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Del Toro launches scholarship for Mexican filmmakers

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Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, who was in his native city for the week-long Guadalajara International Film Festival, announced a scholarship for aspiring Mexican filmmakers.

According to a report, during the festival, del Toro is imparting a series of free master classes to thousands of fans. After his first master class, the organizers announced the creation of the Jenkins-Del Toro International Film Scholarship, a USD 60,000 annual award for an aspiring Mexican filmmaker to study abroad at a prestigious film institute.

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