Scholarships available for the Rocaberti Writers' Retreats!




We're delighted to let you know, that thanks to our partners, Prewrite & ScreenplayIQ, we're now able to offer FULL SCHOLARSHIPS, as well as several partial ones, to be mentored, in personat a medieval castle in Spain or Italy, by Academy Award and BAFTA-winning producers, directors and writers, amongst them:

Joan LaneBritish producer who developed THE KING’S SPEECH.

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

US Producer Wendy Kram, whose credits include MAD MONEY directed by Oscar-winning writer/director Callie Khouri (THELMA & LOUISE) and who is now producing a feature written by Rocaberti alum, Carrie Wachob.

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

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

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

George Parra, Executive Producer of major award-winning indie films, including SIDEWAYS, THE DESCENDANTS, JOY, NEBRASKA and SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK.

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.)


DEADLINE: Friday, March 15th, 2024, 12 midnight, West Coast time.

Due to popular demand, we have extended the deadline to Saturday, March 16th, 2024, 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: 300 words), as well as explaining why you believe you're deserving of the scholarship (max: 300 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!

Applications are now closed

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