Opening doors to international collaboration for producers, screenwriters & writers/directors.

Engage 2012 is a training programme for new and emerging writers, writer/directors and producers, producers, designed to foster international creative collaborations.

Engage 2011 brought together 24 participants from several European countries to develop new fiction, documentary and animation feature projects. Engage 2011, with support from MEDIA Mundus, extended its reach beyond Europe and welcomed 5 additional participants from Canada and China, opening the doors for better understanding of international co-production.

Deadline: 23 jan 2012

How to Apply

A description of the ENGAGE 2012 programme is available here.

If you are a final year student or recent graduate of the ENGAGE partner institutions please apply here.

If you are a final year student or recent graduate of any other university level film course in a European country please apply here.

Please email ENGAGE project coordinator Ciara Barry if you have any questions about the application process here.


Applicants must be currently studying in their last year of, or have recently graduated from, a university-level film course in a European country.

Applications from recent accession countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) are particularly welcome.

Submitted projects should be feature-length fiction, documentary or animation films or television dramas and must include a European or international dimension.

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