Saturday, 4 January 2020

Apply for the UNESCO filmmaking Immersive residency 2020 for African female filmmakers (Fully Funded)

UNESCO is offering a 2-week filmmaking residency (29 March to 12 April 2020) for 10 young African women filmmakers from selected countries in Africa.

This film and artist-in-residence workshop will allow for the transnational exchange and sharing of artistic experiences between young African and Japanese filmmakers in a productive creative environment. 

It will provide artistic guidance and put in place a genuine platform for experimental creation and artistic renewal, and foster collaborations between Africa and Japanese artists, provide international exposure to the work of young women artists, and open new opportunities for artistic creation, production and dissemination.
Applicants are emerging women filmmakers, with some film or audio-visual experience, a good command of English and aged 21-35 from the following countries:
Burkina Faso
South Africa.

Logistic and operational support:
Residents will benefit from a logistic support: -assistance on administrative and visa procedures -organization of accommodation in the village of Tawara.
Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by UNESCO.
Apply here-
Once selected to participate in this filmmaking residency programme, you will be provided:1)2 return air tickets from the city of your residence to Nara, Japan 2)Accommodation, meals and local transportation for the duration of your stay in Nara, Japan.
Application Deadline: 10th January 2020