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$21,000 to remove what's been holding you back and take your career to the next level.

$5,000 in gear — A new camera and lens? More lenses and accessories for the camera you already have? You choose. And if it's still not enough, we'll loan you more.

Mentorship from a successful Alpha Female photographer or videographer. Extensive education opportunities. Networking events with other creators and industry personalities. And much more.

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2 Winners

$21,000 to create the short short you’ve been dreaming of, and access to Sony’s resources in Los Angeles, CA, including the Sony DMPC and Sony Pictures resources.

$5,000 in gear — A new camera and lens? More lenses and accessories for the camera you already have? You choose. And if it's still not enough, we'll loan you more, including some of our Pro cinema cameras.

Mentorship from a successful Alpha Female filmmaker. Extensive education opportunities. Networking events with other creators and industry personalities. And much more.

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Describe your vision

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Create a budget

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Show your best work

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