Applications now open: John Darling Fellowship for Australian filmmaker

The John Darling Fellowship is supported by the Herb Feith Foundation and will be offered for the first time in 2018. The fellowship is designed to provide an opportunity for emerging Australian documentary and ethnographic filmmakers to experience the vibrancy of contemporary Indonesian film, arts and cultural production, and to collaborate and exchange ideas with Indonesian film-making peers.

Fellowship grant
The successful applicant will receive a John Darling Fellowship grant of $6,800.00 to support the applicant’s participation in ACICIS’ 2018 Creative Arts and Design Professional Practicum (CADPP) .

Fellowship criteria
The fellowship is to be awarded to an eligible participant in ACICIS’ 2018 Creative Arts and Design Professional Practicum (CADPP). The successful applicant will meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Australian Citizen
  • Currently or previously enrolled in film studies or related discipline at an Australian institution of higher learning; and
  • Have a demonstrable interest in ethnographic documentary and observational cinema.

How to apply for the John Darling Fellowship
To apply for Fellowship, applicants need complete the online application form for ACICIS’ Creative Arts and Design Professional Practicum (CADPP). ACICIS – in consultation with the Herb Feith Foundation – will assess applicants’ eligibility and suitability for the Fellowship in light of the above selection criteria. The application deadline is the 15 September 2017.