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2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Kodak's student scholarship program..
The program awards grants to young filmmakers consisting of discounts and sponsorship as well as mentoring..
The international competition is open to university students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, shooting both digitally and on film.
There are three Kodak Student Scholarship Awards (all formats eligible); two Kodak Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards (any format eligible); and the Kodak Vision Award, recognizing an outstanding project of which at least 50 percent was shot on film..
The prizes for the Student Scholarship Awards are as follows:
Gold Award: $5,000 Tuition Scholarship Award & $5,000 Kodak Motion Picture Product Grant. (all formats eligible)
Silver Award: $3,000 Tuition Scholarship Award & $3,000 Kodak Motion Picture Product Grant. (all formats eligible)
Bronze Award: $2,000 Tuition Scholarship Award & $3,000 Kodak Motion Picture Product Grant. (all formats eligible)
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Plus: Lonsgate, Kevin Hart partner on Ott platform; FilmRise acquires Harry & Snowman; and more
FilmRise has acquired exclusive worldwide rights from Concourse Media to Ron Davis’ horse-jumping documentary, Harry & Snowman. The film will receive a theatrical release in September.Grasshopper Film has acquired all Us rights from Assemblage Films to Don’t Blink – Robert Frank, the documentary from Laura Israel about the life and work of the influential artist. The film will open on July 13 at New York’s Film Forum.Lionsgate has formed a partnership with Kevin Hart and his Hartbeat Digital to launch Ott platform Laugh Out Loud and create a social adventure mobile tablet game. One of the »
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences furthered its efforts at diversity by adding three members to the board of governors, and six members to various board committees.
The board Ok’d president Cheryl Boone Isaacs’s choices of Reginald Hudlin (directors branch), Gregory Nava (writers branch) and Jennifer Yuh Nelson (short films and feature animation). They will serve three-year terms, effective immediately.
“I’m proud of the steps we have taken to increase diversity,” said Boone Isaacs. “However, we know there is more to do as we move forward to make this a more inclusive organization.”
The board also appointed additional Academy members to each of the six board committees that provide oversight to specific Academy areas.
Actor Gael García Bernal joins the awards and events committee, chaired by first VP Jeffrey Kurland. Cinematographer Amy Vincent joins the preservation and history committee, chaired by VP John Bailey. Producer Effie Brown joins the museum committee, »
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