Arché and MRG//Work create “RAW: Residencies, Arché, Work”

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In 2019, Arché, creative development lab of Doclisboa and MRG//Work, development and training space of Spanish Spanish film festival Márgenes, with support of the Ibermedia Programme, present a new project: RAW: Residencies, Arché, Work, a creative development and training programme taking place in Lisbon and Madrid.


RAW aims at continuing and strengthening the partnership between Arché and MRG//Work, established since their first editions; establishing Lisbon-Madrid axis into service of a plural and independent film industry of non-fiction film, and encourage co-productions between Ibermedia countries and encouraging the proximity between production and research.

Directors, producers but also film researchers and critics, from Iberoamerican countries and Italy, are welcome to send their projects to apply to one of RAW’s three momments:
Arché (October 17th – 27th 2019, Lisbon)
MRG//Work (November 20th – 30th 2019 Madrid)
Arché→Work Residencies (October 17th – November 30th 2019, Lisbon and Madrid)

Participants will be part of several project development workshops, will present their films to an international professional audience, attend masterclasses and individual tutorships sessions, both in the context of Arché and MRG//Work. In the case of the Arché→Work Residencies programme, participants will attend both Arché and MRG//Work and an artistic residency in Lisbon between the two labs.

These activities target film projects, and artists and producers with unique and authoral proposals, relevant in the contemporary documentary panorama. RAW also targets young film researchers and critics of the non-fiction films.
With the support of Ibermedia programme, the selected applicants will be given a participantion fellowship for one of the three programmes mentioned above.
Applications are open until May 31st 2019.

For more information on RAW and the application process, click HERE.