What is the Universal Writers Program?
The Universal Writers Program develops up-and-coming and experienced storytellers with commercial sensibilities and cultural perspectives, with the goal to create material for potential UFEG development consideration; however, concept development is not guaranteed.
What are the application requirements?
Applicants are required to submit the following: a Universal Writers Program application, an original screenplay, an original treatment for a project other than the submitted screenplay, a signed release form for submitted material, a current résumé, and a personal essay. Letters of recommendation are not required but are optional. Please review the FAQ section on letters of recommendation for more information.