CareerLab 2022 An individually tailored 8-month mentorship program
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CareerLab 2022

An individually tailored 8-month mentorship program

Would you like to write your first feature script, produce the first feature, or to start up a production house and you are looking for mentorship to help you with first steps? A new individually tailored 8-month mentorship program CareerLab is ready to offer you this opportunity!

Participation is open for filmmakers from the Netherlands and Dutch-speaking Belgium.

Startdatum

04 maart 2022
om 10:00


Einddatum

05 november 2022
om 00:00

Locatie

Heerlen

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CareerLab

CareerLab gives chance to both writers and producers and consist of two parts:

CareerLab | Script

Career Lab | Script is an 8-month individually tailored mentorship training program with the aim to guide the writers on writing their first feature script/treatment. During the CareerLab | Script the writers work with the one writer coach during live and online sessions on their projects, with individual approach and during 8-month period will:

  • Either write a treatment from synopsis;

  • Or rewrite the treatment;

  • Or write the first draft of the script from treatment.

CareerLab | Producing - General Information

Career Lab | Producing is an 8-month individually tailored mentorship training program with the aim to guide the producers on developing a company profile and (or) their first feature project. During live group and online one-on-one sessions the producers with one coach will work on:

  • Feature film (fiction/documentary) project;

  • Creating and developing company profile;

  • Further development and improvement of existing company.

Are you a script writer?

During an 8-month period you can work either on the development of the treatment or a first draft of your feature script.

What does the program include?

  • Kick-off Session (4-5 March, Heerlen) & Closing session (November, Heerlen) during which you will have masterclasses & one-on-one meeting with producers;

  • Three one-on-one sessions with a writing coach during the year to develop treatment/first draft (May, July, September).

What is expected from you?

  • In order to apply, you need to have at least two short films written and produced that premiered at one of the Dutch festivals;

  • Time (at least 8 hours a week) to work on your script;

  • A great regard to the discipline and a great desire to develop your project in a very short amount of time.

Are you a producer (producer group)?

During an 8-month period you can be mentored on how to startup or further develop a production house or a (starting) entrepreneur with a good concept for the distribution of films in the Netherlands.

What does the program include?

  • Kick-off Session (4-5 March, Heerlen) & Closing session (November, Heerlen) during which you will have masterclasses & one-on-one meeting with producers;

  • Three one-on-one sessions with a producer coach during the year to develop the production house (March, May, September, November).

What is expected from you?

  • In order to apply, you need to have at least two short films produced that premiered at one of the Dutch festivals;

  • A project in mind or a company profile that you will be working on during the program;

  • A great regard to the discipline and desire of your project in a very short amount of time.

During the Kick-off session that will take place on March 4-5 in Heerlen you will be invited to the Crossborder Film Conference during which you will have a meet-up with producers from the Netherlands, Germany & Belgium.

During the closing session in November 2022 that will take place in Heerlen during Dutch Mountain Film Festival Industry Day, you will pitch your project/company and will be able to win €1000 for your script development or company development.

Want to join the CareerLab?

If you would like to join the CareerLab, please read the conditions and fill in the form below. You can apply for the CareerLab no later than January 9, 2022, 23:59. Coaching on location will be in Dutch. The selected plans will be announced on February 7, 2022.

Program & costs

The CareerLab 2022 will take place from March 5 till November 5, 2022 in Heerlen, the Netherlands and online. A maximum of 4 projects will be selected (1-2 scriptwriters & 1-2 producers). The costs are €750 (excl. VAT). A second scriptwriter on a project can participate for €600 (excl. VAT). The price includes two sessions in March & November, three online sessions, accommodation and provisions during the sessions in March & November.

The program will be tailor-made after the selection based on your needs and recommendations of the coach. The stated number of sessions will remain unchanged.

Participation is open for filmmakers from the Netherlands and Dutch-speaking Belgium. 

Submit here!

Do you want to sign up for the CareerLab? Then complete the form below and upload your project. The submissions are open till January 9, 2022, 23:59. You will be informed whether you have been selected on February 7, 2022. Please keep in mind that the CareerLab is designed for fiction projects with feature length duration. To apply you need to have professional experience in short films or feature film projects.

Please send the following in one PDF file of a maximum of 17 pages and a maximum of 5mb in the order mentioned below.

You can choose one of the programs below:

CareerLab | Script | Treatment Development

  • A tagline, logline, synopsis, genre, format (TV, web, etc.), intended playing time (max. 2 pages)*;
  • Treatment - (min. 9 - max. 10 pages)*; 
  • A motivation letter and specific challenges/questions that you are struggling with (max. 1 pages)*;
  • Artistic vision on the project and reflection on yourself as a maker (max. 2 pages)*;
  • A mood board or other relevant information (links to earlier work serve as a recommendation)(max. 1 page)*;
  • (Brief) CV of yourself (and of the co-writer, if any) including links to previous works (max. 1 page)*.

* marked with * are mandatory.
The application can be submitted in Dutch

CareerLab | Script | First Draft Development

  • A tagline, logline, synopsis, genre, format (TV, web, etc.), intended playing time (max. 2 pages)*;
  • Treatment - (min. 9 - max. 10 pages)*;
  • A motivation letter and specific challenges/questions that you are struggling with (max. 1 pages)*;
  • Artistic vision on the project and reflection on yourself as a maker (max. 2 pages)*;
  • A mood board or other relevant information (links to earlier work serve as a recommendation)(max. 1 page)*;
  • (Brief) CV of yourself (and of the co-writer, if any) including links to previous works (max. 1 page)*.

* marked with * are mandatory.
The application can be submitted in Dutch.

CareerLab | Producing | First Feature Project Development

  • A tagline, logline, synopsis, genre, format (TV, web, etc.), intended playing time (max. 2 pages)*;
  • Treatment - (min. 9 - max. 10 pages)*;
  • A motivation letter and specific challenges/questions that you are struggling with (max. 1 pages)*;
  • Artistic vision on the project and reflection on yourself as a maker (max. 2 pages)*;
  • A mood board or other relevant information (links to earlier work serve as a recommendation)(max. 1 page)*;
  • (Brief) CV of yourself (and of the co-writer, if any) including links to previous works (max. 1 page)*.

* marked with * are mandatory.
The application can be submitted in Dutch .

CareerLab | Producing | Company Development

  • Company Profile: name, motto, company description, a mission statement, legal structure, business structure, main focus & type of content, vision,(max. 3 pages)*;
  • A motivation letter and specific challenges/questions that you are struggling with (max. 1 pages)*;
  • Artistic vision on the your potential projects and reflection on yourself as a producer (max. 2 pages)*;
  • (Brief) CV of yourself (and of the co-writer, if any) including links to previous works (max. 1 page)*.

* marked with * are mandatory.
The application can be submitted in Dutch.


Important

When submitting to the CareerLab 2022, please take into consideration:

  • Every participant of Script program will need to allocate at least 8-10 hours a week for writing of the script during the individual task period; 
  • All the deadlines and content materials for each deadline must be respected;
  • All the materials will be shared with the second participant and the coach.
Click here to submit your project!

Program CareerLab 2022

CareerLab 2022 | Program

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