AuthenticA Series Lab by The StoryBoard Collective

Opportunity type: Open Call

For: Screenwriters

Deadline: 07/06/24

Rewards: Stipend of €1,000 + Mentorship + Exposure

Location Eligibility: Africa

About this opportunity

StoryBoard is pleased to announce the open call for submissions for the third edition of the AuthenticA Series Lab, a unique programme for African episodic screenwriters.


  • Each of the four participants will receive a monthly stipend of  €1000  for the duration of the programme. 
  • AuthenticA will offer four African screenwriters the unique opportunity to develop their original stories, of all genres, in episodic form. On their story development journey, they will be accompanied by Story Expert, Selina Ukwuoma, and Creative Producer, Dr. Mehret Mandefro.
  • The outcome of the programme is that each participant will deliver a Pitch Deck and a pilot episode script. The rights of the material developed through the programme will remain with each writer.



  • AuthenticA is open to all  21 years and over African screenwriters of all genre
  • The language of the story must be in English or French and/or a local language
  • The programme will be delivered in English, therefore applicants must be able to speak and write in English


Entry Fee


    How to Apply

    Apply using the link: AuthenticA

    All questions regarding this award should be sent to 


    Jun 07 2024

    More Info

    Apply Here


    Cash Reward,
    No Entry Fee



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