To further our commitment to supporting diverse voices and perspectives in media, Students of the World and pivot are partnering to award the inaugural “Emerging Voices” Production Grant to up-and-coming filmmaker Nelson G. Navarrete.
Below is a reflection from Isabella Leone, SOW Media Ambassador at Full Frame, on her favorite documentaries at the festival. Isabella is a SOW student at Duke University. Of the films I saw, the ones I enjoyed the most were those that created dialogue among the audience. There is no set way to do this,READ MORE
On March 22, SOW Founder and Executive Director Courtney Spence presented at the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) on using social media storytelling to garner support and inspire action. CGI U, held at Arizona State University, is a yearly meeting which brings together the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the worldREAD MORE
We are proud to announce that the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has awarded two Press Passes to Students of the World. Wynton Wong and Isabella “Bella” Leone, SOW Presidents at UNC and Duke respectively, will represent SOW as Media Ambassadors at the festival in Durham NC, on April 3-6. They will attend film screenings, panels, and seminars,READ MORE
Students of the World is excited to announce the Bloom Film Challenge, presented by pivot and Silk! University students from across the country will have 10 days to produce, shoot, and edit a 2-minute documentary style short based on a secret prompt. Enter for the chance to win $3,500 in cash prizes and the chance for your film to air on pivot.
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Announcing SOW’s “Emerging Voices” Production Program, a Spring 2014 opportunity for emerging filmmaker in LA area. The program includes a $4,000 production grant, mentorship from award-winning director Richard Ray Perez and opportunity for national broadcast distribution on pivot. Applications due 4/2/14
GENERAL FAQs How much does it cost to register? A handful of creativity, a dash of passion and the gusto to pursue your artistic vision (there is no cost to register or to participate in the challenge) Who can participate? The Bloom Film Challenge is open to all currently enrolled university students at an accreditedREAD MORE
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