A wave of lawsuits has led some of the biggest Hollywood companies to
end their long-standing practice of not paying interns. But there's a
high-profile holdout in this labor controversy: the popular horror and
comedy studio Lionsgate. The company, known for squeezing maximum
profit out of smaller genre movies such as "Saw" and "Kick-Ass," is the
only major film and television studio with an unpaid internship program. It's a practice, legal experts say, that could expose Lionsgate to a potential lawsuit...
UCLA is among the universities that have guided students to Lionsgate.
The school's Career Center, a resource for students seeking internships,
said the company's program conforms to UCLA's standards. The Career
Center staff reviews internship opportunities to make sure they comply
with the federal guidelines...