WHAT: Screenwriter’s Lab 2011, a 2-part workshop is designed to prepare screenwriters’ with original Indian stories for working with the international filmmaking market place. It aims at improving a completed screenplay in its final stages and to increase the international marketability of the same.
LAB : The 1st Session will be held during the Venice International Film Festival in September, 2011 where participants will get first-hand experience of the workings of the international film community and get to train with their screenplay mentors.
The 2nd session at Film Bazaar, Goa from 24–27 November, 2011 is where participants will apply their training and pitch their revised screenplays to participants at the film market.
MENTORS: The workshop will be conducted by Marten Rabarts, Artistic Director, Binger Filmlab, aided by experienced international guest mentors. It is organized in association with Binger Filmlab, Netherlands and Venice International Film Festival.
CONTACT: For further details on the Screenwriters’ Lab please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
DATE: Last Date for entries is 17 June, 2011.
Rules and Regulations
i. Two Sessions Compulsory
– The sessions in 2011 will run at the Venice International Film Festival, in September and from 24 – 27 November at Film Bazaar Goa, India. Participants must attend both sessions, must have a valid passport and visa and must be able to travel to Venice.
ii. Costs of the Lab
– The lab will provide accommodation for participants in Venice and Goa, as well as accreditation to the Venice International Film Festival and the Goa Film Bazaar.
– The lab will provide economy air tickets originating from either Mumbai or Delhi for travel to the workshop.
– Participants will have to apply, secure and pay for their own visas as well as their travel insurance. The organizers will not be responsible for the above if additional charges are incurred.