Programme 2008


BABYLON is a feature film development initiative and cultural forum, produced by Scenario Films (UK) in co-production with CinÚ-Sud Promotion (France), Mira Media (Holland) and ScriptHouse (Germany). It is aimed at Europe's minority filmmakers and mixed creative teams seeking to broaden their international reach by working creatively together in a European context.

BABYLON 2008 includes a re-run of last year's successful two-part Feature Film Development programme plus a new regional programme of Filmmaker Workshops as well as ongoing events throughout the year.

International Programme - Feature Film Development

  • Selected writer/director/producer teams will attend an intensive 3-day project development workshop in Rotterdam during the International Film Festival, 28-31 January 2008. The schedule includes group and individual consultancy on script and package, industry guest speakers, networking opportunities and informal screenings.

  • Submissions are now closed for the International Programme.

    For more about the 2008 Participants click here.


  • Online script consultancy continues during the writing of the next draft.

  • Selected projects take part in the second session at the Cannes Market 14-20 May, where producers are assisted in the packaging, pitching, and financing of their projects.

Click here ╗ for details on the International Programme.


Regional Programme - Filmmaker Workshops

A new initiative based at various European centres.


  • Round table discussion at Tarifa, Spain, 30 April, in conjunction with FCAT.
  • Workshop at Vienna, Austria, date tbc, in conjunction with Film Fonds Wien.
  • Workshop at Turin, Italy, date tbc, in conjunction with FERT.

Click here ╗ for details on Regional Programme.



Events

  • BABYLON Film Festival 14-16 November 2008, Berlin.


  • Special screenings plus writer/director Q and A sessions running at festivals throughout the year.

  • Conferences on ethnicity and representation at various European venues.

Click here ╗ for Events.



BABYLON PARTNER LINKS

Babylon collaborates regularly with partner orgnanisations, including AHRC-funded Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Research Network




Migrant and Diasporic Cinema Network ┬╗

Podcast: Gareth Jones/Thierry Lenouvel┬╗

Far Flung Families in Film ┬╗

Podcast: Gareth Jones/Sarita Malik/Leslee Udwin ┬╗




BABYLON PROJECTS 2015

Read more about the projects selected for Babylon Europe 2015.

Click here ┬╗




BABYLON PROJECTS 2013-14

Read more about the projects selected for Babylon Europe 2013-14.

Click here ┬╗




BABYLON BREAKTHROUGH Event at 56th BFI London Film Festival 2012

This year BABYLON hosts the closing event of the London Film Festival's Industry Programme, 10.30 on 21st October at NFT3, BFI Southbank.




For flyer click here.