INTERN - be part of a great team and write us!




START DATE: February 24, 2021
END DATE: June 30, 2021

As the SOCIAL MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS Intern, you will work with Berlin Series Festival Staff to both assist in maintenance and brainstorm strategies for engagement and growth across social platforms. Weekly you will perform a variety of tasks driven to grow the Berlin Series brand and voice, including but not be limited to, increasing followers and audience, and maintaining a regular posting schedule across major platforms leading up to Season 5. 


  • Assist with weekly scheduling, posting, and metric tracking for our social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). 

  • Assist with curating / editing the digital Berlin Series newsletter. 

  • Help maintain and increase social media engagement with the Berlin Series audience. 

  • Update, maintain, and proof programming information on the our website on a regular basis. 

  • Work with festival panelists, sponsors, and partners to facilitate social media promotion for Berlin Series events & programming. 

  • Provide general phone / email support for festival attendees, partners, and sponsors. 

Applicants must: 

    • Be currently enrolled as an student.

    • Be located in Berlin for the duration of the internship. 

    • Have at least 15 hours available Mon. – Fri., plus evening / weekend flexibility for occasional events.

    • Have increased / flexible availability for the two (2) full weeks prior to the festival (beginning June 8), including weekends.

    • Have FULL availability the week of the festival (June 23 – 29, 2021).

    • Be able to provide your own transportation.

    • Have a strong interest in social media, and familiarity with basic posting features on all major social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). 

    • Have basic knowledge of Adobe Creative suite (particularly Photoshop).

    • Have an overall interest in / appreciation for television and communications!

    • Be willing to brainstorm, collaborate, and problem-solve with fellow interns! 

Writing your TV SHOW

Peter Russell Webinar

March 26-27

Limited spots for this class. You can write us through and we are getting back to you in 24 hours or enroll here.

Berlin Series Support


▶ Peter Russell & Suzy Bell Webinar March 26-27


Register for the Webinar 

Price €290,- (+ 19% VAT)


Pay by Wire Transfer or  Pay via PayPal


The absolute best at helping anyone understand how great stories work. I’ve learned so much about story from this man.” Tyler Perry, 2019

"Peter's not only a genius at teaching story, he's also taught me deep, psychological tips on deepening character, which I find makes the difference between a formulaic script and a sellable script." Hal Ozsan (Sons of Anarchy, What Would Diplo Do?, Black List)

"Peter's development class is a big reason for my success at Mr. Robot. The guy is a flat-out brilliant teacher of story form."  Kor Adana, Writer , 2020


Day 1: The Eight Critical Tools Of Writing Great TV &
The Secrets of the Hour Long TV Form


  • The Most Critical Elements of All TV Story - Finding Your Hero's Super talent, Core Wounds, Unsolvable Dilemmas, and more.

  • Finding Your Story's Originality and Excitement - Bending All the Rules, Or Even Breaking Them, and STEALING Stuff, too (includes Q&A)

  • Structure and Secrets of Hour-Long TV Creating the Great Pilot - Finding Your Story's BMMOC Question.

  • What I've Learned Selling TV Pilots in 2020

Day 2: The Secrets of the Half Hour & Limited (Mini) Series: 

  • The Secrets of the Half Hour TV Story - Creating the Great Pilot

  • The Secrets of the Limited (Mini) Series

  • Creating Pitch Decks & Show Bibles That Sell Your Series

  • Creating your TV Loglines - plus Q&A about YOUR Story


Peter Russell started as a story analyst in the 1990s, and has read over 3,000+ screenplays for major film and television giants including Imagine Entertainment, Participant Productions, HBO, CBS, Walden Entertainment. He consulted on many current TV shows, including GENIUS (National Geographic series 2017-present) MR. ROBOT (Emmy for Best New Television Drama 2015), Chronicles Of Narnia (Lion, Witch & Wardrobe), The Da Vinci Code (Imagine Films) and many others. Clients include Hal Ozsan (Black List, Sons of Anarchy, What

Would Diplo Do?), Peter Cillela (Resolution, The Endlass, Occupant), Tate Hanyok (The Office, Community, Transparent, Shameless) and many more.


As he read these scripts, he started seeing deep, hidden patterns in the best stories. He wrote these down and started getting jobs FIXING writer’s stories. Peter Russell was invited to teach at UCLA in 2004, and it became a passion, too.  He was UCLA’s Teacher of the Year in 2009. 

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