Project VoiceScape welcomes good ideas, films-in-progress or completed short films made by aspiring filmmakers in grades 7-12.
The program provides mentorship to young filmmakers and showcases their work on a variety of PBS/POV related media.
Fifteen young people will be selected for Project VoiceScape and will be honored in June 2011 at a ceremony in Washington, DC.
All subjects, styles and opinions are welcome! We are looking for film projects that:
Get people talking
Take a fresh & creative approach to filmmaking
Express a clear point of view
Address issues Americans are talking about
Take a thoughtful approach to the topic
Showcase the lives of people you rarely see on TV
Examine issues that are important in your community
Adobe Youth Voices, PBS and POV are searching for the next generation of documentary filmmakers!
The deadline for submission is January 14, 2011.
The following guidelines will tell you everything you need to know about submitting to Project VoiceScape.
Please read them before submitting your project.
Whether you are making video at school or at home Project VoiceScape is for you!
The 15 young filmmakers selected for Project VoiceScape will receive:
$2000 to complete your short documentary
Streaming of your film on POV's award-winning website
One-to-one mentoring by award-winning documentary filmmakers
Outreach, Publicity and Fundraising training from experts at POV
Possible broadcast in the POV Short Film Showcase