Always wanted to make your own movie? Join our FREE Urban Film Talent program!
Follow the masterclasses scriptwriting, storytelling and filmproduction and make your own short film!

We’re looking for participants who are interested in filmmaking and who would like to make a short film

under the supervision of film professionals.
If you are interested please sign up before the 1st of December.

The Program:

1 December – Kick Off Meeting
Kick off meeting with the participants, coaches, festival managers and project manager.
Practical information about the program:
– Acquaintance
– Program
– Expectations
– Contacts
– Training location
– House rules

8 December – Workshops
At this day the participants will follow the workshops. The program on this day
– Workshop script writing and storytelling
– Workshop production
– Working out and presenting film ideas
– Presenting ideas + selecting ideas
– Forming groups
– Making a global plan
The coaches will plan a set visit with every group.

9 December-10 January – Production weeks
We expect from the participants that they will produce their short movie in this period.
In this period the coaches will visit the filmsets.
They will also provide feedback during those visits.

20 December – Return day
This day the participants and the coaches will get together for a feedback session.
The program will be as followed:
– Presentation per group about the status and difficulties
– Feedback from the group
– Feedback from the coaches
– Possibly review the planning

5 January – Coaching day
During the sessions we will accurately look at the film material, script, production etc.
We will also be looking at the original plan and discuss diversion.
The purpose of this session is to help the makers with completing their project.

10 January – Deadline 1st edit
This is the date upon which the film makers will have to complete their first edit of their film.

12 January – Preview Films
On this date the participants and coaches will be looking at all the films together.
During this meeting the last feedback session will find place.
The participants will have until the 20th of January to edit their films.

20 January – Deadline final edit
The final version of the film must be handed in January 20th. This has to be sent to the project manager.

The films will be screened during a special ceremony on the 26 of January. The event will take place at Theater Zuidplein in Rotterdam

To sign up send a mail to

Looking forward to welcome you to The Urban Talent Program!

Masterclasses and meetings will take place in Amsterdam.

This program is made possible by “Fonds voor Cultuur Participatie”