AFI Directing Workshop for Women Application

Application Deadline: January 7, 2015

Before you begin the DWW application, please make sure you have the following documents prepared on your computer (in PDF format) and ready for upload:

Screenplay (short applicants: 15 pages or less; episodic applicants: 25 pages or less)
Letters of recommendation: up to three (optional)
Link to your work sample(s) (YouTube, Vimeo, personal website, etc.)
Narrative statement (see below)

Please note that the narrative statement should be a thoughtful and mature demonstration of your personal thinking. It should be no more than 750 words and include the following elements:

  • Autobiographical sketch giving a sense of your background (where you grew up, went to school, etc.), where you draw inspiration/motivation from, etc.
  • Why do you want to tell this story and what is your vision for the film?
  • What do you see as your biggest challenges and how will you overcome them?
  • Your career goals and your plan for achieving them.

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