Industry Platform ALTERNATIVE WAVE
BIAFF industry platform “Alternative Wave” 2016
BIAFF industry platform “Alternative Wave” announces call for projects for its 2016 edition, within the framework of Batumi International Art-house Film Festival (BIAFF).
Date and Place - BIAFF Talent Campus will take place in Batumi (Seaside Resort on Black Sea) during 20-25 September 2016.
Concept - Alternative Wave focuses on projects with alternative financing, distribution and development strategies. Participants will meet the sector experts, who will suggest possible trans-media / cross-media development potential. According to project’s needs artists from other fields will be invited to take part in the workshop.
Eligible projects - Innovative, trans-media/cross-media film projects (short, feature, documentary, animation) at the development stage.
Participants - Project can be submitted by producer, director, author, dancer, photographer, game developer, web designer, musician and etc.
Conditions – following conditions are offered for participants:
- Working language - of the workshop is English.
- Logistics – “Alternative Wave” will cover local costs (accommodation, food etc.) for up to two representatives of selected project.
- Short description of the project (1 page).
- CV of the producer, director or other artists involved in the project.
- Director, producer or other artist’s intentions.
- Film synopses.
- Preliminary financing plan of the project.
- Previous work (online link).
Deadline for application - 1 August, 2016.
Selected projects will be announced on 15 August, 2015.
Application documents has to be sent as one .doc file to the following email: email@example.com
Brief outline of ALTERNATIVE WAVE 2015
In 2015 there was first edition of “Alternative Waves”, during which was selected 7 projects (Georgia, France, Turkey, Serbia). For participants series of workshops/series and master classes were arranged by invited tutors: Paul Tyler, Arne Ludwig, Duygu Tarhan, Helen Yanovsky etc. “Alternative Wave” is coordinated by Lasha Khalvashi and Tinatin Kajrishvili (Georgia) in cooperation with Gülin Üstün (Turkey) and Tobias Pausinger (Germany).