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ScripTeast at Berlinale

Festivals 2009-02-09
Berlinale session of ScripTeast, a training program for scriptwriters from Central and Eastern Europe started on the 7th of February.

During 3 days the participants are going to have individual meetings with Heads of Studies of current edition – Tom Abrams (professor at USC's School of Cinematic Arts in LA) and Christian Routh (script consultant, editor and lecturer). The group of scriptwriters taking part in ScripTeast will also meet pitching specialist, Sibylle Kurz, attend European Film Market and Talent Campus events and will have an access to festival screenings. The projects taking part in current edition of ScripTeast:

"Bella Luna" by Ivan Fila (Czech Republic)

"Collapse" by Andrzej Golda (Poland)

"A Friend of Mine" by Mart Kivastik (Estonia)

"I Married Al-Kaida" by Andrej Kosak (Slovenia)

"Japanese Dog" by Ioan Antoci (Romania)

"Laura and the Motion-Pictures" by Saulius Drunga (Lithuania)

"Lenin's Curse" by Maria Graczyk (Poland)

"Night Boats" by Elvis Bosnjak and Igor Mirkovic (Croatia)

"Retrace" by Judit Elek and Laszlo Berger (Hungary)

"Security" by Daniel Eredelyi (Hungary)

"Transfer" by Ileana Stanculescu and Artchil Khetagouri (Romania)

"Words" by Izabela Szylko

Meanwhile the application process to the next edition of ScripTeast is on now. Deadline for sending the applications is on the 30th of June 2009. ScripTeast is organized by The Independent Film Foundation and supported by The Media Programme, Polish Film Institute, Polish Television (TVP) and Apple Film Production, with partnership of European Film Academy, Ateliers du Cinéma Européen, Producers Network, e-Talenta, Final Draft and festivals in Berlin, Cannes and Karlove Vary.

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Last modified on 2009-02-09