Nickelodeon Writing Program

Nickelodeon

Contact

231 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502

Web:
http://www.nickwriting.com
Email:
info.writing@nick.com

Contact: Sherley Ibarra, Director, Talent Development & Outreach
MovieBytes Interview: Karen Kirkland

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.9/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
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Objective

Nickelodeon's Writing Program offers aspiring television writers from around the globe, with diverse backgrounds and experiences, the opportunity to hone their skills while writing for our live action and animated shows. Participants will have hands-on interaction with executives writing spec scripts and pitching story ideas.

The Program's General Track, developed to broaden Nickelodeon’s outreach efforts, provides a salaried position for up to one year (for Domestic writers) and up to six months (for International writers).

The Preschool Track (Domestic writers only, for up to 6 months) is available for writers specifically interested in writing and/or creating shows for the Nick Jr. demographic.

The submission period runs from January 2 – January 31, 2019. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Final August 1, 2020 Free 67

Submission period opens July 1st.

Notification: Semifinalists notified by September 30th. Finalists notified November 15th. Winner notified November 30th.

Rules

GENERAL TRACK

The Nickelodeon Writing Program offers emerging television writers from around the world a paid opportunity to develop their craft and launch their careers.

While in the Program, writers hone their skills, build a professional network and gain real-world experience in writers’ rooms for our critically acclaimed live-action and animated shows. The General Track is a 12-month commitment.

Your submission must include a spec script based on a show from the General track's Accepted Shows List (see Step 3).

PRESCHOOL TRACK

Introducing our new PRESCHOOL WRITING TRACK. If you’re interested in writing for an audience who’s smart, funny, and likes to laugh and play this is the opportunity for you!

The Preschool track offers talent development opportunities with a focus on Nick Jr. content. The Preschool Track is a 6-month commitment.

Your submission must include a spec script based on a show from the Preschool track's Accepted Shows List (see Step 3).

Awards

General Track: A salaried position for up to one year (for Domestic writers) and up to six months (for International writers) and the opportunity to write for Nickelodeon live action and animated television shows.

Preschool Track: A salaried position for up to 6 months (for Domestic writers only) and the opportunity to write for Nick Jr. television shows.

Nickelodeon

Contact

231 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502

Web:
http://www.nickwriting.com
Email:
info.writing@nick.com

Contact: Sherley Ibarra, Director, Talent Development & Outreach
MovieBytes Interview: Karen Kirkland

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.9/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
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Submit a Report card

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Nickelodeon Writing Program

Contact

231 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502

Web:
http://www.nickwriting.com
Email:
info.writing@nick.com

Contact: Sherley Ibarra, Director, Talent Development & Outreach
MovieBytes Interview: Karen Kirkland

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.9/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

Contest News

Nick Announces Semifinalists

The Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship Program has announced their 2011 semifinalists. [Updated: 09/15/2011]

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview: Karen Kirkland

An interview with Karen Kirkland regarding the Nickelodeon Writing Competition. [Updated: 11/18/2010]

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter D. Colbert

An interview with screenwriter D. Colbert regarding the Nickelodeon Writing Competition. [Updated: 01/19/2004]

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Contact

231 W. Olive Ave.
Burbank, CA 91502

Web:
http://www.nickwriting.com
Email:
info.writing@nick.com

Contact: Sherley Ibarra, Director, Talent Development & Outreach
MovieBytes Interview: Karen Kirkland

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.9/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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