Humanitas New Voices

Humanitas New Voices

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In 2010, Executive Director Cathleen Young created NEW VOICES with the vision of discovering, developing and launching a new generation of talented writers under the mentorship of Hollywood showrunners and studio partners.

MENTORS INCLUDE: Alan Ball, Jenny Bicks, Janine Sherman Barrois, Matt Carlson, Carter Covington, Liz Craft, Sarah Fain, Tom Fontana, Gary Glasberg, Gary David Goldberg, Marc Guggenheim, Hart Hanson, Chris Harris, Felicia Henderson, David Hudgins, Jason Katims, Jay Kogen, Bill Lawrence, Ali LeRoi, Melanie Marnich, Nancy Pimental, Rashad Raisani, David Shore, Robin Swicord, Pam Veasey, Ben Watkins, and David Zuckerman.

Every year, NEW VOICES selects up to five writers through a rigorous selection process. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/17/2021

Notification: Announcement of semi-finalists and finalists: August 2021

Rules

A SIGNATURE HUMANITAS NEW VOICES STORY MUST:
  • Challenge us to use our freedom to grow and develop.
  • Confront us with our individual responsibility.
  • Examine the consequences of our choices
REQUIRED MATERIALS:
  • One writing sample of an original 30-minute pilot, 60-minute pilot, or feature film screenplay (name redacted)
  • Brief synopsis (1 paragraph)
  • Release form
  • There is a $75 application fee to submit for NEW VOICES. Candidates will submit payment with their application.
  • If you are selected for an interview, you must prepare:
    • Letter of interest (1 page, double-spaced)
    • Resume (no more than 2 pages)
    • Bio (1 page, double-spaced)

Awards

After the selection process, winners are matched with a mentor.

The writers have three months to further develop their script under their mentors’ supervision. After the script is honed, HUMANITAS sends it to a partnering studio or network executive. Humanitas partners with the following studios and networks:

ABC
CBS
HBO
NBC
Amazon
Sony
Lionsgate
21st Century Fox
Warner Brothers
FX

All winning writers are given recognition at the annual awards ceremony and are awarded with a $7,500 grant.

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Contest News

Humanitas Names New Voices Semifinalists

Humanitas has announced the semifinalists for their 2021-22 New Voices Screenwriting Competition. [Updated: 07/19/2021]

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