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.

Kenya Screenwriting Lab

  • Submission deadline – May 31, 2017
  • Result date – June 21, 2016
  • Screenwriting lab dates – 17 July to 24 July, 2107