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DOEN 2017 Screenwriting Labs

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Stichting DOEN will for the third year be funding the 2017 series of Screenwriting Labs in East Africa. Maisha will have 4 annual 8-day intensive programs in each of Maisha’s target countries(Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda). Fifteen scholarships will be awarded in each country.

In 8 days, the 60 selected participants (15 in each country) ,will work with internationally renowned mentors to refine their work and broaden their horizons on the film business and the art of filmmaking. The winning script will receive an award of $ 5,000 to produce their short film.

Zanzibar Screenwriting Lab

  • Submission deadline: May 31 , 2017
  • Result date: June 21 , 2017
  • Screenwriting lab dates: July 5 – 12 , 2017

Kenya Screenwriting Lab

  • Submission deadline: May 31, 2017
  • Result date: June 21, 2017
  • Screenwriting lab dates: July 19 – 26, 2017.

Uganda Screenwriting Lab

  • Submission deadline: June 30, 2017
  • Result date: August 1, 2017
  • Screenwriting lab dates: August 21 – 28, 2017.

RWANDA Screenwriting Lab

  • Submission deadline: May 31, 2017
  • Result date: July 15 , 2017
  • Screenwriting lab dates: August 9 – 16 , 2017