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Budding Filmmakers: Head To Glorious Iceland For The Reykjavik Film Festival's TransAtlantic Talent Lab

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire July 2, 2013 at 1:13PM

Budding filmmakers: You have until July 15th to apply for a the Reykjavík International Film Festival's Transatlantic Talent Lab, a wholly unique educational experience taking place over four days this fall in one of the world's most truly spectacular settings.
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Iceland Talent Labs

Budding filmmakers: You have until July 15th to apply for a the Reykjavík International Film Festival's Transatlantic Talent Lab, a wholly unique educational experience taking place over four days this fall in one of the world's most truly spectacular settings.

Bringing together hopeful filmmakers from Europe and America who want to meet up with other like-minded individuals, the lab consists of a schedule "stuffed with great films, workshops, events and seminars." Running October 1st-5th, 2013 -- parallel to the Reykjavík International Film Festival (this fall celebrating its 10th year) -- the labs have seen the likes of Dario Argento, Jim Jarmusch, Milos Forman, Béla Tarr, Lone Scherfig, Richie O'Donnell, James Marsh, Arto Halonen, Baltasar Kormákur, João Pedro Rodrigues, Jessica Hausner, Giorgos Lanthimos and Valdis Oskarsdottir, producers Peter Wintonick and Cédomir Kolar, actors Paprika Steen and Ulrich Thomsen, TIFF director Cameron Bailey and Tribeca director Geoffrey Gilmore offering advice to lab participants in the past.

In addition, the best short film from each year's Talent Lab participants is honored by a special jury of film professionals with an award called The Golden Egg (the films submitted for The Golden Egg should be no longer than 30 minutes long and made after January 1st, 2012). For more information, head here.


This article is related to: Filmmaker Toolkit: Festivals, Reykjavik







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