Imagine Entertainment, an American Film and Entertainment company founded by the Oscar and Emmy award winning duo Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code) and Brian Glazer (Splash, Apollo 13) will be launching Imagine Impact 2, a paid eight-week creative boot camp to find new writer voices, equip them and give them a seat at the table.
Deadline is reporting that applications are now underway and Imagine Impact head, Tyler Mitchell has assured that each and every application will be thoroughly considered. Applications close Sunday, January 20th at 11:59pm PST.
Howard and Glazer, the founders of Imagine base Impact Impact on the philosophy that democratizing the creative process by inviting new narrative voices from all over the world is both a good thing and good business. Successful projects from Imagine Impact 1 received offers from studios and production companies and are actively negotiating deals.
The process involves pairing new writers with industry veterans as mentors in an eight-week boot camp to work at developing saleable screenplays, teleplays and presentations that will be pitched to buyers at a Pitch Day. Imagine Impact will provide $40,000 to the selected Creators to cover living expenses in Los Angeles for the two months of their program.
See the video below for more on how this works and apply here if you are interested.