NBC Hosting Workshop
Presented by NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group
Submissions open now
NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group in partnership with the American Black Film Festival will produce its 5th Annual Hosting Workshop 2019 at this year’s ABFF in Miami! This workshop is designed to cultivate & discover exceptional host talent. Taught by premier host instructor, Barbara Abel, this workshop is targeted for intermediate and advanced level hosts who want to sharpen their hosting skills and techniques!
- Enhance your on-camera performance, and reading & writing copy
- Strengthen co-hosting, teleprompter and auditioning skills
- Learn invaluable tips for your career!
Top Select Participant(s):
- Receive the opportunity to conduct media and/or celebrity interviews during the ABFF 2019
- Meet with NBCUniversal Talent Executives
- ALL participants will receive one (1) SOBE Pass credential to the festival.
HOW TO APPLY
- Select TWO host scripts to perform and videotape: click to download.
- Click on and complete the Hosting Workshop Application to upload your host reel and self-taped video entry according to the provided instructions.
- Applicants MUST also submit a reel of their previous host work (previous host experience may include, but not limited to: digital, TV and live events).
- Wednesday, June 12 (9am – 2pm)
- Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age, and permanent, legal United States residents.
- Applicants must be available to participate in the workshop in Miami on June 12, 2019.
- Applicants must be able to provide their own housing and transportation to Miami for the duration of the workshop. (NOTE: You do not need to be based in Miami to be considered)
- Submissions Open: March 14, 2019
- Submissions Deadline: April 12, 2019
- Notify Participants By: May 3, 2019
* Please note: This workshop is not for beginners, but for participants with some host experience already under their belt. We are looking for candidates drawing upon diverse backgrounds.