„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. Priority will be given to scriptwriters from Central and Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine.
The working language of the program is English, conversational knowledge of the language is required. The participation fee is €800 for each participant. Scholarships are available. Before applying please read the Guidelines.
Applicants must provide on-screen credits for at least one theatrical feature film, one television feature film or a television series (already produced) or must have extensive experience as a writer (poetry, prose, journalism) or a director with some writing experience.
The submitted script must be an original feature film, completed or nearing completion, and the shooting cannot commence before the end of April of the following year.
The script cannot participate in any other scriptwriters’ training program at the time of its participation in ScripTeast.
APPLICATION (IN ENGLISH) MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE via the ONLINE FORM
(Please notice that we accept only electronic applications, the submissions sent by post, courier service, fax or email will not be accepted)
OBLIGATORY ATTACHMENTS (IN ENGLISH):
A signed original application form (pdf)
A Synopsis (250-300 words);
A CV of author or authors (including professional experience, achievements, and awards);
A cover letter stating:
– motivation and expectations from participation in ScripTeast,
– the project’s estimated chances of being produced;
A signed declaration on honour (download pdf)
Once submitted, your application cannot be changed. We strongly advise applicants to apply (online) online well before the closing date. The ScripTeast webpage experiences peak usage in days leading up to the deadline and applicants may experience delays.
For detailed information about the application process, please see the Guidelines.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.