Sony Pictures Television announces second annual Diverse Directors Program

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has just launched the second annual SPT Diverse Directors Program to offer opportunities to filmmakers of diverse backgrounds. Three highly qualified candidates will get the opportunity to shadow directors on numerous hour and half-hour scripted SPT television series, and twenty-five semifinalists will take part in an episodic directing workshop and will have the opportunity to attend guest speaker events where they will meet SPT studio executive producers, creative executives, and producing directors on scripted SPT series.

The program begins in August on the Sony Pictures Lot in Culver City and the application is already available online and will be open until Monday, July 13 (5 p.m. PST). A total of 400 applications will be accepted.

For more information and to apply visit SPT Diverse Directors Program's website.

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