other intern will assist with the shooting of field comedy sketches at various locations around Sydney. We are shooting on Thursdays and Friday from late June to the middle of August. The day would start at the ABC in Ultimo or at Quail TV in Stanmore then you will travel with the crew to location. Your day might include assisting with moving and setting up camera and lighting equipment, props, and other material, and other general running.

The Quail TV office is walking distance from Stanmore Station and on buses on Parramatta Rd. The ABC Ultimo studios are also walking distance from buses and trains at Central Station.

You should be:
– Proactive
– Highly presentable and at ease on the phone or liaising with industry professionals and talent
– Willing to learn everything you can and still do the coffee runs!

If this sounds like you, please email your CV and a short bio detailing your industry experience (less than 200 words) to Michele Esteves:

Due to the high volume of applicants, only suitable candidates will be contacted.