15/8/2018 - 9:37 am

Fully Funded Congress for Science, History, and Non-Fiction Media Producers

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Fully Funded WCSFP Congress 2018 in Brisbane, Australia is now accepting applications. The Emerging Producers Bursary Program offers up-and-coming producers working in science, history, and non-fiction media a range of financial support for accreditation, travel and accommodation for the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP). The congress will take place on 27-30 November. The deadline to apply is on 7th of  September.

The goal of the program is to welcome and represent diverse talent at all career stages and encourage a new generation of Congress members. Producers and content creators working in all science and non-fiction media are encouraged to apply including those working in digital media, social media and gaming.

Recipients will have access to the event’s industry intelligence and professional development opportunities, including guaranteed meetings and networking opportunities with the top producers and commissioning editors in the industry.

Qualified applicants will be selected to receive one of the following tiers of support for the 2018 Congress:

Tier 1 – Full Scholarship

  • Full registration for the 2018 Congress in Brisbane, Australia;
  • Travel and accommodation;
  • Formal introduction at the Congress’ opening plenary;
  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with decision makers;
  • Meetings with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience;
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP.

Tier 2 – Partial Scholarship (no travel support)

  • Full registration for the 2018 Congress in Brisbane, Australia;
  • Formal introduction at the Congress’ opening plenary;
  • Guaranteed one-on-one meetings with decision makers;
  • Meetings with leading producers to help facilitate the most effective WCSFP experience;
  • Tailored assistance and advice to successfully navigate WCSFP.

Main criteria

  • Any producer or content creator under the age of 35 may apply for the bursary. Exceptions will be made for producers and content creators who have undergone a career change. Please self-identify in your application;
  • For Tier 1 bursaries, priority will be given to applicants from outside the WCSFP’s traditional attendance base (i.e. outside of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA);
  • Applicants must demonstrate experience working in the science, history or factual genres in one of the following roles: executive producer, producer, associate producer, assistant producer, or digital, gaming or social media content creator.

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