For Ukrainian & Belarusian filmmakers

The ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe is launching a Call for Applications for fiction and documentary film projects in the editing stage, addressing cultural diversity, tolerance, integration, or peaceful coexistence topics, to participate in a two and a half day workshop in Minsk, Belarus, November 6-8, 2019.

The workshop will generate participant exchange and feedback, introduce different storytelling approaches and increase the appeal of films to a wider, international audience. The workshop will take place in several editing rooms, where participants will receive tutoring from experienced filmmakers/editors and work on each other’s edits.

The workshop is being organized in partnership with the Minsk International Film Festival LISTAPAD. Aside from editing room work, ADAMI Studio participants will be given the chance to attend screenings and networking events that the festival offers to its international guests. 

All interested Belarusian and Ukrainian production companies, TV stations or individual producers/filmmakers with a project in production may apply via the link below. The workshop is open to directors and editors of the films selected for participation.

Please note: Only feature length (longer than 75 min.) or medium length (longer than 10 min.) film projects in editing / post production stage are eligible to participate. At least half (50%) of the film shoot should be completed by the time of workshop registration

Interested teams should include with their applications a synopsis and excerpts of the proposed film project. Four to six projects will be selected for the two and a half day editing workshop, to be conducted by internationally acclaimed editors and dramatic advisors.

ADAMI Studio will focus on storyline development and the dramatic potential for selected projects.

Workshop Details:

- Dates: November 6-8, 2019

- Location: Minsk, Belarus

- Working Languages: Russian and English

- Application Deadline: August 25, 2019

- Travel & accommodation provided for teams selected from outside of Minsk

- Two participants per project (director & editor)

Please complete and submit the application form by August 25:

Selected applicants will be notified by September 1, 2019.

For questions, please contact:

Nelly Mzhavanadze, Project Coordinator, +995 595 474477 (Viber, Whatsapp)

Ketevan Kilasonia, Competition Coordinator, +995 577 777109 (Viber, Whatsapp)

ADAMI STUDIO Minsk is co-funded by the EaP Program of the European Union

ADAMI STUDIO Minsk is co-funded by the EaP Program of the European Union