Universal Writers Program
Vic Bui joined NBCUniversal’s Global Talent Development & Inclusion (GTDI) department as Senior Director of Production & Creative in December 2020. Reporting directly to the Vice President, Inclusion – Talent & Content, he oversees the day-to-day execution of the department’s creative pipeline efforts which include the Universal Writers Program, Universal Animation Writers Program, Universal Directors Initiative and the Universal Composers Initiative. Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Bui was Manager of Creative Talent Development & Inclusion (CTDI) where he was instrumental in connecting writers, producers, directors and other creative and executive talent to opportunities across Disney Television (DTS) and beyond. He partnered with network and studio creative teams as well as series producers to staff ATL and BTL talent on Walt Disney Television (WDT) shows, including THE GOOD DOCTOR, FOR LIFE, SIREN, GROWN-ISH, RAVEN’S HOME, and COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD, among others. In addition, he is a team and industry leader in professional development, outreach and community partnership efforts for talent at all levels. Bui previously managed WDT’s flagship development programs, the WDT Writing Program and WDT Directing Program. Prior to joining CTDI in 2012, he was a Lead Game Master where he launched and managed several online video game titles for a boutique video game company based in Newport Beach, CA. His background in the gaming industry ranges from deploying children’s action adventure games to managing operations on mature first-person shooter franchises. Raised in Westminster, CA, Bui received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics with an emphasis on Technology Management and Entrepreneurship from the University of California, Santa Barbara.