About the Workshop عن الورشة
Birthmark Scenario workshop is a script development workshop of narrative feature length films in Egypt in Arabic language over the duration of 6 months, led by an experienced writer and film producer, with the objective of selling and producing the outcome of the workshop.
Birthmark Scenario workshop targets to discover and support talents in the screenwriting field by managing a group workshop that develops TREATMENTS to narrative feature length scripts, which are ready for production.
Each writer will be responsible for the actual development of his/ her own script, however, everyone will contribute within the group with feedback and will learn from the others process as the workshop progresses.
The workshop will meet in full capacity once a week in addition to the individual meeting between the writers and the leader of the workshop. Additionally, there are sporadic sessions for guest speakers or brainstorming sessions depending on the weekly progress plan from treatment to locked script.
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During the weekly meetings industry professionals; Writers, Directors, Producers and Distributors will be invited to discuss the writers’ process with pre-designed topics to ensure that the writers have an overall idea about the market and their role versus other counterparts in the industry
Additionally, these sessions will serve the sales purpose of the scripts being developed. At key stages in the process pitching sessions will be held to producers to start attaching key partners to each script
Submission starts from the 1st to the 31st of December 2017
- Fill in the Submission Form
- Short listed candidates (10-15 writers) will be invited for an interview with the workshop team and a 3-4 days workshop
- Final selected candidates (4-6 writers) will be invited to sign the workshop contract