Participate on Developing Your Film Festival with Scholarship!

Deadline: 18 April 2016
Open to: staff members from established film festivals all over the world; experiences in festivals for minimum of 2 years
Venue: 21 – 26 July, Motovun, Croatia


Update your knowledge, gain inspiration and meet colleagues – return to work with new skills, fresh ideas, renewed confidence and a new network! ICO training courses provide staff of independent cinemas, film festivals and film societies access to industry leading best-practice exhibitor training. Since 2003, we’re trained over 1,200 people from more than 900 organisations in 33 countries.

TOP 4 reasons to attend Developing Your Film Festival 2016:

  • The training will deliver results, and is tailored for you;
  • Recharge and rethink in beautiful surroundings;
  • Be inspired by new connections;
  • 100% of our participants would recommend the training to others.


  • Staff members from established film festivals all over the world;
  • Have been working in festivals for minimum of 2 years and be based at an established festival or event;
  • All sessions will be conducted in English, so you must have a high level of fluency in written and spoken English.


  • The fee for attending DYFF16 is EUR 750. This includes ground transport, accommodation, course materials, film festival accreditation and most meals.

Available are following scholarships:

  • 10 x scholarships worth EUR 500 (leaving EUR 250 to pay in course fees);
  • 10 x part scholarships worth EUR 300 (leaving EUR 450 to pay in course fees);
  • 10 x travel scholarships worth EUR 200 (to spend on travel only).

Priority for scholarships will be given to film festival professionals working for not-for-profit organizations or non-EU countries that participate in the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme.

How to apply?

To apply for Developing your Film Festival 2016, you need to fill out application form. The deadline for applications is 5pm on 6 May 2016. Scholarships deadline  is Monday 18th April 2016!

If you have any further queries about eligibility, please email on

For more information, please visit the official website.

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