Nickelodeon Writing Program

Nickelodeon Writing Program

Consider the facts: alum have gone on to create their own Nickelodeon shows and write for all sorts of TV series and films. While in the Program, writers meet our series creators, work in writers’ rooms, attend storyboard pitches, show tapings and more. Oh, and they write a lot too, all while being provided a salaried position for up to one year.

All applicants must submit a writing sample. Appropriate Spec Scripts must adhere to the following guidelines:

Must be Comedic; either Live Action or Animation
Based on a half-hour television series that is currently on-air and being produced for primetime network or cable (series must have been on-air for at least one season). Streaming shows are eligible as long as they have released new episodes within the last year (and are preferably renewed for another season)

Typed in standard Final Draft (or equivalent) script format
In black ink
In 12pt courier style font
On 8-1/2 x 11, 3-hole punched white paper
With only two brass fasteners (top & bottom)

The Following Materials Will Not Be Considered:

Feature-length screenplays, hour-long dramas, reality-based comedies or dramas, pilots, treatments, outlines, plays, short stories, books, graphics, magazine/newspaper articles, poems, headshots, audio/video tapes, digital media, loose-leaf pages or non-U.S. content.

Please note: Submissions that do not adhere to these guidelines will not be considered.

Grant Deadline: 1 January

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