6th Sarajevo Talent Campus Participants Selected
Sarajevo Film Festival has a great pleasure to announce participants of the 6th Sarajevo Talent Campus, Programme dedicated to young filmmakers from the countries of Southeast Europe.
The Selection Committee has chosen 70 participants from the following countries: Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldavia Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey.
Sarajevo Talent Campus, launched in cooperation with the Berlin International Film Festival and the Berlinale Talent Campus, aims to connect young film professionals from Southeast Europe with established film professionals, to inform them and bring them closer to regional and international film industry. During the seven-day programme, young film professionals are provided with the opportunity to exchange their viewpoints and ideas. Sarajevo Talent Campus, designed to fill in the gap between film school education and practical working experience, encourages collaborative filmmaking – developing, financing, producing, and distributing short and feature-length films together with fellow-filmmakers.
The high-quality programme consisting of a series of workshops, discussions and screenings, together with the presence of renowned film professionals as the STC lecturers, are the reason for the increasing interest of young filmmakers from Southeast Europe to take part in this programme, which has been confirmed by significant number of applications. As of this year, the participation in Sarajevo Talent Campus is open to candidates from four more countries from the wider region: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and Moldavia, which has contributed to the variety and quality of the selection.
The following categories of participants have been selected for the participation in 2012 Sarajevo Talent Campus: 17 young scriptwriters, 16 producers, 14 actors, 18 directors and 5 film critics.
Sarajevo Talent Campus will take place from 7th to 14th of July and in its sixth edition it is going to continue offering the high-quality programme, as it was the case in the previous years when its lecturers were Darren Aronofsky, Aida Begić, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Juliette Binoche, Steve Buscemi, Bruno Dumont, Michael Fassbender, Morgan Freeman, Terry George, Jeremy Irons, Semih Kaplanoğlu, Charlie Kaufman, Ademir Kenović, Čedomir Kolar, Mike Leigh, Leon Lučev, Branko Lustig, Samuel Maoz, Anamari Marinca, Michael Moore, Gaspar Noé, Alexander Payne, Corneliu Porumboiu, Jim Sheridan, Stellan Skarsgård, Kevin Spacey, Danis Tanović, Béla Tarr, Wim Wenders, Pjer Žalica, Jasmila Žbanić, as well as many other successful film professionals.
Results of the selection for taking part in the 6th Sarajevo Talent Campus, you can see here.