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Open call for CIRCLE 2019

Updated: Mar 12, 2019

Wake Up Films announces a call for an exclusive one-year training program, CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2019, predominantly addressing South and East European filmmakers and organized in partnership with DOK Leipzig Co-Pro Market, EWA, EDN and Underhill Fest Montenegro.

We are looking for up to 8 women filmmakers (director or producer) with a strong 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 2019 features three working modules:

MODULE 01 june 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

MODULE 02 august 2019 TBC

MODULE 03 october 2019 DOK Leipzig, Germany

In order to apply, please fill in the form:

Application timeline:

• Submission deadline: March 15, 2019

• Announcements of the results: April 15, 2019

We are also encouraging filmmakers that are developing their first feature-length documentaries to apply.

Participation fee for the whole proogram is 650e.

*participation fee covers pedagogical material, accomodation and meals.

CIRCLE may allocate two full scholarships to the participants in need!

The program is supported by Film Centre of Montenegro, Film Centre of Serbia, The Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia.

If you have any questions regarding the application, please write us at

Good luck!

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