„Everyone wants to change the world whenever they make the effort to do something. I don’t think I ever believed the world could be changed in the literal sense of the phrase. I thought the world could be described.”
(Krzysztof Kieślowski, from an interview with Stanisław Zawiśliński)
THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS JULY 31ST. THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE.
Applicants must be nationals or residents of countries participating in the MEDIA Programme. However, ScripTeast has been developed to focus on scriptwriters originating from Central and Eastern European countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Applicants must provide credits for at least one theatrical feature film, one television feature film or a television series that had already been produced or must have extensive experience as writers, journalists or directors.
The submitted feature film script must be completed or nearing completion, must be an original work, and the shooting cannot commence before the end of April of the following year.
The script must not participate in any other scriptwriters’ training program at the time of its participation in ScripTeast.
THE APPLICATION PACKAGE SHOULD BE IN ENGLISH AND SHOULD CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:
A signed original application form
The script (2 copies, UNBOUND)
A synopsis (250-300 words);
A CV (including professional experience, achievements and awards);
A cover letter stating:
motivation and expectations from the participation in ScripTeast,
project’s estimated chances of being produced;
Additional materials / DVD with samples of previous work (by post only).
THE APPLCATION PACKAGE SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:
an online application sent via the APPLICATION FORM
a duly signed hard copy sent by regular post to:
INDEPENDENT FILM FOUNDATION
Marii Kazimiery 23E
Once submitted, your application cannot be changed. We strongly advise applicants to apply online well before the closing date. The ScripTeast webpage experiences peak usage in days leading up to the deadline and applicants may experience delays.
APPLYING BY MAIL
If you are unable to submit your application online, you can apply by mail. Please send an email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a Word format application form. Applications sent by fax will not be accepted.
Applications WILL NOT BE RETURNED. Unselected applications will be disposed of safely.
For detailed information about the application process, please see the Application Form and Guidelines.
In case of any questions please contact us at: email@example.com