SOFA – School of Film Agents

Deadline: 10 April 2015
Open to: young film professionals from Middle and Eastern Europe, Germany, Greece, Central Asia and the republics of Caucasus
Venue: 21-30 August in Wroclaw, Poland


SOFA, School of film, invites 8 young film agents for a ten-day workshop training to Wroclaw, Poland. The aim of the training is to support film initiators and catalysers with unique project ideas in cinema promotion.The participants will be trained in various creative fashions, to reach local and international cinema-goers, and given the opportunity to make ties beyond borders. With the help of experienced lecturers they will receive a tailor-made coaching which will enable them to realise their dream project efficiently. The workshop connects participants with decision-makers and high-level professionals in film industry.


The training is open to young film professionals from Middle and Eastern Europe, Germany, Greece, Central Asia and the republics of Caucasus. They should be planning to establish a film festival, film fund, film commission/promotion, a project in digital distribution, a cinema theater, film museum/archive, film association, a project connected to copyright law, a print or online film magazine, VoD-platform, a training initiative or another creative project in the field of film culture management.


All lectures are provided free of charge and the organizers will cover accommodation costs. Participants are asked to take care of travel costs, however if they don’t find a way to get their travel financed they can apply for a SOFA scholarship.


Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

  • A professional biography and background info on how you got involved working on film;
  • Two pages of project description: What’s your project idea about?, What’s your motivation? Where will the project be located and why? Tell us about your objectives and tell us what’s so new and unique about your project! Why it is you who can make it?;
  • A one-pager on the budget with some ideas about costs and how to finance your project.

All documents must be sent in English to Nikolaj Nikitin at:

The deadline for submission is 10 April 2015.

For further information please visit the official website.

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