Application for 2010 NLMC Television Writer’s Program Extended to September 20th

The new deadline to submit applications will be September 20th. Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for this program which has successfully placed over a dozen writers in television networks. The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NLMC) Writers Program is not for beginners. It is for those writers who can write at least one half-hour comedy or one-hour dramatic television script in English within a five-week period of time.
The program will take place in Burbank, CA from November 8th to December 10th. Each participant is expected to complete at least one script by the end of the five-week session, which will then be read by network executives.
Those writers whose scripts show promise will be interviewed and mentored by the network executives with the idea of placing them on a show.
A stipend of $250 per week will be given to each participant.
Flight, housing, and meals will be provided.
The program will commence on November 8th.
If selected, you must be available to fly and stay in Burbank, CA from November 6 – December 10, 2010
Writing samples must be in English and Television scripts are preferred.
Please note that writing teams are ineligible. The deadline for submissions is September 20th. Scripts will be evaluated and program participants announced on October 22nd.
For writing samples to be considered, the following must be submitted:
* Program Application
* Resume/Bio
* Writing Sample (1) hard copy and (4) CD copies (each CD should have a copy of the script saved in PDF Format)
* Notarized release forms
* A paragraph explaining why you want to write for television

To download program application and release forms, please visit
http://nhmc.org/writersprogram
Writing sample must be post marked by September 20th and sent to:
Tatiana Arizaga
National Hispanic Media Coalition
55 S. Grand Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105
For more information please call or email Tatiana Arizaga at (626) 792-6462 or tarizaga@nhmc.org.

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