The Scoop Weekly: 28th January 2021
Hi Everyone, we hope your January’s haven’t been too filled with exam stress. As usual, we’ve got the hottest opportunities on our radar to share with you. Scroll down for opportunities from Netflix, The Stylist and so much more!
DOCUMENTARY TALENT FUND – NETFLIX
Are you a film student or young creative trying to catch your break in the documentary making industry? Luckily for you, Netflix have recently launched their documentary talent fun, to ten aspiring filmmakers. If successful, you’ll be awarded between £20,000 and £40,000 each to make your ideas a reality. You’ll be given guidance by Netflix and external filmmaking professionals, to ensure that you get the most out of the experience. To apply, you’ll submit a short synopsis of your documentary idea. You’ll also be asked about how you’d go about making the doc. For example, who would be a part of your team etc. If you’re shortlisted, you’ll then submit a video and the top ideas will be chosen. You’ve got until the 31st January 2021, so if you’ve had an idea brewing for a while, get involved by clicking this link!
WEBINAR: VIRTUAL CONVERSATION WITH DUNNIE WEST – DIDDY, REVOLT MEDIA & TV’S CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Dunnie West is the king of videography, working with stars such as Diddy, Meek Mill, Teyana Taylor, and the list goes on. He’s now the creative director of REVOLT media & tv, and he’s running a webinar all about his career, giving an in-depth introduction to the industry. To get involved and find out more, you can sign up through this link.
KILLING IT COMPETITION: HARPER FICTION
Killing it is a competition to find undiscovered crime writers. All you need to do is submit the first 10,000 words of your crime/thriller novel, a short synopsis and a short paragraph about yourself, so the judges can get to know the author behind the concept. They’re heavily encouraging submissions from BAME individuals. If successful, you’ll get editorial mentoring , and editorial reports from HarperFiction crime editors for your manuscript. For details on how to enter, click here! This opportunity is perfect for English students or young writers, hoping to get valuable guidance and advice by experts.
PAID APPRENTICESHIP: MULLENLOWE GROUP UK
MullenLowe Group UK is one of the UK’s top marketing, advertising and media agencies in the game. Their apprenticeship programme is offering eight people the chance to enter the industry, with opportunities in account management, strategy and media production. You’ll spend four days a week working and one day studying for an apprenticeship qualification. This is an 18-month paid programme, with a February 2021 start, perfect for marketing grads who are trying to enter the creative industry. To apply, they just want a profile on you. Get as creative as you possibly can and really showcase your personality. For more info on how to apply, click here!