The Nickelodeon Writing Program – Open for Submissions

Want to write for children’s television?

Want to learn what it’s like to be a writer at a major US television network?

The Nickelodeon Writing Program could be the opportunity you’re looking for!

This global initiative offers the successful applicant a salaried position with Nickelodeon for six months. They will spend three months in London gaining unique, hands-on experience writing scripts and pitching story ideas for both live action and animation. They will have the opportunity to nurture valuable relationships with creators, network executives, writers and showrunners from all around the world, whilst also gaining first-hand insight into the industry and undertaking specialist training activities to develop their craft.

And that’s not all… They will also get to spend three months in the US at the Nickelodeon studio in Los Angeles, including a full writers’ room experience and mentorship from some of the best in the business.

For full details on how to apply, please head to

Please note that UK and international applicants are required to submit a spec. script for a US show, which must come from the following list:

  • Modern Family
  • New Girl
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Louie
  • The Mindy Project
  • Family Guy
  • The Simpsons
  • Archer
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Bojack Horseman

Deadline:  February 28th 2016 – and the winner will be announced in September 2016!

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