JLAB “Fundamentals of Documentary for Journalists” (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

The aim of the workshop is to help participants discover the world of documentary filmmaking and develop possible ideas for their own film. You will receive a basic knowledge of the specifics and role of documentary films, as well as learn the basics of pitching.

Trainer: Askold Kurov – a graduate of Marina Razbezhkina’s Documentary Film Workshop, Russian documentary filmmaker, producer, chief mentor of the Media School workshop.

Dates and times: December 18-19, 10: 00-17: 00 every day

Venue: House of Cinema named after Ch.Aitmatova

Main steps:
December 7 – 14 – accepting applications
December 15 – selection of candidates for participation in the workshop
December 17 – presentation of films created as part of the workshop
December 18-19 (10:00 – 17:00) – offline workshop

Participation is free, but places are limited. Participation in all two days of the workshop is mandatory.

Submit an Application

Applications are accepted until December 14, 22:59 (GMT +6), on December 16, you will receive an email with the selection results.
For questions, please contact: +996774448811 (telegram / what’s app),, Ak-Maral Azimova

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