On 3 September 2018 the sixth edition of Serial Eyes kicked off under a Berlin late summer sky. Since then, the twelve participants from Germany, UK, Italy, Macedonia, Russia, France and Sweden have experienced quite a lot already: brainstorming and idea-generating sessions for the individual projects with tutors Donna Sharpe, Nicola Lusuardi and Cyril Tysz.
It hasn’t been all hard work, though. The group practised their team-working skills in their first writers’ room simulation. Under the auspices of experienced head writers Jana Burbach and Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg (SE 2014/15), the group broke stories for new episodes of the second season of the web-series Just Push Abuba.
The following week, creativity flowed with DFFB head of Screenwriting Ellis Freeman; RTL’s Head of Fiction Philipp Steffens discussed the challenges facing terrestrial broadcasters today; and showrunner Anna Winger welcomed them in her Deutschland 86 writers’ room!
Interested in the new bunch? More information here.