The KODAK Scholarship Program is currently accepting submissions for the 2014 competition. The international program acknowledges and celebrates student filmmakers who demonstrate exemplary filmmaking skills and creativity at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The award consists of a cash tuition prize along with KODAK Film Product grants to assist recipients with future projects. Get your reels together because the deadline for entries is May 16.
The lauded cinematographer, John Bailey ("American Gigolo," "The Way Way Back") will lead the panel of judges. They will make their decision based on a combination of sample reels, faculty recommendations, and academic achievements.
New to this year's competition, KODAK is providing an online submission process to make entering easier. Additionally, film schools can now use a public Vimeo or Youtube URL to upload a samples of student work.
The following prizes will be awarded to the finalists and announced in August:
KODAK Student Scholarship:
- Gold: $5,000 tuition scholarship and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Film grant
- Silver: $4,000 tuition scholarship and $4,000 KODAK Motion Picture Film grant
- Bronze: $3,000 tuition scholarship and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Film grant
KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award:
- First Place: $4,000 tuition scholarship and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Film grant
- Honorable Mention: $1,000 tuition scholarship and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Film grant