SCREENWRITING DOLLARS (Get Paid to Learn Scriptwriting… 5 Hollywood Fellowships)

SCREENWRITING FELLOWSHIPS… They are Great.

Hollywood Secret: Shh! Scriptwriting Fellowships & Screenwriting Mentor Programs, offered by major studios and tv networks, are a much better use of your time than applying to Script Contests.

Why?

Simple, 3 Reasons.

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(ONE) If accepted you are paid to learn. I hope you just read “paid to learn”.

(TWO) If accepted you many times also get Room-and-Board. I, also hope, you just read “Room-and-Board”

(THREE) If accepted, and graduate, you have established contacts within that studio or network and will likely be hired for either a weekly TV staff writing position or you secure representation and are pitching your Feature Film Projects. I hope you just read “Weekly TV writing jobs”.

CAVEAT: Just like the Directors Guild/East (http://www.dgatrainingprogram.org/) and the Directors Guild/West (http://www.trainingplan.org/) offer great paying “Learn to Direct” mentor programs with odds of 1:200 of being accepted the Screenwriting Fellowship Programs also come with chances of acceptance that are poor…

But what else is there to do this week… Give them a shot.

 

5 WRITING FELLOWSHIPS

(1st) CBS WRITERS MENTOR PROGRAM

http://www.cbscorporation.com/diversity/diversity-institute/writers-mentoring-program/

 

(2nd) NBC/UNIVERSAL’S WRITERS PROGRAM (aka: TIPS, “Talent Infusion Program”)

http://www.nbcunitips.com/writers-on-the-verge/

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(3rd) WARNER BROS TV WRITERS WORKSHOPS

http://televisionworkshop.warnerbros.com/

 

(4th) SUNDANCE SCREENWRITERS LAB

http://www.sundance.org/programs/feature-film#labs

 

(5th) WALT DISNEY/ABC WRITERS PROGRAM

http://www.abctalentdevelopment.com/writing_program.html

 

5 MORE SCREENWRITING FELLOWSHIPS

The phrase is “you can a lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink”.

My apologize for I do not mean to compare you, actually you & your screenwriting desires, with a horse but the point is “if you do some of the legwork the end result will be much more productive for you and your scriptwriting and filmmaking career”.

Therefore, please Google “SCREENWRITING FELLOWSHIPS” and “WRITING FELLOWSHIPS” or merely “DISNEY SCREENWRITING FELLOWSIP” or pick any network or studio and add SCRIPTWRITER FELLOWSHIP”… and you will get an even better list that will even include 7-10 (Nicholl, Austin, etc) of the 200-300 screenwriting competitions that have true merit.

 

BBC & BAFTA SCRIPT MENTOR PROGRAMS

Yo England. Don’t feel left out. The BBC and BAFTA also have Screenwriting Fellowship and paying Script Mentor programs… Google, find the details, get one of my 3 Film Schools, learn quickly and apply…

Happy Filmmaking,

Dov Simens

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2 comments on “SCREENWRITING DOLLARS (Get Paid to Learn Scriptwriting… 5 Hollywood Fellowships)”

  1. Azeneth Saraí López Garza

    I applied for the Nicholl Fellowship competition two years ago. Unfortunately I wasn’t chosen for the second or further levels. But I improved my writing and I want to keep participating in that contests or some others alike. Writing is my passion.

  2. Jolie Collins

    Your advice is so good, I’m so grateful and what would we do without you?

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