The new and improved version of the program pairs emerging and mid-level Asian American media professionals with experienced Asian American veterans working at the highest levels in media, across all disciplines.
In the past, mentors have included director Jessica Yu, producers Dan Lin and Gina Kwon, TV exec Stephen Tao, and screenwriter Iris Yamashita. Here are some more details about the program:
Furthering CAAM’s work to nurture Asian American media professionals and advance the field of Asian American media, the third annual CAAM Fellowship Program will connect talented and dedicated individuals with leading professionals in the field. The CAAM Fellowship Program is unique in its field-wide approach seeking to develop the talents and skills of a range of media professions including filmmakers, actors, programmers, and executives.Want to get in on this fellowship? Better act fast. The dealine for the CAAM Fellowship Program is December 7, so apply now. For further information, go to the Center for American American Media's website here.
Participating fellows will have access to the leading Asian American talent in film, television and digital media. Each fellowship will be individually tailored to best fit the needs of the fellows and advisors. Fellowships will range from fully integrated collaborations to regular feedback on current projects to an ongoing dialogue about professional development. Furthermore, fellows will have the opportunity to connect with the larger community of Asian American media professionals at CAAM’s annual film festival and a CAAM Fellowship Program retreat hosted by CAAM for all participating advisors and fellows.
The CAAM Fellowship Program is made possible with special support provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Comcast Foundation.