Off the Block 2023 Application

Applications are processed in a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that while the program seeks to enroll as many students as possible, space is limited. An application does not guarantee a spot in the program. Program staff will contact applicants regarding their status on or around June 1st. Please review the information below before applying.

Off the Block is open to all high school students in the Riverside, CA area interested in learning documentary filmmaking! For any questions, please reach out to Nikolay Maslov, Curator of Film & Media Projects at UCR ARTS:

Key dates and info

May 31st, 2023 – Application deadline

June 1st, 2023 – Applicants begin being notified of their status in the program

June 24th, 2023 – Orientation for accepted applicants

June 28th, 2023 – First day of the workshop

July 27th, 2023 – Final day of the workshop

Off the Block will meet Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 4pm, June 27th through July 28th at UCR ARTS. (There will be no session on Tuesday, July 4th.)