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Press releases 2019-03-29

NEW TRAINING INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN FILMMAKERS

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2019 – LAST CALL for applications

The final deadline is April 1

The applications’ submission deadline for the second edition of CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator is 1 April 2019. An exclusive 3 module training program addressing predominantly (but not only!) South and East European filmmakers.

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator is a new training initiative designed both for talented directors and producers who are in the process of developing their first feature-length documentary, as well as the more experienced authors.

We are looking for up to 8 women filmmakers (directors and/or producers) with a strong documentary project in any stage of production (from development to rough cut) who are seeking further support to upgrade their professional skills, develop films with leading experts and bring them to the wider professional audience.

The program of CIRCLE 2019 features three working modules:

1st MODULE: June 2019, Podgorica (Montenegro)

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

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

In order to apply, please fill in the form: here!

We are also encouraging the filmmakers who are in process of developing their first feature-length documentaries to apply.

Participation fee: 650 €, covers the pedagogical material, accommodation and meals for all three modules. CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator may allocate two full scholarships for participants in need.

CIRCLE is organised by Wake Up Films in partnership with Underhill Fest Montenegro and DOK Leipzig Co-Pro Market. The program is supported by Film Centre of Montenegro, Film Centre of Serbia, The Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, EWA and EDN.

For more information please visit our site www.doccircle.me or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Looking forward to receiving your applications!