Hello CEG Family!!! Happy summer! We are excited to celebrate all that God is doing to build a great big faith family of Christians in entertainment! Please join us for worship events, summer fun, fellowship and learning opportunities. Here is a quick update on some of our summer happenings! We hope to see you at CEG LIVE! coming Sunday July 22nd! Plus write a 1/2 Hour Comedy TV pilot with Jim O’ starting tomorrow!
Blessings and much love,
Suzy and the CEG family
In this quick CEG Update you will find:
We are super excited about the talent and stories God is about to reveal in the CEG 1/2 Hour Comedy Writers Workshop starting on Saturday June 2nd and running through October. Jim O’ leads our great big faith family through the process of creating a 1/2 hour comedy TV pilot. Have a story idea stirring in your head? Bring it to life in a completed script. One winning script will be selected and may be produced as either a pilot or sizzle reel.
Included in the CEG 1/2 Hour Comedy Writing Workshop:
How to write for television
Where stories come from, twists & turns
How to create a one-sheet
How to put together a television pilot
How to pitch
Inside the Writer’s Room
ONE WINNING SCRIPT MAY BE PRODUCED AS A PILOT!
Here is how it works:
Up to 20 semi-finalists chosen off initial one sheet story concept submission
Semi-finalists work with Show Runner – Jim O’ to develop 1st draft script
4 finalists selected from 1st draft of ½ hour comedy script
Winning script will be chosen by Executive Team from the 2nd draft of pilot script.
CEG will may develop and produce the winning pilot script or sizzle reel
Even if you don’t make the finalist cuts you will should out of the workshop with a completed pilot script. This is a great writing sample to use for submission to agents and writings jobs.
CEG LIVE! IS COMING JULY 22ND!
As a reminder, our great big faith family of Christians in entertainment will be gathering for worship, the word and a talk show with veterans in the industry who share their faith journey and teach us to become better story tellers and content creators within pop culture. Join the Christian Entertainment Guild for
CEG LIVE! Sunday, July 22nd – FREE worship event.
Location: Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village, CA
5:00 PM Dinner Social (dinner available for $10)
6:00 PM Worship and the word
7:00 PM CEG Studio talk show
Scripted TV Show pilot seeks Production Assistants. PAID.
Starts June sixth. Includes some travel within California June 13-15th. Upbeat, “can do” attitude, multi-tasker wanted for variety of pre, production needs. If you have volunteered with CEG before please note your supevisor so that we may attach their recommendation. To submit send resume or reference to ProductionSupport@ChristianEntertainmentGuild.com
Faith Entertainment Company Seeks Director of Acquisitions. PAID.
Director of Acquisitions and a Director of Feature Development.
Director of Acquisitions will report to the VP of Acquisitions. Must have atleast 3 years experience in securing content, exceptional understanding of film and TV licensing and knowledge of faith film market. Strong communication skills, create, develop and maintain relationships with content creators, write script coverage and give solid feedback required. To submit send resume to ProductionSupport@ChristianEntertainmentGuild.com.
Faith Film Company Seeks Director of Development. PAID.
Director of Development will report to the VP of Acquisitions and Development. Must have atleast 3 years of development experience. Needed skills include ability to generate new show ideas, bring in and take pitches from outside writers, producers and production companies, develop ideas and company/team ideas into pilots/presentations, provide notes and guide editorial on pilots and film presentations, work with Senior VP of Acquisitions and Development, manage and communicate the flow of information to and from SVP and team. Strong script coverage needed. To submit please send resume to ProductionSupport@ChristianEntertainmentGuild.com
SUMMER MENTORSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Are you a production company looking for a summer intern or assistant? Are you a recent film grad looking for an introduction into film and entertainment? Are you an experienced entertainment professional looking to use your gift to serve the cause of bringing the message of the hope of Jesus to the world through entertainment? If so, pelase send a note to: CEG@ChristianEntertainmentGuild.com
CEG ARTIST GROUP
A newly formed Christian Entertainment Guild visual artist group has formed. If you are a production designer, fashion designer, visual artist, storyboard artist or other visual artist we would love for you to join this small group. The group meets once a month for bible study, creative projects and social gatherings. Contact CEGArtists@ChristianEntertainmentGuild for more information.