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Are you a BIPOC woman or LGBTQ+ person with a great idea for an episodic comedy series? Would you like to develop your pilot with a professional TV writer at Pandemic University School of Writing?
Thanks to the generosity of writer and filmmaker Jai Jamison, we are offering a spot in our six-week course Write Your TV Comedy Pilot to an artist from one of two underrepresented groups in the television and film industry. The instructor, Kaitlin Fontana, an award-winning filmmaker and host of the screenwriting podcast OnWriting, will select the scholarship recipient.
Apply by 11:59pm ET on May 25, 2021.
THE CONTEST IS CLOSED.
The value of this course is $499 CAD (~$412 USD) and seats are limited to 15 students. Please apply only if:
- You are BIPOC (Black, Indigenous American, Person of Color) and a woman or LGBTQ+ person
- Have an idea for a 30-minute episodic TV series
- Can commit to an intensive schedule (Tuesdays, 6–8pm ET, from Jun. 1–29 and Jul. 13) and workload that includes producing 10 pages of script weekly, and analyzing 20 pages of classmates’ scripts weekly
- Have some writing experience (eg: writing comedy; TV, film, or theater; poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction; print or broadcast journalism).
THE CONTEST IS CLOSED. THE RECIPIENT WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED BY MAY 27, 2021.
Email us if you have questions about the scholarship.