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Do You Have A Documentary Idea on African Leaders? Apply for the “African Leaders” FilmProject 2017

Are you a young documentary filmmaker with a strong idea on the subject “African Leader” that you would like to develop further? Then please send your project idea and maybe you will be selected. 

Application Deadline: 1st November 2016

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

About the Award: Young documentary filmmakers with a strong idea on the subject “African Leader” will be supported by the Goethe-Institut in Addis Ababa to work on a documentary film project.

The initiative is a cooperation between the Goethe-Institut Addis Ababa, DOKfest Munich, Foreign Ministry Germany and Perfect Shot Films and supported by professional filmmakers from Africa and Europe.

Type: Contest

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Programme: Selected projects will be invited to participate in a one-week development workshop in February 2017 at the Goethe-Institut in Addis Ababa. The workshops shall help directors to further develop their project idea with professional consultants and mentors, to strengthen the idea of co-producing, to develop presentation material and rehearse the pitch to commissioning editors. The aim is to pitch the project in May 2017 at the DOKfest Munich.

How to Apply: Please submit the following information (preferable as one pdf file):

– project outline, title, synopsis, protagonist, visual approach (max. 3000 characters)
– motivation letter (max. 500 characters)
– short biography and filmography (max. 500 characters)
– example of previous work (online link)

Contact for questions and submission:

Inka Dewitz – Perfect Shot Films

Visit Programme Webpage for details

Award Provider: Goethe-Institut

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