Tashi Gelek Jenne aged 25 from Qinghai Province, China, is awarded £15,000 towards course fees and living expenses for the MA in Documentary at Liverpool John Moores University. Tashi is being mentored by Kim Longinotto.
I am truly grateful that BAFTA supports students in their education and development in various ways
Tashi Gelek has a Law degree from Lanzhou University, as well as a specialist applied English sub degree from Xi'an Eurasia University. Following his studies, he spent three years as a schoolteacher, while also making films in his spare time.
Tashi Gelek said: “BAFTA is like a bridge that it helps me to across a swift river to my dream place! It’s such an honour to receive BAFTA scholarship. I am truly grateful that BAFTA supports students in their education and development in various ways! The scholarship means that I could become an independent documentary filmmaker telling diverse stories.”