How to write a Screenplay that sells with Christian Routh.
Turn your film ideas into real professional proposals.
• How the industry operates: Art vs. Commerce
• Writing a logline, tagline, synopsis and treatment
• Selecting the right story: Problems of Genre
• Advince on structure, how to pitch and finding sources of funding
• How to write a commercially viable screenplay
OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL EVENTS PROVIDED BY THE EWA FOR ITS MEMBERS:
1- SESSION WITH LUCI LENOX. (Saturday afternoon)
How to make sure your script will attract good acting talent and the importance of actors inhelping to get funding for your film.+
2- SESSION WITH FRANCINE RAVENEY. (Sunday afternoon)
How best to approach different sources of funding, including; regional, state andinternational subventions and subsidies, independent producers, broadcasters,coproduction partners, development agencies, international writing workshops and crowdfunding prospects.
The course will be entirely in English, maximum 12 people.
On Saturday there will be an optional dinner with the whole group (aprox 30 € per head).
Applicants should submit an idea for a script that is about half a page in length.
If it is longer, please provide a brief synopsis as well.
If you’d like to apply please write to these email addresses: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to email@example.com
Do hurry as places are limited and will be accorded on a first come first serve basis.
Send it before the 9th of September.
Scheduled to take place in Barcelona from 19-21 September.
The cost is €280 plus €30 for the optional Saturday night dinner.
Former film buyer and head of selection at the European Script Fund, has helped develophundreds of European films and programmes, including “Breaking the waves” and“ Elisabeth”.He acts as a film consultant for various state and independent organisations, and is currently Head of Studies at ScripTeast (Poland). http://www.scripteast.pl/christian-routh/
Internationally recognized casting director who works between Barcelona, Spain and the UK. Her credits include the feature films “Perfume”, “Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona”, “ColdLight of Day” and "The Dictator”. She is a member of the CSA, ICDN and is the currentpresident of the Spanish Casting Directors’ Association. www.lucilenox.com
The current Director of the EWA Network and producer of a number of art house documentaries and genre features, including an upcoming documentary on John Berger by Spanish director Isabel Coixet and an Italian documentary. An expert on European Co-productions. www.ewawomen.com/en/introducing-the-team.html