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NFDC Announces Screenwriters’ Lab 2010 Selection

By NewsDesk • Published on July 22, 2010

The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has announced the selections for the Screenwriters’ Lab 2010. The lab will be organized in collaboration with Binger Film Lab of Amsterdam on the sidelines of the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland next month.

The following scripts have been selected for Screenwriters Lab 2010:

Into the World/ Ben Rekhi

D End/ Shlok Sharma

Shab/ Onir

Lovely Insane/ Vasan Bala

Untitled – Seema s Story/ Madhvi Purohit

Four Colors/ Bikas Mishra

Screenwriter s Lab 2010, a 2-part workshop is designed to prepare screenwriters with original Indian stories for working in the international film making market place. It aims at improving a completed screenplay in its final stages and to increase the international marketability of the same.

The 1st Session will be held during the Locarno International Film Festival, Locarno, Switzerland from 7th  9th  August, 2010 where participants will get first-hand experience of the workings of the international film community and get to train with their screenplay mentors. 

The 2nd session at Film Bazaar, Goa from 23th  26th November 2010 is where participants will apply their training and pitch their revised screenplays to participants at the film market.

The workshop will be conducted by Marten Rabarts, Artistic Director, Binger Filmlab, aided by Ido Abram, Director of Communications, EYE Film Institute, Netherlands and New Zealand based producer Philippa Campbell.


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