FILM Entries invited for New Voices Fellowship for Screenwriters

Asia Society India Centre announces the launch of the second edition of New Voices Fellowship for Screenwriters (NVFS) 2013 – 2014. It’s a programme to identify and support a group of six independent screenwriters from across India for an eight-month fellowship to develop their feature film scripts. Each participating fellow will receive a stipend of Rs. 2,00,000; mentoring from screenwriters / directors toward the completion of a feature film script; two five-day long workshops led by industry professionals and with participation from peers in a learning community; recommendations on how to approach production houses and studios, how to pitch, and other professional and legal aspects such as contracts, copyright and safeguards. The last date to submit an original story is December 15. For details, visit