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20 January 2011

The Projects wanted should have a strong Mediterranean connection. The call is open to Palestinian filmmakers for free without any fees.

Up to 20 projects will be selected.

The selected creative documentary projects will be developed through a 3 days workshop tutored by experienced documentary directors, commissioning editors, producers, editors and generalists.The sessions in 2011:

First special session in Ramallah March 25-27.

Sesond session in Corfu July 11-15. (See STORYDOC 2010: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OavAEuqajnA) .

Third session in Athens November 28- 30. A session pitching will be organised to extra 10-15 commissioning editors and distributors.


STORYDOC will offer 4 scholarships to the best of the selected Palestinian projects (from the First Special Session ) to take part in the Second and Third sessions in Corfu and Athens. The scholarships cover al the fees, the travel expenses, all lunches and coffee breaks , one dinner per session and special discount for hotel accommodation .


The work in all sessions will be performed in groups and on an individual basis. There will be work on treatments, scripts as well as on visuals (trailers, demos, teasers). Inspirational lectures will be held on several documentary relevant subjects. Main focus is the creative process of developing film projects to secure quality and originality.

The Participants will be documentary professionals and filmmakers (including authors, directors, producers, screenwriters, and consultants) with experience in their local environment, aiming at working on an international level. A strong impact will be put on networking between the participating filmmakers and producers as well as broadcasters. Collaboration will be encouraged between Mediterranean producers from the South and the North.

Deadline for submission of projects is February 21.
We ask for a two page written presentation of the project (synopsis, treatment, visual style, cv's, status of the project) plus eventual trailer or other kind of visual material connected to the project.

Documentary consultant
Tue Steen Muller is the Head of Studies.

Director George Khleife is the Cordinator of the programme
Project manager is the broadcaster
Kostas Spiropoulos.

The Storydoc Tutor Team for Ramalah Workshop : Tue Steen Muller (Denmark), Ann Julienne (France), Mikael Opstrup(EDN/Denmark), Jordi Ambros (Spain), George Khleifi (Palestine), Kostas Spiropoulos (Greece)

Selection Com.: T.St. Muller and George Khleifi
The Storydoc Tutor Team for Corfu and Athens : Emma Davie (UK), Mikael Opstrup(EDN/Denmark) ,Niels Pagh Andersen(Denmark), Iikka Vehkalahti (Finland), Jordi Ambros (Spain), Louise Rosen (USA), Peter Symes (UK), Stan Neumann (France), Madeleine Avramoussis (France), Sanna Salmenkallio (Finland), Kathrin Brinkmann (Germany), Nikos Kanellopoulos (Greece, Head of Audiovisual Arts Dep.of IONIAN Univercity ), Rea Apostolides (Greece), Ann Julienne (France), Illia Papaspirou (Greece), Eva Stefani (Greece), George Khleifi (Palestine), Marc Gastin (France)