Ready to join us on an unforgettable adventure?

Summer Scriptwriting Base is a unique combination of immersive learning experience, creative journey, and rural retreat. The participants will gain a deep understanding and know-how on exciting and cutting-edge topics such as building sci-fi and fantasy storyworlds, creating content for live action role-playing, interactive storytelling, and designing of alternate reality games and experiences.

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ALTERNATE REALITIES

Is the theme of our adventure. 7 out of 10 of the highest grossing movies of all time belong to the sci-fi and fantasy genres. Sci-fi and fantasy are extremely popular, and for a good reason: they are fun and often magical experience. But they can also help develop our imagination and allow us to ask the most powerful question of all: “What if?”. Legendary sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke calls sci-fi “the only genuine conscience-expanding drug,” while historian Yuval Harari considers it the most important artistic genre today. Join us on our journey to Alternate Realities!

 

 

 

Allies

Your fellow travelers in this journey will be creative minds from all over the world. Summer Scriptwriting Base is a mind-blowing creative boost and a real transformative experience of learning, creating and sharing. The experience is custom-tailored for creative content makers, game and experience designers, theatre and cinema-makers, multimedia artists, creative writers, and anyone who considers themselves a creative person.

 

 

 

Journey to the magicland

Summer Scriptwriting Base will take place in the mountain village of Dolen. Often included among the most beautiful villages in Bulgaria, Dolen is located deep within the Rhodope Mountains. It is famous with its old traditional houses, earning it the status of National Architectural Reserve. The Rhodope Mountains are among the most unspoiled regions in Bulgaria, filled with breathtaking views. According to legend, the mountain range was home to the mythological musician Orpheus. More recently, Dolen’s traditional singing was designated by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Mentors

Your guides in this adventure will be an international team of well-established professionals.

Caspar Schjelbred #1

How to join the adventure?

To join us in this exciting journey you should apply no later than May 15th, 2022. As the number of participants is limited to twenty, we suggest applying as early as possible.

 

 

 

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