Wift Nordic Incubator at NWIFF

Nordic networks and rising talents — apply to Nordic Talent Incubator!

Are you a graduate filmmaker creating your first feature-length project?

In Nordic Talent Incubator, Nordic talents will be able to develop their first feature-length projects together with industry experts. The programme will include aspects of story development as well as production and creative business management. The incubator will provide opportunities for networking with experts and trainers on a Nordic level.

The aim of the incubator is to create an intense and in-depth experience for Nordic talent who is passionate about boosting their creative careers and getting a headstart in their first feature production. Maximum 10 participants will be selected from five Nordic countries, Greenland and the Faroe Islands and the selection must include 40-60% women and men.

How to apply

To apply to the incubator, fill in this form the latest on Friday 18 August 2017 at 15 Finnish time. Please attach motivation letter in which you describe why you should be selected to the incubator, together with your CV and project synopsis/treatment (only PDF files, max. 1 page each). All files should be written in English. Your application will not be considered if it does not follow these guidelines or if it is incomplete.

The selection will be two-fold. A shortlist of applicants will be made by the end of August 2017. All applicants will be notified of the shortlisting. Applicants on the shortlist will be notified of all practicalities of the incubator by the end of September. At this stage the final selection will be made. Organisers reserve the right not to communicate the selection process publicly and not to give any feedback to applicants about their application and/or projects.

More information

The first residential session is planned to be realized in October 2017 in Iceland. The practicalities as well as the timetable of the incubator will be confirmed by the end of September 2017.

Jenni Koski
WIFT Nordic
Project manager and producer
wift@wift.fi