European Women’s Audiovisual – EWA’s scriptwriters residency programme is a great initiative dedicated to supporting the next generation of screenwriting talents among EWA members. It helps them to enter the industry with the best script possible by working on the strategic positioning of their project . Its purpose is to give two selected women scriptwriters or directors the opportunity to be mentored by a script consultant, to work with her before the Berlinale and to attend the EFM at the Berlinale to make connections.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Women scriptwriters or directors with an European nationality having a written or directed at least one feature film (fiction or documentary) distributed (theatrically/tv/wide festival trajectory) in one European country.
EWA members, if you are not a member you can join now.
who has a first draft of a script in English for a full length feature film-fiction only.
Accommodation in Berlin starting from 1 February 2020 – and ending 29 February 2020, including three working sessions with a well-known script consultant (2 in Berlin + 1 Skype session after the Berlinale) and the accreditation for the Berlinale.
The EWA scriptwriting residency and the script consultancy must be mentioned in the credits of the later film.
More information on the EWA’s website here