Viacom’s Music Group Launches Director Diversity Program

Viacom's Music Group Launches Director Diversity

Viacom’s Music Group, which includes MTV, VH1, CMT and LOGO, has launched its Director Diversity Program.

The VMN Spectrum Director Diversity Program is designed to help attract and provide training for diverse candidates interested in gaining experience in both scripted and reality programming on MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo.

The program will also look to assist in the professional development of new creative talent, particularly among women and ethnic minorities. A maximum of four participants will be selected for the episodic director shadowing program and a maximum of eight will be selected for the non-dramatic director shadowing program.

The selected participants will be mentored by several directors from various Viacom Music Group series or programs and the participants will have the opportunity to shadow the series’ directors.

The VMN Spectrum Director Diversity Program will take place in various cities where VMN productions are based, including New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Nashville. The selected candidates to take part in this program for one year will begin in October.

“This program is a win-win for everyone,” said Van Toffler, president of Viacom’s Music Group. “For the Music Group, we get to expand our relationships and connect with an entire new network of diverse, up-and-coming talent. And rising directors can get valuable hands-on experience, setting them up for more great opportunities ahead.”

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  1. Advice says:

    Piss of ur goddam hypocrites too. U ruin female directors careers put them hold and use them as hens to factorize productions. Women would be advised to stay clear of this.

    • Advice says:

      Be careful women these people will exploit u and starve u to death stay away u been warned.

      • Advice says:

        Female friend had to go to hospital three times this past year for malnutrition coz of these people and FOX. Then they got the dam check to use her to design these programmes after messing up her career all year using her to make money and starving her to death so bad she needed hospital treatment. Sick

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