Docskool’s residencies are held at different times of the year for filmmakers and media artists looking to spend time in Nepal working on their projects and themselves. Our Residencies are held at two locations, at the Ehwa Arts Collaboratory in Kavre and at the Airawat Media Center in Udayapur.

The Venue: Ehwa Arts Collaboratory

Ehwa Arts Collaboratory is positioned on a hilltop in Kavre District, Patlekhet village that is approximately 45 kilometers from Kathmandu city. The residence overlooks the Himalaya and can host up to 20 people in total. All accommodation facilities are minimalist and have been designed to provide a natural setting, expect local Nepali style rooms, food and facilities. During the workshop, the venue will provide scheduled meals, and snacks to be grabbed through out the day. All meetings are to be conducted in the open under a beautiful patio handcrafted by Docskool staffs. The residence is further facilitated with two editing setups working on Mac and PC configurations, a sound booth made with local materials and ample books, DVD’s and viewing facilities. The space is entirely solar powered. Groups comprising of film actors, technicians and others can be made available for demo reel productions.

Offered Residencies are:

Clinik Writing Residency

Residency is offered as a continuation of the Clinik Writing Lab.The residency period lasts from between one month to three months in total. Offered at the Ehwa Arts Collaboratory in Kavre, residents have access to a list of technical requirements and loads of personal time to work on their scripts. While at the residency, artists can ask up to to be guided by a mentor from the list of residential supporters who visit Clinik labs annually.  No other provisions are currently available. Residency costs are minimal.

Airawat Arts Residency

Offered to photographers, theater artists and radio workers. The residency is held in Udayapur complementing the Possibility Initiative project with Radio Udayapur.

Residency enables artists to spend time in Udayapur working on projects of their choice implemented together with community based media aspirants. The Airawat residency is focused at promoting dialogues of interlinking community women’s right workers and sustainability of community media in Nepal.