BAFTA Los Angeles Inaugurates An Enhanced 3-Year Scholarship Program

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April 18, 2012 10:30 AM
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To celebrate its 25th anniversary, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles® (BAFTA Los Angeles) has announced a new three-year scholarship program for graduate students studying in the U.S. The annual program will grant a scholarship of $15,000, with a runner-up receiving $5,000, and two honorable mention scholarships of $1,500 each.

BAFTA Los Angeles is providing this scholarship program for a guaranteed three years, starting with the 2012/ 2013 academic year. The program is open to British graduate students studying any of the disciplines associated with the moving image at an accredited graduate school in the U.S. Applications can be obtained on the BAFTA Los Angeles website (www.baftala.org), and will be accepted through April 30th.

Applications are currently being accepted. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2012. To download our information package and the application forms please click here:
doc Scholarship Application Form. (382 KB)

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles is the only Anglo-American professional organization founded to promote and advance original work in film, television and interactive media. BAFTA Los Angeles serves as the bridge between the Hollywood and British production and entertainment business communities, and provides exclusive access to screenings, Q&As with creative talent, produces seminars with leading UK film and television executives and the Heritage Archive, featuring broadcast-quality interviews with distinguished British members of the film and television industries, giving life to the preservation of the UK film industry for future generations.

Maintaining a long tradition of recognizing the finest filmmaking and television talent, BAFTA Los Angeles hosts a series of events, including the prestigious Britannia Awards, the Awards Season Film and Television Tea Parties in January and September and the annual Garden Party.

A commitment to professional and community education is at the heart of the Academy’s charitable remit. BAFTA Los Angeles hosts the Student Film Awards and has an active Scholarship Program offering financial support and mentorship to UK students studying in the U.S. The Academy created The Inner City Cinema, a screening program providing free screenings of theatrical films to inner city areas not served by theatres.  The success of Inner City Cinema has led to further free screening programs extended to multiple inner city parks through the Academy’s work with both the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation (Parks After Dark) and The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks (Teen Summer Camps). 

For more information on the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles, visit www.baftala.org

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