• Interested in exploring Israel while developing your filmmaking skills, networking with fellow young filmmakers, and connecting with Israel's top film industry professionals? 

    The Onward Israel Jerusalem Film Workshop, in cooperation with Jerusalem Film Workshop and United King Films, is a 6 week program great for creative young filmmakers looking for an opportunity to gain filmmaking skills and explore the land of Israel. Participants will gain comprehensive knowledge of filmmaking and expand their professional network, all while living in Jerusalem and sight-seeing the rest of Israel.

    Over the course of 6 weeks, participants will develop and expand their cinematography, editing, screenwriting, and directing skills. Participants will have the opportunity to make two short films while using the tools and equipment we provide along with hands-on support from our teachers and mentors.

    Summer 2017
    • Early bird price (deadline April 1st): $3,950 

    • Full price: $4,900 

    • Scholarships available 

    • Application fee is refundable up to 7 days after date of application
      $100 application fee applied towards balance if accepted

    Included: Board (2 meals a day), lodging, insurance, transportation and program costs.
    Participants are responsible for arranging their own flights.

    This Onward Israel program is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other lead philanthropists, The Jewish Agency for Israel, and the Jerusalem Film Workshop.

    Student Village Dormatories at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. 
    Single rooms, 3-4 per apartment. 
    Acceptance Criteria: 
    Open to filmmakers and film lovers, aged 18-27, from around the world.
    Preference to Jewish young adults who have had one previous short-term Israel experience - Birthright or a teen travel program.
    For More Information:
    For more information  http://www.jerusalemfilmworkshop.com/
    or contact Ilana- 

    The Registration is Now Closed.

    To Watch a short video from the Onward Israel  Jerusalem Film Workshop Experience, click here.
    Click here to read more about what life is really like in Jerusalem from two Onward Israel summer 2015 participants.
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