Interdoc helps ambitious producers with a feature documentary in development to strategise their finance plans and increase their chances of successfully funding their documentaries.
In 2013, we will again run Interdoc Scotland, our programme for emerging producers.
The programme will take place over 4 days (2 x 2 days) in Edinburgh between March and September and will be run by Scottish Documentary Institute. Up to 12 producers (8 Scottish and 4 UK) will be selected to take part in the programme.
Interdoc Scotland offers selected participants:
- live or skype sessions with international speakers on funding (MEDIA, Tax Credit) and distribution;
- constructive feedback and advice on projects from course leaders and speakers;
- in depth and hands-on advice on proposals and budgets;
- networking opportunities and group discussions in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.
Course leaders: Noe Mendelle, Producer and SDI Director / Sonja Henrici, Producer & SDI Head of Development
Past speakers include: Sandra Whipham (London Fields Pictures), Geoffrey Smith (Eyeline Films), Debra Zimmerman (Women Make Movies), Stefan Kloos (Kloos & Co)
To be eligible you must:
- be a UK resident, we have 8 places for Scottish residents and 4 places for the rest of UK (for applicants from outside Scotland, please get in touch with us directly before applying – firstname.lastname@example.org)
- have produced or directed at least 2 shorts which have been screened publically (TV or festivals);
- have at least 2 years experience in the film or television industries;
- have a documentary project in development which is:
- feature length i.e. at least 52mins
- aimed at the international market
- packaged i.e. a director is attached.
For Scottish-based producers, the course fee is £80 (+ VAT) for the 4 days.
For UK participants based outside of Scotland, the course fee is £1000 (+VAT) for the 4 days. You are eligible for Creative Skillset funding (www.creativeskillset.org/funding/individuals), please contact us for more information.
Interdoc Scotland is supported by Creative Scotland & the Edinburgh College of Art (University of Edinburgh)