Call for projects 2019

Please read carefully the following Camp 4Science 2020 – Application Guidelines.

1. APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 6, 2020 (applying is free of charge)

1.1 Filled-out online application form has to be submitted by January 6, 2020. Applications submitted after January 6  will not be considered. Project selection assures participants with free accreditations to the festival screenings and any related events.

2. THERE IS NO SUBMISSION AND NO PARTICIPATION FEE

2.1 Camp 4Science covers accommodation (1 double room) for the whole period of the workshop for each of the selected projects.

2.2 Participants cover their travel expenses.

2.3 The organizers collect 50 EUR/person as a catering fee that will cover the cost of common lunches and coffee breaks. During most of the evenings, there will catering available for the participants at the networking events. The Catering fee will be collected in cash (Czech Crowns) on the first day of the workshop (1 300 CZK).

3. WHAT PROJECTS ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

3.1 Documentary projects in development, production or postproduction stage. We are open to creative feature-length films, TV 52’ or series as well as projects with online and game potential.

3.2 We welcome participants familiar with documentary film production and industry who are willing to learn more about the diverse ways to approach science.

3.3 At the same time, we welcome participants with the science communication experience who would like to enter the world of documentary filmmaking and learn about its rules and creative possibilities.

4. KEY DATES

January 6, 2020: Application deadline

February 20, 2020: Successful applicants will be informed

March 31, 2020: The final list of confirmed participant, observers and mentors will be published at the website (www.afo.cz)

April 27 – May 2, 2020: Camp 4Science in Olomouc, Czech Republic (during Academia Film Olomouc).

5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

5.1 Proficiency in English

5.2 Requested materials submitted prior to the deadline

5.3 The team (director and producer) has to take an active part in all the workshop stages. 5.4 Prior to the workshop, the selected participants will be asked to provide the mentors with a more detailed budget and financial plan and might be asked to clarify some aspects of the project so the actual work at Camp 4Science would be more efficient. The personal presence of both director and producer at the workshop is required so both the creative as well as production and financial aspects of the projects can be covered and discussed.

5.5 Exceptions to the above-mentioned conditions can be decided only prior to the selection process. Please contact Ivana Formanová with such requests on formanova@afo.cz.

6. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

6.1 Please note that the following materials will be required to complete the application:

  • Logline
  • Short synopses (max. 250 characters) and long synopsis (max. 4000 characters)
  • Treatment (max. 8000 characters)
  • Director´s Statement (max. 4000 characters)
  • Trailer, sample video
  • Simple budget (the selected participants will be asked to provide a more detailed budget prior to the workshop)
  • Director´s and producer´s photo
  • Stills or other visual material (animation or graphic elements) related to the project

7. DATA PROTECTION

By submitting a film, you accept our data protection policy in accordance with the GDPR.

8. CONCLUSION

By submitting a project the applicant agrees with all the above-mentioned regulations.

Submit a project

 

Contact email: camp@afo.cz

Ivana Formanová / Head of Camp 4Science: formanova@afo.cz

Tereza Píchová / Camp 4Science Coordinator: pichova@afo.cz