Schedule your 30-minute appointment with a Film and Television Internship Advisor. Check with the Advisor as to what their preference is regarding the appointment (i. e. if they prefer that you make an appointment or will take walk-ins).
Prior to the appointment, complete the Internship Application and Assumption of Risk Waiver and become familiar with the requirements for M AR 493. Be prepared to identify the credit hours desired and the preferred starting and ending dates of the internship. Internship overview slide show
Professor Shane Riches
Assistant Professor of Practice
Professor Riches is a film and television writer and producer, as well as a graphic novel writer and publisher. He was a producer on the remake of John Carpenter’s The Fog (2005) and has had film and television projects set up at Disney, MTV, Paramount, SyFy Channel and Dimension. Shane wrote the comic book mini-series R.P.M. with New York Times #1 bestselling author Mick Foley and his next series, Afflicted, is scheduled to be released in 2012. He also published the graphic novels The Safest Place and Death Valley. Shane is currently developing new television pilots. Shane has a J.D. from Hastings College of Law, and he is currently a Producer in Residence at UA.
Director, Hanson Film Institute
Ms. Westover serves as the Program Director of the Hanson Film Institute at The University of Arizona (since 2004) where she is also an adjunct faculty member in the School of Theatre, Film & Television. As the Program Director of the Hanson Film Institute, Vicky develops and coordinates diverse local and nationally affiliated media programs, including Native Eyes Film Showcase, in collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian, and Tucson Cine Mexico, in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate, Tucson and Mexican Foreign Ministry.