Calling All Filmmakers: Apply For The RIFF Summer Institute

Published March 13, 2013

The Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) is putting on a Summer Film Institute in collaboration with the Skagafjörður Film Academy and are currently seeking applicants.
The 5-day workshop runs from 21-25 May in Skagafjörður and will provide filmmakers with the opportunity to seek guidance and assistance in developing their documentary project or writing their fictional screenplay.
This year participants in the RIFF Summer Institute will benefit from the guidance Icelandic film director, producer, and actor Baltasar Kormákur, as well as the Canadian documentary producer, director, writer, and script consultant Peter Wintonick.
Interested filmmakers should check out RIFF’s website for more information about this opportunity.



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