Opportunity: The Disney Writing Fellowship

For anyone who is interested in writing and entertainment, the Disney Writing Fellowship is currently accepting submissions. The fellowship is aimed at diversifying the company’s talent, and provides a year paid experience to expand your screenwriting skills. The fellowship applications and script samples are accepted from May 1st, 2009 to July 1st, 2009. It seems like a great experience, and like one I may apply to.

Below are some more details about the fellowship from the website. For more information and to apply, visit: http://abctalentdevelopment.com/programs/programs_writings_fellowship.html

From the program website:

“Created in 1990 in partnership with the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW), the Disney|ABC Television Writing Fellowship is based in Los Angeles and is widely recognized as one of the entertainment industry’s most coveted writing programs.

About the Television Writing Fellowship
Fellows become employees of Disney | ABC Television Group and will be paid a weekly salary of $961.54 ($50,000.00 annualized) plus any applicable benefits for which they are eligible in accordance with the then-current Company benefits plans. The program is designed to expose aspiring writers to key executives, producers and literary representatives – all essential in the pursuit of a writing career. Additionally, while in the program, fellows have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a current programming or development executive to create spec scripts of series from the current broadcast season. The ultimate goal is to prepare and nurture the fellows for a writing career.

When to Apply
The submission period for the Television Fellowship opens beginning of May and closes the end of June. Applications postmarked prior to the application start date or later than the application deadline date will be returned and not considered for the Program.”

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