Producers Guild of America to Accept Submissions for Diversity Workshop
Ten applicants will be accepted to take part in the multi-session producing workshop that begins May 28.
The Producers Guild of America will begin accepting submissions for its ninth annual PGA Producing Workshop: The Power of Diversity on March 11. The deadline for submissions is April 19.
Ten participants will be selected to take part in the workshop at no charge. The multi-session workshop will run from May 28 through July 13 in Los Angeles and is designed to foster the development of aspiring and seasoned producers who bring diverse perspectives to television, film and digital media.
This annual program provides participants with one-on-one mentoring sessions with members of the Guild’s Diversity Committee as well as master classes with top producers. Topics are tailored to the participating producers and their projects and will include all aspects of producing, such as story development, pitching, packaging, financing, marketing and digital media.
“We’re excited to offer this unique and career-enhancing workshop to entertainment professionals,” workshop chair Deborah Calla, who also chairs the PGA Diversity Committee, said. “Reflecting diverse communities through accurate and informative storytelling is an incredibly powerful tool that brings us all closer together. As PGA producers, we have a responsibility not just to appreciate different perspectives, but to empower such producers with the tools, resources and capacity to assist them in bringing their projects to fruition.”
Further information and application forms can be found at www.pgadiversity.org.