Fellowships for Filmmakers

Event time: 
Friday, April 19, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Center for Collaborative Arts and Media (YORK149) See map
149 York St
New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for an introduction to the fellowships available to the filmmakers at Yale.

We will discuss fellowships, what they are, and answer any questions.

This is a discussion hosted by CCAM, led by Jill Carrera with Susan Youssef.

Jill Carrera (she/they) is Senior Associate Director of Fellowships and Funding in the Office of Fellowships. She completed her BA in Theater Studies at Yale University and worked in administrative theater in NYC before joining Yale Undergraduate Admissions in 2018. She helps manage and advise students for various fellowships, namely the Fulbright US Student Grants and the Henry S. Truman Scholarships, and also oversees the ISA process. Jill also advises for the Yale internal summer fellowships under the Common Application. She is a first-year advisor and fellow for Jonathan Edwards College and is passionate about helping students reach their own personal goals.

Susan Youssef (she/her) is Film Advisor at Center for Collaborative Arts and Media. She is a filmmaker who has made three films that can be viewed on Netflix: Habibi, Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf, and Amsterdam to Anatolia. She has a Poynter Fellowship in Journalism from Yale University.