ScriptLab & Story Editing

ScriptLab Story Editing 2023

Call for applications closed!

For film professionals interested in being trained as story editors, working with scriptwriters and directors in the writing and development of their fiction feature film scripts.


Script consultants, producers, development executives, readers for production companies/film funds, etc. from all over the world, interested in deepening their knowledge of how to nurture a feature film from idea to screenplay and gaining experience of working with peer-to-peer group development.

Applicants must confirm their full availability for all the workshops. The working language of all workshops, meetings and events is English; thus, a good knowledge of English is essential in order to participate.

DURATION: From April until November 2023. The programme comprises 3 week-long residential modules (April, June and November) and 2 online modules (September and October). 

Organised by TorinoFilmLab - National Museum of Cinema and supported by Creative Europe – MEDIA Sub-programme of the European Union. ScriptLab 2023 is realised in partnership with Veneto Film Commission - thanks to the support of Fondazione Cariparo and in collaboration with Scuola di Cinema Carlo Mazzacurati -, German Films and VAF - Flanders Audiovisual Fund.


FEE: Course participation fee: 1,500 Euro (+ VAT, if due).

This amount covers workshop training, online sessions, hotel and part of the subsistence during the residential workshops. Participants must pay their travel costs.


The requested materials – to be submitted all together in one PDF, and all in English – are:

- a motivation letter explaining how your work would benefit from participating in this programme and why you want to understand how to nurture a filmmaker’s vision from idea to screenplay;
- a CV (2 pages maximum).

Click on the “Apply Now!” button in the right-side column of this page to access the application form and submit your materials. Before starting the process, you need to create an account on the TFL Visitor Page.

Deadline for applications: 7th November, 2022, 4:00 p.m. CET

Shortlisted applicants will be notified at the beginning of February and will be interviewed via Zoom meetings from 24th to 27th February 2023.

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1st module: 14th – 20th April 2023 (residential)
2nd module: 15th – 22nd June 2023 (residential)
3rd module: 11th – 15th September 2023 (TBC - online)
4th module: 30th October – 3rd November 2023 (TBC - online)
5th module & TFL Meeting Event: end of November 2023, dates TBC (residential – Torino, Italy)

Supported by
  • Eu Creative Europe Media
In partnership with
  • German Films
  • Vaf
  • Veneto Film Commission
  • Fondazione Cariparo
  • Scuola Mazzacurati

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