VIMEO SHARE THE SCREEN FELLOWSHIP AT THE MADE IN NY MEDIA CENTER BY IFP

Call for Entries|Application Deadline: 11:59 EST, April 28th, 2017

The Made in NY Media Center by IFP has partnered up with Vimeo for the second Share the Screen Fellowship, a unique opportunity that will award one female-identifying content creator with 6-months of membership and workspace to develop their project. This scholarship is part of Vimeo’s ongoing efforts to help close the gender gap that prevails in the entertainment industry, fostering equality by supporting female-led video and film projects. Projects can include anything from a film to a narrative series, and can still be in its very early stages, or nearing completion.

Benefits Include:

  • Dedicated workspace and office amenities including conference rooms, library, kitchen and editing suite
  • Access to exclusive office hours with leading media and industry Experts-in-Residence
  • Invitation to private networking and industry events
  • Discounted Media Center workshops, seminars, conferences, and classes
  • The fellow will be notified on May 26th, 2017 by the Made in NY Media Center and Vimeo staff and will be awarded based on the overall strength of the applicant’s project and the project’s core principles

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant is a New York-based female-identifying content creator (director, producer, showrunner, cinematographer, editor, or screenwriter are all eligible)
  • Projects should be in film, narrative series or related video content
  • Priority will be given to projects in development or early pre-production
  • Applicant needs to have a Vimeo account to publish the project
  • Applicant needs a dedicated workspace and has allotted at least 25 hours per week to focus on their submitted project during the fellowship period (June 1st, 2017 – November 1st, 2017)
  • Applicant must commit to (3) meetings with the Vimeo team over the six- months fellowship
  • Current Media Center members are ineligible

Important dates:

  • Open Call: March 20th
  • Application Deadline: April 28th 
  • Fellow Announced: May 26th
  • Fellowship Starts: June 1st

 

Questions?

Email our Community Engagement team at community@nymediacenter.com

Learn more about Vimeo’s Share the Screen initiative here.