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Deadline: 20th August 2023

AKE DIKHEA? Festival of Romani Film announces the call for AVAZYA FILM LAB 2023, an exclusive mentoring workshop.

We are looking for 3 filmmakers or film teams with a strong creative documentary or fiction project in any stage of production (from development to rough cut) who are seeking further support to develop their film.

Our aim is to connect filmmakers with leading experts in order to maximize the creative potential of their projects. Within the time frame of the AVAZYA FILM LAB each project will receive 60 minutes of tailored consultation.

Only after the selection process has taken place will a mentor be assigned.This is important so we can ensure the relevant expertise is identified in relation to the projects specific needs. This could include but is not limited to – your story, trailer, pitch, financing, PR, marketing, post-production, legal, film festival or distribution strategy).

Application requirements:
We are first and foremost looking for documentary films that critically reflect upon the reality of discrimination of Romani people in the world. Directors or producers with a Romani background will be preferred. We also accept applications from filmmakers with other backgrounds telling stories about other marginalized groups from an intersectional, anti-racist, queer and/or feminist perspective.

The AVAZYA FILM LAB Lab will take place online on Tuesday 24th October 2023

In order to apply, please fill in the form HERE.

- Submission deadline: 20th August 2023
- Announcements of the results: 1st September 2023

Requirements and costs
The workshop is free of charge for selected film teams and will take place online unless otherwise stated depending on participant and expert selection and their proximity to Berlin during the festival.

If you have any questions regarding the application please get in touch on: avazya@akedikhea.com

We are looking forward to receiving your applications!

AKE DIKHEA? Festival of Romani Film

RomaTrial e.V.
Weydingerstraße 14-16
10178 Berlin