INTERACT Online is back with season 2!

This season is focused on SCREENWRITING! If you want to learn secrets of screenwriting, get valuable advice from famous filmmakers and develop your script with a professional tutor – this season is for you!

A little reminder about INTERACT Online:

INTERACT Online was founded in 2020 as a part of the INTERACT LAB educational project, organized by the “Debüt” Film Studio with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
INTERACT Online, is a digital platform offering a hands-on educational link between young filmmakers and internationally renowned professionals via a series of online masterclasses.

What news are expecting participants this season?

Program includes 3 stages (May, July and October).
Besides masterclasses led by Oscar, BAFTA, Cannes and Emmy awarded filmmakers, we added screenwriting workshop led by professional tutor.

Gulengul Altintaşh is a screenwriter, script consultant and academician.
Currently she is teaching post-graduate scriptwriting courses in Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Film.
She has attended “Content Creation for Entertainment Media” program at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and New York Tisch School of the Arts and Hungarian Film Academy screenwriting workshops.

Workshop will be divided in 3 stages. Chosen participants will apply with their script idea written in logline and short synopsis. Developing the idea on every stage will form a final draft of script by the end of workshop.

At the first stage in May, our guest, OSCAR, Cannes Film Festival and BAFTA winner screenwriter Christopher Hampton will talk at the masterclass. His filmography includes films as “Dangerous Liaisons”, “Atonement”, “The Father” and “Carrington” – the film he directed. He also wrote scenario for “Ali and Nino”.

The guest of the second, July stage – Sameh Alaa, winner of the Palme d’Or award at the Cannes Film Festival in the Best Short Film nomination. His journey from Cairo to Paris and from there to Cannes makes him a perfect example for our participants.

OSCAR nominee and EMMY Award winner Henry Hughes will be the guest of the last masterclass in October. He is a writer and director, known for “Day One”, “The Outpost” and “Terp”.

How to join the program?

  1. Participation in masterclasses is FREE. Number of participants is not limited.
  2. You can join masterclass by filling out the application form.
  3. To participate in the workshop, you must provide your idea in short synopsis and logline. Also, the examples of your scripts should be attached.
  4. Number of workshop participants is limited to 10 people.

Applications are accepted till the 10th of May. First stage will start on May 13, 2021.

Improve your screenwriting skills, go from idea to script with us!

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