The Film Bazaar Screenwriters’ Lab 2011 held in partnership with Binger Filmlab, Netherlands and the Venice International Film Festival, Italy has announced six shortlisted projects. The first working session will be held at the Venice International Film Festival from September 1 – 3, 2011. The second working session will be held at Film Bazaar, Goa from November 23 – 27, 2011.

Projects selected for the Lab this year are –

1. Sebastian Wants To Remember by Vasant Nath

2. Dear Mira by Deepti Datt

3. Toxic City by Aliya Curmally

4. Dum Laga Ke Haishya by Sharat Katariya

5. Girls by Megha Ramaswamy

6. Dabba by Ritesh Batra

The workshop ensures that the participants apply their training and pitch their improvised screenplays to industry professionals from around the globe. The workshop is aimed at preparing these screenwriters to position their screenplays internationally.

The lab advisors for the lab are Marten Rabarts (Artistic Head, Binger Filmlab), Bianca Taal (Industry Advisor, Binger Filmlab), Olivia Stewart (Producer, Writer & Script Advisor) and Urmi Juvekar (Screenwriter & Script Advisor).

To know more about the Screenwriters’ Lab, click here.

  1. Anon says:

    Why only those are being picked who are having an IMDB profile already?
    No outsider has submitted a selection worthy script? I doubt.

  2. Bhau says:

    To have an “imdb profile already” you had to have worked your butt off already.

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