Sunday, August 22, 2010

Call for Screenplays for the BIFF Filmmakers Residency Program

By Bahamas International Film Festival

 

Nassau, Bahamas - The Screenplay Filmmaker Residency Program aims to support filmmakers by providing a chance to present their project to established producers, directors, writers. Should your Screenplay be selected, you will be invited to have a series of one-on-one meetings for four days during 7th Annual Bahamas International Film Festival, December 2 – 5. This inten sive program is designed to establish lasting collaborations within the film industry.

The emphasis will be on critical feedback, practical advice, and a clear direction in the filmmaking process. The outstanding screenplays will be selected to participate in the residency program. The program is open to the new and experienced filmmakers.

2009 Winners were:
Vashti Anderson
Miguel Drayton
Ithalia Johnson

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – September 4th

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE NOVEMBER 1st.

Submit to BIFF Office - programming@bintlfilmfest.com

Submission Information
www.bintlfilmfest.com

Submission Fee:

- $100.00

APPLICATION MATERIAL AND PROCEDURE

-The Screenplay must take place in the Bahamas or the Caribbean
-Biography of screenwriter and/or director
-Film synopsis (no longer than 1 page) - Film treatment (no longer than 3 pages)
-1-page character description / breakdown of central characters.
-Copy of previous work if applicable, e.g. short or feature film
-Script Please send three (3)

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