April 16, 2010 04:59:24 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
In keeping with the mandate of promoting the development of the Cinemas of India, the National Film Development Corporation Ltd. (NFDC), will conduct Screenwriters' Lab 2010, a 2-part screenwriters' workshop for writing and selling original Indian screenplays, in association with Binger Filmlab and Locarno International Film Festival.
Screenwriter's Lab 2010, 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.
The 1st Session will be held during the Locarno International Film Festival, Locarno, Switzerland from 7th - 9th August, 2010 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 23th - 26th November 2010 is where participants will apply their training and pitch their revised screenplays to participants at the film market.
The workshop will be conducted by Marten Rabarts, Artistic Director, Binger Filmlab, aided by experienced international guest mentors.
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).
The applications are available online at www.filmbazaarindia.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org for the application form. The application must be sent to NFDC latest by 17th May, 2010.