2018 Young Filmmakers Contest Winner

2018 Young Filmmakers Contest Winner

Ellyn Cardon, a senior undergraduate at Brigham Young University, is the winner of this year’s Young Filmmaker Contest for her entry, Mrs. Bennet’s Plan. Both Ellyn (above) and her mother, Dana (below) — the inspiration for Mrs. Bennet in the short...
2019 Young Filmmakers Contest

2019 Young Filmmakers Contest

The Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) invites you to submit your short film (five minutes or less) to our third annual Young Filmmakers Contest. Entry is FREE. WHO IS ELIGIBLE: Students at the high school, undergraduate and graduate-school levels (If you...
Definitive Guide to Austen Adaptations

Definitive Guide to Austen Adaptations

Interested in the latest announced remakes of Emma, Pride and Prejudice and Clueless? Want to learn more about the lost versions of Pride and Prejudice? Did you know there’s a new feminist/LGBT take on Emma? Or that Benedict Cumberbatch and David Tennant star in...
JASNA Annual Essay Contest Now Open

JASNA Annual Essay Contest Now Open

JASNA’s annual student essay contest is now open for submissions. The contest fosters study and appreciation of Jane Austen’s work, with several hundred students competing for scholarship awards each year. The contest is open worldwide to students in three...
November Newsletter Out Now

November Newsletter Out Now

Check out our November newsletter for information on our upcoming regional events through May 2020, as well as our fundraising project for Chawton House and Austen stage adaptations being performed throughout Southern California this month.