Film London’s FLAMIN Fellowship scheme revealed that they have selected six early-career artist-filmmakers have been selected for their fifth edition. It is a development programme offering mentoring and funding alongside access to audiences, curators and established artist advisors.
The FLAMIN Fellowship aims to support the most exciting, innovative and challenging moving image practices from filmmakers at the early stages of their careers. Investing £15,000 in artists’ development bursaries, each artist will receive seed finance of £2,500 to develop new work.
The artists have been selected from over 160 applications and assessed by a board comprising of producers, artists and Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network. The selected artists are:
- Chris Childs
- Bo Choy
- Ben Dawson
- Asmaa Jama
- Ronan Mackenzie
- Tobi Onabolu
Finding the world of artist filmmaking via different routes, the six selected artists employ a wide range of innovative and creative approaches to the moving image. This includes but is not limited to hand-drawn animation, inter-weaving personal footage with staged scenes, layering multimedia, and combining dance and performance with poetry.
Source: Film London