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CineLink Co-production Market & CineLink Drama Call for Entries

The project submission deadline is April 13th, 2023. The final selection will be announced by May 2023.

Sarajevo Film Festival & CineLink Industry Days are proud to announce the call for entries for CineLink Co-Production Market & Drama 2023. The project submission deadline is April 13th, 2023.

With these calls we are looking for exciting feature-length fiction and drama projects in development and financing stages from first-time filmmakers and established authors even in an early stage. 

The final selection will be announced by May 2023. 

Selected projects will take part in an online script development workshop (June 5-7, 22023) and CineLink Co-production Market participants will be invited to take part in CineLink onsite workshop in Slano, Croatia (June 20-24, 2023) to work with script editors, discuss their financing and production plans, devise marketing strategies and work on the general presentation of their projects with top industry professionals. 

CineLink Drama participants will attend a tailor made workshop during Sarajevo Film Festival (August 11-18, 2023).

Therefore, CineLink's dedicated team will regularly follow up with the filmmakers from June to August 2022 to prepare their participation in the CineLink Industry Days event during the 29th Sarajevo Film Festival (August 11-18, 2023).

Take note, that only one call for CineLink Co-Production Market is announced for 2023, the Second call for applications will not be published.

In order to apply, please click here.

By taking part in CineLink Co-Production Market you will:

• Get tailor-made consultations on your project by top industry professionals;

• Gain international visibility for your project;

• Meet potential co-producers, sales agents, funders, distributors and broadcasters;

• Get a chance to win one of the cash awards.

In order to apply to CineLink Co-Production Market it is required to submit the script, have a producer and production company attached, as well as the budget and financing plan. Applications that don’t meet this criteria will not be considered for final selection.

By taking part in CineLink Drama you will:

• Get a chance to further develop your project with prominent script consultants, commissioning editors and other film professionals;

• Present your project in the open pitching session to the regional and European decision makers, followed by one-on-one meetings; 

• Gain insights in the TV drama series landscape;

• Gain international visibility for your project;

• Get a chance to win a CineLink Drama development award.

In order to apply to CineLink Drama it is required to attach a project bible and treatment (full series) or the pilot script (first episode), as well as the budget and financing plan. Applications that don’t meet this criteria will not be considered for final selection.

Eligibility:

CINELINK CO-PRODUCTION MARKET 

We are looking for feature-length fiction projects in development and financing stages from first-time filmmakers and established authors. Projects can be at an early stage, but should at least have a producer, writer and a director/creator attached when applying. In order to apply to CineLink Co-Production Market it is required to submit the script, applications that don’t meet this criteria will not be considered for final selection.

The official language of the CineLink Co-Production Market & Drama is English, therefore the application and all other required materials must be submitted in English language.

Submit a CineLink Co-Production Market Project

CINELINK DRAMA

We are looking for series projects in development and financing stages from first-time filmmakers and established authors. In order to apply to CineLink Drama it is required to send the following materials: project bible and treatment or the pilot script of the first episode (2 materials needed), applications that don’t meet this criteria will not be considered for final selection.

The official language of the CineLink Co-Production Market & Drama is English, therefore the application and all other required materials must be submitted in English language.

Submit a CineLink Drama Project

If you have any questions, please contact us at industry@sff.ba.

 

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