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Entries invited for NFDC script lab and We Care Film Fest

NEW DELHI: Entries have been invited by the National Film Development Corporation for its script lab and by several Indian film festivals for entries in their respective events being held both this year and the next year.

 

In its second year, the National script Lab is a long-running script development lab for Indian writers wanting to build and develop screenplays with three residential workshops over five months supported by interim feedback and work via Skype.

 

Internationally acclaimed mentors will help up to nine selected writers through carefully staged development to prepare their scripts for introduction to the market in India and the rest of the world for financing and co-production.

 

 This year the special focus is on children and youth films. However, the lab will offer places to all genres of film, not exclusively to just children and youth screenplays. Entries with an application fee of Rs 2000 have to be sent by 1 September. Complete applications are to be sent to labs@nfdcindia.com with the first 20 pages of the script along with the application form.

 

Meanwhile, the country’s first film festival on disability recognized by the United Nations; the We Care Film Fest has invited entries of short films and documentaries in four categories: up to one minute, five minutes, 30 and 60 minutes respectively from across the globe on various disability issues.

 

 The festival is also organising a conference, which will be held from 24 to 26 November, at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

 

The event is being organised jointly by UNESCO, the UN Information Centre for India and Bhutan, the Department of Disability Affairs, the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry, the National Trust, the NGO Brotherhood and the We Care film fest.

 

 The screening of short films and documentaries will follow panel discussion, sharing of success stories by using audio-visual as information, communication and advocacy tools.  Though, the last date of submission of short films and documentaries for the We Care Film Fest is 12 December, films received till 31 October on the theme of the conference and on other disability issues will be screened during the conference. The preview committee will select the short films and documentaries for screening.

 

 The third Delhi International Film Festival being held from 20 to 27 December has called for entries by 30 September for full length feature, short films, NRI films, green films (environmental and wild life), student films, animation films, and documentaries. The festival will be held in collaboration with the New Delhi Municipal Committee and Delhi Tourism in Delhi. Details are available on info@delhiinternationalfilmfestival.com and the website: www.delhiinternationalfilmfestival.com

 

Meanwhile, the Centre for Media Studies Environment has called for entries to its annual eighth edition of CMS Vatavaran: Environment and Wildlife Film Festival and Forum. Films produced on or after 1 January 2015 are accepted in the CMS VATAVARAN 2015 film festival scheduled from 9 to 12 October 2015 at New Delhi. The entry form and guidelines can be downloaded from our website www.cmsvatavaran.org.

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