Vision Maker Media Announces Current Fellowship, Training & Funding Opportunities

by Mike Martz on February 20, 2013

SuperFly Filmmaking Experience : A program of new works by the filmmakers of tomorrow, promoting cross-cultural learning and collaborative filmmaking. Join experienced youth filmmakers and actors 13-19 years from across the nation to Create five short collaborative films in 36 hours. Deadline is March 29th. Limited space, so apply early.Download the Application Packet.

Full Frame Fellows Application : Upgrade your multimedia skills. This intensive 9-week graduate level certificate program focuses on the strategic implementation and production of digital media content combining seminar style instruction with practical hands-on training. The Fellows Program combines the essence of documentary with the voice and talent of future filmmakers to foster the documentaries of tomorrow. Read More.

Creative Capital Real Life Budgeting Seminar : Led by choreographer Andrew Simonet, this 90-minute webinar is geared to artists working in all disciplines and covers all aspects of real life budgeting, including misconceptions about money, four things you can do for your financial life this week, establishing sustainable life-long principles, determining what your time costs, and creating a realistic budget for an artistic project. Read More .

NAMAC National Leadership InstituteThe NAMAC National Leadership Institute is a five-day inter-generational workshop designed to encourage and sustain visionary leadership. The event will provide an opportunity to learn how to grow and sustain their leadership, teach about the impact of generational and cultural differences, and will broaden their network of peer support. Twenty leaders from media arts and visual arts organizations will be selected from among the applicants. The application deadline is March 11. Read More.

2013 Allied Media Conference
The Allied Media Conference shares and celebrates innovations from the intersection of community-based art, technology, education, and media-based organizing for social justice. We’re excited to fill AMC2013 with presenters of all ages, backgrounds, identities and abilities who want to help us explore the way media and communication can transform our lives and our communities.Read More.

Vision Maker Media Internship ProgramVision Maker Media is looking to partner American Indian and Alaska Native college students with Public Television stations to offer multiple summer internships. From all submissions, Vision Maker Media will select top student applicants who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate coursework for this 10-week, paid internship. Read More.

Looking@Democracy National ChallengeA new competition offers $100,000 in prizes for creative and provocative digital media pieces that offer new ideas and fresh perspectives to help improve American democracy. The competition aims to spark a national conversation about why government is important to our lives and how individuals and communities can come together to strengthen American democracy.Read More.

Vision Maker Media 2013 Public Media Content FundProjects in any phase of production are eligible to apply. Awards for research and development range from $5,000 to $20,000; awards for production or completion can be up to $100,000; and, new media awards range from $5,000 to $20,000. Vision Maker Media does not fully fund programs, and awardees are required to seek additional funding from other sources. Submitted proposals must be postmarked by March 15, 2013. Read More.

Vision Maker Media invites proposals for programs intended for Public Television that represent the experiences, values, and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives.Programs should be accessible to a broad audience, have the potential for a national broadcast, and can be used for effective outreach and engagement activities to reach audiences beyond the Public Television broadcast. Assignment of exclusive broadcast rights for four years and one year off-air recording rights for educators are included in Vision Maker Media´s Production License Agreement. All completed programs are required to meet the PBS Technical Operating Specifications and Production Guidelines as outlined in the PBS Red Book.
2013 Public Media Content Fund Guidelines | 2013 Application

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