How to apply
Submissions are now open for the 23rd Masterschool!
We welcome applications from:
- All professional and up-and-coming filmmakers from EU member countries or countries that participate in the Creative Europe Programme;
- All factual projects in development, from all media (TV, film, VR, interactive, etc.);
- Projects suitable for international development. It is important that the projects have a strong storyline that appeals to a broad international audience;
- Projects that have NOT already been pitched internationally;
- Applicants that hold the author’s rights for the submitted project(s);
- Documentary Campus is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and encourages applications from all peoples and project topics.
To apply, please prepare:
- Treatment: Maximum 2-page story outline proposal, a tagline, and a short (approximately ten lines) synopsis;
- Access: Evidence of access to key characters or institutions. This can be presented as a written statement in your treatment and/or as part of the visual material in your teaser (NOTE: releases of main protagonists MUST be signed by the second Masterschool session);
- Budget: First draft of a budget and financing plan;
- Trailer: Teaser or character reel (maximum 3 minutes) of key protagonists (NOTE: If you have no recorded material, please send us a Mood Board to visually depict the direction of style or overall feel which you are pursuing);
- Profile: Information on production team: director/producer profile picture, CVs, and if applicable, company profile;
- Self-Presentation Film: Short video (maximum 4 minutes) explaining your motivation to take part in the Masterschool;
- Showreel: A brief showreel of your previous work (maximum 3 minutes);
- Recommendation: A letter of recommendation from a commissioner, funder, experienced production house or experienced distributor.
NOTE: All documents submitted must be in PDF format. All materials must be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.
Please apply via FilmFreeway