The Humanitas New Voices


The New Voices of HUMANITAS Program awards four $25,000 grants to new or emerging writers. Each New Voices winner also writes an original pilot script under the supervision of a respected series showrunner.

Participating showrunners have included Humanitas Trustees Alan Ball, Jason Katims, Jay Kogen, Bill Lawrence, David Shore and David Zuckerman. 

The mission of the New Voices Program is to discover and help launch the careers of talented writers (represented or unrepresented).  Applicants can, but are not required to, have television experience to the level of Staff Writer. (Click here for more information)

If you are a new writer who possesses a fresh voice, a unique worldview and whose work reflects the mission of HUMANITAS, please apply.

Applying to the New Voices Program is a two-step process. Candidates must first be recommended by an agent, manager, network or studio executive, a showrunner, or a HUMANITAS Trustee or Board of Directors member.  (Click here for a recommendation form.)

It would be ideal to submit your Recommendation forms by February 15th..  (Application deadline is March 1st)

We appreciate you taking the time to recommend a new writer for this career-launching opportunity.

More info, click HERE.