News: Assembly – A New Documentary Development Lab From Open City Docs


Assembly is a new development lab for creative documentaries which will take place in September 2019, organised by Open City Documentary Festival.

The programme is a project-based intensive workshop for international filmmakersworking on their first or second feature.

Participants from six selected projects will attend a four-day programme in London with talks, workshops and one-to-one mentoring followed by a closed pitch for £10,000 development funding. Participants will also be able to attend screenings, talks and networking events as part of Open City Documentary Festival 2019.

The workshop programme will take place between 31st August – 3rd September, the pitch will take place on Thursday 5th September and the festival will take place between 4th September – 10th September.

Assembly aims to create a space for filmmakers to develop and strengthen their projects in order to support emerging voices in non-fiction storytelling.

Full details can be found here. The deadline for applications is Friday 3rd May 2019