Goethe Institute Film Talents- Voices from Afghanistan and Pakistan

  • Apply Before : September 28, 2019

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 9575

Opportunity Description

Goethe Institute offers Films Talents program – Voices from Pakistan and Afghanistan for young filmmakers in Pakistan and Afghanistan to participate in mentorship program. The program is funded by Prince Clause Fund and contains series of workshops that will take place in Pakistan in 2019 and 2020 to help young film makers to bridge the gap between formal education in film and media and actual production of film in the field and help them tackle the challenges they face.

Afghan and/or Pakistan nationals who are the final year student of film, art, or multimedia or recently graduated in those fields can apply to this unique opportunity.  The Award winning filmmakers Sabiha Sumar and till Passow and other mentors and trainers will train the film makers in developing the skills in film project, screenwriting, implementation of idea, producing a trailer and pitching and presenting their project.


Location: Karachi/Lahore Pakistan

Targeted countries: Afghanistan and Pakistan

Organizing Organization: Goethe Institute

Date of the program: between October and December and in 2020

First workshop possible date: October 7-17, 2019

2nd workshop: in November or December

duration: Each workshop up to 10 days

deadline: September 10, 2019

result announcement: End of September 2019



selected applicants from Afghanistan and other cities of Pakistan will be offered:

  • travel support and
  • accommodation support
  • seed funding for short film projects
  • Mentorship to further develop the film project

who can apply?

  • be nationals of Afghanistan or Pakistan
  • Be final year student or recent graduates in the fields of film, art, or multimedia
  • Have a proven track record related to film making either through education and / or trainings


How to apply?

applicants should fill and submit the online application form linked below. the answers in the form should not be more than 300 words.

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Required documents:

  • Portfolio
  • CV
  • answer to the questions (limited to 300 words)



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