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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Money For Something-Talent

Do you want to be a scriptwriter but don't have the resources? Well, this could be your lucky break. Read about The New Media Fellow Program below:

OurTvSpace.com – Launches a Call for Entries for its New Media Fellow Program for Writers!

The New Media Fellow Program is an Opportunity for Writers to Develop and Write a New Media Web Series and Be Considered for Agency Representation!

Apr 16, 2009 – Boston – OurTvSpace, LLC, announced today a Call for Entries for its 2009 New Media Fellow program. The new digital network seeks entries from writers worldwide in the form of full-length screenplays, teleplays, or graphic novels. Entries open on April 15, 2009 and close on August 15, 2009.

The New Media Fellow will receive a stipend totaling $10,000 to develop an original web series of 20 episodes under the direction of the OurTvSpace team. Upon completion of the fellowship, the New Media Fellow will be considered for agency representation by Brandon Martinez of Abrams Artist Agency, and enjoy the opportunity of having their web series produced and distributed by OurTvSpace.

Ten finalists will be selected and screened by a New Media Fellow committee comprised of industry professionals, including: Douglas Kirkpatrick, Entertainment Attorney and Founder of OurTvSpace; Brandon Martinez, New Media Agent at Abrams Artist Agency and inaugural member of the International Academy of Web Television; Marc Hustvedt, Co-Founder of Tubefilter – the leading authority on episodic web television and Co-Founder of the International Academy of Web Television, which recently launched the Streamy Awards to recognize excellence in online programming;
Scott Anderson, head of the prestigious Harvard Square Script Writers group; and Adam Campbell, a screenwriter and two-time winner of the prestigious Chesterfield Fellowship who also mentored with David Koepp.

OurTvSpace is a digital media studio located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Its mission is to develop, market and distribute: i) high-quality original web video series through collaborations with the creative community; ii) targeted niche video networks and programs; iii) web commercials and advertising;
and iv) branded entertainment worldwide in anticipation of digital convergence. The company has an approximately 5,000 square foot studio, complete with green screen, screening room, large open space, and offices.

Presently, the company’s websites generate approximately 2 million page impressions on an annual basis. The company’s first web series “Oldbury Hill” was TubeFilter.Tv’s “Pick of the Week” upon its recent online debut. “Oldbury Hill” is an episodic series about a teenage girl who confronts an ancient, dark secret when she moves to Oldbury Hill, Massachusetts, following the mysterious death of her father.

Applications for the OurTvSpace 2009 New Media Fellow Program can be downloaded online at www.NewMediaFellow.com, or visit www.OurTvSpace.com for more details!
OurTvSpace.com is a new premium Digital Network committed to the development of new and exciting web series, programming, digital content, and branded entertainment for worldwide distribution. OurTvSpace.com is a distribution network and content partner building collaborative relationships with the Creative Community and "Creating Television Together !

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