G-dcast residency application deadline extended

Deadline extended for G-dcast Residency!
Applications are open until Friday April 12th, 2013. Only a few openings left!


G-d made the world in 6 days … what can you make?

Studio G-dcast is the opportunity to spend six days working at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco to adapt some of the funniest, wildest, and most fascinating stories in the Jewish tradition as animated shorts or interactive multimedia experiences.

Residents will work either in animator/storyteller pairs to create their own three minute films, or in hacker/illustrator pairs to create interactive applications. The week is filled with storytelling, animation and coding master classes, studio recording sessions, and expert panels. It’s a turbo-powered growth spurt in filmmaking, app design and Jewish learning. On the last night of the residency, artists will share their works in progress at a public screening at The Contemporary Jewish Museum. See last year’s films at http://www.g-dcast.com/sgcjm12

*NOTE: You definitely DO NOT have to be an experienced with Jewish learning or ritual to apply. We’re looking for all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds. After all, if you already knew it all, what would be left to learn?

By the way— did we mention the residency’s FREE?

We’re looking for emerging Jewish animators, coders and storytellers currently enrolled as college or graduate students.
Storytellers—if you’re a singer/songwriter, novelist, slam poet, playwright, screenwriter, one-person show, or three-ring circus, we’re excited to meet you!
Coders-We’re looking for crackerjack hackers who love a pretty algorithm and clean code as much as the next nerd, but still know how to get a job done under pressure.
Animators—we’re looking for artists who work in any style (hand-drawn, digital 2D, stop motion, claymation), as long as you can bring your gear with you to San Francisco and can work quickly!

This year, we’re also looking for one coder and one illustrator to pair who will create an original mobile app from their story.

To read the fine details and submit your application visit: http://www.g-dcast.com/sgcjm13

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