coproduction training programme for filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa.
Catapult Research Grant for nonfiction films and filmmakers: $10,000 grant plus six months of mentorship and professional
development to five filmmakers in the early conception and research phase of developing a new film idea.
1. Scripted : short or feature-length films or series
2. Documentary: short or feature-length films
3. Interactive: artists of emerging technologies (e.g. VR and AR)
The D-Word: for documentary professionals
worldwide, offering discussions about the art, craft, business and social impact of documentary film.
Astra Film Lab (Romania): feature documentary projects at any stage (from Central and Eastern Europe). Submission until 07/2022.
EURODOC (3 one-week sessions in 3 European countries, between March and October 2022): development of documentary film projects with international ambitions to deepen knowledge and expand international network. Work on the artistic analysis of projects, the relationship between the producer and the director, the negotiation of rights. Application by 01/12/2021.
Documentary Campus Masterschool: European training programme for documentary development and financing. Submission by 15/11/2021.
Hot Docs & Netflix's global initiative: Hot Docs and Netflix are looking to discover the next generation of filmmakers through their funniest non-fiction tales. It’s Funny Because It’s True is open to anyone in the world with a demonstrated commitment to filmmaking. Applications by 3/11/2021.
New Perspectives Pitch Lab: a 12 month initiative empowering nonfiction storytellers to pursue and build support for the stories they seek to tell for social impact project in development or production, with wide consideration given to projects across observational or character-driven stories, hybrid and essay films, podcasts, and series for television or online.
Six online coaching and development sessions and an online pitch event. Applications until 29/10/2021.
Erich Pommer Institut European Co-Production Workshop (28-30/10/2021, Budapest, Hungary): insights into the making of recent European co-productions (feature films and drama series) as well as a comprehensive overview of the legal and financial elements of co-productions. Participants will benefit from the experience of European producers and experts in financing, production, sales and distribution. Practical advice and interactive learning will help them manage the changing complexities of European co-productions.
EAVE Producers Workshop 2022: for fiction, documentary and TV series producers in Europe. Application until 31/08/2021.
ACE 31: training programme for kids film experienced producers. Submission closed.
Cinekid Script LAB (10/2021 at Cinekid and Berlinale 22): children's project submission closed. Script-writing training for authors.
European VOD Meetings, Palma de Majorque, Baléares, (28-30/07/2021): submission closed.
IDFAcademy during IDFA: Accreditation closed.
EAVE Producers Workshop 2022: submission closed.
TFL Next - Audience Design 2021: closed submission for international film professionals interested in gaining hands-on experience in the creation of innovative audience engagement strategies for film projects in the development or pre-production stage. firstname.lastname@example.org
ACE SERIES SPECIAL (6–11/12/2021, Brussels, Belgium, with sessions online before and after): workshop for experienced producers who want to produce TV drama series for an international audience. Application closed.
Astra Film Lab (6-12/09/2021, Sibiu, Romania): doc project submission closed.
NEXT WAVE 2021: a 9-month professional training programme focused on 21st-century film market.
EAVE+ offers 15 producers the opportunity to discuss their company structures and management practices together with high-profile industry experts during 4 days to tackle the business side of running a film company.
EUREKA SERIES: 14 WEEKS TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR EUROPEAN SCRIPT-WRITERS AND PRODUCERS. SUBMISSION CLOSED.
The Art of Pitching: Erich Pommer Institut's online training programme. Submission closed.
DOCS BARCELONA INDUSTRY (18-28/05/2021): doc rough cut submission closed for artistic consultancy.
Ex Oriente Film workshop 2021: Creative feature-length documentary projects and docuseries in development and production, challenging genres, format and media boundaries are welcome to apply for free to the submission closed.
EURODOC CORSICA WORKSHOP (7-12/05/2021): application for producers and filmmakers from Corsica, Balearic Island, Italian & Portuguese Islands for documentary project development closed.
EMERGING PRODUCERS workshop (25-29/10/2021 in Jihlava, Czech Republic and 02/2022 in Berlin, Germany): applications for training of European documentary film producers closed.
Training for young professionals at La Poudrière (19/04-2/07/21): script writing for a TV film adapted from a children's book and development of a concept for a TV series or web series. Submission closed.
CIRCLE 2021: documentary project in any stage of production directed/produced by a woman submission closed.
Camp 4Science online Workshop (27/04-02/05/2021): science documentary project submission closed.
ESoDoc - European Social Documentary: project submission closed.
SeriesLab: fiction series development training application closed.
SERIES' WOMEN: coaching for female producers submission closed.
TorinoFilmLab: feature film or TV series at early stage of developpment application closed.
dok.incubator is a training programme for editors, directors and producers to a six–month long workshop, focused on filmmakers’ professional development: application closed.
CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2021: applications closed.
IDFAcademy Summer school, 07/2020 and IDFAcademy: applications closed.
Eurodoc: applications closed.
Rotterdam Lab (25/01-05/02/2021): submission closed.
Documentary Campus Masterschool (2021): film project submission closed.
FIFDH IMPACT DAY (January and March 2021, Geneva, Switzerland): for training and networking with filmmakers and changemakers for a long-lasting positive change in our society, documentary on human rights or social justice submission closed.
IDFA Project Space: film project submission for a wide range of guidance and mentorship activities throughout the year from 29/06/2020.
EAVE plus: sustainable companies submission until 22/06/2021.
EAVE marketing workshop: applications closed.
Human Rights Film Festival - Climate Story Lab (6-9/10/2020, Berlin, Germany): film project submission on climate change closed.
Résidence d'écriture film documentaire de création (2-16/09/2020, Tlemcen, Algérie): film project submission closed.
CPH:LAB: doc projects submissions closed.
ACE: training for producers to set up an international coproduction, submission closed.
School of Film Advancement (SOFA): film project development workshops, submission closed.
DOCMONTEVIDEO : Latin American film development training, submission closed.