Current Opportunities

Women Write Now: Black Women in Comedy Fellowship

Application deadline:

August 5, 2021

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Laugh Out Loud executives and partners from Sundance Institute will be developing short comedic scripts while being advised and mentored by some of the most influential Black women in comedy. The resulting scripts will be produced by LOL Studios, premiere at a special screening during the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, and be distributed across LOL Network. At the end of the program, the selected fellows will also receive a one-year first look deal with Laugh Out Loud. A stipend for the duration of the Fellowship which shall include $5,000 upon acceptance into the Fellowship and $5,000 upon delivery of final approved script.

Shondaland x SeriesFest Mentorship

Application deadline:

Early: July 9, 2021

Regular: August 11, 2021

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Women Directing Mentorship from SeriesFest and Shondaland is a competition designed to discover aspiring female directors with a unique voice and provide a launchpad for their career. The Women Directing Mentorship is anchored with the prestigious opportunity to shadow a director for an episode of a Shondaland original series and a $5,000 stipend to use during the duration of their mentorship.