Are you early in your filmmaking career with a particular bent toward comedy? Above Average's Residency Program may be just the break you need. The company is currently accepting applications through April 1, 2017, for this 18-month paid development experience. The purpose of the residency is to prepare and nurture talent, building their skills and industry relationships, for future opportunities within Above Average or elsewhere in the comedy entertainment landscape.

Here's one of Above Average's most popular shorts, Everyone's Upstairs Neighbors:

Above Average is an independent subsidiary of Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video. Above Average produces comedy videos and series designed to play across a variety of platforms, including digital devices, social media, and television. Naturally, several current and past SNL cast members have appeared in Above Average's series and one-off shorts, as well as some of the best comedic actors working today.

Open positions for the 18-month residency include:

  • Writer/Performer
  • Branded Writer
  • Creative Social Producer
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Graphics Producer

To learn more about each of the residency opportunities, specific job responsibilities and application requirements, check out Above Average's Residency Program page here.

Featured image: Kristen Wiig and Mike O'Brien in Above Average's series 7 Minutes in Heaven. Credit: Above Average

Source: The Hollywood Reporter