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Posted On: 2 July 2022 08:45 am
Updated On: 5 July 2022 01:13 pm

Screenwriting for Beginners Lab 2022 by Doha Film Institute

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Event Details:

Location: This is an online event.
Date: 11 August 2022 - 15 August 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
  • Lab Fee - 300QR
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Discover the creative process of writing for the screen, all from the comfort of your own home with DFI’s exciting online Screenwriting for Beginners Lab. This fascinating lab will include the foundations of screenwriting, with mentors covering the ‘architecture’ of screenplays (storytelling, screenplay guidelines, non-verbal storytelling, and characterization) and the ‘formatting’ of a screenplay (visual grammar and Celtx/Final Draft).


  • Application Deadline:  01 August 2022
  • Lab Dates: 11 to 15 August 2022
  • Hours: Online sessions for 2 hours
  • Group Size:  8 to 10 participants will be selected for each lab.
  • Level: Beginners
  • Lab Fee: QR 300
  • Language: English

Submission Requirements:

Applicants should submit an email to [email protected] with the following:

  • Original short film logline and synopsis.
  • Applicant’s CV or short bio.
  • Copy of applicant’s ID.
  • A short paragraph explaining your interest in this lab.
  • Eligibility: Applicants should be 18 years old or above.

    Note: Qatar Museums Culture Pass members will receive a 10% discount on this lab’s fee. To avail of the discount, simply include a copy of your Culture Pass when applying.

    Source and image credit: Doha Film Institute