Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari Mumbai online Marathi Scriptwriting Camp 2021
Always wanted to get training from experts to write a Marathi script for a film? Here's an exciting opportunity for budding scriptwriters! An online scriptwriting camp is scheduled this year, a collaboration between Maharashtra Film, Stage and Cultural Development Corporation Limited (MFSCDCL), which is also known as "Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari" and National Film Development Corporation (NFDC).
About the MFSCDCL camp
Approximately eight to 10 applicants will be selected for the camp. The aim is to encourage young talent from Maharashtra and create film projects under the mentorship of well-known professionals in the Marathi film industry who are renowned in their field. The training modules in an online classroom setup will be for the duration of four to five months, totally of 15 to 18 days.
You will also get assistance from MFSCDCL and NFDC to pitch the finalized script to reputed film producers and production houses.
Registration fee: Rs. 2,000/-. This is a non-refundable fee and should be paid through NEFT/RTGS/IMPS only.
1. Age criteria: You should be a minimum of 18 years of age as of March 2021.
2. Work profile: Professional and upcoming filmmakers and screenwriters who want to make their feature film in Marathi can register for this camp. You may have been involved in some way professionally in filmmaking or scriptwriting, whether as a director of a feature film or of a short film, or assisted on one, or attended a professional filmmaking/screenwriting course. In that case, you are required to mention this in your work profile when registering for the camp.
3. Script criteria: You need to submit a a script in Marathi only, for a feature-length film. Scripts for a short film will not be accepted.
You have to register through a Google form at ck: https://forms.gle/GJdGzf65mat3E8VC9
Also to be submitted:
(i) You must submit a synopsis of the script. The synopsis should not exceed 300 words.
(ii) You must submit a minimum of the first 50 pages of the script (or above) only in PDF format.
(iii) You need to state the reason why you are applying for this camp.
(iv) You should mention relevant work done as mentioned in the work profile above, and can also put in a link to any relevant past work/showreel at the time of submission of the application.
Once you fill in the details, select the payment mode in the next step, ensuring that you add in advance the beneficiary in your bank account as follows-
Beneficiary name: Maharashtra Film, Stage and Cultural Development Corporation Limited
Bank Name: State Bank of India
Account Number: 10472842253
IFSC Code: SBIN0001975
Branch: Plot No. 12, Jayprakash Nagar, Jay Prakash Road No. 2, Goregaon (E), Mumbai-400063.
Make sure that you jot down the reference number of the payment transaction on confirmation of payment, and also take a screenshot of the 'successful payment' message screen The registration will only be considered after confirmation of payment is shared as a proof. Then you can submit the application.
Last date of receipt of applications: 14th June 2021, 12 midnight.
For any details and queries, you can contact Mr. Ritesh Baijal on +91 99873 62318
Mr. Kiran Dhindle on +91 92703 18831