My First Script application

Zagreb Film Festival – Industry announces an open call for application for the script development workshop My First Script. The workshop is intended for filmmakers who are preparing a script for their first feature-length film.

From the received applications the total of 6 participants will be chosen to participate in the workshop: two from Croatia, four from Europe, including the participants from the new sub-programme MEDIA countries (such as Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Republic of Serbia and Turkey). The 5-day workshop will be held during the 18th edition of Zagreb Film Festival.

The workshop is free for all participants. Accommodation and travel expenses will be covered for foreign participants.  Candidates who are interested in the workshop should send the application including:

  1. Short resume with personal data
  2. Synopsis
  3. Script or treatment + minimum 3 elaborated scenes

Candidates from other countries must submit their applications in English language. Projects from Croatia can be submitted in Croatian; however, if accepted, their authors must prepare English translations by the middle October.

Deadline for application: 20th August 2020

Applications should be sent to:

The results will be announced at the beginning of October 2020

We wish a lot of luck to all the projects which are on their way to production and looking forward to new MFS applications.