International Film and Sound Summer Academy

Sibiu Realm – European Capital of Culture


20 August – 2 September 2018

“If you want to shoot something great, shoot a film”


20 August

Arrival of participants

21-22 August

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

23-24 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

25 August – 27 September

Production: shooting (designing the cinematographic and sound storytelling)

28 – 30 September

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

31 September

 Rough-Cut Projections

1 September

Wrap-up for the Future: presentation (synopsis, treatment, script writing, visuals, etc), pitching, financing & distribution strategies

2 September

Chilling, Mentorship, Departure

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