Participants

Nir Berger

Writer, Israeli

Nir Berger is a screenwriter and director from Israel, graduate of TAU film school. In the last 5 years he has created, written and directed TV series, web series and short films in various genres – from animated comedy, through sketch shows and all the way to live-action, serialized drama. Some of his recent work: …

Georgia Fotou

Writer, Greek

Georgia studied Communications, Media and Culture and worked as a Senior Copywriter in Advertising for years before realising she likes writing screenplays of more than 30’’ length stories. She earned a Screenwriter’s Certificate from the American College of Greece, won a national short film screenplay contest and has developed one original comedy series and six adaptations …

Stephan Greitemeier

Writer, German

A self-taught screenwriter from the rough Ruhr Valley, Stephan is a renegade humanities major turned comedy writer. A born multimedia storyteller, he won awards for his stage plays, TV – and webshows… and video games. A veteran of both the Erich Pommer Insitute’s TV Drama Series Lab 2015 and the Digital Think Tank of IDM’s …

Léa Lespagnol

Writer, French

After a master in screenwriting, Léa worked a few years as an event manager in the cultural world. In 2015, she co-created a web series for Studio 4 before working as a scriptwriter on different animation series, in French and English, broadcasted on Disney Channel, Canal+ and Cartoon Network amongst others. Animation corresponds to her …

Giordana Mari

Writer, Italian

Born in Naples, Giordana now works in Rome. After a past as a professional gymnast and university studies in Medicine, she graduated in Screenwriting at the Holden School, Turin. She has been part of several writing rooms, including the SKY series 1993 and 1994. She has also written numerous episodes of the RAI series Il …

Marlene Melchior

Writer, British, German

Marlene Melchior grew up all over the place before finding a home in the transience of Berlin, where she completed her M.A in Literature at the Freie Universität. During her studies Marlene cofounded her own video production company, Milk It Films, and haphazardly trained as a classical clown. Marlene wrote and directed Bigheads an award …

Lukáš Sigmund

Writer, Slovakia

Lukáš was born in Bratislava, where he also graduated in Screenwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts. He has written screenplays for animated and documentary short films and is an author of pastiche plays for a local theatre. He worked as copy editor and programmer for Fest Anča International Animation Festival, where he also curated …

Serena Tateo

Writer, Italy

Serena Tateo was born and raised in Rome. Serena Dandini hired her as a staff writer for the prime-time TV program La tv delle ragazze. In addition to writing for La tv delle ragazze, she wrote and produced the all-female sketch comedy programSbratz, which was broadcasted RAI3. She’s currently developing feature films and series for …

Barry Thomson

Writer, British

Barry was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1975 and moved to Germany when he was nine. He has a Master’s Degree in Philosophy and received a scholarship for the screenwriting program Drehbuchwerkstatt 2006/2007 at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). Since then, among other film and TV projects, he has written the motion …

Nadya Todorova

Writer, Bulgarian

Nadya is a screenwriter & director with a love for the absurd. From undying headless chickens to grandmothers taking over the mafia, she likes putting her characters in situations that drive them to extremes, and all that with more than a pinch of dark humor. After working on a couple of TV projects in her …

Fabian Wallenfels

Writer, German

Fabian is a Cologne based writer-producer. He loves glamour and trash and as the good German he is, he’s obsessed with structure. Fabian has written more than 30 episodes for the popular reality soap Köln 50667. And as one half of the duo Hübner/Wallenfels, he created the award winning web series Lampenfieber, co-produced the Arte-documentary …

Milica Živanović

Writer, Serbian

I was born and raised in Belgrade where I graduated in screenwriting at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. My work ranges from magical Christmas scripts for children, up to exploring war criminals for my gangster show. I have a weakness for stray dogs and my projects are often inspired by real-life stories and …

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