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NBC Universal Pictures' Writers Fellowship
By Kim Burke
Universal Pictures' Emerging Writers Fellowship is setting out to find
passionate storytelling voices with a unique talent. The potential to
thrive is a quality
the fellowship is trying to identify and thus, give an opportunity to a
candidate who otherwise, might not have the access and visibility
within the industry.
Universal Pictures is accepting submission applications beginning
midnight of September 3, 2013. The application window will be open for
30 days or until the first 500 applications are received.
Those who submit must provide an original screenplay along with
background materials to be considered. Attention to submission details
should be noted as there are several materials that need to be prepared
and completed prior to the application window opening.
Universal Pictures intends to choose up to five fellows to participate
in the program. Fellows will have access to current Universal Pictures'
projects, the ability to pitch original story ideas, meetings with
executives and literary agents, participation in
workshops, and receive mentoring. Fellows will be hired under a writing
service agreement and must commit to one year of full-time work.
For complete eligibility requirements, submission guidelines and application information, go to: