Professional Development


Professional Development

Talent Programme Bursary

The Talent Programme Bursary is designed to support writers, directors and producers to attend development programmes, talent labs, single workshops and seminars. Recognised talent labs and development programmes include, but are not limited to:

Berlinale Talents | Rotterdam LabReykjavik Talent LabSundance LabTIFF Talent LabTorino Film Lab

Filmmakers can apply for bursaries to support travel, accommodation, fees and accreditation costs.

If you have been accepted onto a talent programme and are looking for a bursary to cover the costs involved in attending, please read the guidelines below before completing an application form. Please note that acceptance onto a talent or professional development programme does not guarantee SFTN support.

Please note that we do not support festivals and market attendance. If you have a project screening in competition at an international festival, or you are looking for support to attend international markets in order to promote a project in development, please refer to the Film Fund guidelines on the Creative Scotland website.

Guidelines Application Form Equal Opps Form