{mosimage}BABYLON provides high-level, project-based training and mentorship for film producer/writer-director teams seeking to broaden their access to the international film industry.In a major new initiative funded by the EU’s MEDIA MUNDUS and the NIGERIAN FILM CORPORATION, European and African filmmakers will have the opportunity to work together on script and story development skills, production technique, and access to the international marketplace via the programme’s network of industry consultants which include funders, international sales agents and distributors.The 2011 programme includes:

-      a 5-day intensive development workshop for 15 selected projects May 2011, in Berlin, Germany;  with script consultancy, screenings, case studies and networking forums
-      individual mentoring from Babylon experts during the script rewrite and preparation phase from May to September
-      a 7 to 9 day production lab based at the Nigerian Film Institute in Abuja, which consolidates the script development of each project and gives filmmaking teams the opportunity to workshop scenes from their films or produce promotional short films based on their feature-film material
-      five selected projects will be presented to distributors, sales agents and co-producers at the Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012

Visit www.babylon-film.eu now for details on who should apply and how to apply.Deadline for applications: 7th of March 2011    
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