Thursday, November 12, 2015

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR APPLICATIONS TO DRISHYAM-SUNDANCE SCREENWRITERS LAB, 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR APPLICATIONS TO DRISHYAM-SUNDANCE SCREENWRITERS LAB, 2016 
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Mumbai, November 12, 2015: Drishyam Films, in partnership with the Sundance Institute, USA, is organising the Drishyam-Sundance Screenwriters Lab 2016 to be held in Jodhpur, Rajasthan on March, 2016.

The Lab is inviting applications as a part of its Open Submission Process. 


The Drishyam-Sundance Screenwriters Lab will provide an opportunity for writers to develop their work under the guidance of accomplished international advisors in an environment that encourages intelligent storytelling with a global scope.

DEADLINE: The deadline for submission of scripts has been extended to November 30, 2015.

ELIGIBILITY:
 The Lab is for filmmakers making their first or second narrative feature; co-writers, writer/directors, or writer/director teams are encouraged to send in their scripts, which should be independent in terms of story and spirit and also in terms of budget.

HOW TO APPLY: A detailed step-by-step process can be followed from http://applications4.sundance.org/res/p/drishyam/. Please visit http://applications4.sundance.org/ and SIGN UP with Sundance to be able to submit your electronic application. Enquiries can be emailed to drishyamsundancelab@sundance.org and drishyamsundancelab@gmail.com or posted to the Lab's official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DrishyamSundanceLab

CHECKLIST: 
1.) A complete draft of a screenplay in English. 
2.) Supporting materials (including cover letter, artistic statement, bio, synopsis of project, and directing sample if applicable).


About Sundance Institute:

Sundance Institute is a global nonprofit organisation founded by Robert Redford in 1981.Through its artistic development programs for directors, screenwriters, producers, composers and playwrights, the Institute seeks to discover and support independent film and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work. The Institute promotes independent storytelling to inform, inspire, and unite diverse populations around the globe.

Internationally recognised for its annual Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute has nurtured various award-winning projects such as An Inconvenient Truth, Angels in America, Senna, Whiplash, Fruitvale Station, Beasts of the Southern Wild and The Lunchbox.


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