Kozole selected for ScripTeast

By FNE Staff

    One of the most recognized Slovenian filmmakers, Damjan Kozole is headed to Poland to develop his project Nightlife at the 5th edition of ScripTeast.

    The script was co-written by Ognjen Sviličić.

    Every year 10-12 of the best scripts from the Central and Eastern Europe are selected to participate in ScripTeast. This year ScripTeast (www.scripteast.pl), received a record number of applications for the program.

    "We are pleased that so experienced and well known authors as Damjan Kozole are joining ScripTeast. We had the best filmmakers in mind while creating the program, and thinking about them and their projects we ensure its highest quality. We are glad that for possibility created by the Independent Film Foundation for individual work on the script in collaboration with world-class Creative Advisors, then for promotion of projects and their authors at festivals in Berlin and Cannes, resulting in seven produced films. In this group are, among others, Womb by Benedek Fliegauf, awarded this year at festival in Locarno, which recently got the American distributor, and Retrace by Judith Elek, a highly experienced scriptwriter and director, awarded at international festivals, including Cannes, Berlin and Locarno," said Dariusz Jablonski, creator and Artistic Director of ScripTeast.