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Magnum Foundation Fellowship

 Cinthya Santos-Briones

Cinthya Santos-Briones

We're accepting applications for the fall session of the Magnum Foundation Fellowship, a program offering mentorship and stipends to early-career practitioners who are at a critical moment in their development as photographers.

During the fellowship, fellows produce an in-depth project local to New York City that demonstrates a commitment to social issues and community based work. Fellows will be encouraged to build relationships with their subjects in the field, build partnerships with relevant organizations, and experiment with new narrative forms and storytelling techniques. Fellows receive mentorship and project development support from Magnum Foundation staff and extended network throughout the duration of the fellowship.

In addition to producing a project, fellows are considered an integral part of the team and are expected to make significant contributions to the day-today work we do at Magnum Foundation. The Fellows work on range of projects in the New York office including research on social issues, exploration of emerging technologies and platforms, multimedia production, and event production. Candidates should have expertise in at least one of the following areas: video production, graphic design, emerging technology, and research. Candidates will be paired with Magnum Foundation projects according to their expertise and interests.

Duration

The fellowship runs from September–November.
12 weeks, 20 hours/week on personal project development, and 20 hours/week on Magnum Foundation projects

Stipend

$500/week for a total of $6,000
The fellowship does not provide room and board or transportation to and from Magnum Foundation’s office. Fellows are responsible for arranging their own accommodations and travel.

Apply

Applications are due August 1, 2018.
You will need to submit your resume, a cover letter, a project proposal, and an edit of past work. Fellows are chosen by an internal selection team. Any questions can be addressed to Alexis Lambrou at alexis@magnumfoundation.org or 212-219-1248.

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