Following the great success of the Short Film Script Development Workshop that was held during the first KineNova International Film Festival in 2016 to promote and encourage the next generation of screenwriters, the organizers are pleased to announce that submissions are now open for a second workshop.
Keeping in with the spirit and aims of the film festival, the organizers welcome submissions from those who are relatively inexperienced in script writing and who would like to benefit from participating in a three-day script development workshop that will cover the fundamentals of script writing and story development. Sessions will consist of presentations, group work, and one-on-one tutorials.
At the end of the workshop the FX3X Film Production Company will award a prize for the best script. Worth 3000 Euros, the prize will consist of the use of film equipment necessary to realize the script into a short film.
To apply for a place on the workshop please include the following in English:
Acceptance onto the program will depend on the following criteria:
It has come to our attention that due to technical issues not all of the participant applications to the email address of firstname.lastname@example.org have been received by us.If you have previously applied for this year’s workshop, please send us your submission again to the new email address of john.r.d.stephens.gmail.com given below.
Please note too that the deadline for application to the workshop has been extended to 18 September. Results will be announced a week later.
Applicants wishing to apply for the workshop should send the submission requirements in a Word or PDF file to [ email@example.com ] by 18 September.
NB: Submissions should be in two separate files: one for the script and the other for the additional criteria.
John Stephens is a screenwriter and script editor, and has script consulted and script doctored on various projects. He has run many workshops in script development and story theory.
He is also a mentor on script development and pitching on the Pitching Lab at the Drama International Short Film Festival.
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