3 - DAY Scene Machine Workshop


with Oliver Torr by Mallorca Actors LAB in collaboration with MN Studios 

Workshop Dates:                        Thursday 24th, Friday 25th& Saturday 26th2019

Film Festival Dates:                     October 23rd- 29th, 2019 

Final Scene presentation:           October 29th, 2019

Contact:                                       info@actorslabmallorca.com

Raw. Fresh. Edgy. Distinctive. Now in our 8th year, Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival, stays true to it's mission; BRIDGING CULTURES - BRIDGING PEOPLE via international film to shape a creative community for independent filmmakers to network, be inspired and thrive in this exciting Mediterranean island paradise.

Two actors. One director. One Cinematographer. Edited. Screened. Audience.

Scene machineis an intensive acting, directing and shooting Workshop experience.

Two day acting rehearsal, two days producing & shooting, two days to edit then festival screening. How you do it is up to you!

Six groups, working on six original scenes. We provide a professional studio, equipment, lighting and our star acting coach from Australia, Oliver Torr. The final scene will be screened as part of the EMIFF in front of an audience and top-class jury members. Previous jury members include; Florian Gottschick (Dir. Fucking Berlin), Dan Sefton (Mallorca Files show runner) and Melissa Leo (Oscar winner - The Fighter).

We are looking for bright, emerging actors, directors, cinematographers from around Europe and beyond who want to challenge themselves, grow creatively and end up with a scene they can take home and use for future references. 



Who can apply?


Actors Are you looking to break out of type casting? Do you want to explore new, smart and juicy roles to get your teeth into? Want to meet and work with a variety of directors and experience different ideas and techniques?

Directors (some experience - shorts/film school preferred) Are you looking to expand your experience with English language actors and scripts? Do who want to learnhow to get the best performances from actors and how to use rehearsals to improve coverage of action and emotion?

Cinematographers Do you want to polish your skills; shoot with great actors, producing dramatic and exciting new scenes on location and/or in studio with top of the line lighting and grip equipment at your disposal. 


What do you get?

  • Complimentary festival pass, which includes all screenings, industry panels, networking events and more at EMIFF (valued at €500). 

  • Full artistic support from the writer, acting coach and film festival.

  • Professional Lighting and location.

  • Cinema screening of your scene during EMIFF.


What you will need?

  • Good level of English language.

  • Own editing software & ability to edit material in a short time! (Directors only)



How to apply: Send links of previous work/reel to info@actorslabmallorca.com

(Twelve available spots)

Once accepted you will need:

Pay the admissions fee –  €250

Bring an open mind and a willingness to experience new creative ways. 



How to apply: Send links of previous work to info@actorslabmallorca.com

(Six available spots)

Once accepted, you will need:

  • Pay the admissions fee – €150

  • Bring your own editing software (on own laptop)

  • An open mind – you will have almost everything you need – actors, script, location, DP, sound. It will be up to you to bring it all together.

*If you have a cinematographer you would like to work with, we encourage team applications.



How to apply 

Send links of previous work to info@actorslabmallorca.com

(Six available spots)

Once accepted you will need:

  • Admissions fee - not applicable for DP's - instead we give you a Festival Pass. 

  • Bring your own camera (DSLR Canon etc.) 

*If you have a director you like to work with we will encourage team applications.



Please note:

  • Scene Machine participation does not include travel or accommodation in Mallorca. However we are happy to give local tips for accommodations. 

  • Scene Machine Workshop location is in Palma (City Centre) 

  • Participants will be notified 23.09.19 (four weeks) prior the festival start.  Teams will be decided two weeks before Workshop begins. 

  • All participants will receive the script ten days before the workshop begins, the writer will be available to answer any questions. 

  • Upon arrival, all participants will receive a full festival pass, Opening Night Gala (23/10/19) invitation and closing night invitation (29/1019) included. 



A welcome event with lights breakfast will be held at Actors Lab Mallorca studio on October 23rd at 10am. All participants are welcome to observe rehearsals. Directors and DP's will be shown around MN studios and can choose their lighting equipment.



More questions? 

Don’t hesitate to contact us anytime! 


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