Mumbai: The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has announced the names of six participants who will travel to the Venice International Film Festival to take part in the Screenwriters‘ Lab 2012.
They are Kanu Behl of Titli, Umesh Kulkarni of Antaraal, Ruchika Oberoi of Island City, Siddharth Sinha of Behind the Camera, Alankrita Shrivastava of Lipstick under My Burkha and Anupam Barve of The Shadow Lines.
These screenwriters will attend the first working session of the Lab with mentors like Marten Rabarts, Olivia Stewart, Urmi Juvekar and Bianca Taal.
The 2nd session will be held at Film Bazaar, Goa during the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in November next where participants will apply their training and pitch their revised screenplays to participants at the film market.
Conducted by NFDC, in association with Binger FilmLab, Netherlands and Venice International Film Festival; Screenwriters‘ Lab is a 2-part workshop designed to prepare screenwriters with original Indian stories for working with the international filmmaking community.