To be considered for this Program, a script need only be live on the site for a minimum of one week during the submission period. If your script has not been hosted during that submission period, we recommend reactivating the script for one week at some point during this submission period.
Yes, you may. Please note, however, that if you are selected for the Fox Submission Call, your services may be required in the U.S. All persons selected will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
The deadline for this partnership was May 2, 2014. We may offer further partnership opportunities with Fox in the future, but we do not yet know the deadlines for those opportunities, if they should occur.
Not at all. Certainly more data allows the Black List to make more confident decisions about the strength of the scripts on the site, but by no means is it necessary or recommended to buy up evaluations to improve your chances of being selected.
Yes, you may opt-out of the Fox Submission Call any time prior to the submission deadline. If you wish to opt-out, go back to the submission page and click the "Opt out" link next to the script you wish to opt out.
Based on the ratings of the teleplay submissions received, the Black List will create a Short List containing five eligible writers. Writers on the Short List will be invited to submit a one page professional biography and/or one-page personal statement (see the Submission Requirements for more details) that will be read, along with the writer's Short-Listed teleplay, by FOX executives. The network executives may then choose a writer or writers with whom to contract for a Blind Deal or staff writing opportunity. Whether or not a Short-Listed writer is selected for either a Blind Deal or a staff writing position is at FOX's sole discretion and is not guaranteed, even if a writer makes the Short List. The Short List will be determined within 7 days following the expiration of the Submission Period and the blind script deal recipient(s) (if any) and staff writer iosition recipient(s) (if any) will be selected by FOX no later June 30, 2014 subject to their receipt of the materials described in the Submission Requirements and signed copies of Fox's Blind Script Agreement and Submission Agreement.
Yes, but be aware that since the opportunity is for participation in the Fox Submission Call, the totality of a writer's submissions will be considered by the Black List in determining the Short List and only the writer's strongest script will be shared with Fox to inform their final decision.
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