Are you the travelling type of filmmaker? Okay, who isn’t. Now, are you the type of filmmaker who would spend days or weeks in a foreign country to gain real-world experience from the best? Seek new adventures, meet your future collaborators and explore the world through a great workshop. We rounded some up for you just in case.

Aristoteles Workshop

Do you consider yourself a socially conscious person? You must love documentaries then. If you’re reading this, you might love making them as well. This means that the Aristoteles Workshop in Romania is just for you, a creative documentary filmmaker. One of the best forums in the business is waiting for you.

Participation fee: €500

Deadline: June 30, 2013


Reykjavik Transatlantic Film Lab

If you’re looking for an international workshop where you can get first-hand experience from experts joining you from all around the globe then this Lab is suited just for you. Learn through 4 days of seminars and masterclasses from the best in the business under the motto “Innovation, Networking, Dialogue”.

Participation fee:  €400

Deadline: July 15, 2013

Talent Camp Odense

Get to experience how the Danish do it. This camp is for youngsters, so If you happen to be one of our 18-26 year old readers, Odense is your way to go. Especially because it’s budget friendly, they pay for accommodation and meals. You just need to have some minor experience in filmmaking and to be among the best 32 applicants. But that shouldn’t be too hard now, should it?

Participation fee: N/A

Deadline: Not yet announced, check the website for more info

 New York Film Academy Summer Camp

Looking forward to gaining some real-world knowledge about film this summer? Learn from the best then. The NYFA has summer camps in Europe as well. Travel to Paris or to Florence and study filmmaking, acting or even video game design. Programmes start in June.

Participation fee: depends on the selected course

Deadline: Request brochure from the website


European Producers Workshop 2014

An initiative of EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs), this workshop in Luxembourg calls for producers working in the fiction or documentary industry who seek to open up their business for future European collaborations. Among others, EAVE also hosts a Film Marketing Workshop. A must-check organisation for young entrepreneurs in the film industry.

Participation fee: covered by the workshop

Deadline: not yet announced, check the website for more info


The Animation Workshop

In Viborg, Denmark, this organisation has one of the best reputations in Europe when it comes to animation or computer graphics art. This workshop has so many programmes that you will find it hard to choose. From weekend drawing courses to 4-year B.A. degree programmes, you’ll find a wide range of study plans.

Participation fee: depends on the course

Deadline: continuously accepting applications


Raindance Film School

Producing, writing, directing? You name it and Raindance has it. Whether you’re free at weekends or nights only, or online… The UK’s main centre for film training is at your service.

Participation fee: depends on the course

Deadline: continuously accepting applications