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sha Jackson Wild Summit Fellowship Program for Storytellers Worldwide 2022

Jackson Wild Summit Fellowship Program for Storytellers Worldwide 2022

Jackson Wild invites applications for the Jackson Wild Summit Fellowship Program for Storytellers Worldwide in 2022.

The Summit Fellowship is a comprehensive program for storytellers to accelerate their project in development through a series of skill-building workshops, networking events, pitching opportunities and mentorship. Projects in development must include a visual media component (e.g. short-form and long-form films, animation, VR/AR/360° video, a web series, a film impact campaign, etc.).

Projects can consist of a wide range of topics including but not limited to environmental justice, climate change, conservation, human-wildlife conflict, traditional ecological knowledge, etc. Applicants will be asked to clearly articulate their goals.

Worth of Award

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2022 Summit Fellows will receive

  • A complimentary pass to the 2022 Jackson Wild Summit
  • Lodging that is covered for the duration of the fellowship
  • A financial stipend to cover the cost of travel

Eligibility

  • The Summit Fellowship is open to all storytellers from around the world
  • Applicants must have at least 2 years of experience working in the industry
  • Applicants must have at least one project in development

Ideal candidates include

  • Emerging to mid-career wildlife, science and natural history storytellers who are interested in growing their network and gaining a deeper understanding of the industry as a whole
  • ​Creators with a focus on visual media whose backgrounds are outside of nature-centered topics, but who are looking to “genre hop” into the wildlife film making industry
  • Natural history/wildlife photographers who are in the process of expanding the scope of their work into video
  • Storytellers who represent historically excluded communities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

As a matter of fact, you can access the online application form by clicking this link.

Deadline: Applications for the Jackson Wild Summit Fellowship close on July 1, 2022 at 11:59 pm EDT.

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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