An intensive 3-day programme aimed at directors, writers and creative producers with proven experience (credits on shorts or first low-budget features) who are adapting source material for the screen / working on an adaptation project. The ten selected filmmakers will participate in Q&As, practical lectures, workshops and masterclasses with industry professionals. Previous speakers include: Agnieszka Holland (In Darkness),
Ivana MacKinnon (Slumdog Millionaire), Paweł Pawlikowski (Ida), Ben Blaine (Nina Forever), Will Tennant (Imaginarium Studios, Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Participants will have the opportunity to polish their skills in story development, pitching and film financing, with a focus on the art of adaptation. During the course of the programme there will be multiple opportunities for participants to network with film/TV industry professionals. The programme is free for the selected participants, but you will need to cover any accommodation and travel expenses (participants from Poland will have their travel and accommodation covered by the PCI in London).
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Application deadline 4pm on 1 March 2017