FOX Entertainment Writers Incubator
FOX Entertainment Writers Incubator

2023 FWI Application

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Opportunity Overview

FOX Entertainment’s 30-year legacy of innovative, hit programming includes 9-1-1, 9-1-1: LONE STAR, THE MASKED SINGER, THE CLEANING LADY, NEXT LEVEL CHEF, 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 the 2023 FOX Entertainment Writers Incubator. The FOX Entertainment 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 register for an account. This will allow you to save your progress as you fill out your application. You must ensure all required fields have been completed and agreements have been signed to be considered for this program.

Application Requirements

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Applications will be accepted from September 15th through October 3rd. To apply, you will need the following:

  • One (1) original pilot script in PDF format
  • Resume in PDF format
  • Bio
  • Personal statement
  • Script synopsis (750 words or less)
  • Script genre (drama, comedy, dramedy, animation)
  • Logline (75 words or less)
  • 2 additional original loglines of unproduced material
  • Contact details for 2 references
  • Completed submission of material agreement
  • Completed agreement letter

Candidates for the FOX Entertainment Writers Incubator should submit their materials no later than 11:59 PM PT on October 3rd. 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.
  • 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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