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Black Public Media's Paid 12-Wk Digital Media Arts Fellowship For Producers Of African Descent (Deadline Imminent)

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by Tambay A. Obenson
April 9, 2012 2:38 PM
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News on the march...! I first posted this in February; here's a reminder, as you've got exactly 1 week to submit your applications if you haven't and are interested:

The BlackPublicMedia.org Digital Media Arts Fellowship is a PAID 12-week full-time immersive next-media training program designed to provide emerging producers of African descent a foothold in new/multi-platform careers in the digital arts. The program assists young producers in shaping web/multi-platform ideas for submission into the annual Digital Open Call competition, while immersing them in new media and web projects funded by the National Black Programming Consortium.

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM

Access to in-person and online professional development seminars and conferences produced by BlackPublicMedia.org and the Firelight Media Producer’s Lab, which incubates projects by emerging producers.

A 12-week paid stipend at $600/week

Access to BlackPublicMedia.org production equipment and facilities

One-on-one mentoring from an established media professional

ELIGIBILITY

The BlackPublicMedia.org Digital Media Arts Fellowship is for producers of African descent under the age of thirty (30) who are full time residents of New York. Producers must be able to commit to a

12 week, full-time position at the BlackPublicMedia.org offices in Harlem.

The 2012 BlackPublicMedia.org Digital Media Arts Fellowship program cycle runs from June 1, 2012 and ends August 31st, 2012.

SUBMISSION

To be considered for the fellowship producers must have an original next/trans-media idea for a project they are want to develop through the fellowship. In order to be considered complete all applications must include the following elements:

Updated resume of producer’s recent work

A letter of recommendation

A trans-media project proposal of no more than 2 pages, no budget needed. See the Digital Open Call Guidelines to get a sense of projects usually funded through our Digital Open Call

A completed online application

All applications must be received no later than 5 PM EST, Monday April 16th, 2012.

More details here: http://www.blackpublicmedia.org/fellowship.

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