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Project development

Cinekid Script LAB

During the Cinekid Script LAB, an international group of writers and writer/directors will work on their plans for children’s feature films. The programme offers tailor-made coaching and training; it responds to the specific writer’s and story’s needs, along a six-month trajectory.

Application deadline for 2020/2021: 1 June 2020
Points of focus
  • Offering a specific focus on writing for young audiences
  • Improving participants' writing and pitching skills
  • Development towards a new (and better) draft of their script or treatment
  • Connecting writers who are working on scripts for young audiences
  • Extendings participants' international network
  • Facilitating an exchange of knowledge among participants
October (during Cinekid for Professionals)
• Introduction to fellow participants; individual coaching
• Individual coaching
• Plenary workshop (Test & Pitch with Kids)
• Come back sessions
• Participation in Cinekid for Professionals

November to January
• Follow-up sessions
• Participants reconnect with their coach to discuss their progress (by phone or Skype)

February (during Berlinale)
• Individual coaching
• Screening(s) Generation program
• Plenary workshop (Scripts in Action)
• Presentations by industry experts
• Come back sessions
• Participation in the Berlinale

April
• Individual online aftercare sessions
Learning outcomes
  • Connecting writers who are working on scripts for young audiences;
  • Increasing the international network of its participants;
  • Facilitating exchange of knowledge between its participants;
  • Offering a specific focus on writing for young audiences;
  • Improving the writing and pitching skills of its participants;
  • Development towards a new (and better) draft of their script.
Target groupScriptwriters
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Project-based
Intermediate
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6250