Director Shadowing Program

Application Submission Materials

  • A brief biography detailing your background and experience.

  • A letter of interest explaining how your background and previous work experience make you an ideal candidate for the Half Director Shadowing Program, what you hope to learn by shadowing on episodic television and why you need this program.

  • 1-3 links to samples of work you have directed (created within the last four years)

  • Photo (optional)

Please Note

  • We do not accept pitches, recommendation letters or nominations. Additionally, we do not take individual meetings or interviews with any applicants (or potential applicants) for a general or informational meeting. This allows us to keep the process fair and open to all.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a legal resident of the US.

Production Assistant (PA) Intensive Program

Notification of status for applicants is June 15th, 2022. 


  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of the US who is eligible to work in the US. Accepted participants are paid a weekly production assistant rate on a Ryan Murphy Television Production.