The doha film institute hosts the first series of laboratories in the region.
Series laboratory will America’s oldest and largest non-profit independent filmmakers plan (IFP) cooperation, is committed to all kinds of story, help to train the script and non-fiction series project. With any platform (including TV, digital media or based on application) distributed serialization project relevant personnel can apply for by the international expert team leading a series of laboratory. A one-week lab in doha will provide participants with the knowledge, resources and mentors needed to develop a powerful series, with emphasis on projects from scripts to screens.
Based on IFP Screen Forward Labs, doha series film institute laboratory will focus on strengthening the participants prepare music program, to carry out the project, to ensure that the finance, understanding the global market, to develop successful marketing strategies and find unique distribution channels. Each participant has personal concerns, particularly in the long term development of pilots, writing scripts and maintaining film careers.
Fatma Al Remaihi, chief executive of the doha film institute, said: “serial content is an increasingly important part of the audio-visual industry and is driving a revolutionary shift in global media consumption. The proliferation of digital content is bringing other content to the forefront, with seemingly limitless possibilities for creators and consumers. “This series of laboratory is the first in a series of content in the region propaganda Qatar and the talents and skills of Arab people, will add value for the creative industries in the region, and support from the Middle East and north Africa the importance of making high quality content. By supporting the development of brainstorming and the execution of the new creator’s strategy, the project will be introduced to a world that has shown a desire to find independent and diverse voices in storytelling.
The highlight of The DFI Series is The involvement of Julie Goldman and Christopher Clements, a new york-based human producer: The Series. This is a series of documentaries based on the brandon Stanton photography blog, which took more than four years to get from 1,200 interviews. The series offers a glimpse into the lives of strangers on the streets of New York City. Participants will be involved in this series of case studies, as well as a case study of Shankaboot, the world’s first arabic-language network series.
Presided over by a doha film academy and IFP staff conference, the series will include laboratory about “development in Numbers and new landscape series” in-depth discussion, work in a test script, development characters, story arc, the plot, tone and presentation, and a series of projects in the development of digital and television should pay attention to matters.
Through intensive training practice, the group counseling, tailored one-on-one meetings and master class, let the participants understand each film series development and production elements, understand the development of the film series. A number of case studies will be presented throughout the conference to enable participants to address issues related to development, funding, audience participation and marketing, festivals and issues, and investment series.
There will be one-on-one meetings with experts to cover the development phases of the project, overall goals and issues that may need to be addressed. Understand the working style of the writers’ room and will hold group meetings including production strategies, search partners, preparation of marketing materials, distribution strategies and distribution patterns. The lab will end with a vote to boost the confidence of the participants. Susan Lewis, director of development at Alicia Keys, is the director of the series. She will join TV writer and program host Ryan O’nan. And the emmy award-winning screenwriter Bassem Breche.
The laboratory will in 2018 January 29 solstice on February 2, 30 points from 9 am to 6 PM, aimed at digital creative, producer, writer, director, or any of television and the Internet play or script serialization project platform based on the application. A candidate must have a novel or non-fiction project with a director/screenwriter/producer related to the project. In the past they should have produced at least one short story or long narrative or documentary.