Between 9-31 October 2017, 111 Film & Entertainment is setting up, with the support of the School Inspectorate of Bucharest Municipality, the second edition of the Visual Education Workshop GoBucharest, addressed to youngsters passionate about visual arts, cinema or photography. The participants to the workshop will be selected following a photography contest to take place from 12 September to 2 October 2017. GoBucharest is a cultural project funded within the Cultural Programme Bucharest – Participant Town.
Starting on 12 September, teenagers aged between 15 - 18 are invited to submit 10 photos of Bucharest, as seen through their eyes. The photos must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the applicant's full name, age and contact data, until 2 October. The regulation and full info on the photography contest and the visual education workshop may be accessed at GoBucharest.eu.
Following the photography contest, 20 teenagers from Bucharest will be selected, who will take part to an intensive training resulting in 20 documentary shorts, having as theme the discovery and interpretation of Bucharest from a personal artistic perspective. The youngsters will go through all the stages of making a cinema production, benefitting from the expertise of professionals such as directors of photography Tudor Lucaciu
and Mișu Ionescu, editor Roxana Szel
or directors Iulia Rugină
and Vlad Petri
. Furthermore, the participants will have the opportunity to use GoPro cameras, shooting and editing their own visual creation under the guidance of the trainers.
The shorts made within the visual education workshop are meant to bring to light Bucharest's cultural identity, and will be screened at a special GoBucharest Gala
, to take place at the end of the workshop. The 20 shorts will be also made available on the platform www.gobucharest.eu
is the beginning of a journey towards the wonderful and fascinating world of cinema and visual arts.
Participation to GoBucharest Visual Education Workshop will be free of charge, within the limits of available seats, based on submission and selection
Details at: www.gobucharest.eu