The Disney‘«ůABC Television Group and The Walt Disney Studios are now accepting applications for the 2009 Writing Fellowship Program.
Deadline for Submissions to the industry-leading program is August 8, 2008.
Begun in 1990 in partnership with the Writers Guild of America, West, this has become one of the industry‘«÷s best known and most respected writing fellowships. More than 200 alumni number among Hollywood‘«÷s elite, including screenwriters, directors and television show-runners. A limited number of full-time fellowships are available each year for both feature film and television projects.
Fellows receive a weekly salary for a one-year period, subject to change, but (currently amounting to $50,000/year plus benefits). The program is an intensive, hands-on experience that involves workshops, seminars and mentorships with creative executives from ABC, ABC Television Studio, Disney Channel, ABC Family, Lifetime and Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group.
No previous professional experience is necessary, but strong samples are required.