FW: Apply now for a Fellowships to attend the Flaherty Seminar

From: Ed Halter (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jan 16 2009 - 14:03:12 PST


Just a note that there are several kinds of fellowship available to attend
the 2009 Flaherty Film Seminar. This year¹s programmer will be Irina
Leimbacher.

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We are now accepting applications for
the 2009 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar
Fellowship Program
Deadline: March 13, 2009
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The Flaherty offers three types of Fellowships which provide economic
support to applicants interested in attending the Seminar: Professional
Development , Student,  and Philadelphia Foundation   All fellowships are
highly competitive. While preference is given to first-time applicants, you
may apply multiple times, and may receive fellowships up to two times, in
nonconsecutive years. For eligibility requirements and more information on
our fellowships, please go to www.flahertyseminar.org.
Professional Development Fellowships:
The Professional Development Fellowship is designed for emerging or
mid-career professionals such as filmmakers, programmers, writers, scholars,
archivists, and media professionals. Awards are partial grants that cover a
portion of the registration fee. Grants are applied directly towards
registration for the Seminar.
Student Fellowships:
The Student Fellowship Program is led by an academic who has attended
previous Flaherty Seminars and is designed to further your knowledge of
cinema through participation in an array of unique discussions. Fellows will
also participate in all general Seminar activities. The program is rigorous
and rewarding; it includes selected readings, special meetings with guest
artists and other professionals, and smaller discussions with other Fellows.
Student fellowships are open to undergraduate and graduate students
currently enrolled in a degree program. All majors are welcome; we select a
diverse array of students from throughout the U.S., as well as
internationally. We look for students who have the capacity to interact in
both small and large groups, and be willing to share their passion for film.
Awards are partial grants that cover a portion of the registration fee.
Grants are applied directly towards registration for the Seminar.
Philadelphia Foundation Fellowships:
Through a generous grant from the Philadelphia Foundation, fellowships are
now available for qualified Philadelphia residents to attend the 55th Robert
Flaherty Film Seminar. Awards cover transportation to the Seminar and the
full registration fee, which includes all lodging, meals, Seminar
screenings, activities and functions for the week. Fellowships are open to
both students and professionals (please mark "Philadelphia Fellowship" on
our application form). Previous fellowship recipients are eligible for one
additional fellowship after a one-year hiatus
Other Financial Grants Available:
Employees of New York State Non-Profit organizations focusing on media arts
may apply for a grant to attend the 2009 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar
through the Experimental Television Center. Go to
www.experimentaltvcenter.org and apply for a Media Arts Technical Assistance
Fund grant.
 
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