6.11.2013

Apply to the 2013-14 Armed With a Camera Fellowship



Attention filmmakers! Visual Communications is seeking young and aspiring filmmakers to apply for the 12th edition of the Armed With a Camera Fellowship for Emerging Media Artists. The program nurtures the next generation of Asian Pacific American media artists to capture their world, surroundings and outlook on life.

Visual Communications works with the Fellows for seven months and provides special training, mentoring and networking opportunities, access to facilities and equipment, plus a cash and rental stipend to create four to five-minute digital shorts that premiere at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and other venues nationwide. Here's some more information:

ARMED WITH A CAMERA FELLOWSHIP
FOR EMERGING MEDIA ARTISTS 2013-2014


Visual Communications (VC) seeks to cultivate a new generation of Asian Pacific American media artists committed to preserving the legacy and vision of VC. The ARMED WITH A CAMERA FELLOWSHIP will award up to ten fellows $1,000 in cash and $1,000 in equipment rental to complete a four to five-minute digital video. Through the ARMED WITH A CAMERA FELLOWSHIP, emerging media artists will capture their world, surroundings and outlook on life as a part of a new generation of Asian Pacific Americans.

Final projects must be shot in digital video format and completed by March 21, 2014. A special program will showcase all completed projects at various VC exhibitions across the city of Los Angeles, including the 2014 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and other venues nationwide. VC will co-own the productions and will also package and distribute completed works. Distribution income will aid in the continuation of the Armed with a Camera Fellowship.
This year, up to ten artists selected for the Fellowship will receive a $1,000 stipend with an additional $1,000 equipment fund sponsored by Camadeus Film Technologies. The deadline to apply is August 2, 2013. For further details on the program and how to apply, visit the Visual Communications website.