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Important information:

The 13th round of Rawi Screenwriters’ Lab will take place from 7th July until 11th July 2017.

Submission deadline is the 19th March 2017 by midnight -Jordan’s time .

  • Rawi Screenwriters’ Lab is open for screenwriters, co-writers, or writers/directors.
  • Screenwriters working on their first or second narrative feature screenplay can apply.
  • Applicants must submit a complete narrative feature screenplay.
  • Only Arab screenwriters/filmmakers are eligible to apply, regardless of their country of residence.

To Apply:
  • Please fill in the online Application Form in English and send it to Please enclose the following (soft copy only, word format and in English):
  • Cover letter introducing yourself and your project (e.g.: why are you applying to the program? Are you collaborating with a co-writer or a director on the project? Do you intend to direct the project and what is the status of the project at the stage of submission).
  • Complete feature narrative screenplay that must include a title page with the project title, name of the writer as well as the project registration number:
  1. Note: Screenplays are to be sent in English.
  2. Please make sure the script is registered.
  3. Screenplays in Arabic will be initially considered, provided the applicant sends an English translation, once requested to do so by the Rawi team.
  • Logline: a one-line sentence description of the project.
  • Synopsis: one full A4 page.
  • Filmmaker’s statement: please describe your vision and creative approach to the project and why you want to tell this story.
  • Screenwriter’s biography.
  • Online links of your previous works (short, feature or documentary):
  1. Please make sure all previous works submitted have English subtitles.
  2. Please do not send DVDs unless requested by the Rawi team.

For more information, please check FAQ page.