Fabúlera Short Film Script Lab at RVK
RVK FFF ‘Fabúlera Short Film Script Lab’, led by the international script and screen lab expert Gabrielle Kelly. Gabrielle will introduce us to award-winning screenwriters, producers and a shorts programmer from the ‘Sundance Film Festival’ to reveal the most important parts of telling a story through the “Short Film” medium.
Get ready to receive tips and tricks to exalt your Short Film Screenplay with our Fabúlera participants. Open for everyone; we all have a story to tell!
RVK Feminist Film Festival is founded and directed by EWA member Lea Ævarsdóttir
RVK Fem Film Fest is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Fabúlera - Short Film Info Session
Time: Jan 16, 2021 6 PM (CET) Reykjavik
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Meeting ID: 839 0242 6703
MODERATOR: Gabrielle Kelly – Lab Leader Writer/Producer/Educator
Born in Ireland and educated in England, Gabrielle Kelly is a screenwriter and producer of diverse content for the global marketplace. Her feature producing credits include LAST SUNRISE, a Chinese sci-fi thriller; the Burmese MUDRAS CALLING; German-UK co-production ALL THE QUEEN’S MEN; the Paramount family film D.A.R.Y.L.; and the UK-French drama BEAUTIFUL IN THE MORNING. She is also the screenwriter and producer of the indie feature ALL AGES NIGHT released on Starz. Her script development experience includes VP of Development for producer Robert Evans at Paramount Studios and Head of Development for Sidney Lumet’s New York-based company.
Considered a global expert in Media/Screen Labs, Kelly has designed and run Screen Labs in Pakistan, England, Iceland, Myanmar and Singapore, and was a Mentor in the first Sundance Screenwriting Lab in the Middle East.
On the screenwriting faculty of AFIC – American Film Institute Conservatory in LA she is also the recipient of two Fulbright Awards in media, Kelly is also the author of the book “Celluloid Ceiling: Women Film Directors Breaking Through,” the only comprehensive global study of women directors and many articles on script development and production around the world.
PANELIST JOYCE SHERRI – Writer/Director
Virginia native, Joyce Sherrí, stepped off a Greyhound bus at New York City's Port Authority bus terminal on August 23, 2010. Armed with her passion for creative writing, Joyce hurled herself into the world's independent film capital in pursuit of a career as a writer and director. In 2016, Joyce received an MFA in Filmmaking from New York University. Shortly after that, she was selected for the Project Her Incubator, commissioned by Indigenous Media and Condé Nast Entertainment where she wrote, directed, and produced the short film Beauty. More recently, Joyce was selected as the grand prize winner of the 2020 Slamdance screenplay competition for her feature script, Sweet Sixteen. After staffing for two series at Netflix, Joyce continues to write professionally and is currently developing a series for Amazon.
PANELIST CHRISTINA KINGSLEIGH LICUD – Writer
First-generation, mixed-race Filipino-American screenwriter Christina Kingsleigh Licud earned her MFA in Screenwriting from American Film Institute in 2019 and won its 2020 Writers’ Room Ready Award, which recognizes exceptional work in TV writing by AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Fellows. She also won its 2020 William J. Fadiman Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in feature writing in honor of the distinguished story editor and AFI Conservatory faculty member, William J. Fadiman (THE LAST FRONTIER).
A Shorts Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival and Membership & Talent Development Manager for BAFTA Los Angeles, Lisa Ogdie has been part of the Sundance shorts programming team since 2009, selecting the Sundance short film slate from over 10,000 submissions, and has moderated Q&A discussions and panels for BAFTA Los Angeles, Sundance, Toronto Film Festival and the American Pavilion at Cannes.
With a keen eye for film, Ogdie has served on many festival juries including SXSW, Asiana International Short Film Festival in Seoul and Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad, among others.
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