- Alumni who graduated from the Kanbar Institute of Film & TV between 2010 and January 2018
- Current thesis students in the Kanbar Graduate Film Program
- Current juniors and seniors in Kanbar Undergraduate Film & TV
No where else in the world can you find the range of disciplines in one school. Over the last 50 years as we forged new programs, built our home in New York and expanded to our global academic centers, institutes emerged. Each are built with shared values, common goals, and a priority for putting students first. The result – a place where artists and scholars create the future.
Visiting students and non-majors are invited to take classes during January Term, Spring at Tisch, and Summer. Earn credits towards your major or minor, build your résumé with an internship, or take classes to change careers. Come be inspired by New York City and our international sites.
The Office of Special Programs at Tisch School of the Arts provides access to the arts. Whether you’re an NYU or visiting college student, high school student or working professional, we provide you with the introductory exposure to the performing or cinematic arts and the advanced-level training to grow your craft.
SLOAN FOUNDATION FEATURE FILM AWARD (NYU FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION AWARD)
The goal of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation film school program is to influence the next generation of filmmakers to create more realistic and dramatic stories about science and technology and to challenge existing stereotypes about scientists and engineers through the visual media.
An annual award in the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television, this production award for $100,000 is given to a feature-length narrative project that portrays intellectually engaging, entertaining images of scientists/engineers, a scientific discovery, or technology.
Applicants submit a 1-page synopsis/pitch and an application to the faculty committee that will select up to 12 quarter-finalists. These quarter-finalists then submit three to five page treatments. From these treatments, the committee selects up to six semi-finalists. The finalists have development meetings with committee members and consult with a science advisor.
Finalists (up to three) will be selected to receive a $5,000 grant to write a first draft of their feature screenplay while continuing to consult with a science/technology advisor to ensure the accuracy of their project. Finalists submit the first draft of their script and a budget. The film should be able to be made within a budget of $100,000.
Contact Dara Feivelson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
MARCH / APRIL - Kick-Off Event - TBA
Friday, June 8 - 1-page synopsis/pitch due
Week of July 23 - Announcement of up to twelve Quarter-Finalists
July 23 - September 10 - Quarter-Finalists write 3-5 page treatments
Monday, September 10 - Quarter-Finalists submit treatments
Week of September 30 - Committee announces up to six Semi-Finalists and holds development meetings with Semi-Finalists
October 1 - October 31 - Semi-Finalists consult with science advisors and write revised treatment/production plan, a step outline and budget
Wednesday, October 31 - Semi-Finalists submit treatments, step outlines and budgets
Week of December 3 - Up to three Finalists announced; each receive $5,000 to write their scripts
December - February - Finalists write feature script and continue to meet with advisors
March - Finalists submit first draft, revised budget
April / May - Committee selects winner
Please note that the schedule is subject to change.
Tisch Graduate Dual MBA/MFA degree film student, Eric Cohen, is the recipient of a $100,000 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Award for 2015-16 for his project, The RADIOACTIVE BOY SCOUT.
Shmuel Rosenblum, a 48 year old Hassidic Rabbi in Upstate New York, distraught by the untimely death of his wife, struggles to find solace in traditional mourning rituals, while secretly nurturing an unexpected obsession with the science of decomposition and a desperate need to understand how his wife's body will decay.
A mysterious illness propels working class teenage sisters into a radical coming of age.
In war-torn Kashmir, a lakeside city is plunged into a military curfew. Stranded together on breathtaking Dal Lake, a working-class boatman and a beautiful young scientist form an unlikely bond. But as violence spills in from the city, their budding romance may not survive.Watch trailer