Nickelodeon is offering writing fellowships in live action and animated television to culturally and ethnically diverse new writers. Participants will have hands-on experience writing spec scripts and pitching story ideas. A NALIP member received this fellowship last year!
The program, developed to broaden Nickelodeon’s outreach efforts, provides a salaried position for up to one year. The ’07 – ’08 cycle is tentatively scheduled to begin in October 2007.
The next submission period runs from January 2 – February 28, 2007. Applications and submission guidelines are available at www.nickwriting.com
Are you concerned about the current state of Latinos working in the film and television industries? Are you a Latina/o artist, actor, or cineaste looking to give back to your artistic and cultural community? Or are you a film student looking for credit and experience working in an entertainment and/or non-profit environment? If so, here is your chance to contribute to the success of the nation's premier Latino media arts organization.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers, an organization committed to the advancement, development and funding of Latino Media Artists in all genres, seeks reliable and enthusiastic office and membership interns for the winter/spring of 2007. Intern candidates should have excellent office skills, administrative experience as well as a strong interest in film/television and the Latino community. Typical intern duties will include, but not be limited to: phone, database entry and administrative jobs; assisting the Membership Coordinator with new and renewal membership applications; general office tasks and community outreach. Knowledge of Spanish is helpful, but not required.
We are interested in candidates who will be available at least one or two full days a week, beginning in mid-January. The position will run through the spring or early summer. Our office is located in Santa Monica, a short walk from the coast and Third Street Promenade. This is an unpaid position. We offer course credit and a complimentary one year membership to NALIP. Due to proximity, students at UCLA, SMCC and Loyola Marymount are especially encouraged to apply.
This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a talented team, to familiarize yourself with the entertainment industry and gain valuable experience working with executives.
To apply, please e-mail your resume to Daniel Eduvijes Carrera at email@example.com as an attachment in either Word or PDF format, and please provide a brief cover e-mail explaining your interest in working with us. Also, please visit us at www.nalip.org to learn more about our exciting signature programs, our Latino Media Resource Guide and the up-coming Conference in Newport Beach, CA!
Josefina Lopez, author of Real Women Have Curves & founder of CASA 0101, will continue to teach writing. New students are welcomed! Classes start January 29, 2007, and are open to anyone.
Students are welcome to take the playwriting class and stay for the screenwriting, come early for the playwriting or simply take both classes. Learn to be a great story teller in any genre!
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 323-263-7684. For more information visit casa0101.org
California Community College faculty and students are encouraged to submit their best student produced work to compete for top prizes in the 2nd Annual Student Film and Video Festival. CCCSAT will recognize and reward students for achievements in video, film, broadcasting and animation.
All entries must be student produced. Any student-produced entry completed in fulfillment of California Community College course credit is eligible for competition. Entries must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2007 and submitted to CCCSAT with the official entry form. Winners of the 2nd Annual Student Film and Video Festival will air on the CCC Arts Hour in late April 2007 exclusively on the California Community Colleges Satellite Network live webcast.
Entry categories include: News, News Packages, Feature/Magazine, Sports, Documentary/Interview, Short Film, Commercials/Promos/PSAs, Music/Variety/Specialty and 3D Graphics or Animation.
This years festival sponsorship partners will be providing prizes for the winning student entries. All first place winners will receive the academic version of Avid Express Pro editing software. Additionally, Panavision will award the first place winner in the Short Film category a four week 16mm film rental package. The Best of Show winner will receive an editing software package from Avid, sound effects from Hollywood Edge and production elements form Network Music. First, Second and Third place winners will be awarded a certificate and a plaque for their colleges.
Complete entry guidelines and entry forms may be downloaded from the CCCSAT website www.cccsat.org
For questions please e-mail Chris Brown at email@example.com
FOX's new reality show “On the Lot,” combining the talents of Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg, is currently soliciting entries (short films). The grand prize is a million dollar Dreamworks deal. Details and entry information can be found at www.thelot.com. The deadline for entries is February 16, 2007.
"G'day, we do promise you a great workout and it'll be for free. And I am very happy to say this class will be co-taught by Australian actress / film / TV star Antoinette Byron" - Paul J Parker, Artistic Director AIDA
WHEN: Monday January 29th, 2007 with classes starting at both 6:00pm and 8:30pm. Classes will go for 2.5 hours.
WHERE: Classes will be held upstairs in MC Studio in the The Complex Theatres, 6472 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood, CA 90038 (near the corner of Wilcox & Santa Monica).
If you're planning on coming to the free class, please include the information requested below and send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You must include the following:
1. Only reply via email if you are "definitely" planning on coming.
2. Mark the message "Free Acting Class /LA".
3. Include your telephone number
4. Your email address
5. Your full name
6. Please let us know which class you would like to attend – 6:00pm OR 8:30pm?