Application for the JSFL 11th edition, Dec 2022 - July 2023

Selection process

The selection process includes 3 stages:

Submission of project dossier between: 16,5.2022 -2/6 at 12:00 (pm)

Projects selected for 2nd stage: Will be notified in early July. 

Submission of full script- second week of July.

Candidates will have approx. 7 days 

Projects selected for 3rd stage: Will be notified mid August.

3. Interview in Tel Aviv, first week of September.

Selected filmmakers will be informed by mid-September.


Selected filmmakers will be informed by mid-September. After selection, filmmakers will have 10 days to pay the 1000 Euro participation fee which will secure their place in the 2022 JSFL edition.


For application you will need:


1. Log line (40 words max.)

2. Short Synopsis (150 words max.)

3. Synopsis (3-5 pages)

4. Director's statement (1 pg. max.)

5. Director’s biography (1pg. max.)

6. Director’s filmography (1 pg. max.)

7. Producer's bio, filmography, company profile (2 pg max.)

8. A Vimeo link + password to one released previous work, directed by the applicant. Acceptable works include: narrative feature or short film, documentary film, TV series- one episode. Link and password must be online throughout the selection process, till mid Sept.

9. In the event that the story is an adaptation of a work by another creator, it is required to attach a rights clearance.

10. Production status: Overall budget, funds secured (if existing), participation in labs and development programs- a brief history of the project.

11. High quality portrait photo of applicants.

All materials are submitted in Hebrew.


Before you apply, be sure to read:

JSFL Obligations

Participants Obligations