Young Critics Program 2023
“If you are between 18 – 30 years old and concerned with the rapid cultural shift and its impact on individuals, nations and the global community then Young Critics Program is an opportunity where you get the opportunity to develop strategies and resilience with fellow participants from all over the world – guided by an international, interdisciplinary mentors – on how we can meet the challenges together?”
|Duration||16 Weeks ( Flexible Timeline)|
|Costs/Fees||No Application or Participation fees|
|Deadline||October 15th, 2022|
SPHERE announces an open call for entries for the second edition of Young Critics Program, the annual workshop for aspiring critical thinkers around the world.
The Young Critics program nurtures promising ignited minds and provides a valuable platform to encompass their professional journey. The program seeks to find an alternative pathway to encounter the mainstream critique culture and emphasize the importance of diversity in the world of criticism across all media.
Featuring panel discussions with festival (World Cinema Carnival) guests and workshops with journalists, editors, publicists, art historians and other industry experts, the program is designed to introduce the international corridors to the next generation curators and critics.
In addition to this workshop dimension, participants have the opportunity of publishing articles and producing unconventional critiques in an alternative manner about the Festival program in the journal section of “SPHERE”.
Thus, participants can expand their skills through press coverage of the current edition of the Carnival, writing reviews of officially selected films or art works, articles about the sidebar events, in-depth reflection and interviews on various sections of the guests.
SPHERE aims at making selected Young Critics Program fully integral to the festival and lets them participate in the delivery of the daily festival curriculum. You will together form a team, hosted by the WCC festival Editorial/ Programming team in the next year.
Participant age group: 18 – 30 years old.
Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
Background/ Educational Requirement: Open to everyone irrespective of their educational or Professional practice stretched in the stream of science and technology, art and design, social activism and politics, economy and business or everything in between.
From 15 international Mentors