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Open Call for CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2019


Wake Up Films announces a call for a one-year training program, CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2019, predominantly addressing Southern and Eastern European filmmakers. The initiative is organized in partnership with EDN, DOK Leipzig Co-Pro Market, EWA and Underhill Fest Montenegro.

Up to eight women filmmakers (directors or producers) will be selected with a strong documentary project that can be in any stage of production (from development to rough cut). The initiative is aimed at female filmmakers who are seeking further support to upgrade their professional skills, develop films with leading experts and are looking to expand their professional network. Filmmakers who are in process of developing their first documentary features are also encouraged to apply.

The program of CIRCLE 2019 features three modules:

• 1st MODULE: June 2019, Podgorica (Montenegro)

• 2nd MODULE: August 2019, Novi Sad (Serbia)

• 3rd MODULE: October 2019, DOK Leipzig (Germany)

The submission deadline is 15 March 2019 and the selected participants will be announced by mid April. The participation fee is 650€ and covers instruction material, accommodation and meals for all three modules. CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator may allocate two full scholarships for participants in need. Please find the application form here.

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