PLOT – Professional Script Lab

2-4 May, Culturgest

The 5th edition of PLOT – Professional Script Lab ( will take place from May 2nd to May 4th in Lisbon, in a renewed partnership between Squatter Factory and IndieLisboa.

Eight fiction feature projects were selected from the countries of Portugal, Brazil, Spain, United Kingdom and South Korea, to better their scripts in a creative and collaborative scheme:

A Kind of Julia, Bruno Mello, prod. Nostro Film (Brazil)
Ana and the Future, Xacio Baño, prod. Frida Films (Spain)
Dinosaur, Javier Ferreiro, prod. Amor y Lujo (Spain)
Hannah, Ian Capillé, prod. If You Hold a Stone (Brazil)
Luna, Francisco Carvalho, prod. Uma Pedra no Sapato (Portugal)
The Go-Between, Jeongeun Choi (South Korea/United Kingdom)
The Secret of a Wanderer, Miguel Clara Vasconcelos (Portugal)
What Comes Next, Alexandre Peralta, prod. Mayra Ometto (Brazil)

The four mentors will be Eliane Ferreira (Muiraquitã Filmes, Brazil), filmmakers Dominga Sotomayor (Chile), Fernando Eimbck (Mexico) and Thomas Matthews (USA).

In addition to the laboratory work sessions, the participating projects will also be presented to professionals of the Portuguese and international film industry, in a pitching session that will take place on the afternoon of May 4th, aimed at fostering co-production opportunities and international circulation.

The pitching session on the 4th of May is open to the general public.