Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Nick Announces Call For Entries For The 2016 Nickelodeon Artist Program

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, has announced that they are looking for entrants for the networks 2016 Nickelodeon Artist Program!

Nickelodeon can't create the most awesome kids television in the world without the most awesome artists in the world. Nickelodeon provides a salaried position for six months to aspiring artists and offer them the chance to hone their craft in a totally hands-on way; by learning from artists who are currently working on one of Nickelodeon's series.

Nickelodeon's Artist Program offers two creative avenues to pursue: The General Track and Storyboard Track. The General Track offers hands-on experience working with established color, background, character, and prop artists, while the Storyboard Track offers hands-on experience working with lead storyboard artists.

In 2015, the Nickelodeon Artist Program received a record number of submissions.

The Nick Artist Program 2016 submission period is now open and closes on Friday 1st April 2016! This includes the Domestic and the International branches of the Program.

Entrants to the 2016-2017 Nickelodeon Artist Program must be 18 years or older to participate. You must possess and present evidence of identity and United States employment eligibility (valid for the duration of the Program). If you have previously applied to the Program and have not been selected, you are welcome and encouraged to apply again. However, you are required to submit an updated portfolio or storyboard, supplemental materials, and/or reel each time you apply.

Nickelodeon will notify each semi-finalists of their 2016 Artist Program by Saturday 30th April 2016, with finalists being notified by Monday 30th May 2016 and chosen artists notified by Thursday 30th June 2016. (Notification dates are subject to change).

You can find full information, submission guidelines and how to apply to Nick's 2016 Nickelodeon Artist Program on the programs official website, www.nickartist.com. The latest Nickelodeon Artist Program news and updates can be found on NAP's official Facebook & Twitter pages.

Good luck to everyone who enters!
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