Islamabad: Morango Films has launched the ‘Izhar by Film Fellowship’ to provide a platform to the youth which aspires to express social issues through filmmaking. The first film fellowship program, with the support of UN Women, aims at creating awareness on the social and political rights of women. It is open for applicants – aged 18 and older – from all over Pakistan who are interested in raising their voice through visual media. Izhar by Film Fellowship will start accepting applications on 13th December, 2016 for its first round.
This fellowship intends to encourage participants to create awareness regarding the social issues and rights, and to voice the solutions that promote the spirit of responsible citizenship. Four areas of focus will be focused on to achieve this objective:
- Harassment-free workplaces/educational institutes
- Women’s access to safe public spaces
- Internet safety for women
- Women’s political rights
The top 60 applicants will be chosen for the fellowship training course for the initial phase. The applicants will then be trained in filmmaking following which they will submit films. Alongside this, a call for entries will also be made from the public for film submissions. The best 3 fellows of this program will be awarded with incentives.
Morango Films has been involved in promoting positive social change through a wide range of its services. By focusing on the activities pertaining to awareness and education, Morango Films aims to enforce the values of peace, tolerance and civic participation through different media platforms.
For all the details regarding the program, dates and eligibility criteria, please visit the website.
Submit your applications by filling out the form available on our website: http://izharbyfilm.com/