The Big Short

The Big Short

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Deadline: Monday, March 8, 2021

The Big Short is a 3-month long Development Lab supported by BFI Network, Last Conker and BEAM Network. Exclusively for British East and South East Asian [BESEA] screenwriters and/or writer-directors, designed to get their short films ready for fundraising.

The Lab which will be delivered online, includes:

  • Bespoke one-on-one script development

  • Introductions to key decision-makers in the film industry

  • Mentoring from a producer 

  • Support to prepare strong creative statements, pitch decks and applications

  • Support with building a creative team / networking 

Applicants must be British, not a student and have prior experience of making at least one short film. Applications must be made by the screenwriter or writer-director of the screenplay. We are unable to accept applications from students. To apply you need to submit a screenplay [maximum length of 15 pages] and complete the following application form . The script you submit should be the one you intend to develop at the Lab.

Deadline for applications: 8 March 2020 12:00PM


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