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Studio Darom 2020

  • Sapir College Academy
  • Institut Français Tel Aviv
  • Cinema South Festival
  • Rabinovich Foundation
  • Israeli Film Council
  • Tarbut Sport

sderot produire au sud workshop – « Studio darom »

Studio Darom Produire au Sud workshop 2020
 is a 5 days local training workshop for emerging producers and directors from IsraelThe workshop aims at familiarizing them with a variety of important tools and international coproduction techniques by coaching individual projects in development.
The workshop is organized in Sderot May 31-June 4, 2020 before the Cinema South Film FestivalThe public pitch presentation of the 4 selected film projects will take place at the Sapir Academic College on June 4th and a second one will be given at the French Institute in Tel Aviv on June 5th. It is moderated by Israeli pitch expert Ohad Azoulay. All professionals are invited to attend.

The workshop initiated by the Sapir Academic College of Sderot (Israel). It is organized by Produire au Sud/Festival des 3 Continents, in partnership with the Sapir Academic College of Sderot and the Cinema South Film Festival organization and with the support of the French Institute of Tel-Aviv in Israel and the Israel Cinema Project, Rabinovich Foundation, the Israeli Film Council and the Ministry of Culture and Sport.


Dates and submissions for 2020 workshop

The 6th Studio Darom will take place May 31-June 4, 2020 at Sapir Academic College and the French Institute of Tel Aviv.
Opening of the call for entries : February 6, 2020
Deadline for submission : April 10, 2020
Announcement of the selection : April 20, 2020

Before applying please check our general regulations  –> REGULATIONS
To submit your film project  –> APPLICATION FORM
Glossary to help you with your submission -> Glossary

Good luck!

The workshop is dedicated to young emerging directors and producers from Israel working on a fiction feature lenght project under development.

Team of mentors

This year, 5 international experts will be leading the workshop (to be confirmed and completed):

Juliette Grandmont (Clandestine FIlms), french producer
Amir Harel (Lama Films), israeli producer
Sari Turgeman (Script Light), french-israeli script consultant
Jérémie Dubois, french script consultant
Ohad Azoulay, israeli pitch expert

« Studio darom » follow-up


This year for the second time the Produire au Sud formula includes one complementary training stage  with special focus on scriptwriting and production in order to help directors to push and explore their narrative and strategy as much as possible. It is still initiated in collaboration with Cinema South FF and supported by the Israeli Cinema Project – Rabinovich Foundation.
This step will be led by scriptwriting consultant Jérémie Dubois, as well as french producers Claire Lajoumard and Juliette Grandmont.
The 2020 Studio Darom follow-up workshop is supported by the Israel Cinema Project, Rabinovich Foundation.


The Studio Darom follow-up will be held in Nantes November 23-24, 2020.


The contents of the workshop will make it possible to reinforce the initial training given to the participants last June. This complementary stage represent a further and crucial level of support in the development of the film projects, especially on the artistic level. In the medium term, the professionalization of these young producers and filmmakers will allow them to draw up a production strategy adapted to their project.


Reminder of the selection 2019


by Miya Hatav and produced by Osnat Bukofzer (Metro Communications)

by Yuval Shani and produced by Maayan Cohen/Efrat Cohen (Gaudeamus Productions)

by Rita Borodiyanski and produced by Oren Rogovin, Maya Hofman and Asaf Nawi (Rogovin Brothers)

by Shira Sznaider and produced by Eviatar Moncaz (University of TLV)


« Produire au Sud » feature films at 2019 Cinema South Film Festival

To highlight the presence of the Studio Darom in Sderot, the Cinema South Film Festival programs this year 4 feature films that have emerged after their selection in Produire au Sud workshops Nantes or abroad :
THE DIVE  by Yona Rozenkier (Israel – 2018) – Studio Darom 2016
NERVOUS TRANSLATION by Shireen Seno (Philippines – 2017) – PAS Bangkok 2014
LA FAMILIA by Gustavo Rondon (Venezuela – 2016) – PAS Caracas 2013
MANTA RAY by Phuttiphong Aroonpheng (Thailand – 2017) – PAS Nantes 2011



For further information, please contact :
3 Continents FF/Produire au Sud
Guillaume Mainguet : guillaume.mainguet@3continents.com

Sapir Academic College
Tamir David Hod : tamirh@sapir.ac.il
Michal Lavi : michall@sapir.ac.il

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