The apprenticeship is an opportunity for emerging Canadian writers to attend the Banff World Media Festival with a full access pass, which includes sessions, meetings and networking. They'll even cover your flight and accommodation. Then you'll have the opportunity to intern in a story department of a prime-time series.
The program is open to all Canadians, either individually or as established writing teams. To apply, you will need a spec script of an existing television program and a pitch document of an original series idea, as well as the usual documents such as a resumé and reference letters.
The deadline for application is March 9th, 2012. The 2012 Banff World Media Festival takes place from June 10th to 13th in Banff, Alberta.
Global Writers Apprentice Program
The Banff World Media Festival, with Shaw Media, has launched the 2012 edition of the Global Writers Apprentice Program, offering emerging Canadian writers the opportunity to gain significant experience, with access to the Banff World Media Festival, June 10-13, as well as the opportunity to complete an internship in the story department of a prime-time series. The program is open to individual writers as well as to established writing teams who have a track record together.
The successful applicants will:
For more information, please contact:
Associate Producer, Awards & Market Access Programs