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ScripTeast workshops started!

Press releases 2009-09-30

Since last Saturday authors of 12 projects selected to take part in ScripTeast have been attending individual meetings with a group of Creative Advisors, featuring Marc Caro (France), Cesar winner, scriptwriter and director of "Delicatessen", „The City of Lost Children", "Dante 01"; an animator and author of the visual concept for "Vidocq" and "Alien 4"; Chris Collins (UK), BAFTA winner, producer of „My Summer of Love", „Brick Lane", development producer in the UK Film Council; Licia Eminenti (Italy/France) script expert, working for Arte, Eurimages, Media Fund and sales specialist in Gemini Films; also a scriptwriter and director; Robert Jones (UK), producer and co-producer of Oscar, BAFTA, and European Film Award winning films, ie: „The Usual Suspects", „The Constant Gardener", „Gosford Park", "Vera Drake", "The Merchant of Venice" and other; Joelle Levie {mosimage}(Canada/France) long-term Director of Quebec division of Telefilm Canada; General Director for Cinema and Television at the Société de Développement des Entreprises Culturelles; founder and director of Ateliers Grand Nord - script workshops for French speaking countries; Udayan Prasad (UK), BAFTA nominee scriptwriter and director of ie: „Opa!", "My Son the Fanatic", „Yellow Hankerchief" to name a few, also lecturer; Jason Resnick (USA) long-term International Sales Director at Universal Pictures and Focus Film, co-operates with governmental film agencies in South America, independent advisor on co-production, sales and financing; Antonio Saura (Spain) producer of ie: „Fados", „Salome", co-founder of distribution company, Latino Films; involved in establishing European training programs ie: Media Business School and Mediterranea Development Agency; Antonin Svoboda (Austria), producer of the Oscar nominated "Darwin's Nightmare", and films like: "The Educators", "Pepperminta", "Free Rainer", selected to the competitions in Cannes, Venice and Locarno; has written and directed several films, ie: "Forever Never Anywhere". Roles of Heads of Studies have again been taken by Tom Abrams, professor of the Southern California University in Los Angeles, and Christian Routh, long-term Director at the Media backed European Script Fund, hold the positions of the Heads of Studies of ScripTeast.

ScripTeast is organized by the Independent Film Foundation and supported by Media Programme, Polish Film Institute, National Center for Culture in Poland, Visegrad Fund and Apple Film Production, with partnership of Producers Network, Ateliers du Cinéma Européen, Magyar Filmunio, European Film Academy, e-Talenta, Final Draft and festivals in Berlin, Cannes and Karlovy Vary.

Last modified on 2009-09-30