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Borys Lankosz, a renowned Polish filmmaker to tutor a screenwriting group at Slawomir Idziak's Film Spring Workshop

Press releases 2018-07-10
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Borys Lankosz, a renowned Polish filmmaker is to tutor the screenwriting group at the annual Film Spring Workshop in Krakow, Poland, 17-26 October 2018.

The Film Spring Workshop is a 10-day international, interdisciplinary film training which
gathers about 300 young filmmakers from all over the world and offers them
comprehensive and future-oriented education, including lectures and workshops from
award-winning top professionals (also Oscar winners), screenings of the selected,
awarded films and discussions with their makers, one-to-one tutorials, learning and
testing new technologies.
Borys Lankosz, a graduate of the famous Film School in Lodz, one of the oldest film schools in
the world, made his debut in 2001 with a touching documentary Evolution about neglected
patients of a mental institution. The film was awarded on various international documentary
festivals. Lankosz worked on the script of Evolution with Marcin Koszałka, also a frequent guest
of Slawomir Idziak's Film Spring Workshop.
The true success of Lankosz came with his directorial feature debut in 2009. Reverse was
showered with prizes, including the Golden Lions at the Polish Film Festival in Gdańsk. It was
recognized as one of the best Polish films of the decade and was the Polish official entry for the
Academy Award.
The second full-length feature in Lankosz's filmography and another success is the thriller Grain
of Truth, the script for which he wrote with Zygmunt Miłoszewski, an author of the best-selling
novel on which the film is based.
Currently, Lankosz is finishing his third feature, Dark, Almost Night, for which he wrote the script
with Magdalena Lankosz.
The screenwriting group at the Film Spring Workshop was established 4 years ago and since
then it has been very popular among young filmmakers.
The work of the group will be based both on intensive individual one-to-one tutorials and on the
participants' joint work.
Apart from the classes and a lecture on screenwriting, the group participants can benefit from all
other lectures, workshops and screenings included in the rich programme of the event.
Film Spring Workshop is not only about gaining theoretical and practical knowledge under the
guidance of the best specialists, but also it gives a huge boost of energy to create and work.
- It is a great opportunity to meet young filmmakers from around the world. I believe that by
sharing my experience with them, I will be able to give them strength and inspiration for further
development and creativity - says Borys Lankosz.
8 people will be admitted to the group, based on the submitted works. The application
containing: name, surname and a 10-page treatment of the feature film should be sent to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until the 10th of September. The results will be announced on the 5th of October.
It is a great chance for young screenwriters to work on their scripts with such an acclaimed
filmmaker, especially that this year there are no restrictions regarding the genre of the film
projects.

More information:
Website: www.filmspringopen.eu
Facebook: www.facebook.com/filmspringopen.eu
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/837599979748507/