In honour of John Rooney’s legacy, the Youth Media Alliance and TAAFI are establishing the John Rooney Creator Fund to honour his ardent support of LGBTQ2S+ talent in children, youth and family animation.

 SCRIPTWRITING (2 Writers): Each successful candidate will be placed in a writing room for a show in production. The purpose of this placement is for the candidate to gain an understanding of the script writing process, how stories are developed for series, and if possible, contribute to the room creatively. The Fund will cover a maximum of 10 working days, at $250 per day, for a total allocation of $2,500 writer. The objective of this stream is to expose a writer to a professional writer’s room to experience the dynamic between writers, story editors, commissioning broadcasters and other participants in the scripting process.

John Rooney Scholarship - General information

Matériel Requis

A brief essay outlining your specific interest in the children’s entertainment, television or digital media industries and how the JRCF would benefit your career

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