Are you a writer, script consultant or a young producer interested in making films for kids? If the answer is yes, we have good news for you. Kids Kino.Lab is open, the scholarship programme for people who are willing to gain the experience from our tutors and help us during the fifth edition of the Kids Kino.Lab.

scholarship for script consultants

Kids Kino.Lab is an international programme dedicated solely to the development of scripts and production basics of films and series for young audiences. Kids Kino.Lab works with 12 teams (scriptwriter and producer) on participants’ projects. You will have a chance to work with one of our tutors: Kirsten Bonnen Rask, Armin Prediger, Philip LaZebnik or Ronald Kruschak. Read more about our tutors.

You can take part in our scholarship either as a script consultant or young producer.

 

Scholarship for writers / script consultants

 

This scholarship is giving you a great opportunity to learn from our tutors the crucial skills which can make you a better script consultant. You will gain knowledge on how to lead the project, give a feedback and consult the project. You will be assisting the tutors and also helping us on the organizational level. Also, you will be involved in the process of the preparation for the sessions.

We are waiting for you to apply if you are an up-and-coming writer or a script consultant, looking for a chance to practice and gain the experience from the professionals.

To apply for the scholarship you should have first experience in the field of script consulting (short or full length or other connected with a script consulting). Just to let us know that script consulting is your thing and you are truly passionate about it.

Film education is not required, so don’t worry if you don’t have any.

Each of the script scholar will be working with one of our tutors: Kirsten Bonnen Rask, Armin Prediger or Philip LaZebnik. There are three scholarships for a script consultants. The scholars will be chosen by the tutors based on the application.

 

Scholarship for a young producer

 

For this scholarship we are looking for someone starting their career as a producer. There is one scholarship for a young producer. Your tutor will be Ronald Kruschak, who is responsible for tutoring our teams in terms of production basics.

By taking part in the scholarship you will have a chance to work with more experienced producers and see how the development process looks like from the production point of view. A part of your task will be collecting the information about the production situation in Europe and countries of our participants, doing research for our tutor and helping him to invite experts, organize the masterclass and consultations with invited guests.

 

The main rules and conditions:

 

The organizer of the scholarship is the Education Department of New Horizons Association, Poland.

The scholarship is free of charge, which means there is no fee to take part in the programme, but at the same time, the participants will not be receiving a salary.

The programme kicks off at the beginning of 2021. Then, it will be followed up by four sessions.

Schedule:

  • 1 session – January 2021 – ONLINE – hosted by JEF Festival
  • 2nd session – March 2021 – ONLINE
  • 3rd session – May/June 2021 – stationary (depends on the pandemic situation in Europe) hosted by Zlin Film Festival
  • 4th session – September 2021 – stationary (depends on the pandemic situation in Europe) – hosted by Kids Kino Industry.

Accommodation and food for participants during the stationary sessions is provided by the organizer, however, the travel costs are on the participant’s side.

The working language is English which means it is essential that you can communicate effectively in English.

 

The recruitment process

 

Step 1.

The application form will be open from November 13 to November 24.

To apply for the scholarship, you need to fill in the application form available here.

Step 2.

Among all the applications, the tutors and Kids Kino.Lab organizers will choose the shortlisted candidates who will be invited for the interview.

We will let all applicants know if they are put through to the next step or not.

Step 3.

Online interview with the shortlisted candidates. Between 25 Nov. – 3 Dec.

Step 4.

Final decision. The selected scholars will be notified by the organizers via email. Before 7 Dec.


Submit your application here: https://www.kidskinolab.pl/scholarship-registration/.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us: katarzyna.janiak@nowehoryzonty.pl.


The programme is co-financed by the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe and Polish Film Institute.

Kids Kino.Lab partners for the fifth edition are: Zlin Film Festival, Zlin, Czech Republic, JEF Festival, Antwerp, Belgium and Kids Kino Industry, Poland.