For first-year journalism student Clara Mokri, ‘human stories are what drives the news’
Growing up the daughter of a prominent Hollywood cinematographer, Clara Mokri remembers being on movie sets with her father and seeing the power a camera could wield in telling stories. Her father chose to work on blockbuster film series like Fast & Furious and Transformers. Mokri, though, wanted to forge her own path.
The grant is open to students and emerging or early career photographers. There's no age restriction, but the rules bar applicants whose primary income is from working as a photographer (in other words, established pros need not apply.)