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The Faculty Seminar

Application period opens in April 2015.

Twenty professors from colleges and universities nationwide are selected by Television Academy members to be immersed into the entertainment industry for a week-long seminar to learn from the industry's top professionals. Travel and lodging are paid for by the Television Academy Foundation.


  • Producers and Writers: How they function
  • Directors: Learn the similarities and differences of working in different genres
  • Development: Sources and development of ideas, network pitching
  • Network/Cable Decision-Making: Program selection, scheduling, promotion, cancellation
  • Digital Entertainment and New Media: Learn the newest information
  • Out Visits: Behind-the-scenes, new technology
  • Plus More!