Tag Archives: Film/Radio/Television

Academy Nicholl Fellowships

Each year, the Academy Nicholl screenwriting competition awards up to five fellowships to amateur screenwriters. To enter, submit a feature length screenplay and entry fee via the online application when the competition is open for submissions. Fellowship winners are invited to participate in awards week ceremonies and seminars and expected to complete at least one original feature film screenplay during the Fellowship year.

Full-time students at an accredited college/university are eligible for a discount on their entry fee in 2018. Indicate your status in the demographic section of your online application. The discount will be offered in the payment section.

There are three deadlines for 2018: early is March 7 ($45 entry fee), regular is April 10 ($60 entry fee), and late is May 1 ($85 entry fee).

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply.

Do you want to learn about Advertising and Marketing? Check out these short videos!

Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF) created a series of short video clips from a diverse group of industry pros talking about the industry and answering all sorts of questions students have, but don’t have anyone to ask. Click here to view them.


The Business with Kim Masters

The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors. The show is hosted by award-winning journalist Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter and produced by KCRW. Past guests include Norman Lear, Ava DuVernay, Matt Damon and Ice Cube. Click here to access the podcast.

Alumni Chats (1:1) – Brad Becker-Parton ‘11.5 Film Producer

Brad Becker-Parton is a producer at Animal Kingdom, a New York-based independent film production company. Most recently, Brad produced Eliza Hittman’s second feature, BEACH RATS and was an associate producer on TRAMPS directed by Adam Leon. Previously, Brad worked as a creative executive at Killer Films on projects such as CAROL and STILL ALICE and produced the documentary series NEW ORLEANS: HERE AND NOW with Court 13’s The Department of Motion Pictures and Time, Inc.

This is a great opportunity to chat 1:1 with a film producer regarding your interest in the industry! Click here to schedule a time to meet.

T. Howard Foundation Internship Program deadline Friday, 12/1/17

The T. Howard Foundation’s Internship Program is dedicated to improving the participation of diverse and underrepresented groups in the media and entertainment industry. This is accomplished by recruiting diverse and underrepresented college students from public and private academic institutions across the country. We accept students pursuing all academic majors.

Click here to learn more about this internship.

IRTS Summer Fellowship Program deadline Sunday, 12/3/17

IRTS Access Education Diversity – Building Future Media Leaders

Eligible students have the chance to participate in an exciting media industry internship in New York City that includes travel, accommodations and an allowance!  Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business. Accomplished students from all majors are encouraged to apply. The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top professionals in the media business for more than 45 years.     

For detailed eligibility information and to learn more click here:  2018 IRTS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP DETAILS.


Applications due December 3rd.

How To Jumpstart Your Online Profile With A Podcast

Forbes contributor Paul Armstrong provides a few tips on how to get started in podcasting. Click here to read the article.

In addition, Lynda.com provides video tutorials on podcasting. All Middlebury students have access to these video courses. Click here to get started with Lynda.com.

I would recommend the two below beginner courses to get started. They also offer advanced courses.