Open call / CIRCLE 2020
Deadline February 28 2020
CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator announces the call for an exclusive one-year training program. We are looking for 10 women filmmakers (director or producer) with a strong creative documentary project in any stage of production (from development to rough cut) who are seeking further support to upgrade their professional skills, develop films with leading experts and bring them to the wider professional audience.
The program of CIRCLE 2020 features 3 tailor made sessions in 3 different countries, focusing on a different aspect of project development:
1st MODULE: 3-7 June 2020, Montenegro
In-depth analysis of projects
2nd MODULE: 27-31 August 2020, Serbia / Croatia
3rd MODULE: 27-30 October 2020, Germany
Networking in the DOK Co-Pro Market / DOK Leipzig
In order to apply, please fill in the form here!
We are also encouraging the filmmakers who are in process of developing their first
feature-length documentaries to apply.
Submission deadline: February 28, 2020
Announcements of the results: Begininng of April
CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2020 is organized by Wake Up Films in partnership with Underhill Fest Montenegro, DOK Leipzig Co-Pro Market, EWA Network, Film Centre of Montenegro, HAVC, MEDIA Desk Srbia, MEDIA Desk Montenegro, City of Novi Sad and Sekvenca Production.
If you have any questions regarding the application please write us at
Looking forward to receiving your stunning applications!
Participation fee: 1200 €, covers : the pedagogical material, accommodation and meals for all three modules.
CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator may allocate two full scholarships for participants in need.