WIN a 12-day Fully-funded Filmmaking Assignment in India!

Deadline: 18 July 2017
Open to: nonprofessional filmmakers
Award: a chance to win a 12-day all-expenses-paid trip to India

Description

Aspiring travel filmmakers, this is your chance to capture the stories of communities living in India’s very own tropical paradise – Kerala for free through World Nomads’ Travel Film Scholarship!

For the past ten years, World Nomads has been providing up-and-coming filmmakers with invaluable mentorships from industry professionals. These experiences in travel film scholarship are custom tailored to deliver true in-field experience, and equip budding filmmakers with sound knowledge of camera, audio, capturing a narrative, interviewing direction, and post-production.

2017 World Nomads Travel Film Scholarship will give an aspiring travel filmmaker the opportunity to win a 12-day all-expenses-paid trip to India, where they will capture the stories of communities living in India’s very own tropical paradise – Kerala, alongside professional filmmaker Brian Rapsey. The assignment will include a 3-day post-production workshop where the winner will create their own travel documentary that we will share with the world.

For this scholarship program, World Nomad’s partnered with travel accessory provider Nomad Goods and local tour operator Kabani Tours to provide a once-in-a-lifetime travel filmmaking experience, complete with complimentary travel accessories and a customized tour of the region.

If you’re an aspiring film-maker, this is your chance to part of this once in a lifetime opportunity to work alongside with a professional filmmaker and explore India’s tropical paradise for free! Join World Nomad’s Travel Film Scholarship 2017 now!

The trip will take place between November 6-17, 2017 (including travel dates on either side).

Eligibility

  • You need to be over 18 at the time of the application deadline (before July 18, 2017);
  • The scholarship is not open to professional filmmakers of any kind;
  • English does not have to be your first language, but you do need to have conversational English for this scholarship. In order for you to get the most of the mentorship, you will need to be able to understand and converse with your mentor Brian on the trip.

Award

  1. Complimentary Round-trip airfare from your closest international airport to Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India;
  2. 12 Days Film Making Trip – Capture the culture and communities of Kerala under the mentorship of professional travel filmmaker Brian Rapsey;
  3. 3-day post-production workshop where you’ll edit your film, continuing your mentorship with Brian Rapsey;
  4. Audio Gear – record superior sound for your film with a new Video Mic Pro and VideoMic Me™ iPhone directional mic courtesy of Rode Microphones;
  5. Nomad Accessories – hyper-minimalist smartphone and smartwatch accessories from Nomad;
  6. Travel Insurance – You’ll receive travel insurance for the duration of your trip from World Nomads.

How to Apply?

Make a 3-minute documentary: Our challenge to you is to go out and interview an amazing adventurer or inspiring traveler and bring to life their compelling travel story around one of the following themes:

  • ‘Courage’
  • ‘Kindness’
  • ‘Acceptance’

Upload your film to YouTube or Vimeo: Please make sure your video is publicly accessible.

Complete the application form.

In 1500 characters or less tell us why you should be the scholarship recipient and what winning this opportunity would mean to you. Your answer will hold considerable weight in the judging process.

In 1500 characters or less tell us why you should be the scholarship recipient and what winning this opportunity would mean to you. Your answer will hold considerable weight in the judging process.

For the more information please visit the official web-page.