How to Apply

fARAD Lab is geared towards documentary filmmakers — directors, editors, sound professionals, creative producers, etc. — interested in creative documentary and innovative non-fiction forms, who have completed at least one short and at most one feature documentary.

Applications should be submitted by email to before September 4, 2019, and include the information listed bellow. The final selection, made by the festival board and Lab tutors, will be anounced by September 11, 2019.

A maximum of 6 projects in development will be selected, with a maximum of two participants for each project, committing to take part in all Lab sessions.

A good command of English is necessary.

Applications should include, in Romanian or English:

  • a registration form (available here);
  • complete CV and filmography;
  • a protected link to a completed documentary (short or feature);
  • a short essay detailing the applicant’s creative vision (maximum 1000 words);
  • a synopsis for the short or feature documentary in development submitted to the Lab (maximum 300 words);
  • a one-page treatment for the project;
  • a protected link to footage (10 to 60 min long) representative for the above-mentioned documentary in development.

For more information contact us at: /+40-757-582-098