Invitation to participate in My First Script Workshop at the 12th Zagreb Film Festival

Zagreb Film Festival announces an open call for application for the script development workshop My First Script. The workshop is intended for filmmakers who are preparing a script for their first feature-length film.


From the received applications the total of 6 participants will be chosen to participate in the workshop: two from Croatia, four from abroad. The 5-day workshop will be held during the festival (from 20 to 24 October 2014).  


The purpose of this workshop is to help young screenwriters in making a script for their first feature-length fiction film, under the guidance of two script doctors, experienced screenwriters and/or directors. Through an intense practical program with emphasis on solving problems working in a team, young colleagues will be encouraged, in a relaxed working atmosphere, to successfully complete their scripts.  


The workshop is free for all participants. Accommodation and travel expenses will be covered for foreign participants.  


Candidates who are interested in the workshop should send the application including:  

1. Short resume with personal data

2. Synopsis

3. Script and/or treatment + minimum 3 elaborated scenes  


Candidates from other countries must submit their applications in English language. Projects from Croatia can be submitted in Croatian; however, if accepted, their authors must prepare English translations by the beginning of October.  


Deadline for application: 20 June 2014 (update: the deadline has been extended to 15 July 2014)

Applications should be sent to:   

The results will be announced at the beginning of September 2014.