Apply For 2016 KODAK Student Scholarship Award, USA

(One cinematography nomination per school) For university or college students of cinematography at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a degree or diploma program. Nominations must be made by the school department or program official. (Form must be completed in full to qualify.) Prizes Awarded in this Worldwide Program (awarded in US dollar, to be delivered by check, by mail, to the institution) Excellence in the Craft of Filmmaking Category: First Place: $3,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant Kodak Vision Award: $3,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant* * To qualify for the Vision Award, the project must be shot at least 50% on film - hybrid ok. A world-renowned cinematographer will judge the final selection of Student Cinematography nominees. Nominees will be evaluated solely on the quality of their cinematography skills. Conditions of Entry Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion — no clips or short vignettes. Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. Each institution can nominate one cinematography student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award. College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2015 - 2016 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2016 - 2017 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program. All judges’ decisions are final. The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion. Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarship Program. The winner’s film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.

Once again there will be a Student Cinematography Scholarship Award, in addition to a Student Scholarship Award. Each award will include a cash tuition prize along with KODAK Film Product grants to assist recipients with future projects. Eligible worldwide colleges and universities that offer a degree or diploma program in film, film production, or cinematography may nominate up to two students each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award and one cinematography student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award. The cinematography student nominee may also be nominated for the KODAK Student Scholarship Award.

KODAK Student Scholarship Award

Student Scholarship applicants will be judged on professional filmmaking potential, academic excellence and the overall quality of the work submitted, with particular attention to expression, interpretation and construction of the visual image.

Prizes Awarded in this Worldwide Program

(awarded in US dollar, to be delivered by check, by mail, to the institution)

Excellence in the Craft of Filmmaking Category:

  • Gold: $5,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Silver: $3,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Bronze: $2,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $3,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant

A Blue Ribbon Jury will evaluate all final selections. The jury will consist of one individual from Kodak and one from the University Film & Video Association (UFVA), plus a representative from the filmmaking industry. Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of academic achievement, creative and technical ability, communications ability, and range of filmmaking experience. Visual Imagery will count 50%, creative and other technical skills 25%, and the other criteria 25%.

Conditions of Entry

  1. Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion — no clips or short vignettes.
  2. Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  3. Each institution can nominate one cinematography student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award.
  4. College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2015 – 2016 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2016 – 2017 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program.
  5. All judges’ decisions are final.
  6. The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion. Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarship Program.
  7. The winner’s film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.

Complete the 2016 Student Scholarship Entry Form
Deadline is May 27, 2016

KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award

Nominees will be evaluated solely on the quality of their cinematography skills. A world-renowned cinematographer will judge the final selection of Student Cinematography nominees.

(One cinematography nomination per school)

For university or college students of cinematography at the undergraduate or graduate levels in a degree or diploma program. Nominations must be made by the school department or program official.

(Form must be completed in full to qualify.)

Prizes Awarded in this Worldwide Program

(awarded in US dollar, to be delivered by check, by mail, to the institution)

Excellence in the Craft of Filmmaking Category:

  • First Place: $3,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant
  • Kodak Vision Award: $3,000 Scholarship Tuition Award and $5,000 KODAK Motion Picture Product Grant*

    * To qualify for the Vision Award, the project must be shot at least 50% on film – hybrid ok.

A world-renowned cinematographer will judge the final selection of Student Cinematography nominees. Nominees will be evaluated solely on the quality of their cinematography skills.

Conditions of Entry

  1. Entries must be completed works that communicate a story or theme in some fashion — no clips or short vignettes.
  2. Eligible institutions are colleges and universities in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belize, Benelux, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
  3. Each institution can nominate one cinematography student each year for consideration for the KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship Award.
  4. College student nominees must be fulltime undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the 2015 – 2016 academic year and planning to enroll for the 2016 – 2017 academic year in a film school’s degree or diploma program.
  5. All judges’ decisions are final.
  6. The names of the winners may be published on the website at www.kodak.com/go/motion. Winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general location for publicity and news purposes in connection with the Scholarship Program.
  7. The winner’s film entry will be screened at the annual UFVA Conference.

Complete the 2016 Student Cinematography Scholarship Entry Form
Deadline is May 27, 2016

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