NFDC Screenwriters Lab 2009 – details

Posted: May 15, 2009 by moifightclub in bollywood, cinema, etc, News, writing
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filmwritingWhat : NFDC is organising Screenwriters Lab 2009 for promising script writers. The 2-part workshop aims to prepare screenwriters for working and selling original Indian screenplays in International film market.

This is done  in association with Binger Filmlab, the Locarno International Film Festival and the Entertainment Society of Goa.

Workshop : The 1st Session will be held during the Locarno International Film Festival, Locarno, Switzerland from 8th – 12th August, 2009.

The 2nd session will be at Film Bazaar, Goa from 24th – 26th November 2009 is where participants will apply their training and pitch their revised screenplays to participants at the film market.

Who : The workshop will be conducted by Marten Rabarts, Artistic Director, Binger Filmlab alongwith other guest mentors.

Eligibility : To participate in the workshop the participants need to submit entry form along with screenplay in classic format, Log-line, one page synopsis along with screenwriters’ CV in English. A letter of intent and a DVD of previous work (if existing).

Applications : The applications are available online at  or email for the application form.

Last Date : The application must be sent to NFDC before June 10, 2009.

Binger Filmlab : Its an Amsterdam based international feature-film development centre. Binger opened its doors in 1996 as a post academic training for film professionals and has matured into a challenging and unique film lab with intensive five month programmes that focus on the development of projects and the individual talents that create them.

 About Film Bazaar: National Film Development Corporation’s international co-production and sales market is held over 3 days in November alongside the International Film Festival of India in Goa.

 Projects at all stages of development and production are eligible to apply for the co-production meetings.

Other activities include the companies’ marketplace, the Work-in-Progress lab for rough cuts, the Screenwriters’ Lab, and a Business Conclave. International partnerships include an award for the most promising project presented by the Hubert Bals Fund and Primexchange, an international training programme for producers.

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  1. Kumar Gautam says:

    Screenplay is classic format, means…
    and screenplay can be in hindi…meaning dialogues.

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