Next Step further guides directors by giving them the opportunity to participate in two residencies to continue writing the scripts of their feature film.
|Sam Kuhn has taken part in a month-long residency at the Moulin d’Andé-Céci, during which one director will have three sessions with a screenwriter.|
|Oliver Adam Kusio has participated in a 3 week-long residency at the Pop Up Film Residency in Bratislava, in Slovakia, supervised by Matthieu Darras and Nadja Dumouchel.|
Next Step Prize
Furthermore, one of the 9 projects will receive the Next Step Prize, which entails a 5,000 € and an invitation for the director to the Cannes festival in May 2020, where he/she will receive the prize.
In 2019, the first Next Step priaze has been given to:
|Mikko Myllylahti pour son projet The Woodcutter Story.|