Boosting Ideas Workshop for Scriptwriters, Directors and Creative Producers

Boosting Ideas Workshop for Scriptwriters, Directors and Creative Producers

To reinforce Breton professionals to create and collaborate at a European level, the Région Bretagne / Rannvro Breizh / Rejion Bertègn and LIM | Less is More, offers the chance for up to 9 Breton participants to take part in a six-days’ workshop from 20-25 October 2024, focusing on the creative process prior to writing (applications open: see the form below).

LIM Boosting Ideas Workshop aims at helping Scriptwriters and Directors to dig deeper into emotion, structure and the power of the story at early stage, before entering in the long run for development and even before writing.
As for Creative producers, the aim is to strengthen their ability to follow the development phase of feature film projects by discovering new tools to help an exciting development process, and in the meantime help the author shape and strengthen both story and meaning.

LIM embraces limitations as a catalyst for exciting film experiences and in doing so, bring out a filmmaker’s imprint, enabling their work to stand out. The idea that the more that can be explored and determined prior to the writing process beginning, the more powerful a first draft will be.

We do not select creative teams of a Writer and a Producer already working together. But the week of the workshop offers to gather a variety of filmmakers / professionals from different backgrounds, so as to explore the dynamic and dig into the best of this collaboration. The workshop is also open to candidates coming from theatre, documentary and visual arts.

Scriptwriters and Directors apply with
one early-stage project or several ideas for a fiction feature film they would explore through the week. Applying with the summary of an advanced script is not advised.
Creative producers apply without a project.

LIM/Le Groupe Ouest brings to the table its past fifteen years of methodological research, combining inputs from cognitive sciences and the concrete results of fruitful experiences all over Europe around the concept of Prewriting tools.
Two international script-consultants from LIM/Le Groupe Ouest will create a safe environment and invite the participants to tackle early-stage ideas and strengthen them before entering into the long run of development.

This workshop can serve as a springboard to be shortlisted for LIM annual programme. Therefore, even if the projects/ideas proposed are intended to be developed in another language, the working language during the workshop will be Continental English (a practice and a basic understanding of the language). Films en Bretagne, in partnership with Boosting Ideas Workshop, gives the possibility to the participants to strengthen their use of English before the workshop and to be at ease on-site.

How to Apply

For more information and job application details, see; Boosting Ideas Workshop for Scriptwriters, Directors and Creative Producers

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