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MDOCS Storytellers' Institute

Skidmore College Pond in July

Founded in 2014, the annual Storytellers’ Institute, part of the John B. Moore Documentary Studies Collaborative (MDOCS), is a five-week residency program hosted at Skidmore College.

For the month of June, the Institute welcomes its Fellows to work on independent projects and engage in a community of thinkers and makers.

The institute brings together professional documentary practitioners (Visiting Fellows), Skidmore College students and faculty/staff members (Skidmore Fellows), and regional community makers already participating in the MDOCS Co-Creation Initiative (Regional Fellows). 

This is a unique opportunity to have a focused period of dedicated time to develop a non-fiction project, with the inspiration of a community who are pursuing similar questions and ideas in the beautiful setting of Saratoga Springs.

All Fellows are competitively selected and work in a range of documentary mediums and practices including performance, video, film, photo, audio, written word, etc.

For more info Enter Storytellers' Institute site >