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Disney/ABC Writing Fellowship

Fellowship Program Administrator/Walt Disney Studios/ABC Writers Fellowship

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500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-0705
818-560-6894 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: abc.fellowships@abc.com

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Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Objective

To seek out and employ culturally and ethnically diverse new writers.

The annual submission period for the Writing Program opens during the month of May. Specific dates vary year to year.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/02/2017

Rules

Submit a writing sample, writing or work history resume, application form, and a notarized standard letter agreement. Application forms are available on the website. Scripts will not be returned.

Awards

Fellows will each be provided a salary of $50,000 for a one-year period.

Fellowship Program Administrator/Walt Disney Studios/ABC Writers Fellowship

Contact

500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-0705
818-560-6894 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: abc.fellowships@abc.com

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 7    
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Fellowship Program Administrator/Walt Disney Studios/ABC Writers Fellowship

Contact

500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-0705
818-560-6894 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: abc.fellowships@abc.com

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 7    
Have you entered?
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Contest News

Disney Announces 2002 Television/Feature Fellows

The 2002 Television and Feature Fellows are: Liz Bartucci, Aaron Drown, Kim Duran, Edward Evans, Brenda Hsueh, Carolyn Murray, Tiffany Marie Paulsen, Shelley Smith, Markhum Stansbury, Jr., Sonya Steele, Veena Sud, and Monica Zepeda. They were welcomed at a reception hosted at the Writers Guild of America on February 21st, 2002, and will be presented at The Walt Disney Studios on April 3rd, 2002.

This year's Distinguished Executive Mentors from The Walt Disney Studios and ABC Entertainment Television Group who will work with the Writing Fellows to hone their craft are: Kristin Burr, Doug Short; Jill R. Morris, Michael Haynes, Josh Harmon, Casey Wolfe, Louanne Brickhouse - Buena Vista Motion Picture Group; Susan Lyne - ABC Movies and Mini Series; Thom Sherman, Julie Pinchuk - ABC Entertainment Drama Programming; Vicki Dummer, Richard Claflin, Glenn Adilman, Stephanie Leifer, Jada Miranda - ABC Entertainment Comedy Programming; Steve McPherson, Julia Franz, Suzanne Patmore, Francie Calfo, Josh Barry, Nina Howie, Alexandra Weinberger, Jodi Platt - Touchstone Television.

We are also please to have Elisa Todd, Director of Creative Affairs, David E. Kelley Productions, Robin Budd, Vice President of Development, The Bedford Falls Company, Tiffany Delorme, Co-Producer, ABC's "Alias" and Touchstone's "Felicity," and Ralph Farquhar, Executive Producer, The Disney Channel's "Proud Family."

The Program, which made its debut in 1990, has graduated an extraordinary number of writers who are now enjoying successful careers in television and feature film. Of this past season's Fellows (2000-01), Daniel Sussman was hired as a staff writer on "The Practice," and Dailyn Rodriquez was hired as a staff writer on ABC's new midseason "The George Lopez Show." Former Fellows include Ayanna Floyd (1999-00) is a staff writer on CBS' "Family Law," Joan Weiss is a story editor on "Gilmore Girls," Heather Hach (1999-00) was hired to write Walt Disney's remake of "Freaky Friday" plus "There's a Pop Diva Loose in the Cafeteria" for DreamWorks, and Meghan McCarthy (1999-00) sold her feature "The Bachelorette" to Universal Pictures. Tim Doyle (1990-91), is presently under an overall deal with Touchstone Television, Natalie Chaidez (1990-91), producer on "Judging Amy," Tony Puryear (1990-91), who wrote the feature "Eraser," Reggie "Rock" Bythewood (1990-91), wrote and directed "Dancing in September" for HBO, Jacquelyn C. Edmonds (1991-92), was the co-executive producer on "Moesha," Malcolm Lee (1992-93), writer/director of the hit movie, "The Best Man," Jane Espenson (1992-93), is producer on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Luisa Leschin (1995-96), staff writer for "Brothers Garcia" for Nickelodeon, Sue Paige and Daniel Paige, (1996-97), co-executive producers on ABC's "Once and Again," and Saladin Patterson (1996-97), is co-producer on NBC's "Frasier."

Updated: 04/21/2002
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Fellowship Program Administrator/Walt Disney Studios/ABC Writers Fellowship

Contact

500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-0705
818-560-6894 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: abc.fellowships@abc.com

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 7    
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