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PITCH NY – Pitch Your Original Film or TV Idea

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PITCH NY — your chance to pitch your original film or TV idea to a real entertainment industry professional! A one-day intensive workshop in NYC, PitchNY is focused on promoting diversity in the entertainment industry both by highlighting diverse content and increasing opportunity for content creators: filmmakers, producers, and writers. Diverse content may include themes of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation,… Read more »

Graphic Design and Social Media Opportunities at Engineers Without Borders

Fordham University Engineers Without Borders is a chapter of the national non-profit organization Engineers Without Borders USA.  Our student chapter provides student membership in EWB-USA at no cost. The hands-on local and international volunteering opportunities are both personally and professionally rewarding.  We have two areas of service: local service of STEM enrichment to grade 3-12 students at CitySquash, an after… Read more »

Fall Opportunity for students at Fordham with MONO NO AWARE

I wanted to share some upcoming Fall events and opportunities organized by the cinema-arts non-profit MONO NO AWARE.  For the last 11 years MONO has organized an exhibition of expanded cinema, installation and sculpture that incorporates the moving image. This Fall we are teaching unique workshops, in film, photo-chemical processing, animation, 35mm motion picture production, and presenting screenings with visiting… Read more »

NY Film & Television Student Alliance 2017 Summit! 9/23/17 Save the date!

NYFTSA is a statewide, student-run organization that aims to help interested students gain experience in and learn about the film and television industry. Together with the Governor’s Office of TV and Film Development and connected with chapters at schools all around New York, the organization has given students the opportunity to meet and speak with current working professionals, tour the… Read more »

College Filmmakers: Call for Entries for Social Justice Short Film Contest

Voices from the Margins is the largest social justice film fest for college students in the country. We welcome short films on a wide breadth of topics: from poverty and inequality, to migrants and refugees, race, gender, environment/ecology, human rights, and beyond. Entries are judged by a prestigious panel including the Emmy-winning HBO director Alexandra Pelosi, and Ian Brennan, creator of… Read more »

Harold Ramis Film School wants your funniest grads!

If you are passionate about comedic storytelling and feeling unsure about your next step after graduation, (or in a “gap year”) – We would love to talk about what we offer here at the new Harold Ramis Film School. It is a highly specialized, one-year intensive program that will greatly support students in transitioning into the elusive and competitive comedic… Read more »

Internship with Fordham Art Department on the film Mike, Mike Tan!

The Fordham Art Department is looking for anyone interested in interning on the film Mike, Mike Tan.  Looking for talented folks with an interest in art, art installation, graphic design, web-development, film, set building/design, set decoration, research, etc. Interns on our art team would be responsible or any of the following tasks: off-set: researching and sourcing set decoration + props accompanying… Read more »

Helen Landsdowne Resor Scholarship – For Women interested in Advertising

We are proud to share that on January 12th, J. Walter Thompson kicked off the third year of the Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship. The scholarship is an international opportunity that addresses the lack of female creative leadership in the ad industry by providing female college students with the support they need and enabling them to join advertising’s creative ranks…. Read more »

Portland summer documentary film program: Media Institute for Social Change

CALLING ASPIRING MEDIA MAKERS! Each summer, the Media Institute for Social Change hosts a group of college-level students in Portland, Oregon for a seven week long course in radio and video storytelling. The program prepares each aspiring maker with an arsenal of tools to produce social impact media about civic issues. Inviting media professionals from OPB, Bitch Media, The Moth, XRAY.FM, KBOO,… Read more »

Sigma Delta Chi Award for Senior Journalism Students

The Society of Professional Journalists awards the Sigma Delta Chi Award to both professional journalists and aspiring journalists at colleges around the country. This honor will be presented to one senior at this year’s Encaenia Awards program as recognition of their achievement in the field of journalism throughout their college career. You will need to submit: 1. 100 word statement… Read more »