Swedish Digital Filmmaking Workshop
- SWEDISH DIGITAL FILMMAKING WORKSHOPJakarta, 28 October 18 November 2007The Swedish Digital Filmmaking Workshop is a contribution from the Swedish Institute to the development of Indonesian film, a knowledge and cultural exchange, to increase the dialogue and participation between the two countries, also to increase the peoples awareness about Indonesia .The workshop in Indonesia is a part of the triptych digital filmmaking workshops in Havana Cuba , Lake Victoria Rwanda and Jakarta Indonesia . The three workshops will be presented together in Stockholm in the end of August and there is an opportunity to make a follow up show in Göteborg International Film Festival in January - February 2008.This workshop is in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Jakarta , the Faculty of Film and Television the Jakarta Arts Institute, the Jakarta Arts Council, Alfatech, Avid, JVC, HP, www.boleh.com, Majalah Film and Kineforum.OverviewThe three-week Swedish Digital Filmmaking Workshop will be held on October 28th November 17th, 2007 at the Faculty of Film and Television at the Jakarta Arts Institute.The students will be selected base on the basic ideas submitted. A selection panel will select 10 qualified students to participate in the workshop.The students will be taught the language of filmmaking and the directors craft as applied to the digital format. Each students in the three-week digital filmmaking workshop will have to go through the process of writing, producing, directing and editing, where they will form two production groups based on two qualified scripts selected by the mentors and organizer.The students themselves will be the crew on the projects, which will give them the greatest understanding of the functions of various departments. All short films will be shot on JVC camera and edited on Avid Media Composer digital editing system.ThemeThe submitted basic idea must be fiction and original. It can be anything interesting related to the daily life of the participants, the surroundings, or anything about Indonesia . Tell your story!Requirements1. Participants must send two hard copies and a soft copy in English & Indonesianlanguages of:- curriculum vitae- basic idea/film description- preliminary research- copy right clearance for any materials used in the film (music, photos, etc)- example of previous works (if available)- application form2. The basic idea should be made for final fiction film duration of between 5 and 15Minutes, with financial and time limitation set by the workshop.3. All films are to be shot, produced and finalized in Jakarta .4. Application form can be downloaded at www.swedenabroad.com/jakarta andwww.boleh.comProcess1. Organizer will select the completed application only2. The Selection Panel will select 10 qualified treatments to choose 10 finalists3. The 10 finalists will be notified about their participation in a 21-day workshop andwill be invited to come to Jakarta .Schedule1. RegistrationThe registration process is on 1 August 14 September 2007. All applicationsMust be sent to the Embassy of Sweden.2. Selection ProcessThe selection process will be held on 17 23 September 2007.3. Finalists NotificationThe 10 finalists will be notified for their participation in the workshop on24 28 September 2007, by phone and or e-mail.4. WorkshopThe workshop will be conducted in 21 days, from 9 am 5 pm , on 28 October 17 November 2007, comprised of :a. theory developmentWill be held at the Multiguna Room of the at the Faculty of Film andTelevision at the Jakarta Arts Institute.A seven-day theory development on writing and directing. After a pitchingthe students will be divided into two production groups according to the twoqualified scripts selected by the mentors and organizer.A three-day of production management, cinematography, sound, artdirecting and editing classes.b. shooting developmentA five-day shooting development, where the students will make the twoshorts films, in Jakarta only.c. post-productionA six-day post-production, where the groups will digitally edit the films ondigital video at the editing studio of Avid Alfatech.d. final ScreeningAt the conclusion of the digital filmmaking workshop, a screening of thestudents final project is held together with other Swedish and Indonesian shortfilms, on 18 November 2007 at the Kineforum Cinema, providing a uniqueopportunity for the public to see the works students have produced.Component of Workshop1. participantA participant is somebody who takes part in submitting his or her basicidea/film description in the workshop, with requirements:- Indonesian citizens living in Indonesia- Must have graduated from high school or equal, but less than 35 years ofage- Should have demonstrated motivation to learn some aspect of filmmaking- Must take part in the whole workshop and film production process inaccordance with the time schedule specified by the organizer- Participants must send two hard copies and a soft copy of curriculum vitae,script, preliminary research, example of previous works (if available), copyright clearance and application form which must be made in both English& in Indonesian languages.2. finalist/studentFinalist is anyone who has qualified to take part in the workshop. After aselection on the submitted basic idea/film description, there will be 10 ideas/writers,which then be called finalist/students. They will be invited to come to Jakarta forthe workshop.3. mentorMentor is a filmmaking expert who is more experienced, who provides adviceand support to, and watches over and fosters the progress of finalists or students inthe workshop.The mentors, both Swedish and Indonesian are the filmmaking experts selectedby the Swedish Institute, the supporters and the workshop organizer. They willteach and transfer the knowledge of filmmaking, guide, supervise and evaluate theparticipants in the whole process of filmmaking in the workshop. Comprised ofdirector, production manager, cinematographer, soundperson, art director,scriptwriter and editor.4. selection panelSelection Panel is a group of Swedish and Indonesian judges, a group offilmmaking experts who publicly discuss or judge the submitted scripts to choose the10 finalists.
5. observerObserver is somebody who attends the workshop as a witness without taking part.The workshop allows ten observers in the theory development only. They will notget any facilities other than lunch and coffee break.FacilitiesEach finalist/student will get:- Hotel room (shared)- Ticket (airplane, train or bus) from home Jakarta return- Insurance (accident only)- Six editions of Majalah Film- Breakfast, lunch & dinner- Goody bagPrizeEach student, upon successful completion of the program, receives a diploma.Two qualified scripts will be awarded Avid Media Composer original software and production fund.Follow Up Film Festivals- Jakarta International Film Festival (Jiffest), 7 16 December 2007, www.jiffest.org- Europe On Screen, 26 October 2 November 2007 ( Jakarta ) 3 25 November2007 (outside Jakarta )- Göteborg International Film Festival, 25 January 4 February 2007,www.filmfestival.orgInformationwww.swedenabroad.com/jakarta, www.boleh.comemail: si.projects@...tel. +62-21-25 53 59 28HP. +62-813 1099 7619, +62-21-70 444 945 (Winda)+62-815 8730 636, +62-21-9355 8964 (Susi)Send your application toSDFW/Embassy of SwedenMenara Rajawali 9th FloorJl. Mega Kuningan Lot # 5.1Jakarta 12950
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