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The Competition welcomes screenplays and teleplays of all genres and lengths. Cinequest inspires creative fervor and provides dynamic opportunities for writers to get discovered and have their work produced. Cinequest is dedicated to launching new screenwriters’ careers and providing a platform from which their work can take flight. The 17th Cinequest Competition will award a total of $17,000 in cash prizes (plus so much more) to winners.
Led by Rishi Rajani and Reena Singh in collaboration with Salon leadership, The Salon Mentorship Program aims to support the next generation of South Asian creatives in Hollywood in the fields of writing, directing, producing, and executive leadership. Our hope is to identify promising young talent in these various fields and pair them with kind, passionate mentors who can serve as a guide and friend in this wild industry.
Culture Push's Fellowship for Utopian Practice is a testing ground for new ideas that aim to create positive social change through civic engagement and horizontal learning opportunities. Through the Fellowship for Utopian Practice, Culture Push serves artists by providing creative, analytical, and logistical tools in the creation of truly transformative projects.
The Minority Report is an industry-vetted fellowship program for the top diverse screenwriters enrolled in undergraduate or graduate educational institutions (Class of 2021 Graduates are eligible). Made by students, for students, it's the first-ever initiative of its kind.
What does a Producer actually do? Veteran producers describe their multi-faceted role through all stages of filmmaking and why Producers matter.
Our very own Elizabeth Charles sat down with the Co-Creative Director of the Bay Area Video Coalition - Rodrigo Reyes, to discuss their MediaMaker Fellowship program which aims to help young artists working on their first or second feature documentary.
Visit their website: https://www.bavc.org/
Our very own Elizabeth Charles sat down with the Executive Director of Cine Qua Non Lab - Jesus Pimentel Melo, to discuss their Storylines Lab which is designed for narrative feature film projects from early concept to treatment stage.
Visit their website: https://www.cqnl.org/
Our very own Elizabeth Charles sat down with the Associate Artistic Director of the Playwrights Realm - Alexis Williams, to discuss some of their active programs such as the Writing Fellowship and the Scratchpad Series. Visit their website: https://playwrightsrealm.org/
Our very own Michelle Hamada sat down with the Director of Artist
Development for SFFILM - Lauren McBride, to discuss their Rainin Grant which support films that address social justice issues-the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges-in a positive and meaningful way. Visit their website: https://sffilm.org/
Syrn Media's Elizabeth Charles sat down with the Director of IF/Then Shorts - Chole Gbai, and Supervising Producer of IF/Then Shorts - Caitlin Mae Burke to discuss the IF/Then Shorts x Hulu Documentary Lab where four filmmaking teams will be chosen to participate in a one-year lab focused on short-documentary production and career training. Each team will receive a $25,000 grant to use for the production of their film. Visit their website:https://fieldofvision.org/if-then-x-hulu-short-documentary-lab
Syrn Media's Elizabeth Charles sat down with the Director of Scripted Programs for the Tribeca Film Institute - Bryce Norbitz, who is currently overseeing the AT&T Untold Stories program which awards one million dollars, mentorship, and distribution to underrepresented filmmakers to produce their film and premiere it at the Tribeca Film Festival. Visit their website: https://tribecafilm.com/attuntoldstories
Are you passionate about the film & TV business? Do you enjoy engaging with creative people and believe stories by and for Black people are important? Do you want to see your talents making a meaningful impact on changing the world? If this is you, please bring your innovative spirit, go-getter attitude and program management skills to our team!
The Black List is selectively hiring professional script readers to evaluate screenplays and pilots and to write brief evaluations for submissions from the Black List website. All readers are hired on a freelance basis.
Sesame Workshop is seeking a Producer to launch a season of The Sesame Street Podcast “Foley & Friends”. Reporting to the Coordinating Producer, the Producer will oversee all elements of the pre-production, production, and post-production for this audio-only Podcast.
The Broadway Collective is seeking a Special Events Manager (part-time position) to direct all special events from launch to delivery. Be sure to check their website as they’re hiring more positions!
The Broadway Collective is seeking a Hello Broadway Coach to support the education department in providing our students with an exceptional experience in all programs. Be sure to check their website as they’re hiring more positions!
American Black Film Festival is looking to hire a detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to further the team’s mission to celebrate Black culture in film and television
ARRAY, a film collective founded by Ava DuVernay and dedicated to the amplification of images by black artists, people of color and women filmmakers of all kinds, is currently looking to add a Leap Project Coordinator, Production Manager and Project Marketing Specialist to their team.
Netflix/BAC films Globalization and the Multicultural Customer This thought piece aims to make a case for the transformation of media content with regards to it’s depictions of people of color...Learn more
Author: Erik Parker, August 11th 2020 One of few Black journalists to anchor a prime-time news show, Lemon keeps a candid camera on Lemon loves the moment — in all...Learn more