Adobe Youth Voices, PBS and POV have announced the call for entries for Project VoiceScape, a program aimed at mentoring young, aspiring documentary makers. The project welcomes good ideas, films-in-progress or completed short films made by aspiring filmmakers in grades 7-12. The 15 young filmmakers selected for Project VoiceScape will receive US$2000 to complete their short documentaries, streaming of their films on the POV website, and one-to-one mentoring by award-winning documentary filmmakers, as well as outreach, publicity and Fundraising training from experts at POV and possible broadcast of his or her film in the POV Short Film Showcase. The deadline for entries is January 14, 2011; those selected will be honored at a ceremony in Washington, DC in June of next year. For more information, click here.
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