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Project VoiceScape looking for next gen doc-makers

Adobe Youth Voices, PBS and POV have announced the call for entries for Project VoiceScape, a program aimed at mentoring young, aspiring documentary makers.
December 8, 2010

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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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