The 5th Pustnik Screenwriters Residency Announces Selected Participants


    PORT CETATE: Eight participants from six countries were selected among 119 applications received from 44 countries for the 5th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency. The residency is set to take place at Port Cetate, Romania, from 2 to 10 September 2019.

    During the nine-day retreat the participants will develop their first or second feature-length screenplays at Port Cultural Cetate, a serene place on the Danube. They will also have the opportunity of meeting established European filmmakers who will provide feedback on their projects: Soudade Kadaan (director), Bianca Oana (producer), Laurence Coriat (screenwriter), Marie Dubas (producer) and Len Rowles (producer).

    Pustnik is the first international screenwriters residency to take place in Romania. It is organised by TETA and it is co-financed by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund (afcn.ro), the Romanian Cultural Institute (icr.ro) and the Romanian Filmmakers’ Union (UCIN, ucin.ro).

    Selected participants:

    Ori Aharon (Israel / Romania) - OSHER
    Phyllis Grae Grande (Philippines) - Everybody Leaves
    Tess Martin (USA) - Tracing Rita
    Alexandru Mavrodineanu (Romania) - A Serious Man
    Kerstin Neuwirth (Austria) - ABITANTI
    Jayisha Patel (UK) - When Ash Falls
    Diana Voinea (Romania) - Chronicle of a Disappearance
    Jack Wake-Walker (UK) - Scarlett123