| Fast Track Fellowship|
Los Angeles, CA 90069
|Contact: ||Kyle Andrews, Administrator|
|Description: ||Two writers will be flown to Los Angeles for a week of meetings with high-level executives, managers, and producers. Both will automatically be included in the ISA Development Program where their projects will be submitted to major production companies and managers.|
|Objective: ||The FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP is here to help propel your career forward with individual meetings and experiences, which will expand your knowledge of the industry and present you with relationships that could last a lifetime!|
|Entry Fee: ||Early Deadline $50, Regular Deadline - $65, Final Deadline - $75|
|Type: || Screenplay, TV Scripts|
|Originates From: ||United States|
|Sponsored By: ||Other|
|Start Date: ||12/1/2019|
|Submission Deadlines: ||2/12/2020|
|Winners Announced: ||May 2020|
|Year of Origin: ||2015|
|Rules: ||*Deadlines: EARLY - Dec. 19, 2019 REGULAR - Jan. 9, 2020 FINAL - Feb. 12, 2020|
*All writers from all countries are welcome to submit to the ISA Fast Track; however, all scripts must be submitted in English, and application fees must be paid in U.S. dollars.
*Previous Fast Track Fellows may not submit in any future ISA Fast Track Fellowship.
*Script must be the original work of the submitting writer and may not be encumbered by any third party.
*Scripts that have been sold, produced for a profit, or are currently under option are not eligible.
*Original full-length feature screenplays and TV Pilots only are accepted. Anything else, including but not limited to short scripts or web series, novels, short stories, stage plays, musicals, treatments, synopses, reality show concepts, documentaries, and/or spec scripts for existing TV series are not eligible. Script submissions must be an original screenplay or teleplay.
*Screenplays adapted from the submitting writer's own self-published books, plays, or other source materials are eligible if the writer retains all rights to the work.
*Adaptations from other works are permissible provided the writer has written permission by the owner to adapt the material.
*Adaptations of works in the public domain are permissible.
*Screenplay submissions must be written by one writer only. Co-written material will not be accepted.
*Multiple submissions are accepted by one writer, however if one or more screenplays of the same writer tie only one screenplay (the decided “best”) will be selected to determine the chosen "Fellow."
*The writer understands that script feedback can take up to 90-days turn-around time and may not be received before the end of the final application deadline.
*The ISA cannot guarantee feedback for your script will be received within enough time to resubmit during the same season.
*Applicants must submit materials and payment online only.
*Once a script has been submitted, substitutions of new drafts or corrections may only be accepted within 24 hours of the original application. A revised draft of a script may be accepted after 24 hours if it is entered as a new application with the appropriate fee.
See site for a full list of the rules.
|Prizes and Awards: ||FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP BENEFITS:|
We will fly two writers to Los Angeles for five days in November 2016 to be MENTORED by:
Danny Rose, Executive Producer (Scrubs, Cougar Town, Scorpion) << NEW
Sean Barclay, Agent at The Gersh Agency << NEW
Kailey Marsh, Producer/Manager
Jay Connor of Scott Free Productions (Ridley Scott's company)
Talia Cohen, Producer previously at Sierra/Affinity
Moira Kirland, TV Writer/ Co-Executive Producer (Castle, Hawaii Five-O)
VP of Production & Development at Cross Creek Pictures (Black Mass, Everest)
Lee Jessup, Career Coach
Both writers will be FEATURED on the ISA Success Stories Page, ISA Spotlight and receive exposure in Newsletters and Promotions to ISA Approved Industry Professionals.
The ISA team will spend the year working with both writers through the ISA Development Program.
Top 50 loglines will be submitted to ISA approved directors, producers, agents and managers
Top 50 writers may receive further consideration by the ISA Development Team, where they could potentially work with the ISA team to further develop and champion their screenplay(s) to representation, an option or even a sale! Space is limited and not all writers will be invited.
The ISA is COMMITTED to guiding your career and getting you on the "Fast Track" to working full-time as a screenwriter in the industry!