About

NHMC's Series Scriptwriters Program

For nearly twenty years, the NHMC Series Scriptwriters Program has helped launch the careers of more than 200 Latinx writers. 

10 diverse Latinx writers nationwide are selected for a 7-week intense writers lab. At the end of the program, these writers will have either a half-hour or hourlong original series pilot, which they will pitch to Industry leaders, beginning with our partners at ABC & NBC. Over the 7-week duration writers work with a professional writing mentor, meet and speak with professional industry writers, and build a community of Latinx writers. The program is officially conducted virtually. 

Our writers have worked on shows that can be viewed on Netflix, CW, NBCUniversal, HBOMax, Hulu, ViacomCBS, Amazon Prime, Disney+, and more.

No Longer Accepting Applications for 2022.

 

Please check back in 2023.

Aspiring Latinx writers with a strong desire to write for streaming & television are encouraged to apply!

For any questions, please contact specialevents@nhmc.org

Your Questions Answered

Do I have to be Latino to apply?

No, the program is open to people of all races and ethnicities.

Is the NHMC Television Writers program open to all ages?

No, you must be at least 18 years of age to participate in the program.

Do you have to be a U.S. Citizen to apply to the program?

No.

What kind of writing sample should be submitted? Is there a length restriction? Can I submit more than one?

Please submit a properly formatted script. We will accept the following:

  • 1-hour (max 59 pages)
  • Half-hour (max 35 pages)
  • Feature (max 110 pages)

Only ONE writing sample can be submitted.

Will the judges provide feedback on the work that I submit for my application?

Due to the amount of applications received, judges are unable to provide feedback on submitted work.

Will you return my application materials that were submitted if I am not accepted?

No, any materials submitted will not be returned to the owner.

Thank you to our partners:

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