Writers Incubator Initiative
Writers Incubator Initiative

Fox Writers Incubator Initiative

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Please email FWI@fox.com with any questions.

Opportunity Overview

FOX Entertainment’s 30-year legacy of innovative, hit programming includes 9-1-1, 9-1-1: LONE STAR, THE MASKED SINGER, LEGO MASTERS, THE SIMPSONS, EMPIRE, 24, THE X-FILES and AMERICAN IDOL. Delivering high-quality scripted, non-scripted, animation, live content and major sports.

FOX Entertainment is looking for passionate, talented and driven writers with diverse and creative voices to participate in their 2022 FOX Writers Incubator Initiative. The FOX Writers Incubator is a highly selective initiative designed to nurture and provide training to four (4) writers of all genres (comedy, drama, animation, etc) who have diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences. Writers will have a chance to work intensively on their scripts with the support of established writers, executives, directors and producers.

The initiative offers trained writers a rigorous three-month workshop focused on rewriting their material, honing writing skills, and exploring the business of media and entertainment. Upon successful completion of the FOX Writers Incubator, writers will receive priority in staffing meetings on FOX television shows.

How to Apply

To begin the application process you must:

  • Create a login
  • Complete the starred sections only
  • Multiple PDF/MS WORD documents can be attached under the designated Resume/CV field under the MY EXPERIENCE page.
  • Please ensure all items are attached to be fully considered.
  • NOTE: Any submissions that do not include the signed agreements will be destroyed

Application Requirements

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Applications will be accepted over a 2 week period beginning November 1st and close November 17th. To apply, you will need the following:

  • One (1) Original Pilot Script
  • Resume/CV
  • Bio
  • Personal Statement
  • Script Synopsis (750 words or less)
  • Script Genre (comedy, sci-fi, drama, dramedy, animation)
  • Logline (75 words or less)
  • 2 Additional Original Loglines of unproduced material
  • 2 Names of recommendations
  • Completed submission of material agreement (download above)
  • Completed agreement letter (download above)

Multiple PDF/MS WORD documents can be attached under the designated resume/cv field. Please ensure all items are attached to be fully considered.

Candidates for the FOX Writers Incubator initiative should submit their materials no later than 11:59 PM PT on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. If you have any questions, please email FWI@fox.com.

Disclaimer

Note: FOX makes no representation that selected participants will be offered or entitled to employment with FOX upon completion of their participation in FWI. In addition, participants will not be entitled to and will not receive any wages or financial benefits as compensation for their time spent as a participant in the program.

  • FWI is an educational program and selected participants will receive training similar to that which would be provided in a writing seminar or similar vocational program.
  • FWI is for the benefit of the selected participants.
  • Selected participants will not be involved in the actual operation of FOX’s businesses and selected participants will not displace regular FOX employees; rather, selected participants will receive training, mentorship and supervision from FOX’s regular employees.
  • FOX will not derive any immediate advantage from a selected participant’s participation in FWI and, at times, FOX’s operations may actually be impeded.
  • FOX makes no representation that a selected participant will be offered employment of any kind and selected participants will have no entitlement to employment with FOX upon conclusion of their participation in FWI.
  • Participants selected for FWI will not be entitled to and will not receive any wages, remuneration or financial benefits as compensation for their time spent as a participant in FWI.
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