Rising Voices Application

Application Overview

Applications must be submitted by January, 4th 2022 at 11:59pm

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Rising Voices is subject to the following requirements:
  • You must submit a complete and accurate application through the Hillman Grad website prior to the application deadline. The application will include:

    • Short answers to a series of questions
    • A resume and biography
    • Past work samples
    • An original short or pilot script written by the director or writer/director collaboration. (10 pages max)
  • You must be at least 18 years of age and not a minor in the state or country of your residence at time of submission.

  • All Participants are required to review and sign a Submission Agreement, which will govern your participation in the Rising Voices 2022 Program. Terms and conditions apply.


Application Timeline
  • Dec. 7th: Application opens

  • Jan. 4th: Application closes

  • Jan 24th-28th: Top 20 interviews

  • Feb 3rd: Final 10 candidates notified

  • Week of 2/7: Program Begins

 Frequently Asked Questions

What is Indeed?

Indeed is the #1 job site in the world1 with over 250 million unique visitors every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies. Every day, we connect millions of people to new opportunities.

What is Indeed’s Mission? 

At Indeed, we help people get jobs. We have more than 10,000 global employees passionately pursuing this purpose and improving the recruitment journey through real stories and data. We foster a collaborative workplace that strives to create the best experience for job seekers.

Why is Indeed doing this?

Diversity and Inclusion is a core value at Indeed. We want to practice this value in all areas of our business, including the development of new creative for our brand marketing.

What are the submission requirements?

All applicants must submit a complete application, including three (3) short answer questions, a resume, a biography, up to two (2) past work samples, and an original script (10-page maximum).

What are the age requirements?

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and not a minor in the state or country of your residence at time of submission.

Can international applicants apply?

Applicants must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or District of Columbia and at least eighteen (18) years old and the age of majority in Applicant’s jurisdiction, to participate in Rising Voices.

Does the script have to be about a specific topic?

Yes, the script must address the prompt: The power and meaning of work.

Will I retain the rights to my IP?

Applicants will retain all rights and title to the Material submitted in their applications. Applicants are not transferring rights of their work to Hillman Grad by virtue of applying for, or participating in, the program.

When do applications close?

January, 4th 2022 at 11:59pm

When will I be notified about the status of my application?

By the end of January

How many filmmakers will be selected to participate in Rising Voices?

Ten (10) filmmakers will be selected to participate in the Rising Voices program. $100k production budget will be allocated to produce their stories, and each filmmaker will have access to mentorship and support from our partners. A COVID safety fund will be available to the filmmakers.

When does Rising Voices begin?

The program will begin during the second week of February

How many filmmakers will be selected as a filmmaker-in-residence at Indeed?

At least one filmmaker will be offered a filmmaker opportunity at Indeed following the conclusion of the program.


Click the begin button below to start your application. Applicants must submit a complete application to be considered.

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Thank you for your interest in the Rising Voices program. Applications are currently closed.