MFI Script 2 Film Workshops 2014
MFI Script 2 Film Workshops
is an advanced script & project development program supported by the MEDIA Programme of the EU. It consists of 4 intensive workshops
(2 on-location sessions in the Greek islands of Nissyros and Samos, and 2 on-line ones hosted in MFIís web site) that make up an integrated, half year-long
program. Some of the most established screenwriting teachers, producers & industry representatives from Europe and the USA are engaged to the activity as trainers, while renowned international filmmakers and experts are invited for its lectures and Q&A sessions.
The programís first objective
is to fully develop the participating screenplays, from first or subsequent draft to final draft, through a process of daily group workshops, as well as a series of individual consultations, lectures and masterclasses. The training platform focuses on analysis, revision & rewriting, and is designed to enhance the artistic values of the story material, aiming to produce solid screenplays with a strong dramatic impact to audiences.
The programís second objective
is to develop an effective production strategy for participating projects (pitching, fundraising, formation of co-productions etc.), through a series of group workshops, individual consultations, case studies and Q&A sessions. The activity aims to clarify and improve the participating projectsí production potential in terms of markets & audiences, and offers them opportunities to connect with the industry, through co-operations with Co-production Forums and Festivals.