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.