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Academy President Janet Yang and 2023 Academy Gold Women’s Fellowship recipient, Erica Eng

The Academy Talent Development & Inclusion Initiative is pleased to offer the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women designed for emerging women filmmakers. The fellowship combines direct financial support with personalized mentorship, access to once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunities, and lifelong career advancement support via the Gold Alumni Program. 

Currently, alumni of Academy Gold programs who identify as women, as well as Gold Rising partner company nominees, are eligible to apply. The 2024 fellowship is now closed to applications.

The Academy currently awards two Fellowships annually, one in the U.S. and one internationally. For more information about the Fellowship, please contact