Eligible candidates may have directed no more than one episode of U.S. primetime television. Applicants must submit all required materials to be considered. All documents must be converted into PDF. All videos must be submitted via web link. Please check links and passwords prior to submitting your application, and make sure that all passwords and links remain active through May.

Current Resume

Your resume should be uploaded in pdf format and include all past work experiences, directing-related and beyond.

Short Composition

A personal statement is no longer than a page, double spaced (no more than 2,000 characters, including spaces). It should tell us why you want to be an episodic directors and how your background will add a unique perspective to directing television.

Two Letters of Recommendation

Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation from industry professionals in pdf format. No more than two letters of recommendation may be submitted. Letters from your rep (agent, manager, lawyer) will not be accepted.

Directing Portfolio

Applicants must submit work according to the criteria on the Portfolio Requirements page; no exceptions will be made. Be sure to check links and passwords before submitting, and make sure that all passwords and links remain active through May 2022. Applicants are encouraged to submit work they feel best exemplifies their overall skills, particularly within the scope of WB shows. No sizzle reels or scene selects, please.

Please see our FAQ page for additional information.

The application period for the Directors' Workshop closed on February 6th, 2022.