Web
Series

Web
Series

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. The applicant MUST be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.
  2. The applicant(s) for SAFM MENA Edition 2023 must be of South Asian or MENA origin.
  3. Applicant(s) must submit a bible . All details regarding the bible are present in the application form.
  4. Applicant(s) need to provide the details of any previous film festivals/ film markets the project has been a part of.

Rules & Regulations

  1. All applications must be submitted in English regardless of the language of the film.
  2. Submission of complete bible is mandatory. Submission of incomplete bible will lead to disqualification.
  3. Final projects will be decided based on the quality of the bible.
  4. Applicant(s) can submit multiple projects.
  5. Writer of the selected project must be present in person at the SAFM – MENA Edition venue.
  6. SAFM – MENA Edition will provide handholding, capacity building, and mentoring to the final selected writers to create a compelling pitch presentation.
  7. The selected filmmakers 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 – MENA Edition will be final & binding on all applicants.
  10. The Deadline for submitting your projects are Regular Deadline –
    December 17 to January 17, 2023
    Submission Fee : 100 USD
    Final Deadline – January 18 to January 31, 2023
    Submission Fee : 115 USD
  11. Unpaid submission will not be entertained.
  12. In case of a mini series story arc of next 2 seasons is not required.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  1. The applicant MUST be the original copyright owner of the submitted material, or authorised to act on behalf of the copyright owner of the submitted material.
  2. The applicant(s) for SAFM MENA Edition 2023 must be of South Asian or MENA origin.
  3. Applicant(s) must submit a bible . All details regarding the bible are present in the application form.
  4. Applicant(s) need to provide the details of any previous film festivals/ film markets the project has been a part of.

Rules & Regulations

  1. All applications must be submitted in English regardless of the language of the film.
  2. Submission of complete bible is mandatory. Submission of incomplete bible will lead to disqualification.
  3. Final projects will be decided based on the quality of the bible.
  4. Applicant(s) can submit multiple projects.
  5. Writer of the selected project must be present in person at the SAFM – MENA Edition venue.
  6. SAFM – MENA Edition will provide handholding, capacity building, and mentoring to the final selected writers to create a compelling pitch presentation.
  7. The selected filmmakers 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 – MENA Edition will be final & binding on all applicants.
  10. The Deadline for submitting your projects are Regular Deadline –
    December 17 to January 17, 2023
    Submission Fee : 100 USD
    Final Deadline – January 18 to January 31, 2023
    Submission Fee : 115 USD
  11. Unpaid submission will not be entertained.
  12. In case of a mini series story arc of next 2 seasons is not required.

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).
  11. Previous film festival/ film market details.

Registration Form

Mandatory fields are marked with * | All file to be uploaded in .PDF format.



    Project Title:*






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    Upload Episodes Synopsis of season 1:*


    Episodes Synopsis of Season 1





    Upload First episode screenplay of season one:*


    First episode screenplay of season one






    Upload Visual References:


    Visual References







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