Saturday, February 8, 2014

Screenwriters' Lab in partnership with Sarajevo Film Festival Calls for Entries

This two stage script development lab, now in its 7th Edition delivers intensive coaching tailored to the precise needs of each writer and project selected for development.

Screenwriters bring to the lab a script in development to be part of an in-depth group and one to one creative discourse. From session one of the lab at Sarajevo Film Festival, international industry knowledge and sessions with renowned, award winning mentors will prepare the writers to present their projects during NFDC's Film Bazaar in Goa.

Recent writers and projects include
·         Rajesh Jala - Chingari (The Spark) - ASAP Films - France (Financing)
·         Ritesh Batra - The Lunchbox - ASAP Films, Sikhya Entertainment, NFDC (Worldwide Release)
·         Umesh Kulkarni - Antaraal (The Space Within) - Arbhaat Films (In Development)
·         Kanu Behl - Titli (Butterfly) - Dibakar Benerjee Productions and Yash Raj films (Post Production)
·         Ruchika Oberoi - Island City - NFDC (Post Production)
·         Gyan Correa - The Good Road - NFDC (International Release)
·         Bikas Mishra - Chauranga - Anticlock Films, NFDC (Post Production)
While Session 1 will be held in Sarajevo during the 2014 Film Festival from August 15-23, 2014; Session 2 will be held in Goa, prior to and during the Film Bazaar 2014, 21-24 November, 2014.

The Submission Deadline is 5th March, 2014 and the requirements are as follows:
  • 2 page synopsis
  • You will have two months to submit the screenplay if short listed. 

For more details or to apply, visit

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