Ambitious Pilot Program from the Center for Documentary Studies Will Increase Opportunities for Underrepresented Nonfiction Storytellers

As part of a strategic priority to diversify the documentary field, the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS) has launched a three-year pilot program made possible in part by a grant from the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust. The goal of the Documentary Diversity Project (DDP) is to build pathways for more people of color to participate in the documentary arts and to become nonfiction filmmakers, audio producers, photographers, writers, and new media artists; to amplify their achievements; and to promote their work. DDP participants in the three-year pilot phase will include post-MFA Fellows in the Documentary Arts (generally, ages 24–32) as well as Emerging Documentary Artists (ages 18–24).  Applications are due October 13.

https://documentarystudies.duke.edu/articles/cds-announces-documentary-diversity-project

 

 

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