Fellowships Overview

The Jacob Burns Film Center is committed to promoting the growth and development of new filmmakers through The Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship and Sally Burns Shenkman Women Filmmaker FellowPrograms.The fellowships, which encourage community engagement, aim to foster thoughtful media-creation and provide talented emerging artists with the necessary time and resources to fully...

Application Information

The submission period is open and applications for the SPRING 2017Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellowshipand Sally Burns Shenkman Women Filmmaker Fellowshipare being accepted digitally. The deadline to apply is January 15, 2017. Candidates will be notified of their status by February 22, 2017, with a tentative fellowship start date of March 1, 2017.

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Current & Former Fellows

Fellows come from a variety of different backgrounds and specialize in a myriad of interests and fields. Fellows have graduated from prestigious educational institutions such as Columbia and NYU's Tisch School for the Arts and Humanities. Many have gone on to pursue vibrant careers in filmmaking and media production.