Participants

Aoife Bradshaw

Writer, Irish

Aoife is a screen­writer from Dub­lin, Ire­land. She stud­ied Eng­lish Lit­er­at­ure and Film at Trin­ity Col­lege Dub­lin and went on to com­plete an MA in Screen­writ­ing for Film and TV at the Nation­al Film School of Ire­land. She won the Writers Guild Of Ire­land Award for Screen­writ­ing, has taken part in a num­ber of writ­ing …

Georgiana Doba

Writer, Romanian

Geo is a film­maker who has writ­ten and dir­ec­ted two short films, sev­er­al com­edy sketches, and is now work­ing on her first TV series and her first graph­ic nov­el. She enjoys writ­ing drama, com­edy for both chil­dren and adults, as well as crime stor­ies, and has sev­er­al spec scripts avail­able in Eng­lish. She some­times moon­lights …

Helena Hofmann

Writer and Producer, German

Helena Hof­mann is a writer/producer with pro­duc­tion and devel­op­ment exper­i­ence in Ger­many, Lon­don and Los Angeles. She gradu­ated from Fil­makademie Baden-Wuerttem­berg in 2018 with a mas­ters in drama series pro­du­cing and devel­op­ment. Since 2018 she works as a freel­ance writer and pro­du­cer for server­al Ger­man pro­duc­tion com­pan­ies includ­ing Xfilme, Rat­pack­Film, Ufa Fic­tion and Stu­dio Ham­burg.

George Kellock

Writer, UK

George Kel­lock is a screen­writer and script edit­or from the UK. A gradu­ate of the Lon­don Film School’s screen­writ­ing pro­gram, he cur­rently works as a script edit­or for film and TV and has developed a vari­ety of inter­na­tion­al pro­jects in this role.

Karolina Kot

Writer, Polish

Psy­cho­lo­gist, prose writer, screen­writer. Author of short stor­ies pub­lished, among oth­ers, in an antho­logy edited by Olga Tokar­czuk. Screen­writer and head-writer of daily crime TV series, screen­writer of War­time Girls, and co-writer of series pitched at vari­ous European series fest­ivals.

Randy Oost

Writer, Dutch

I was born and raised in the south of the Neth­er­lands, in a rur­al region bor­der­ing Ger­many and Bel­gi­um. After some years of work­ing odd jobs and trav­el­ling I landed in the screen­writ­ing depart­ment of the Neth­er­lands Film Academy in Ams­ter­dam. Since then I have writ­ten for short films, TV series, and fea­ture film pro­jects, …

Nicholas Pierpan

Writer, UK

Nich­olas is a screen­writer and play­wright, who has won or been nom­in­ated for sev­er­al awards in both forms. Ori­gin­ally from the United States, he has spent most of his adult life in Bri­tain. He lec­tures in Cre­at­ive Writ­ing for Roy­al Hol­lo­way, Uni­ver­sity of Lon­don.

Mandi Riggi

Writer, UK/USA

Mandi Riggi’s TV pilot, Peac­ex­Piece was optioned and developed at the Show­time Net­work. Her fea­ture debut Mercy star­ring F. Mur­ray Abra­ham, was selec­ted into Toronto Film Festival’s IFF pro­gram, par­ti­cip­ated at Film London’s PFM, and at the MIA Co-Pro­­duc­­tion Mar­ket in Rome. Mandi’s TV series Alex in Won­der­land, was one of 16 selec­ted into MIA …

Stefano Romano

Writer, Italian

I gradu­ated in Cinema and Tele­vi­sion Stud­ies at the Uni­ver­sity of Bologna and I took a degree in Scriptwrit­ing at Centro Sper­i­mentale di Cine­ma­to­grafia in Rome, where I live and work as a scriptwriter.

Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson

Writer, Islandic

For half is life Unnsteinn Manuel, has been a sing­er and com­poser, tour­ing over 30 coun­tries, as well as launch­ing a record label and radio sta­tion. In 2014, Unnsteinn star­ted his career as a doc­u­ment­ary film­maker and writer at RÚV, Iceland’s pub­lic broad­caster. As a film-maker he has received numer­ous nom­in­a­tions and two awards at …

Rachel Sur

Writer, USA, Israel

Rachel has spent most of her life going between New York and Tel Aviv. She com­pleted her MFA in writ­ing at Columbia Uni­ver­sity in 2016. Her fea­ture film screen­play, Shiloh, was a final­ist for the Phos­phate Prize at IFP in New York in 2015. She has writ­ten sev­er­al short films on com­mis­sion, and works as …

Andrej Ilievski Volkashin

Writer, Macedonian

Andrey Volkash­in has writ­ten and dir­ec­ted sev­er­al short films in Mace­do­nia, Bul­garia and Bos­nia, that have premiered at Oscar, Baf­ta and EFA qual­i­fy­ing fest­ivals around the world. He is cur­rently in early pre-pro­­duc­­tion of his debut fea­ture film developed at the Torino Film Lab and sup­por­ted by the North Mace­do­nia Film Agency. Andrey is drawn …

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