Adapting for Cinema - training programme: Turin, London, Budapest

Adapting for Cinema is a training programme focused on the concept of adaptation, from literature to cinema.

12 European participants (4 producers, 4 writers, 4 visual artists) will work together in different groups with the support of personal trainers and the mission of adapting 4 books for the screen.

The training will be set in three different locations

1) a first workshop on the theory of adaptation – (Turin, November 2014, during the TorinoFilmFestival);

2) a second workshop based on finalising the outline, treatment, producers finance plan, budget and visual design (London,  February 2015);

3) a final workshop with pitching tecnique training, preparing scene for actors and final presentation to a panel of European industry professionals (Budapest, April 2015).

During the training period the participants will be divided into 4 groups of 3 people (one writer, one producer, one visual artistproduction designer), working on 4 different books. An online platform will be set up for the continuous development of the projects, with the coordination of the Tutors. The stories to be adapted will be selected from the most interesting in each country.

All the training will be in English language

Target Group

- Main target: students and recent graduates coming from different fields (screenwriters, producers, production designers);

- Young talent with a significant experience in one of the fields. 

Fee: 500 euros 

A reduced fee of 350 euros will be assured to the four best applications coming from applicants resident in one of the EU eastern countries (Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania).

Full accommodation will be covered by the workshop as well as main flight train travel to the venues of the workshop.

Deadline for applications: 15 June.

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