1/WHAT IS LAB'CARAÏBES ?
As part of the 4th edition of the NEW REGARDS FILM FESTIVAL in Guadeloupe, the Cinémas d'Ici et d'Ailleurs Association organises LAB 'Caraïbes, an incubator of digital documentary projects of web-series type. A call for projects will allow a maximum of 6 projects to receive support for innovative development and a personalised follow-up by two experts from April 21 to 23, 2020 in Guadeloupe.
The explosion of platforms and content on social networks opens up new opportunities for documentary writing. Designed natively for the web, these emerging formats are intended to renew storytelling and reach new audiences.
Lab’Caraïbes aims to explore these new documentary storytelling areas by drawing on talents from the French-speaking Caribbean region.
For three days, the experts will accompany the authors on the issues of construction, narration, format as well as on the production of their content.
Innovate, reveal, transmit define the DNA of Lab’Caraïbes.
2/I SUBMIT MY PROJECT
The call for participation is open to all authors, producers, directors from or living in the Antilles-Guyana (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, St-Barthélémy, French Guiana)
The incubator will be conducted in French.
EXPECTED PROJECTS: Digital documentary series projects for platforms (digital channels) or social networks (eg You Tube, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok ...).
No format limit (e.g. 16/9, 9/16, 1/1) and duration (e.g. 2min / 5min episodes / 10 mins / 15 mins / 20 mins ...).
HOW TO PARTICIPATE ?
Each participant must send a file including:
a note of intent indicating the concept of the series and the treatment
the synopsis of one or more episodes
a CV of the participant
The call for applications is open to documentaries only.
Registration is free.
Projects must be submitted no later than March 8, 2020.
Between March 8th and 30th, the jury will select the 6 projects to participate in the incubator during the Nouveau Regards festival in Guadeloupe.
On the 30th of March, selected project holders will be contacted to prepare their participation in the incubator.
Hosted by Romain Bonnin and Lydie Fenech, the incubator takes place over 3 full days, Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd, April 2020 at Memorial ACTe (Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe) during the 4th Nouveaux Regards Film Festival.
Note that this immersive workshop is free, but that lunch is your responsibility (including flight and accommodation for project holders not living in Guadeloupe).
For further information, please contact Priscilla Delannay at