Workshop on Accessible Filmmaking

Michael Achtman, "Awake", 2015

In its 29th festival edition FILMFEST DRESDEN will offer a workshop on accessible filmmaking called WIDENING THE FRAME. Michael Achtman, a practitioner with years of experience in inclusive practice as a writer-director, access consultant and audio describer, will lead the workshop from April 5th until April 7th 2017 and explore how to include deaf and disabled filmmakers, actors and crew in the filmmaking process.

There are still 2 places available. Please apply until 24th March. Here you find detailed information on the workshop and how to apply.

We welcome applications from film professional who have an interest in working in an inclusive way. We especially welcome applications from deaf and disabled filmmakers to participate in this workshop. We will be happy to discuss your access requirements with you and we undertake to provide what you need in order to fully participate.

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