Applications have now closed and we have announced a winner.
Watch the video below to see how to apply for this scholarship
Receive round-trip airfare from your closest international airport to Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India.
Capture the culture and communities of Kerala under the mentorship of professional travel filmmaker Brian Rapsey.
Your trip will include a 3-day post-production workshop where you’ll edit your film, continuing your mentorship with Brian Rapsey.
Record superior sound for your film with a new Video Mic Pro and VideoMic Me™ iPhone directional mic courtesy of Rode Microphones.
Be equipped with hyper minimalist smartphone and smartwatch accessories from Nomad.
As always, we've got your back. You'll receive travel insurance for the duration of your trip from World Nomads.
Our challenge to you is to go out and interview an amazing adventurer or inspiring traveler and bring to life their compelling travel story around one of the following themes:
Please make sure your video is publicly accessible.
In 1500 characters or less tell us why you should be the scholarship recipient and what winning this opportunity would mean to you. Your answer will hold considerable weight in the judging process.
NOTE: Once you apply, you will not be able to go back and edit your application, so please make sure you are completely satisfied with your application before you hit the submit button.
Brian has spent over 20 years in TV, documentary, corporate, travel and educational film production and has been the mentor of our Travel Film Scholarship for the last 4 years.
Gregg is the Creative Director of the visual storytelling agency WhereNext?. He’s also a photojournalist specializing in adventure travel, cycling and conservation.
You'll need to convince our judging panel through your application that you have the spirit of adventure and a passion for travel filmmaking. A good travel documentary should:
The scholarship recipient, along with the shortlist of the best films will be published on the World Nomads website on August 9th, 2017.
NOTE: Films compiled solely of still shots will not be considered, you need to demonstrate your skill with the moving image.
Check out some of our past winners:
Joshua Brown conducts a concise and insightful interview with inspirational travel photographer Tom Martin to win the 2016 Film Scholarship.