Talents Sarajevo 2021, titled BRAVE, continues to offer its participants access to a variety of master classes, lectures, seminars, discussions, hands-on workshops, and film screenings throughout the Sarajevo Film Festival. Led by renowned international industry experts, dedicated modules for different crafts, as well as the Pack&Pitch and Script Station project development labs, provide a tailored approach to mentoring regional talents.
Launched in 2006 in cooperation with the Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents initiative, Talents Sarajevo transformed into the main regional hub for aspiring film professionals. It is a member of Talents International network which includes similar initiatives in Tokyo, Beirut, Guadalajara, Durban, Buenos Aires, and Rio de Janeiro.
In addition to bringing young filmmakers together for training sessions and networking opportunities, the platform also introduces participants to the work of established film professionals, informs them about current trends and issues in the industry, and introduces them to the international filmmaking community.