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NFDC announces participants selected for Screenwriters’ Lab 2012

By NewsDesk • Published on August 16, 2012

The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) announced the six participants selected for the Screenwriters’ Lab 2012:

Kanu Behl–Titli

Umesh Kulkarni–Antaraal

Ruchika Oberoi–Island City

Siddharth Sinha–Dog Shooting

Alankrita Shrivastava–Lipstick under My Burkha

Anupam Barve–The Shadow Lines

These screenwriters will travel to Venice International Film Festival starting August 29 for the first working session of the Lab with mentors 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 where participants will apply their training and pitch their revised screenplays to participants at the film market.

Conducted by National Film Development Corporation Ltd (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. The lab aims at improving a completed screenplay in its final stages and to increase its international marketability.

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