Annually middle of May to the beginning of July
The six-week SAR, which also includes a visit and presentation at the Annecy Festival, will give the chosen director the opportunity to develop further the submitted eco-ani Short’ proposal, its content, artistic scope, narrative and graphic research, including:
- Animation Development, the ‘Synthetic Image’
SAR allows the required time and space to create and complete the application file and present it as an international industry standard animation film pitch to target producers, finance partner/s as well as other creative talents at the Annecy Festival with the guidance of Miyu Distribution. Travel, accommodation and organisation of the Annecy visit will be the responsibility of Miyu Distribution.
The director will also have the chance to engage with local mentors, SAR Jury members and institutions in weekly sessions arranged by Miyu Distribution to discuss and reflect on critical points of the project.
SAR entails accommodation at an independent studio house on a rural property, a ‘per diem’ for 42 days, travel expenses, a local rental car, a bicycle, an activities budget, as well as a celebratory screening evening and presentation of the project. In its entirety SAR represents a value of about €10k.
Any technical equipment such as PCs and/or LT should be the property of, and supplied by, the Resident.