Ubisoft revealed on Wednesday revealed that Winnie Yuan Kemp and Carol Bass have been chosen to take part within the 2021 Girls’s Movie and Tv Fellowship.
Through the paid, six-month program, which is designed to light up the voices of girls, non-binary, trans and gender non-confirming storytellers, the pair will obtain mentorship as they assess Ubisoft’s intensive library of IP for potential improvement alternatives and pitch authentic concepts that discover the neighborhood and tradition of video video games.
“With the ability to interface with an industry-leading firm like Ubisoft and discover their unbelievable library of IP is an absolute dream come true,” mentioned Kemp, who will be part of as a Movie Fellow, in an announcement. “I’ve liked gaming since I used to be a child, and I’m now rediscovering that zeal by means of the eyes of my two sons, who’re obsessive about any and all video video games.”
Kemp’s background contains working with underrepresented voices as a TV producer, whereas additionally penning a venture within the motion style.
Bass, who will take part as a TV Fellow, was a author’s assistant on the motion crime sequence L.A.’s Most interesting, through which she additionally has writing credit. Extra lately, she was a script coordinator and writers assistant on an unannounced Netflix sequence and likewise revealed the YA fantasy novel, Crowns of Capfici.
“As a lover of fantasy and science fiction, it will be a dream to work inside the intricate worldbuilding discovered all through Ubisoft’s immense and numerous library to create one thing unbelievable,” mentioned Bass.
The Fellowship was launched by Ubisoft’s movie and tv division in Los Angeles in 2017. Now in its fourth 12 months, this system has allowed candidates with out company or managerial illustration to use. Jason Altman serves as head of movie and tv, whereas Margaret Boykin serves as director of movie improvement and Danielle Kreinik is director of tv improvement.
“The fellowship stays one of the rewarding and enjoyable elements of what we do at Ubisoft Movie & Tv. Seeing Mishna Wolff’s pitch take form and turn into our first unbiased function, Werewolves Inside, for IFC, was an unbelievable expertise, and we are able to’t wait to see what Winnie and Carol give you,” mentioned Boykin in an announcement.