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NBC Calls for Submissions for Female Forward Directors Initiative!

Female Forward Directors Initiative – Director Lesli Linka Glatter and NBC President Jennifer Salke – Photo courtesy of NBC.

Starting today, the first annual program – spearheaded by NBC President Jennifer Salke in partnership with multi-Emmy Award-nominated TV director Lesli Linka Glatter – is accepting applications from eligible female directors for 10 slots in the program’s initial 2018-19 season at NBCFemaleForward.com. The submission window is open for one week, beginning this morning and closing Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

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NBC Commits to Fostering Female Directors with Female Forward Initiative!

NBC has commited to fostering female directors through its new annual Female Forward Initiative – with the goal of working toward gender parity among the network’s scripted directors across the network.

Spearheaded by NBC President Jennifer Salke in partnership with acclaimed director Lesli Linka Glatter (Mad MenHomeland, Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders), the new program will give 10 female directors the opportunity to shadow up to three episodes of an NBC series, culminating in an in-season commitment to direct at least one episode of the series she shadows.

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