WHAT : NFDC Screenwriters’ Lab 2014 gives an opportunity to six independent screenwriters to develop their skill under the guidance of a variety of industry experts from across the globe. Through one-on-one sessions with their Mentors, the Screenwriter Fellows are advised on tools and techniques required to improve their scripts and methods to pitch the same in the international domain.
WHY : The Screenwriters’ Lab is specially re-designed to prepare screenwriters with original Indian stories for working with the international filmmaking market.
– The Screenwriters’ Lab also creates a unique opportunity for these scripts to gain a direct entry to the Film Bazaar Co-Production Market.
– This two stage script development lab, now in it’s 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.
Submission Requirements : 2 page synopsis
- You will have two months to submit the screenplay if short listed.
Session 1 :
Will be held in Sarajevo, during the 2014 Film Festival. August 15 -23, 2014
Session 2 :
Will be held in Goa, prior to and during the Film Bazaar, 21 – 24 November, 2014
DEADLINE : 5th March, 2014
DETAILS : To know more about the lab, rules and regulations, how to submit, click here.