Feature Expanded 2017 open for applications

If you are a visual artist wanting to develop your first feature film, Feature Expanded is for you!

Spanning six months and two locations, the unique intensive training program combines masterclasses, case studies, workshops, screenings, one-to-one meetings and pitching sessions for directors who are developing their first feature film.

Participants will gain essential new skills and the expertise needed to advance their early stage feature film projects for theatrical distribution and exhibition with the support of experts from across the film and visual worlds including pitching expert Sibylle Kurtz, screenwriter and script consultant Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten and producers Lisa Marie Russo, Jacqui Davies and Leif Magne Tangen.

For full details, including fees, bursaries and to apply, please visit the Feature Expanded website. The deadline for applications is 17:00 on Fri 3 March.

Feature Expanded is a project developed by HOME & Lo Schermo dell’Arte Film Festival, with the support of Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union. Feature Expanded partners include Nederlands Filmfonds and University of Salford at MediaCityUK.