Book To
Screen

Book To
Screen

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. The applicant may be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or may be authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.
  2. Projects must either have an author of South Asian origin or the book should have a South Asian backdrop and/or characters.
  3. For SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter, we are honoured to open entries for book projects with either an author of MENA origin or with MENA region backdrop and/or characters.
  4. The books must be published or contract must be signed and publication date should be within the next one year.
  5. The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants

Rules & Regulations

  1. All applications must be submitted in English regardless of the original language of the book.
  2. Projects must either have an author of South Asian origin or the book should have a South Asian backdrop and/or characters.
  3. For SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter, we are honoured to open entries for book projects with either an author of MENA origin or with MENA region backdrop and / or characters.
  4. Applicant(s) can submit multiple projects.
  5. Once the project is selected, publisher or agent or the author must be present in person at the SAFM Global venue.
  6. SAFM Global will provide handholding, capacity building and mentoring to the final selected participants to create a compelling pitch presentation.
  7. The selected film makers will be given 15 min in total to present their project during the market. 5 Minutes (of the total 15 min) will be allotted for pitching & the remaining 10 min will be kept for Q & A session.
  8. The information on the application form cannot be edited once submitted.
  9. The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants.
  10. SAFM.Global will choose the final and maximum 5 books to be pitched by each publisher.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. The applicant may be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or may be authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.
  2. Projects must either have an author of South Asian origin or the book should have a South Asian backdrop and/or characters.
  3. For SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter, we are honoured to open entries for book projects with either an author of MENA origin or with MENA region backdrop and/or characters.
  4. The books must be published or contract must be signed and publication date should be within the next one year.
  5. The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants

Rules & Regulations

  1. All applications must be submitted in English regardless of the original language of the book.
  2. Projects must either have an author of South Asian origin or the book should have a South Asian backdrop and/or characters.
  3. For SAFM.Global 2022 MENA Chapter, we are honoured to open entries for book projects with either an author of MENA origin or with MENA region backdrop and / or characters.
  4. Applicant(s) can submit multiple projects.
  5. Once the project is selected, publisher or agent or the author must be present in person at the SAFM Global venue.
  6. SAFM Global will provide handholding, capacity building and mentoring to the final selected participants to create a compelling pitch presentation.
  7. The selected film makers will be given 15 min in total to present their project during the market. 5 Minutes (of the total 15 min) will be allotted for pitching & the remaining 10 min will be kept for Q & A session.
  8. The information on the application form cannot be edited once submitted.
  9. The decision of SAFM.Global will be final & binding on all applicants.
  10. SAFM.Global will choose the final and maximum 5 books to be pitched by each publisher.

required Documents

  1. Log line
  2. Theme
  3. Genre
  4. Story Synopsis (minimum 5 pages) with beginning, middle and end of season one
  5. World and / or treatment
  6. Visual References
  7. Character sketches
  8. Episodic synopsis of season one
  9. First episode screenplay of season one
  10. Story for the next two seasons (2-3 pages)

Registration Form

    Upload a PDF file

    * Maximum 300 Words.

    Upload a PDF file

    * max 1000 words in english