CineSud ScriptLab 2021

CineSud ScriptLab 2021

Deadline: 15 december

CineSud Scriptlab 2021

Starting in March 2021, this 9-months feature film development program will enable scriptwriters to finish their scripts (or drafts of scripts) starting from the treatment stage. The course will feature two multiday residence-sessions with writers rooms, masterclasses and discussions (on several locations in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands), online sessions with script consultants and networking and pitching sessions during filmfestivals. The first confirmed coach is Jolein Laarman. The other mentors for the third edition of CineSud ScriptLab will be announced in November 2020.


The ScriptLab 2021 will take place from March 10 till December 21, 2021 in several residences in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands (the exact locations will be announced in February). A maximum of 5 projects will be selected. The costs are €850 (excl. VAT).  A second scriptwriter on a project can participate for €750 (excl. VAT). The price includes two multiday residencies, three online sessions, accommodation and provisions during the residencies. You can find the complete program on the bottom of this page.

* please be aware of the fact that (part of) the writing has to be done in English, as some of the coaches and mentors are international experts. This means that next to your writing in Dutch, there always has to be an English version as well.

Want to join the ScriptLab?

If you would like to join the ScriptLab*, please read the conditions and fill in the form below. You can register for the ScriptLab 2021 no later than December  15, 2020, 11:59 PM. The entries are assessed by an external committee of decision makers. The selected plans will be announced on February 15, 2021. 

Participation is open for filmmakers from the Netherlands and Dutch-speaking Belgium. 

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