Scholarships available for the Rocaberti Writers' Retreats!

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Scholarships

WIN A FULL SCHOLARSHIP TO A ROCABERTI WRITERS' RETREAT IN FRANCE!

Our annual Scholarship Contest is upon us, and we are offering one FULL SCHOLARSHIP, as well as several partial ones, to be mentored, in personat a medieval castle in France or Italy, by Academy Award and BAFTA-winning producers, directors and writers, amongst them:

Simon Egan, British Academy Award-winning producer of THE KING’S SPEECH.

Margaret French Isaac, President of Di Novi Pictures and former Executive Vice President of  Johnny Depp’s production company.

Andrew Lazar, Academy Award-Nominated Producer (AMERICAN SNIPER, I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS, NYAD).

Judi Levine, Australian producer of the Oscar-nominated THE SESSIONS.

Stan Zimmerman, writer of Emmy-winning TV shows, THE GOLDEN GIRLS, ROSEANNE, GILMORE GIRLS.

Diane Drake, Multi-million dollar screenwriter (WHAT WOMEN WANT, ONLY YOU).

Michael Alden, producer of the Academy Award-winning THE HOURS.

We're also proud to announce that several writers who attended the 2023 retreats now have their projects in development with a mentor who they met at Rocaberti!

The contest is FREE TO ENTER.

In addition to the FULL SCHOLARSHIP WINNER, top-ranking finalists will be offered a partial scholarship of 2,000 euros towards the retreat fees. (Usual cost: 6,495 euros.)

TO APPLY

DEADLINE: Sunday, December 10th, 2023, 12 midnight, West Coast time.

Due to popular demand, we have extended the deadline to Saturday, December 16th, 2023, 12 midnight, West Coast time.

Entrance Fee: None. We just ask that you share the link to the Scholarship page on social media. 🙂

Please open the scholarship form below where you will be asked to:

a) Send a brief outline of your screenplay, TV pilot or book (max: 250 words), as well as explaining why you believe you're deserving of the scholarship (max: 250 words).

b) Please also confirm if you can cover the remaining retreat fees (4495 euros, instead of the usual fees of 6495 euros) if awarded a Partial Scholarship of 2000 euros.

c) Finally, don't forget to include the screenshot of your social media share!

Good luck and Happy Holidays!

Applications are now closed

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