Day: May 6, 2020

MidWk Updates: Attention Future Screenwriters…

5.6.2020 Hello, good morning, afternoon, wherever you are. From time to time I get tips from resourceable places and this tip brought me to Humanitas. For those who have dabbled into screenwriting for film or television and would like to push further into the industry, this may be for you. Short notice, yes, but better late than ever! Credit source: Humanitas     ENTRY DETAILS In 2010, Executive Director Cathleen Young created NEW VOICES with the vision of discovering, developing, and launching a new generation of talented writers under the mentorship of Hollywood showrunners and studio partners. Every year, NEW VOICES selects up to six writers through a rigorous selection process. Candidates are asked to submit a script and participate in personal interviews. Once matched with a mentor, the writers have three months to further develop their script under their mentors’ supervision. After the script is honed, HUMANITAS sends it to a partnering studio or network executive. The winning writers are given recognition at the annual awards ceremony and are awarded with a $7,500 grant. …