The BigRentz film studies scholarship was launched to support students who are pursuing a BA (Bachelor of Arts) or BFA (Bachelor of Fine Art) in creative disciplines including film studies, film production, cinematography, or a related field.
Whether it’s a boom lift to get the perfect overhead shot, or a light tower to brighten the set, BigRentz knows that in order to tell the perfect story, you need the right equipment. BigRentz is excited to support students pursuing a career that explores how people, ideas, and technology come together to visually tell stories that matter.
BigRentz will award $5,000 to help cover educational expenses for a student currently pursuing (or who is planning to pursue) a degree in film studies, film production, cinematography, or a related creative field. Below you will learn how to enter the contest as well as the scholarship rules.
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Please follow each of the following 3 steps to complete your application:
Essay submissions must be 750-1500 words in length and include a title page with all of the following:
When you think of exceptional cinematography, which film comes to mind? Why is it your favorite example of excellence in the field? Explain your reasons, detailing at least one scene from the film as an example. Please explain how the cinematographic qualities (framing, shot-size, duration, movement, texture, color, sound) of this scene impact and support the telling of the story.
All scholarships applicants are required to complete the following survey to be eligible for the award.
Questionnaire answers will not be used for consideration when selecting a winner. These answers are strictly for our own research and all personal information will be kept confidential and separate from your application.
Once your essay is ready, please email the essay and title page in a PDF format to email@example.com. Please make your subject line “Film Scholarship Application for Firstname Lastname”. Please name your PDF file as “Lastname_Firstname_Film”.
All essays must be received by August 3, 2018 deadline by 11:59 PM EST. Essays received after this date will not be considered.
The winner will be announced on August 15th, 2018.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.