Ouaga Film Lab 2017: Last Call!

Ouaga Film Lab 2017: Ouaga Film Lab 2017 : Last Call !
You are a West-African director or producer, and have a feature, documentary or animation film project ?
You have 10 days left to submit your project online : www.ouagafilmlab.netYour project will be mentored by Balufu BAKUPA-KANYINDA (DRC), Dora BOUCHOUCHA (Tunisia), Jihan EL-TAHRI (Egypt), Mama KEITA (Guinea), and Kivu RUHORAHOZA (Rwanda).

You will benefit from trainings in Production by Dora BOUCHOUCHA, in Pitching by Stefano TEALDI, in Writing and Development of a Documentary Project by Jihan EL-TAHRI, and in Script Writing by Gaston KABORE.

You will also be able to attend Masterclasses :
Juan Andrés ARANGO (Colombia) and Yanick LETOURNEAU (Canada) : Which producer for which director?
Idrissa OUEDRAOGO (Burkina Faso), Director, winner of the 1991 FESPACO Yennenga Stallion. Direction Feedbacks
Steven MARKOVITZ (South Africa), Producer : Strategy for the development and production of the film “African Metropolis”
Khalo MATABANE (South Africa), Director, From writing to International coproduction

And your project may have the chance to win one of the following prizes:
EAVE Award: a grant to a producer to participate to the EAVE Producers Workshop in 2018 ;
SUD ECRITURE Award: a grant to participate to a writing residency in Tunisia ;
FIDADOC Award: a grant to participate to a documentary project development workshop from the Agadir International Documentary Film Festival in Morocco ;
“CINEMA DU MONDE / INSTITUT FRANCAIS” Award: a grant to participate to an international writing residency ;
OUAGA FILM LAB Award : a grant to participate to a writing residency at Le Moulin d’Andé, in partenrship with the CNC (France)

The main aim of the OUAGA FILM LAB development and co-production residency is to strengthen the competitiveness of West African directors and producers within major international labs, as well as to facilitate their access to local funds, international co-productions and a close collaboration with experienced mentors from around the continent.

This call for proposals is aimed at West African film and audiovisual professionals who meet the criteria set out in the regulations of OUAGA FILM LAB 2017. At the deadline of the call for entries, a committee will select the 10 best cinematographic projects that will be invited to participate in the 2nd edition of the OUAGA FILM LAB.
The transport and accommodation of project leaders will be fully supported by the Lab organization.

For further information, please visit our website www.ouagafilmlab.net or contact the GENERATION FILMS office: ouagafilmlab@generationfilms.net

The 2nd edition of OUAGA FILM LAB will take place from 18 to 23 September 2017 in Ouagadougou and will be organized in close collaboration with EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs), the Institut français (IF Paris, IF Burkina Faso, la Fabrique des cinémas du Monde, la Cinémathèque Afrique), the Institut Imagine de Ouagadougou, the Festival international de film documentaire d’Agadir au Maroc (FIDADOC) and Sud Ecriture (Tunisia).
OUAGA FILM LAB is supported by the Swiss Cooperation Office in Burkina Faso, UNICEF Burkina Faso, the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC) français, the SODEC (Quebec), Téléfilm Canada, the Goethe Institute in Ouagadougou, Canal Plus, the Danish Embassy in Burkina Faso and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Burkina Faso.


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