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04 May 2017

EX ORIENTE documentary film workshop call


Call to documentary film directors and producers from Central and Eastern Europe, post-Soviet states and Russian Federation. Ex Oriente Film is an international training programme for documentary professionals supporting the development and funding of creative documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe.

If you are working on:

-    feature length creative documentary project

-    thematically bound to Central and Eastern Europe

-    that is in development or early production stage

APPLY for the EX ORIENTE FILM workshop!

We focus on helping you to:

→ Develop the subject, narrative and the visual style of your project

→ Create a production, financing and distribution plan

→ Find international partners

→ Promote your film through pitching, networking, marketing

→ Explore alternative platforms and funding strategies

3 different locations & 3 one-week workshops & 3 areas of focus

1st Session: Split, Croatia – 27th June – 1st July 2017: „Focus and Inspiration“

2nd Session: Jihlava, Czech Republic – 23rd - 28th October 2017: „Story Packaging“

3rd Session: Prague, Czech Republic – March 2018: „Market Opens“

Apply HERE by May 4th 2017

Participants: The workshop is open for 12 documentary projects represented by director-producer teams primarily from Central and Eastern Europe (incl. EU acceding and candidate countries, Post-Soviet states and Russia) and/ or for creative documentary projects dealing with stories from Central and Eastern Europe.


Participation fee: The participation fee is 1,800€ per selected project (includes accommodation, coffee breaks and lunches during all the three workshop sessions for 2 pers.).

Scholarship: Selected participants may apply for a scholarship to cover part of the participation fee associated with the workshop. Applicants must prove that there is no access to scholarships in their own country.

Practical requirements: Directors and producers can only participate with their own creative documentary projects. It is required that ALL workshop sessions be attended by both the director and the producer. Participants must be proficient in English.

You can find out more here: https://www.dokweb.net/activities/ex-oriente-film/2017/2017-edition-details