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Chicago Women Produces, Directs and Writes Award Winning Rom Com

8/8/2018, noon | Updated on 8/8/2018, noon

Chicago Women Produces, Directs and Writes Award Winning Rom Com

Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 star Jason George is offering fans the chance to walk the Emmys red carpet with him and attend the 70th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles as a VIP guest. You can download his video invitation at vimeo.com/281556768/ec5c832b21.

This opportunity of a lifetime is available through an Emmys Sweepstakes at prizeo.com/EMMYS benefiting the Television Academy Foundation.

With just a $10 donation to the Foundation via prizeo.com/EMMYS, made now through Sept. 1, 2018, fans will automatically be entered to win the ultimate Emmy Awards experience in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2018, which includes:

• Two (2) VIP tickets to the 2018 Emmy Awards telecast, hosted by Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and Michael Che.

• Emmy Awards red carpet access.

• Two (2) VIP tickets to the Governors Ball, the Official Emmy Awards After-Party.

• Backstage tour and rehearsal access.

• Round-trip airfare and accommodations for two guests.

“The Television Academy Foundation is doing vital work to create a more inclusive industry through their fantastic education programs,” said Jason George. “That greater diversity on both sides of the camera will change the way the next generation sees the world and themselves. I’m proud to partner with the Foundation to get the public engaged with their efforts and take one lucky winner and a guest to the Emmys!”

About the Television Academy Foundation: Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of the Television Academy, the Television Academy Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will shape its future. For more information on the Foundation, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com/Foundation.

Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, has issued an open call to producers for nonfiction broadcast projects (individual programs or series pilots) and scripted or nonfiction digital web series.

The third round of BPM’s 360 Incubator+ will see as many as 10 teams contend for up to $150,000 in funding to help produce the pilots or funding reels of their broadcast or digital projects.

The program is designed to get quality programming and content into the pipeline and help move it to market.

“We are excited to offer the third round of the 360 Incubator+. With the success of past winning projects like My Africa Is and POPS, and the recent release of Read Awakening, we hope this round brings just as many exciting new projects and talented artists to public media,” said BPM Executive Director Leslie Fields-Cruz.

The 360 Incubator+ is a competition for development funds. Participants get tailored training and mentorship in proposal development, script writing, fundraising, distribution options, outreach, and more and work to complete a pilot or funding reel, a full project proposal and a robust fundraising strategy.

Producers with projects currently in the preproduction phase—on areas in BPM’s current content priorities of health in black communities, environment, mass incarceration, LGBTQ issues and immigration—can compete in the current round.