Participants

György Baráthy

György was a story addict from an early age, so he luck­ily ended up at the Uni­ver­sity of Theat­er and Film Arts of Bud­apest. In theatre, he’s been a dram­at­urg, play­wright, and trans­lat­or. Since 2011 he’s worked for HBO Europe (three sea­sons of the Hun­gari­an adapt­a­tion of the glob­al phe­nomen­on drama ‘In Treat­ment’ and one …

Rossella Di Campli

Ros­sella Di Campli is a 38-year-old Itali­an screen­writer, writer, trans­lat­or. She has a BA in European Lit­er­at­ures (Bologna), a Mas­ter in Pub­lish­ing (Par­is) and a Mas­ter in TV screen­writ­ing (Scuola Hold­en, Tur­in). She is a Torino Series Lab both 1st and 2nd prize win­ner with her hor­ror teen drama Viola in the Mir­ror (2017). In …

Fabrizio Costantini

Fab­riz­io Cost­antini (1994) is from Rome, Italy, in 2015 he gradu­ates in screen­writ­ing at the New York Film Academy. He gains exper­i­ence as a juni­or edit­or at Indi­ana Pro­duc­tion and as a mem­ber of Pub­lis­pei Srl writ­ing room. In 2019 he par­takes in Rai’s mas­ter of tele­vi­sion screen­writ­ing and later on devel­ops tv pro­jects with …

Madeleine Féret-Fleury

Madeleine is a French writer and dir­ect­or. After gradu­at­ing in screen­writ­ing at Par­is-Nan­­terre uni­ver­sity in 2017, she worked in series devel­op­ment at the French dis­tri­bu­tion and pro­duc­tion com­pany Dia­phana, then as a writ­ing coördin­at­or and a juni­or screen­writer on Agatha Cristie’s crim­in­al games (Escazal Films/France TV) and La Mais­on (TOP – The Olig­archs Pro­duc­tion). She …

Rafael Alberto Garciolo

After gradu­at­ing from high school, Rafael became an avid col­lect­or of film school rejec­tions. Once he had them all, it was time to pur­sue oth­er goals in life. Years of extens­ive soul-search­ing and occa­sion­al for­ays into semi-pro­fes­­sion­al screen­writ­ing fol­lowed, until he was hired to write inde­pend­ent Ger­man action com­edy PLAN B – SCHEISS AUF PLAN …

Amanda Gicharu

Aman­da is a Kenyan multi-award-win­n­ing writer, pro­du­cer, and dir­ect­or for tele­vi­sion, film, anim­a­tion, video games, and graph­ic nov­els. At one of the world’s lead­ing nar­rat­ive-driv­en mobile game pub­lish­ers, Wooga, she delivered hun­dreds of seri­al­ized anim­ated epis­odes to a daily audi­ence of almost 2 mil­lion view­ers. Pre­vi­ously, Aman­da drove Google Kenya’s brand-build­ing efforts and developed award-win­n­ing …

Joe Kienast

Joe Kienast, born 1982, stud­ied philo­sophy and soci­ology at the Uni­ver­sity of Bre­men and, in the course of a sum­mer ses­sion, film at the Uni­ver­sity of Cali­for­nia, LA. In the course of a doc­tor­al pro­gram, he stud­ied dram­at­urgy at the Uni­ver­sity of Music and Theatre Leipzig. Joe worked in film, tele­vi­sion, theatre, cor­por­ate film, and …

Joona Kivirinta

Joona Kivir­inta is a Finnish screen­writer based in Ber­lin and Hel­sinki. He has worked as epis­ode writer on the Finnish award-win­n­ing crime drama Hooked, on the Finnish hos­pit­al drama Nurses, and oth­ers. For the last couple of years he has been devel­op­ing his own series con­cepts with the sup­port of the Finnish Film Found­a­tion and …

Dekel Nitzan

Dekel Nitzan is an Israeli writer and dir­ect­or. He’s a Dean Hon­ours gradu­ate of The Steve Tisch School for Film & TV in Tel Aviv Uni­ver­sity and an alum­nus of the Ber­linale Tal­ents pro­gram.  His four short films have screened at vari­ous Film Fest­ivals around the world (such as Shang­hai, Mon­tréal, Mil­ano, and Flick­ers: Rhode …

Sarah Offringa

Sarah Offringa (1993) is a screen­writer from Ams­ter­dam. After gradu­at­ing from the Neth­er­lands Film Academy in 2016, she joined writers’ col­lect­ive Winchester McFly and worked on series such as Ares and All Stars & Sons. From 2020, she’s writ­ten on mul­tiple pro­jects for Dutch stream­er Video­land, includ­ing Bon­nie & Clyde and Video­land Academy short film Dormis. Sarah is an …

Paša Petrović

Paša Pet­ro­vić is a Ser­bi­an screen­writer. After gradu­at­ing from the Fac­ulty of Dra­mat­ic Arts in Bel­grade, she relo­cated to Ber­lin to pur­sue her Mas­ter­’s Degree. Her work draws from a vari­ety of influ­ences ran­ging from pulpy detect­ive nov­els to low­brow art. Therein she uses a mix­ture of dark humor and super­nat­ur­al ele­ments to paint a …

Sára Zeithammerová

Sára Zeitham­mer­ová is a screen­writer based in Prague. She gradu­ated with a degree in inter­cul­tur­al com­mu­nic­a­tion from the Fac­ulty of Arts, Charles Uni­ver­sity and with a degree in screen­writ­ing and dram­at­urgy from the Film and TV School of the Academy of Per­form­ing Arts in Prague. Focus­ing mostly on tele­vi­sion pro­jects, her debut series Five Years, …

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