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02 February 2012
New! Extention of the Deadline to April 20. Call for filmmakers
Storydoc is a training programme with the focus on the development of documentary projects with the support of MEDIA PROGRAM.
The Projects wanted should have a strong South Eastern Europe and  Mediterranean connection.  The call is open to filmmakers from the Region, other filmmakers with a project that deals with the area..
20 projects will be selected, plus 5 from Greece and STORYDOC will offer 5 scholarships to the selected projects.
goethe-indin.meetingsThe selected creative documentary and cross media projects will be developed through two residential sessions and three e-workshops tutored by experienced documentary directors, commissioning editors, producers, editors and generalists. At the second session pitching will be organised to extra 5-10 commissioning editors and distributors.
The work 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.

gena-ind.meetCollaboration will be encouraged between Mediterranean producers from the South and the North.New 
deadline for submission of projects is  April 20.
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.

niels-ind.meetThe sessions in 2012:
1st session in Athens, June 5,6,7,8
2nd session in Lepizig, Germany, October 28-30. E-workshops.
The  program offers to it’s participants three e-sessions via videoconference and on line continuous consultation via Internet
Price for participation: 300 euros per one person, 200 euros for the second person per project and for the observers 200 euros  (this includes an annual subscription to skype videoconference,  all lunches and coffee breaks , one dinner per session and special discount for hotel accommodation).
Scholarships 5 participants will be awarded with scholarships for their travel and accommodation  to Leipzig.

Documentary consultant, Mikael Opstrup is the Head of Studies and Emma Davie, filmmaker and professor(University of Edinburg) is head of tutors.
Project manager is the broadcaster Kostas Spiropoulos.

The Storydoc Tutor Team: Niels Pagh Andersen(Denmark), Iikka Vehkalahti (Finland), Jordi Ambros (Spain), Louise Rosen (USA), Peter Symes (UK), Stan Neumann (France), Madeleine Avramoussis (Arte,France), Antoinette Spielmann (Arte France)  Sanna Salmenkallio (Finland), Kathrin Brinkmann (Germany), Rea Apostolides (Greece), Ann Julienne (France), Ariana Meintana (Greece), Eva Stefani (Greece), George Khleifi (Palestine), Orna Yarmut (Israel), Peter Symes (UK), Jan Rofekamp (Canada), Diana el Jeirudi (Syria), Andrea Hock (Austria), Gena Teodosievska (FYROM).

                                            Projects and queries via Internet: Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,
or by post   In      Att: Chara Lampidou, Event Manager
                                                                                      19, Mithimnis str, 112 57 Athens, Greece
                                                                                      Tel: +30 210 8663963

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