PLOT - Professional Script Lab



27 - 29 April 2018


Lisbon, Portugal


PLOT is a professional script development lab, promoted in a residential basis and creative community environment, where fiction feature film projects from all over the world will have the chance to broaden their narrative skills and enhance their creative voice.

High-end script experts provide guidance throughout the lab and challenge the participants with the goal of reaching their projects artistic and creative potential.

Weimar Poetry Film Award

Through the Weimar Poetry Film Award, backup_festival and Literarische Gesellschaft Thüringen (Literary Society of Thuringia) are looking for innovative poetry films. Filmmakers from any nation and of any age are welcome to participate with up to three short films of up to 8:00 mins, which should explore the relation between film and written poetry in an innovative, straightforward way. Films that are produced before 2015 will not be considered.

The competition »Weimar Poetry Film Award« is financed by Thüringer Staatskanzlei and the City of Weimar.

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Censored Womens Film Festival

An annual, not for profit, traveling film festival and summit organized to encourage consciousness raising in women's rights issues through film and dialogue. Priority given to films with a special emphasis on topics that have been censored or stifled, particularly as related to cultural or religious taboos.