Now in its third year, the UGC Writers Campus at Series Mania, the festival today announced will be led by Eli Horowitz, the creator and showrunner of the popular Amazon series Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts. the Writer Campus will be held once again as part of Series Mania. Offering 20 emerging TV drama writers masterclasses in writing for the screen by some of the best in European drama.
The 20 selected screenwriters will be also tutored by screenwriter among others Jeppe Gjervig Gram (Follow the Money, Borgen), screenwriter Anna Winger (Deutschland 83, Deutschland 86) over the course of the program, through masterclasses, writing workshops and meetings with industry professionals.
Since the creation of the program, the UGC Writers Campus by Series Mania objective has been to find the best emerging talent, bring them together with renown showrunners, and allow them to share their creative vision,” stated Laurence Herszberg, founder and general director of Series Mania.
The selected participants include:
Richard Brabin – At Sea – UK (London Film School), Marta Irene Rosato – Bad Reputation – Italy (London Film School), Judit Anna Banhazi – Christabel – Hungary (Midpoint), Bar Farjun & Shachar Rosenfeld, Israël – The Instructors – (Sam Spiegel Film School), Alain Moreau, France – Agnès & Luis (La Fémis), Daniela Luciani & Ilaria Coppolecchia – Lamb of God Italy (Scuola Holden), Elena Lyubarskaya & Katerina Gerothanasi – Moving On – Russia & Greece (Serial Eyes), Thomas Lehout & Juliette Barry – Lady Of War – France (CEEA), Rachel Kilfeather – In the waters – Ireland, Kelsi Phung & Fabien Corre – Reconnaissances – France, Eva Mathijssen – Tulpa – Netherlands, Rahela Jagric Pric – Chef’s chefs – Slovenia, Manuela Piemonte – 10th July – Italy, Olga Chajdas & Marta Konarzewska – The Gift – Poland.
Series Mania is a festival with a focus on series on between 20th and 28th of March, and the Writers Campus is taking place 20-27th of March.