ColorCreative.TV/Issa Rae Is Looking For “UNDERREPRESENTED” Writers…..You
They are looking for writers who have an underrepresented (that’s us) voice in mainstream media and have a creative pitch for a Young Adult television series. I implore you to take this opportunity by the horns. First, sit down research how to submit a series idea. Take time and write down all of those brilliant ideas you’ve had. This is your opportunity DON’T MISS IT!!!
This is a joint venture between Issa Rae her firm ColorCreative.TV and Talos Films in conjunction with Sky Vision.
HOW IT WORKS
- Submit your series idea to us via a one-page pitch document.
- 50 submissions will be selected to enter the next round as Quarter-Finalists where each writer will have two weeks to submit a 22-page pilot script based on their pitch.
- CoCre and Talos will choose 10 scripts to advance into the Semi-Finalist round. Writers will be scheduled for in-person or Skype interviews with representatives from each company.
- After all of the interviews have concluded, three Finalists will be chosen to enter a one-month incubation period to develop and refine their selected pilot scripts with two mentors from the entertainment industry.
- One winning writer will receive $5,000 and their script optioned and produced into an indie pilot.
- The remaining two finalists will receive $1,500 and an option agreement for their script.
Dana Lynne North, Co-Exec Producer/Writer (INSECURE)
Justin Simien, Director/Writer (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE)
Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, Creator/Writer/Exec Producer (unREAL)
Dan Powell, Exec Producer (INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, UGLY AMERICANS)
Jermaine Johnson, Manager (3ARTS ENTERTAINMENT)
Sarah Benincasa, Comedian/Actress/Young Adult Novelist (GREAT, DC TRIP)
01/12/2017 Submissions Open
02/05/2017 Submissions Closed
03/10/2017 50 Quarter-Finalists Notified
05/03/2017 10 Semi-Finalists Notified
06/06/2017 3 Finalists Notified
07/26/2017 Winner Announced
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