Chicago Youth Media Scholarships
Fair Use Remix Institute (FURI) is a two week digital media workshop for socially-conscious Chicago teens in which youth create several video remixes and mashups that are critical or satirical works of art focusing on political, social, and cultural issues, from a youth perspective. In the process, participants will learn about how political remix is a cultural right protected by the Fair Use Provision and First Amendment and Free Speech.
Up to 15 Scholarships are available to Socially-Active Youth worth $1,000. (Scholarships cover entire costs of tuition, travel, equipment fees, free copies of publications and yearly access to equipment and editing facilities)
WHEN: July 7th-July 18th 2008 (Monday-Friday 11:00-4:00) WHERE: CHICAGO FILMMAKERS – 5243 N. Clark, Chicago TO APPLY: Submit SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION by June 1, 2008
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This report (PDF 3.8MB) offers guidance for community organizations and those who fund social change in how best to harness the power of local media-making for community health improvement. Spanish-language version is now available. Una versión en español de este informe esta en la web.