Global Television Writers Apprentice Award

"As a result of the Internship, I was offered the position of Script Coordinator. You spend a lot of time with the Show Runner and you get to be aware of every last inch of the production ? it is amazing training for anyone who wants to do this."

- Ian Carpenter, 2006 Global Television Writers Apprentice Award

Entry Deadline: April 20th, 2007

The Writers Apprentice offers an emerging Canadian writer with the unprecedented opportunity to gain significant experience by completing a four-week internship in the story department of a prime-time series.

The winner will be selected by a Jury consisting of three jurors (one representative from Global Television, one representative from the Banff Television Festival Foundation and one representative from the broadcasting/production community).

The winner of the Global Television Writers Apprentice will be contacted by May 4th, 2007. Winning the award is not contingent upon the winner being in attendance at BWTVF 2007. However, the winner will be eligible for the BWTVF discounted “Rookie Rate” and must cover his/her own expenses to attend the 2007 Banff World Television Festival, June 10-13, 2007.

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Applications are due by April 20th, 2007

For more information please contact:
Lisa Baylin
Associate Conference Producer
Tel: ext 237

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