Opportunity: Kim’s Convenience Writers’ Room
KIM’S CONVENIENCE is looking for emerging, diverse writers to participate in a week-long writers’ room this November led be showrunners Ins Choi and Kevin White.
The room hopes to provide diverse new writers who are trying to break into the industry, some TV writing experience, with the ideal candidate having little or no previous exposure to a writers’ room. During the week participants will work collectively with Ins, Kevin and each other to brainstorm and break new story ideas for the series. This is a working week and participants will be paid at industry rates for their services.
As for submission materials, we are looking for writers who have comedic plays, screenplays, episodes of television (original or spec), sketch or stand-up.
To apply, please submit:
- At least two recent comedic writing samples (TV samples are more helpful, however any sample listed above is welcome.)
- Short bio
- Cover letter detailing how participating in this intensive will assist you in your professional goals and development
The room will be run in Toronto from November 12-16th, 2018, 9:30am – 5:30pm each day. Submissions are due by Friday, October 12, 2018 and can be sent to [email protected]. Interviews (in person or by phone) may be scheduled prior to the end of October. If you have any questions, please contact Sophie Marsh at [email protected].