In an effort to promote diversity in Hollywood and inclusion of Alaska Native content creators, GCI is collaborating with the Walter Kaitz Foundation to offer a fellowship program to two Alaska Natives who are interested in the film industry. GCI will select two content creators in film and television to participate in the Walter Kaitz Foundation’s 9th Hollywood Creative Forum in Los Angeles, California. Each finalist, and a guest of their choice, will be able to establish and foster lifelong connections to help guide their professional careers in television, film and digital.
GCI will select two Alaska Native artists to attend the 2018 Hollywood Creative Forum. Applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
All applications must be submitted via email to KaitzFellowship@gci.com and must contain the following:
All applications are due by Nov. 30, 2017. The finalists will be notified via email and announced at the Anchorage International Film Festival in early December. The two people selected will be given the opportunity to bring a guest to the forum, which will take place Feb. 13-14, 2018, in Los Angeles.
What finalists can expect:
About Walter Kaitz Foundation
The Walter Kaitz Foundation is a nonprofit committed to advancing diversity within the cable industry, specifically the contributions of women and multi-ethnic cable professionals. The foundation serves as a catalyst for increasing diversity in the cable industry’s workforce, its supplier base and its programming.