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Balkan Film Connection – Open Call For Submissions

BALKAN FILM CONNECTION is a five-day educational program and platform for making business contact, geared toward final year film school students and young professionals.

The program consists of interactive lectures, individual work meetings, discussions and film screenings with the aim of helping participants to develop their own auteur films, as well as providing them with first-hand information and practical skills necessary for participation at the ever-changing international film circuit and strengthening cooperation between up and coming film workers in the region.

The program is open for eight directors or screenwriters from South East Europe who are developing their debut feature films. 

The theme of the second edition is THE ART OF FILM STORYTELLING

This year’s BALKAN FILM CONNECTION focuses on one of the most delicate phases in the life of every auteur – developing the screenplay for their first feature film. Eight chosen participants will be given a chance to work on their projects alongside renowned tutors, as well as to participate in interactive lectures and discussions with leading film makers and experts. The participants will also have a chance to see the films included at this year’s Auteur Film Festival in Belgrade, with several exemplary films screened exclusively for them. Over the course of this intense five-day program, 

BALKAN FILM CONNECTION will endeavor to ask the right questions, offer some solutions, to inspire and aid young film makers in their quest to make their first feature films as authentic as possible. 

Deadline for application is October 20th 2015. 

For additional information please visit:

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