NBC is Now Looking for Aspiring Directors

NEW YORK CITY - OCT 18: A man walks out of NBC television studios in Manhattan on Friday, October 18, 2013. (Northfoto / Shutterstock.com)

NBC Emerging Director Program 2018 is now accepting submissions.

Are you or some know you know an aspiring director? If so, then I have the film program for you. NBCUniversal Talent Infusion Programs has launched the NBC Emerging Director Program. According to the press release, the program is designed to “to take male and gender non-binary directors accomplished in their respective fields (features, commercials, music videos) and give them the opportunity to work alongside episodic television directors. The selected directors will foster relationships and fine tune their art to fit the episodic television format.”

NBCU will accept submissions from November 1st through the 9th.

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NBC Studios Rainbow Room Observation Deck. New York City, USA – November 2016: Street Level entrance to the iconic Rainbow Room observation deck at NBC Studios (Barry Neal / Shutterstock.com)

Those who are selected will have the opportunity to shadow for up to two episodes on an NBCU show, from prep to post-production. “NBCU will provide a flat weekly stipend, along with airfare and hotel accommodation for non-locals during the program. Directors placed on NBC shows will be guaranteed an episode to direct on that show within the same season.”

Directors must have directed no more than One episode of scripted television. Finalists will be notified by May 2019.

APPLY HERE: https://nbcunitips.submittable.com/submit

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