Are you an aspiring writer looking to break out in animation? Then we’ve got great news for you: Sony Pictures Animation is giving one lucky writer a chance to make their Hollywood dreams come true. The Academy Award-winning studio behind blockbuster hits like Hotel Transylvania, and Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse has partnered with The Black List to create The Sony Pictures Animation X The Black List Writers Program. This program will give one aspiring writer the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to be an in-house writer for Sony Pictures Animation!
What Is The Black List?
The Black List is a platform used to amplify the work of aspiring film and tv writers. Screenwriters can choose between two paid subscriptions that grant them access to The Black List’s network of agents, managers, producers, and financiers. With these memberships, screenwriters can submit their work to be viewed and critiqued by experienced professionals in the film and tv industry–a task that can be particularly challenging for new writers.
More Details About The Sony Pictures Animation X The Black List Writers Program
According to The Black List’s official website, the partnership with Sony will focus on “better identifying and engaging with emerging diverse talent in animation.” The Sony Pictures Animation X The Black List Writers Program is a great opportunity for an aspiring writer to learn how animated features are made, amongst other perks. The selected participant will:
- Get to work for Sony Pictures Animation for six months.
- Be paid a salary of at least $50,000.
- Create dialogue for animated projects.
- Participate in the development of scripts.
- Pitch their own ideas.
- And more!
To be considered, screenwriters must submit a sample script for a feature film, musical, animation, or play by July 8th. Submissions are being accepted via The Black List’s official website. Tv pilot submissions are not being considered. For more information about requirements and eligibility, head to blcklist.com. Good luck!