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Women Directing Mentorship

SeriesFest and Shondaland are proud to partner for the second year on the Women Directing Mentorship -- a competition designed to discover aspiring female directors with a unique voice and provide a launchpad for their career. The Women Directing Mentorship initaitve 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.

Submissions open April 22 via FilmFreeway! 

Key Dates and Fees

  Earlybird
May 13, 2020
Regular
Jun 03, 2020
Late
Jun 25, 2020
Standard $35 $50 $50
FilmFreeway Gold Members $30 $45 $45
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Personal Introduction Video

3-5 minute video introducing yourself, your unique voice and style, and why you think you're the right fit for the Women Directing Mentorship. Be creative!

Reel

Reel under 15-minutes or short film showcasing your directing work. This reel can include student work.

CV/Resume

Completed and Signed Application Form via FilmFreeway

FilmFreeway Entry Fee

Eligibility

To qualify, you must have three years professional experience (that can be in any professional role not just Director) and can have directed shorts and up to two features. If you have previously been a Director on a network series, you are ineligible to participate. Must be 21+ years of age.

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

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