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French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) Call For Writers

French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) Call For Writers

Have you ever heard of a WhatsApp Book?
Are you ready to experiment and collaborate on a multidisciplinary project?
All you need is a story!

Description :

IFAS is looking for an original idea for a story/scenario to be developed in order to create a WhatsApp Book.

The selected story project will be developed in collaboration with other artists of various fields (visual art, film, sound, theatre, digital art) during a creative residency that will take place in October 2020. Due to the COVID-19 crisis this collaborative residency will happen remotely and therefore participants from any region of South Africa can participate.

The successful applicant will see their project developed by a team of creatives under the mentoring of french multimedia production experts. The successful applicant will receive a compensation fee as well as a fee for the story copyright.

The WhatsApp Book will be presented to the public in November 2020 during the Novembre Numérique programme.

Applicants should:

  • have their work published at least once (book, newspaper, blog, TV series or film)
  • be English-speaking,
  • be South-African citizens or permanent residents
  • be willing to work with digital mediums.
  • open to collaboration and mentorship
  • be available to develop the project during the month of October 2020.

Prospective writers must submit:

  • a maximum one-page letter of motivation,
  • a CV
  • a script sample in English of no more than a combined 5 pages, preferably demonstrating an ability to write for teenagers in the action, comedy or romantic comedy genre.
  • certificate of authenticity (click here to download the form)

→    Send all the documents to [email protected] with “Innovative Storytelling” as subject.

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