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BDC Films Fellowship Application 2019/2020
The BDC Films Fellowship Program invites traditionally underrepresented documentary filmmakers to participate in a free year-long documentary filmmaking fellowship at the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC)

Participants are provided with:

- Workshops with established documentary filmmakers
- Professional development courses
- Professional filmmaking equipment
- Production and post-production space
- Co-working space
- Mentorship from BDC staff and visiting filmmakers
- Opportunities to present their work to the public
- Stipend
- Peer support

The BDC seeks to identify fellows who:

- Identify racially, culturally or economically with a historically underrepresented population;
- Are at least 18 years old;
- Live and work in New York City, preferably in the Bronx;
- Are not currently students or enrolled in any degree-granting program at the time of the fellowship;
- Are not participating in a comparable development, fellowship, or residency program;
- Have not written, directed, and/or produced a full-length documentary film that has screened at a national or international film festival.
- Are not currently full-time employees or board members of the BDC.

Please have the following ready before you start filling out this form:
• Resume or CV
• Written essay (no more than 1 page). Please explain why you would be a good fit for this fellowship and describe
what you would be excited to learn or experience.
• A link to at least one sample of your documentary filmmaking work. Submissions can be of any length, including
full-length features, shorts, or webisodes.
• Two Professional References

Contact Giacomo Francia, Program Manager, with any questions: giacomo@bronxdoc.org

Applications are due June 15, 2019 by 11:59PM EST.

Application workshop will be held Saturday, June 1st, at 12pm at BDC Annex, 364 East 151st Street, Bronx, NY, 10455.

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