Equity Bunya Graduate Internship 2024: Applications now open!

By 15 May 2024 Announcements

We’re giving an Equity student member the chance to spend a week on the set of Bunya Production’s highly anticipated new TV series in Western Australia later this year.

This is a unique opportunity to learn the ropes of Australian TV production from a highly experienced cast and crew and make invaluable connections for your future career.

Bunya’s Greer Simpkin says: “We are delighted to support the training and development of the next generation of Australian screen talent. The quality of candidates the Equity Graduate Internship attracts is extraordinary and we look forward to welcoming the next winner.”

Please read the details below carefully before applying. Ineligible applications will not be accepted.

You must:
-Have graduated an accredited drama or performing arts school in 2023.
-Be a student member of MEAA Equity.
-Submit a self-test via the Showcast portal using ONE of the provided scripts.

–The internship will be offered to a full-time Australian student who graduated an accredited drama school in 2023.
–The successful applicant will be paid at the appropriate award rate. Accommodation and return flights to West Australia will be covered, if necessary, together with a daily per diem.
–The internship will take place in September 2024 at a time mutually agreed between the winner and Bunya.

–You will be required to submit a self-test, with a provided script. See details below.
–To apply, you must be a student member of MEAA Equity. To join click here or phone MEAA Member Central 1300 656 513.
–Applications close Sunday June 16, 2024, at midnight AEST.
–Five finalists will be announced in July, 2024. Finalists will be interviewed by the judging panel.

– On the Showcast portal you will find 8 script options.
– Applicants to choose ONE script and put forward only ONE test for consideration.
– Slate, to begin with, name, age, agency, height.
– Slate, to include side to front (actors physical profile).
– Please don’t wear clothes with logo.
– Test no longer than 10 mins.
– Make sure a camera phone is held correctly: horizontally with the camera facing up and not upside down.
– Making sure you watch the footage back for sound and picture quality (making sure the footage is working correctly).
– If you would like to film your test in the Equity Foundation’s Self-Test Studios around the country book here.
– Self-tests will be viewed by an independent judging panel. Their decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.


Applications close Sunday June 16, midnight AEST.

The Equity Foundation thanks Bunya Productions, Media Super and Showcast for their support of this Internship Program.