Workshop for Female Documentary Filmmakers, 19 - 20 October 2015, Tbilisi, Georgia

Publish Date: Sep 17, 2015

Deadline: Sep 25, 2015

Event Dates: from Oct 19, 2015 12:00 to Oct 20, 2015 12:00

Workshop for female documentary filmmakers

Trainers: Karin Ekberg and Johanna Bernhardson (Sweden)

Workshop period: 19 -20 October, 2015

Swedish filmmakers Karin Ekberg and Johanna Berhardson and Sakdoc Film, with the support of The Swedish Institute, organize a workshop for female documentary filmmakers from Caucasus. The workshop aims to empower female filmmakers in the beginning of  their career and give them skills and confidence to reach an international level. The workshop also aims to raise an awareness of gender equality behind and in front of the camera, and a longterm change of attitudes.

The workshop will be help in the frame of Tbilisi International Documentary Film Festival (Cinedoc) and is open for semiprofessional female directors and producers from Caucasus with a documentary film project on development stage.

Working language of the workshop is English. All participants must be able to communicate in English and visuals for the application need English subtitles.

Participation Fee:

Participation is free of charge. Organizers will cover accommodation, coffee breaks and lunches of selected participants.

Please submit the following documents:

1) Synopsis of your documentary film project

2) Treatment of your documentary film project

3) Director ́s note of your documentary film project

5) Bio/filmography of the director/producer

6) Visual materials (research photos/research film material/trailer). Please note that some

visual materials, at least research photos MUST be included.

Documentary storytelling with a personal voice

OCTOBER 19-20, 2015

All the requested information should be saved as ONE single PDF file and attached with your application form, also saved as a PDF and e-mailed to the following address:, together with links and passwords of visual (subtitled) material on vimeo or youtube.

The deadline is September 25, 2015.

Important note!

Only applications that include filled application form and all the annexes will be considered.

Below you can find additional information about the workshop.

For more detailed information on the SAKDOC FILM activities please visit

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