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For over 30 years, the Warner Bros. Television Writers' Workshop has been the premier writing program for new writers looking to start and further their career in the world of television. The list of graduates who have gone on to do great things is long: Terrance Winter (Boardwalk Empire), Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives), Greg Garcia (My Name Is Earl) and Felicia Henderson (Soul Food) to name a few.

 

Every year, the Workshop selects up to 10 participants out of almost 2,000 submissions and exposes them to Warner Bros. Television's top writers and executives, all with the ultimate goal of earning them a staff position on a Warner Bros. produced television show.

 

The Warner Bros. Television Writers' Workshop consists of three components, all geared towards preparing the writer for a successful career in television writing.

 

Lectures: Weekly lectures feature guest speakers currently working in television and include a mix of showrunners, directors, actors and agents. Each seminar will teach a new skill essential for surviving and excelling in a writers' room as a staff writer and beyond.

 

Simulated Writers' Room: In the winter, the Workshop participants are divided into smaller groups for an intensive writing experience. Each participant will be required to complete a new spec script under the same deadlines found on a show currently in production. How participants perform during this exercise will determine whether they will be chosen for a possible staffing position on a Warner Bros. show. Yes, the stakes are that high!

 

Staffing: Upon completion of the program, studio executives will help participants, who pass the Writers' Room, obtain a staff position on a Warner Bros. television show currently in production. We can't guarantee you will get staffed, but we will get your material in front of the people who make the ultimate decisions - the showrunners. The 2015-2016 Warner Bros. Television Writers' Workshop will run October 2015-April 2016, with meetings on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, California, every Tuesday evening from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Full participation is mandatory.

Submission End Date: 08/11/15
Fiction author looking for a published or unpublished screenwriter (great opportunity for a beginner). I am based in the Auckland, New Zealand area. Need assistance to adapt a fictional 80,000-word paranormal crime thriller novel for the screen. Story takes place in Miami, the Bahamas, Southwest Florida, Paris etc. Author's NY-based agent wants this novel put into a screenplay format and wants two sequels later written as well. The script will be entered into the Page International Screenwriting Awards, which begins accepting entries in December 2015. If this interests you or if you'd like more info on this project, please contact me. To apply, please send your CV.
Submission End Date: 10/15/15
Once a month we gather members of the Kartemquin community (a nonprofit production company based in Chicago) together for the critique and discussion of a work-in-progress by an independent filmmaker. These intimate feedback sessions are open for incomplete projects at any stage of production, whether short fundraising demos or feature-length rough/fine cuts. This free program has helped over 100 projects progress towards completion. Films that have participated have gone on to play at festivals including SXSW, Hot Docs, and True/False and to air on PBS Independent Lens and the Sundance Channel. Notable titles include Louder Than a Bomb, What's the Matter With Kansas?, Hairy Who & The Chicago Imagists, The Atom Smashers, Spilled Water, Scrappers, Andrew Bird: Fever Year, and many more.
Submission End Date: 10/20/15

We are a new international production company based in London. We are constantly script hunting and receiving screenplays from screenwriter competition finalists, agents, the Writers Guild of America, and throughout the UK and Canada.

 

We are looking for self-motivated script readers who can help us pre-select which scripts will end up on the producer's desk. All you need for this job is a computer with an internet connection. You can work on your free time. Whenever you want to read a script, just let us know! The job is unpaid and experience only, but it is a great opportunity to make friends with a new developing production company.

If interested, please send us your resume, along with a letter describing yourself and why you'd like to be a reader. Only applications with resumes will be considered!

 

Submission End Date: 11/18/15

I'm currently a film student attending Full Sail University. My dream is to someday own my own production company, but I know that in order to be successful at this, I need to have my own little "A Team" if you will. I am a writer, director and photographer, so I'm looking for animators, editors, costume designers, producers, etc., and more talented, driven writers. The genres I mainly write for are horror, suspense, science fiction, and thriller; although I am also capable of writing for dramas and action/adventure.

To get where I'm coming from, some of my favorite movies within these genres are Resident Evil, Attack the Block, The Atticus Institute, Afflicted and The Fourth Kind. I love movies that are able to instill fear, while also being awe-inspiring.

Visually speaking, color is very important to me. All of the movies I listed are beautiful in the sense of their color pallet, especially Resident Evil.

I don't require someone to have 10+ years of experience or a degree in their field. I understand that not everyone attended a University to acquire the skills that they now possess; trial and error are all some people need. Saying this, I would still like to view resumes, but it isn't required. Loglines, synopsis, and samples are best; I don't want to make anyone uncomfortable by submitting a full screenplay to a complete stranger. Multiple samples are ideal to see consistency within your work.

Right now, the most important positions to me are writers and animators. We can work together to create a product that brings people within those other positions to us.

Submission End Date: 11/24/15

The simple fact is that there are not enough female directors in the film industry. A recent study showed that of the top 250 domestic grossing movies worldwide in 2012, women comprised only 9% of directors.

 

Horizon Award seeks to change this by giving a female college student or recent graduate the opportunity to have their work viewed by some of Hollywood's most influential directors and producers.

 

By submitting a two minute video to a link, candidates in this contest are in the running for a mentorship during the Sundance Film Festival from acclaimed producers Lynette Howell (Blue Valentine and A Place Beyond the Pines), Christine Vachon (Boys Don't Cry and Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and Cassian Elwes (Dallas Buyers Club and Lee Daniels' The Butler), as well as an all-expenses-paid trip to the festival.

 

THE RULES ARE SIMPLE:

  • The award is open to women either still in college, or within 6 months of having left college.
  • The applicant cannot already have a manager or agent, and must have made less than $5,000 in the film business from their creative talent.
  • The applicant should submit a film directed by them and which does not exceed two minutes in length, without exceptions.
  • Applicants are allowed to submit films that have already been made by them, as long as it does not exceed the two minute maximum.
  • If a film has already been made that is longer than two minutes in length then it must be cut down.

 

ENTRIES DUE BY DECEMBER 1,2015

Submission End Date: 12/01/15

FSC-Harvard fellowships support advanced work in film, video, photography, and sound, from the ethnographic to the experimental, that explores and expands the expressive potential of audiovisual media, especially through nonfiction.

 

FSC-Harvard fellowships are open to Harvard faculty, graduate students, teaching assistants, and postdoctoral and research fellows. Applicants must be affiliated with Harvard during the fellowship year for which they are applying.

 

The application deadline for 2015-16 FSC-Harvard fellowships is February 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm. Applicants will be notified in late March.

 

These fellowships include access to production equipment, postproduction facilities, and technical support. For all applicants except faculty, fellowships may also include monetary awards, which are intended to help defray production or postproduction expenses, and typically range between $1,000 and $5,000. Equipment and facilities available to FSC-Harvard fellows are summarized here. Note that the Film Study Center encourages applications from those working in 16mm film, and can provide cameras and Steenbeck editing flatbeds capable of both regular and super 16. In general, production equipment is available summer through spring of the fellowship year, and postproduction equipment fall through summer of the fellowship year.

 

Central to the FSC-Harvard fellowship is participation in the monthly meetings of the Nonfiction Workshop. At these meetings, fellows have the opportunity to present works in progress (anything from rushes to rough cuts to fine cuts) and receive feedback and critiques from other fellows. In the absence of extraordinary circumstances, participation by all FSC-Harvard fellows is expected.

 

Fellowships are made annually, for an academic year's tenure, although they may in exceptional circumstances be extended for up to a total three-year affiliation with the Film Study Center. Fellows applying for continued affiliation go through the normal application process. Those awarded fellowships for less than the maximum amount may reapply for additional funding, up to the above monetary limits, in the following year. FSC-Harvard fellows may also apply to the Center for support on a new project after a period of three years from the initial tenure of their previous fellowship.

Submission End Date: 12/14/15

Paramount Pictures offers an exciting Internship Program providing students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working in the entertainment industry. At Paramount, every intern has the opportunity to network with industry professionals, attend a multitude of events aimed at furthering their entertainment knowledge, and play an integral role in their department's success.

Submission End Date: 12/25/15

We are a new international production company based in London. We are constantly script hunting and receiving screenplays from screenwriter competition finalists, agents, Writers Guild of America, and throughout the UK and Canada. 


We are looking for self-motivated script readers who could help us make a pre-selection in scripts that will end up on the producer's desk. All you need for this job is a computer with an internet connection. You can work on your free time. Whenever you want to read a script, just let us know. The job is unpaid and experience only, but it is a great opportunity to make friends with a new developing production company.
If interested, please send us your resume, along with a letter describing yourself and why you'd like to be a reader. Only applications with resumes will be considered!

Submission End Date: 03/01/16

We are a full-service provider of creative advertising to clients in film, television, and home entertainment based in the heart of Burbank, CA. Our specialties include producing movie trailers, teasers, television spots, along with music, graphics, title design, and advertising and editorial materials. Some of our clients include ABC, CBS, Nickelodeon, Disney & Lionsgate.

We are seeking interns for the SPRING semester. Applicants must be available to work 2-3 days per week from our offices in Burbank starting early-January until end of May.

 

Interns are an integral part of the culture of our company and day-to-day operations. We're seeking creative minds who have a desire to work in entertainment marketing, creating everything from trailers and TV spots to promos and sizzle reels. We're seeking enthusiastic candidates who take initiative to learn and get things done, even when no tasks have been assigned.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/tinyheroentertainment

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and assist with daily office tasks
  • Keep staff up-to-date on the status of active projects
  • Maintain knowledge of pop culture happenings through the web, magazines and industry events as it relates to the position
  • Answering phones
  • Researching current trends in the entertainment marketing industry

Applicants Must

  • Works as a team player
  • Confidently make decisions and take initiative in problem solving
  • Have strong organization & communication skills
  • Be professional and courteous
  • Be detail oriented
  • Be able to take direction
  • Be comfortable greeting and interacting with high-profile clientele
  • Work well in a high-pressure environment under tight deadlines

Requirements

  • Be a current college student
  • Be able to receive academic credit for the internship
  • Be as sharp as a razor and able to turn-on-a-dime in an extremely fast-paced environment!
Submission End Date: 03/28/16