Sponsored by 21st Century Fox
CALL TO FILMMAKERS/APPLICATION INFORMATION
Fewer than 4% of film and television programs have a female cinematographer. But the AFI Conservatory Cinematography MFA program has been a leader in the field, graduating a record number of female DPs, including Rachel Morrison — the first woman to be nominated for the Best Cinematography Oscar®.
AFI CINEMATOGRAPHY INTRODUCTORY INTENSIVE FOR WOMEN (CIIW) — a four-day, tuition-free workshop — will initiate women in the fundamentals of cinematography. With this opportunity to become familiar with the tools that help a cinematographer "paint with light," participants will leave the Intensive with the confidence to pursue the field — through education or entry-level employment.
We're looking for candidates who demonstrate a passion for visual storytelling, are able to fully commit to a rigorous four-day program and show the maturity for collaboration and critique. You are not required to have shot a film before submitting your application.
Application Due: June 20, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: July 13, 2018
Workshop Intensive: Friday, August 3–Monday, August 6, 2018
The Intensive will take place on the AFI Conservatory campus. Participants should be prepared to spend the full day and most evenings on campus. Lunch will be provided. Dinner will be provided during evening events.
Thank you so much for your interest in the Introductory Intensive. By piloting a program that supports female DPs as they begin their exploration of the field, Fox & AFI hope to meaningfully change the industry for the better.
After submitting your application, you can make your payment here.
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