The JBFC is pleased to announce that two of our Creative Culture Fellows have been selected as Finalists in the 2018 Project 1234 Sundance Ignite challenge! Crystal Kayiza, our fall 2017 Sally Burns Shenkman Woman Filmmaker Fellow, and Rahessa Vitório, a fall 2017 Valentine & | more »
First, I would like to say that I feel very honored to receive the title of Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellow (what a title, right?). It still seems like a dream to me!
Moving to New York was one of the best things I could have done in my life. I breathe art everywhere I | more »
It’s been two months since I left the traditional workday to pursue freelance documentary production. After graduating from Ithaca College in 2015 with a degree in Documentary Studies and Production, I spent two years doing racial justice work at a national non-profit. What drew | more »
I am so thankful. Hearing the title of Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellow attached to my name is still such a surreal feeling. Graduating from SUNY Purchase this past May, only a few short months ago, this fellowship has motivated me to really hit the ground running - | more »
I started my project with the idea of making a stop-motion ballet. I became interested in pursuing a ballet, as it seemed the perfect medium to cohesively house a lot of ideas I was thinking about. Putting aside that I knew/know little to nothing about dance, I liked the idea of | more »