DokuFest opened the call for applications for a training program on film criticism and is calling on writers, critics, bloggers, journalists and filmmakers with an interest in film criticism to apply.
Common Ground workshop is slated to take place from August 18 to 22, 2014. The selected participants will be invited to follow the screenings of films from the DokuFest program and to work with experienced and acclaimed tutors. The program is meant to introduce young writers to the practice of film criticism and to provide them with the critical tools that will help them develop their own style, while offering immersion in the live atmosphere of DokuFest festival.
WHO CAN APPLY?
The call is opened to 10 writers from the Balkans and the Visegrad countries – Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.
1. Attach your CV
2. Attach at least two examples of your recent written work.
3. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Applications must be submitted in English
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 July 2014
WHAT IS COVERED?
DokuFest will cover the expense of travel to Prizren and the costs of accommodation.
Participants will receive a badge that will allow them to enter all the DokuFest screenings and concerts for free.
The workshop will be conducted in English, so the participants must have good command of English Language.
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
Common Ground is part of a larger initiative entitled “The Visegrad Bridge “ which is a project directed at film professionals from the Visegrad countries and the Balkans. An interactive combination of intensive workshops, lectures and case studies aimed at future journalists, young film critics, festival and film fund representatives, producers and film directors.
The project involves the Common Ground film criticism workshop as well as informal gatherings on co-production opportunities between the Visegrad countries and the Balkans and meetings between representatives of festivals from Visegrad countries on most important aspects of organizing a film festival.
Visegrad Bridge is an initiative by DokuFest in partnership with Institute of Documentary Film Czech Republic, Slovak Film Institute and Bialystok Cultural Centre from Poland.
The Project is funded by: International Visegrad Fund – Slovakia