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Call for Entry: Magic Lantern’s documentary training and mentoring programme

By NewsDesk • Published on October 6, 2012

Magic Lantern in association with DOK- Leipzig is calling for entries for its year-long documentary training and mentoring programme – Doc Wok.

Indian filmmakers with documentaries under production are eligible to apply for this programme. “Doc Wok aims to address the missing link, that of mentoring, in the documentary practice in India, by creating a year-long mentoring support for documentaries in production,” states the official statement of the programme.

The last date of submission is 10th October, 2012.

Applicants need to submit three copies each of:

Rough-cut of the film in English or with English subtitles (if rough cut is not available then include edited scenes and a rewritten proposal based on the material shot).

CVs and filmography of the director, producer and editor, along with the track record of their company/ies.

Basic information on the project – post-production timeline, co-production partners, financing plan and broadcasters involved, etc.

The traveling and accommodation expenses will be provided by the organisers. No tuition fees are levied.

The programme is divided into three sessions:

1st session – Rough cut
26th to 30th November 2012 in New Delhi
This sesssion will focus on rough cut, international potential of the documentary, developing first draft of film release and distribution. Filmmakers would be required to attend with their editors and the entire footage of their film.

2nd session – Final Cut
April or July 2013 in India
This session will help to finalize narrative structure of the film, feedback from professionals, help design detailed PR and distribution strategies.

3rd session – Final Package
October 2013 at DOK Leipzig (Germany)
Participants will present their films at the Leipzig Film Festival, meet key European broadcasters, sales, festival selectors and distributors in the frame of DOK Leipzig co-production markets.

For more details, see here.

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