The Sakdoc Workshop for Female Documentary Filmmakers

Deadline:  25 September 2015
Open to: women filmmakers and producers from the Caucasus region
Venue: 19 – 20 October 2015 in Tbilisi, Georgia


Swedish filmmakers Karin Ekberg and Johanna Berhardson and Sakdoc Film, with the support of The Swedish Institute, organize a workshop for female documentary filmmakers from Caucasus. The workshop aims to empower female filmmakers in the beginning of their career and give them skills and confidence to reach an international level. The workshop also aims to raise an awareness of gender equality behind and in front of the camera, and a longterm change of attitudes.


The workshop will be help in the frame of Tbilisi International Documentary Film Festival (Cinedoc) and is open for semiprofessional female directors and producers from Caucasus with a documentary film project on development stage. Working language of the workshop is English. All participants must be able to communicate in English and visuals for the application need English subtitles


Participation is free of charge. Organizers will cover accommodation, coffee breaks and lunches of selected participants.


Please submit the following documents:

  1. Synopsis of your documentary film project
  2. Treatment of your documentary film project
  3. Director´s note of your documentary film project
  4. Bio/filmography of the director/producer
  5. Visual materials (research photos/research film material/trailer). Please note that some visual materials, at least research photos MUST be included.

​All the requested information should be saved as ONE single PDF file and attached with your application form, also saved as a PDF and e-mailed to the following address:, together with links and passwords of visual (subtitled) material on vimeo or youtube. The deadline is September 25, 2015.

Important note! Only applications that include filled application form and all the annexes will be considered. Below you can find additional information about the workshop.

If you have any questions, write to:

The official web-page.


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