WARNER BROS. ANIMATION Offering Scholarships And Paid Internships!

Are you an aspiring artist with the skills to work in animation? Do you want to get your foot in the door at Warner/Bros. Animation? Well more information awaits you after the jump!

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By JohnWilbanks - 1/18/2013
2013 Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorship

Who: Any graduating high school senior enrolling in a college, university, or trade school to study animation.

What: Through the Warner Bros. Reach program, one outstanding student is awarded the Hanna-Barbera/Animation Honorship each year that includes a scholarship and four full-time paid internships at the company during four consecutive summers while enrolled in college. Successful Reach program graduates will be eligible for full-time positions at Warner Bros.

How: Application (w/ instructions) can be downloaded via the following link.

When: Application deadline is by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013



Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is a global leader in all forms of entertainment across multiple platforms. A Time Warner Company, Warner Bros. is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting. Warner Bros. is also home to one of the best and largest entertainment libraries in the world, consisting of more than 6,500 feature films and 40,000 television episodes.

Since 2005, Warner Bros. has awarded the Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorship, a scholarshipinternship package, to graduating high school seniors passionate about the business of animation. Warner Bros. has a long history of supporting youth enrichment, ranging from educational programs to mentoring relationships to career opportunities. Through the Warner Bros. Reach program, one outstanding student is awarded the Hanna-Barbera/Animation Honorship each year that includes a scholarship and four full-time paid internships at the company during four consecutive summers while enrolled in college. Successful Reach program graduates will be eligible for full-time positions at Warner Bros.

The Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Honorship will be awarded annually to a graduating high school senior enrolling in a college, university, or trade school to study animation. Each cash scholarship will be for $10,000, disbursed annually in equal amounts of $2,500 over four years. Applicants must have (1) a passion for a career in animation; (2) effective verbal and written communication skills; and (3) a minimum GPA of 3.0 upon graduation. The funds may only be used toward tuition and related expenses of an accredited four-year college or university. Disbursement of funds will be made directly to the school once the Honorship winner is enrolled and annually thereafter for three years, provided a GPA of 3.0 is maintained.

In addition, the winner will have the opportunity to receive four (4) consecutive, paid summer internships at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank while at college, beginning with the summer immediately following high school graduation. The Honorship recipient will be contacted by Warner Bros. each spring to determine interest in working at the Studio and to determine which area of Animation would most suit him/her during the upcoming summer.


John Wilbanks
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reverendjonnynemo - 1/18/2013, 5:29 PM
In other words, couldn't find anyone in-house?
RyGoR - 1/18/2013, 5:32 PM
I like money and cartoons can I sign up?
jaycr - 1/18/2013, 5:38 PM
If I could be back to High School I'd be applying for this right now. It came 15 years late.
CavEl - 1/18/2013, 5:48 PM


If you spell CBMTrolls. out without the periods you get CBMTrolls!!! Silly Canadians, Canada sucks. =D
Jollem - 1/18/2013, 5:55 PM
much respect for hand-drawn animators
marvel72 - 1/18/2013, 6:07 PM
@ nuck82

haven't seen you in a while,how have you been mate?
TrueRedBlue - 1/18/2013, 6:16 PM
Darn it! I'm a highschool senior in definite need of some scholarship money. Too bad I can't draw :/
HeadPool420 - 1/18/2013, 6:39 PM
To bad it's for people going to college, but not for people that already went to college! That would be an awesome summer job.
KryptoniteSmoker - 1/18/2013, 6:57 PM
Wish they would do one of these for WRITERS who are currently enrolled in a college. I would love to get my foot in the door for any big-name studio as a prospective writer :P
DioFoRio - 1/18/2013, 7:06 PM
nuck, where you been?
Dev7 - 1/18/2013, 7:26 PM
I think anyone at this point being hired by WB would probably make an improvement to the shit they put out.
rockerdude22 - 1/18/2013, 7:50 PM
@Kryptonite Same here, man! I'm an aspiring screenwriter (in college right now), and I have a lot of ideas I'd like to see get made!
thatdylhooper - 1/18/2013, 8:48 PM
where was this when i was in school??
DEATHbyEXILE - 1/18/2013, 9:51 PM
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RandyBobandy - 1/19/2013, 12:19 AM
Oh really, you'll pay me [frick] all to work for you 4 years in a row? How kind of you WB! But sorry, I can not bring my talent down to the level of your current animation projects, so I respectfully decline.
BlueScarab - 1/19/2013, 3:13 AM
my Animation i based on 3D Computer animation, can i sill apply for Internship?
iuhgluiblbjjkhkjhkljh - 1/19/2013, 8:12 AM
Aww man, I'm not graduating for another 2 years.

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