What are Some Diversity Focused Writing Programs?
What are Some Diversity-Focused Writing Programs?
There are several diversity-focused writing programs that aim to increase representation and opportunities for underrepresented writers in the entertainment industry.
- NBCUniversal Writers on the Verge: This is an intensive 12-week program for diverse writers that provides mentorship, workshops, and networking opportunities with industry professionals.
- CBS Writers Mentoring Program: This program pairs diverse writers with mentors and provides them with tools and resources to develop their writing skills and navigate the entertainment industry.
- Disney ABC Writing Program: This is a year-long program that provides diverse writers with mentorship, workshops, and the opportunity to write for a Disney ABC series.
- Warner Bros. Television Workshop: This program offers training, mentorship, and the opportunity to write and develop scripts for Warner Bros. Television series.
- Sundance Institute Episodic Program: This is a six-month program that provides support and mentorship to diverse writers who are developing original episodic series.
- Women in Film Black List Episodic Lab: This program supports diverse women writers by providing them with mentorship, workshops, and the opportunity to develop original episodic series.
- The Latinx List: This is a partnership between The Black List and NALIP that provides support and visibility for Latinx writers by highlighting their scripts and connecting them with industry professionals.