sesame workshop

Date(s) - 12/09/2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm



  Have questions about the Sesame Writers' Room Workshop?

Many questions including those on eligibility and how to apply, can be answered here.

All other questions, please feel free to bring to this information session and Q&A.

About the Sesame Workshop:

Sesame Workshop Writers’ Room is a writing fellowship from the creators of Sesame Street. And we’re looking for YOU! Fresh new writing talent from underrepresented racial backgrounds. Emerging storytellers who are selected to join the Writers’ Room will receive hands-on writing experience guided by Sesame Street veterans and other media industry leaders. Each participant will develop and write a pilot script for their own original kids concept. Past fellows have gone on to develop their own original content with Sesame Workshop, as well as write for Sesame Street and various programs at Nickelodeon, Disney, DreamWorks, and more! Learn about the 2020 fellows and speakers HERE. Applications for the 2021 Fellowship Program are now being accepted, through Friday January 8, 2021 at 5pm ET.


About Sofy Solomon:

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SOFY SOLOMON is a producer committed to telling meaningful stories and developing new voices. She comes from a family that endlessly re-watches certain movies/shows, and she hopes to contribute to that short-list of highly-curated content.

Sofy helped create and continues to run the Sesame Workshop Writers’ Room, a talent incubator that has launched writing careers at Disney, Netflix, DreamWorks, and beyond. As a volunteer at the New York Public Library, she started a free writing workshop series that is open to the public.

With origins in the US, Eritrea, and Ethiopia; a Yale degree in Economics and a French Masters in Anthropology/Music; and a growing collection of cellos in Paris, NYC and Alabama—she's learned not to put anyone in a box.

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