DIRECTING FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The Directing Fellowship Program is designed to take directors accomplished in their respective fields (features, commercials and/or music videos) and give them the opportunity to work alongside episodic television directors. The selected directors will foster relationships and fine tune their art to fit the television format. Submission window to open in October – more details to come.
NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
The Short Cuts Film Festival is an initiative to discover diverse voices both in front of and behind the camera. It provides creative individuals of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to get their materials in front of key decision makers from the entire NBCUniversal family, as well as agents, managers, producers, and other industry players. Submission period is now open, through June 2, 2014.
WRITERS ON THE VERGE
Writers on the Verge is a 12-week program focused on polishing writers and readying them for a staff writer position on a television series. We are looking for writers who are “almost there,” but need that final bit of preparation with their writing and personal presentation skills. We particularly encourage writers of diverse backgrounds to apply. Submission window open Thursday, May 1 through Friday, May 30, 2014 (3:00pm PST).