Juliane Dressner
Stepping Up (working title)

JULIANE DRESSNER was awarded $25,000 in support of the documentary Stepping Up (working title). Enoch, Christine and Karoline dream of being the first in their families to go to college and are determined to bring their peers with them. As peer college counselors in struggling schools, they have taken it upon themselves to close the achievement gap, guiding their friends through the college process, even as they are applying themselves.

About this grant

Film and Video
Grant Program
New York City Film and Video
New York City


Guidelines and more information about the new Artist Fellowship program are now available. The application deadline is Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4 pm Central / 5 pm Eastern Time.

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