International Film, Anthropology & Sound Summer Academy

Sibiu Realm – European Capital of Culture


25 August – 8 September 2019

25 August

Arrival of participants. Get Together Evening!

26-27 August

Field Research: exploring, visualizing, analyzing social issues and individual/collective stories with cinematic potential in Sibiu area

28-30 August

Development: deciding and researching the themes, topics, characters of the film projects; developing and practicing the visual and sound treatment corresponding to each specific project

31 August – 2 September

Production: shooting (designing the cinematographic and sound storytelling)

3 – 5 September

Post-Production: editing (creating the film narrative structure: linear, non-linear, anthropologic, experimental in harmonious collaboration with the sound design)

6-7 September

 Film Project Package: Creative Insights for optimal synopsis, treatment, script writing, compelling visuals, etc.

Wrap-up for the Future: Pitching Event, Financing Potentials, Distribution Strategy

Academy Fest: Rough-Cuts Public Projections, Savvy Chilling  & Events TBA

8 September


The participants should bring their editing laptops and cameras they know to handle best

The Summer Academy will provide back-up equipment only in case of accidental necessity