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Red Sea Labs

The SeriesLab is Now Open for Applications!

The Red Sea Labs introduces the 2nd Edition of the SeriesLab in partnership with Film Independent to support writers and creators from The Arab world, Africa, and Asia to develop and Pitch their TV series.



Open to teams of Saudi, Arab, Asian, and African filmmakers and producers, this intensive creative and professional training program will take your project from idea to reality. 


The SeriesLab is a hands-on professional and creative writing program that provides writers the opportunity to work on their TV series pilot. The SeriesLab aims to create a platform of series/episodic writers and give them the right tools and guidance to create the next must-watch television sensation.

The SeriesLab selects projects for full development and mentorship. Mentored by professional TV writer’s, show runners, and industry experts. The SeriesLab prepares participants to write compelling stories and prepare them to pitch their pilot to major television networks.

Short film klinik

The Goethe-Institute and the Red Sea Film Festival, in cooperation with the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg (Germany) is a unique three-part scriptwriting clinic that leads to the production of three final films in the category Live Action Short Film.

Middle east Media Initiative (MEMI)

The Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI) is an innovative professional exchange program established at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. The workshop will focus on Television Writing and Development.

Music for Film

The Music for Film Lab is a 7 day intensive hands on program. The aim of this program is to train composers into the art and the craft of film scoring, its unique aspects, its diverse vocabulary, technological tools and the layers of skill sets that the modern film composer needs to possess in order to create & deliver an original score of the industry’s highest standards.