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FLC Academy Programs

The mission of the Film at Lincoln Center Academy Programs is to support the next generation of film artists and critics and to foster a film culture that embraces diverse storytelling and points of view.

With an emphasis on participation from underrepresented communities, the FLC Artists Academy and FLC Critics Academy take place during the New York Film Festival, providing real-world experience and mentorship from professionals in their fields.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 FLC Artists Academy and FLC Critics Academy! The deadline to apply is June 14.

FLC Artists Academy

FLC Artists Academy

This immersive experience gives early-career filmmakers and craftspeople the opportunity to meet with experienced film industry creatives to gain insight into the process of collaboration, professional development, and making a sustainable living.

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FLC Critics Academy

FLC Critics Academy

Early-career critics engage with established editors and journalists in discussions about the craft and business of film criticism while writing reviews for Film Comment, helping to shed light on both the creative process and the realities of being a working critic.

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