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The Film Empire
The Film Empire Diversity Mentorship 2021
2021
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Active Since 2017
Screenwriters of underrepresented backgrounds will have the chance to win mentorship meetings with our diverse lineup of industry pros.
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Screenwriters of underrepresented backgrounds will have the chance to win mentorship meetings with our diverse lineup of industry pros. This mentorship will occur in the spring of 2021 via Zoom or other forms of video conference. The purpose of the Diversity Mentorship contest is to impart knowledge on our grand prize winner through the advice and expertise of professionals in film & television industry in a time when diverse voices in media are sought after. Entrants can reside in any country in the world.


Portion of proceeds to benefit  Inner-City Arts, which offers a safe, creative space in Los Angeles where more than 200,000 children have been invited to create and explore. Inner-City Arts provides quality arts instruction for students from underserved communities, integrated arts workshops for educators, and programming designed for the community.

Benefits

Win a mentorship meeting with manager Kim Yau of Echo Lake Entertainment!

***Mentors are subject to change.

Writer Success

2021 Finalists on Coverfly

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Announcements

Jun 24th
Finalists
Aug 16th
Grand Prize Winners

Rules

Screenwriters must submit original screenplay of a short, feature or tv episode.

There are no limitations on the number of pages.

No genre restrictions.

Our judges will be looking at all aspects of the story to include pacing, structure, organization, etc.

Must be of an underrepresented demographic within the entertainment industry.