X. edition - how does it work?

X. edition - how does it work?
In this edition, we’re changing the rules of the game a little. We’ll be recognizing those directors who consistently pursue their goals, developing their potential in short forms, music videos or branded content. From this pool, chosen creators will be asked to make films for our partners.
These are the stages in Papaya New Directors' ongoing timeframe.

Project stage:

Step 1: If you want to take part in Papaya New Directors, please send us (between 1 February and 31 August 2023) your best film work via the application form.

Step 2: Selected entrants will be asked to write a treatment for our partners. 

Step 3: If your treatment is chosen by a partner, we’ll contact you to discuss the next steps of production.

Each film will be produced by Papaya Films. You will be the director. All conditions, including your remuneration (payment), will be discussed and agreed on with you before the start of production.  Until you sign a contract to direct the film, you have the right to withdraw from working with us, and you retain the rights to your treatment.

Competition stage:

All films made in 2023 will qualify for the competition and will have a chance to compete for awards in spring 2024.
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