Berlin Film Festival launches new competitive section

Posted Monday 13 May 2019

Pull out your most "aesthetically and structurally daring" work folks, and enter it into 'Encounters', the new section of the Berlin Film Festival! Encounters aims to support new voices in cinema, reports Screendaily.com. Starting from next year's festival, Encounters will comprise a maximum of 15 world or international premieres of fiction or documentary films at least 60 minutes in length. A three-member jury will choose winners for best film, best director and a special jury award.

 

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CinemaStreet Women�s Short Screenplay Competition now open

Posted Monday 13 May 2019

Screenwriters, here's a great competition to enter! CinemaStreet Pictures invites women screenwriters to submit short screenplays (20 minutes and under) for production consideration. The winning screenplay will be receive $1,000 for a two-year option to produce the script. Applicants may be from any country, but screenplays must be written in English. The final deadline is 30 June, 2019 at 11:59pm.

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