Florence November 27th - December 4th 2015

International documentary film festival


On the occasion of the Sixth edition of Middle East Now - the festival on films, documentaries, visual arts on the contemporary Middle East that will be held in Florence, from April 8th to April 13th, 2015, will host the third edition of DOC LAB, the workshop on documentary film, in collaboration with GREENHOUSE, the film institution based in Tel Aviv that produces one of the most innovative training programs for young filmmakers. At this edition, the DOC LAB – scheduled on Saturday, April 11st, 2015 - will focus on one-to-one meetings dedicated to the development of documentary projects, tutoring on trailers and financing.

6 projects already in development will be selected, and during the DOC LAB, film directors / producers will have the opportunity to meet Sigal Yehuda, Manager of the Greenhouse Documentary Program, to get practical advice on the development of their projects, on the presentation of a trailer and possible fund raising channels.

MIDDLE EAST NOW DOC LAB is an event organized in collaboration with FST – Fondazione Sistema Toscana and Festival dei Popoli.

The DOC LAB will be held on Saturday, April 11th, 2015, from 9:30am to 1:00 pm at the Cinema Odeon (Piazza Strozzi, Firenze) and will be held in ENGLISH.
Please Note: The projects can have the most diverse content, and should not necessarily be linked to the Middle East.

The participation to the workshop is free of charge.
Send an email to info@middleastnow.it - within April 3rd, 2015 enclosing the following materials: - written presentation of a project, in English (max 3 pages); - link to trailer and/or selected scenes.


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