Commonwealth Shorts, Caribbean Voices Call for Filmmakers and Screenwriters

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(Commonwealth Writers Press Release) Commonwealth Writers, the cultural initiative of the Commonwealth Foundation, is offering craft development opportunities for early career filmmakers and screenwriters from Commonwealth Foundation member states in the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Facilitated by Commonwealth Writers under the guidance of experienced local filmmakers, Caribbean Voices is open to writer-directors, or writer and director teams. The initiative will offer successful applicants the opportunity to take part in a one-week skills development workshop. On completion of the workshops, participants will have the chance to apply for £8000 bursaries to make a short 10-15 minute film to show at local and international film festivals.

Key dates

Deadline: 24 February 2020, 7.00pm EST

Notification of Decision by 16 March 2020

Workshop: 18-24 May 2020

Bursaries offered between July 2020 and January 2021

Films completed by 30 June 2021

Read more at: Commonwealth Writers

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