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Call for Participation: “The Art of Scriptwriting” Workshop

Date of Event: 07-May-2017 - 18-May-2017

Time of Event: 10:00

Location of Event:

Subject: The Royal Film Commission - Jordan (RFC), with the support of Bank al Etihad, is pleased to invite you to participate in “The Art of Scriptwriting” workshop by the film writer/director Rifqi Assaf.

Time & Date: From 7th May until 18th May 2017, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

Location: Zarqa Film Center, Railway – UNRWA School Street no. 13

About the session:

The workshop covers the basic steps in the art of film scriptwriting, from the moment of developing the idea to transferring the script into a specialized program.

Participants will also learn on how to create characters in a story, and how to put events into chronological order.

Language of the session: Arabic.

About the instructor:  

Rifqi Assaf is a Jordan-based award-winning director/screenwriter whose previous works include: the award-winning short film “The View”, 3 others shorts as a director and 2 shorts as a screenwriter: “A Cold Morning in November”, winner of Jordanian Film Competition jury and Audience Award at the Franco-Arab Film Festival and “The Parrot” winner of the Robert Bosch grant.

“The Curve” is Assaf's first feature-length film. While in the early stages of production, “The Curve”, was a Shasha Grant finalist in Abu Dhabi. It gained a production grant from Jordan Film Fund, support from the Royal Film Commission and won the Arab Fund for Culture and Arts grant. The film’s world premiere was at Dubai Film Festival 2015, then screened in many other festivals around the world and is still touring.

Target Group: This workshop is aimed at amateur writers and filmmakers who are interested in scriptwriting.

How to Apply:

Please send a script (it does not have to be the final draft) or a short story along with your CV to the following email address: and type the following title in the subject: "The Art of Scriptwriting - Zarqa"

Deadline for submissions: Sunday 30th April 2017 at 2:00 PM. 

For further information, lease contact the RFC: 06 4613835 ext. 103, 117 or mobile: 


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