Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2019

Pathways Mentorship Program

Realscreen is delighted to be working with the support of All3Media to provide an exciting opportunity for industry members to gain professional development through mentorship opportunities and complimentary access to the Realscreen Summit. The program is tailor-made for individuals who are looking to pivot their career, whether you aspire to go from producer to showrunner, from producer to network exec, or from network exec to owner of your own production company.

Realscreen has confirmed an A-list team of mentors who will be paired with a selected finalist to provide guidance and feedback to aid the mentees in their professional development. Mentors confirmed for the 2019 Pathways Mentorship Program are:

Thom Beers

Jenny Daly
T Group Productions

Stephanie Drachkovitch
President & Co-Founder
44 Blue Productions

Sara Geater
Chief Operating Officer

David Shadrack Smith
Founder & President
Part2 Pictures

"Talent is the lifeblood of our industry, so nurturing the development of promising documentary makers and non-fiction creatives is vital. Unscripted is a key part of the All3Media portfolio so I’m especially happy to be part of this mentorship program and I’m really looking forward to meeting and sharing experience with the mentees at the Realscreen Summit."
-- Sara Geater, COO, All3Media

What opportunities will the mentors provide?

  • A pre-event call with your assigned mentor to prepare for the Realscreen Summit and discuss goals.
  • Two face-to face meetings at the Summit with your mentor to see how you are progressing at the Summit.
  • A post-event check in with your mentor to debrief about the your Summit experience and discuss next steps

What opportunities will Realscreen provide?

  • Full registration to the 2019 Realscreen Summit
  • Exclusive meet and greet with all mentors at the Summit
  • Front of the line access and reserved seating at 30 Minutes With sessions and keynotes
  • Four nights hotel accommodation at the Sheraton New Orleans

Applicant requirements:

  • A minimum of one significant production credit on an unscripted or non-fiction television series.
  • Applicants must be able to present a detailed plan of what they wish to accomplish at Realscreen Summit 2019, with specific goals in mind.
  • All goals must be directly related to the unscripted or non-fiction genre.
  • Submission Requirements:
    • Maximum two-page resume outlining professional background and most recent production credits.
    • One-page statement describing in detail the goal you wish to accomplish. Examples may include your desire to start your own production company, explaining the type of programming you want to create, or a career transition you are hoping to achieve, and the steps you are taking to transition into this new role.
    • One-page statement indicating why you would benefit from the program.
    • Two career references including contact information (phone, email), should the selection committee wish to seek more information about the candidate's work, as well as the candidate's ability to achieve their goals at the Realscreen Summit.

Deadline for submissions is Friday, October 26 at 11:59pm ET.

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