May 20, 2015 – International charity MMBF Trust has announced scholarships for students at UK’s leading drama school Mountview Academy which will be open for 2015 applicants.
Announcing the scholarships a spokesperson for MMBF said:
‘We are pleased to be working with Mountview to support talent in the Haringey area and also on a more national scale. We hope with the development of our scholarships we will be able to reach more drama students and creative talent and help them fulfill their dreams.’
The scholarships available will be on the following courses, The ONE-YEAR FOUNDATION IN ACTING where one scholarship will be available for the September 2015 intake and The YOUNG PERFORMERS’ COMPANY where three scholarships will be available for the September intake. Mountview’s Foundation and Young People’s Company are structured to give students a thorough grounding in all aspects of their chosen field. Students are trained to develop a high level of skills which will bring thought, energy and commitment to their professional work, giving them the tools to succeed in a competitive industry.
MMBF (Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund) is an international fund set up to support young people with an interest to follow a career in the film industry or aspiring pilots. The fund welcomes applications from anywhere in the world and aims to support individuals whose careers are at standstill due to having no resources to move their career’s forward.
MMBF which was founded by 22 year old film executive and philanthropist Matthew C. Martino is particularly interested in supporting young actors and filmmakers around the world and has done so through their grants, scholarships and award schemes including flagship award scheme ‘MMBF Rising Star Award’ which over 20 film festivals are operating. Martino was also recently nominated for Essex Young People of the Year Awards.