January 25, 2022

SeriesLab - Talents welcomes Tony Grisoni as Head of Studies and gives 7 extra days to apply!

One of the new entries of the year, SeriesLab-Talents, will continue accepting applications for a bit longer, the new deadline is actually on 7th February!

Are you a professional European scriptwriter that wants to boost your experience in drama series writing and get trained in a real writers’ room? A few more days are available to complete the application.

The programme provides the participants with an intensive 5-month career development training throughout 2022, plus a final presentation in one of the most important European TV markets in 2023. The main goal of SeriesLab - Talents is to increase diversity in the pipeline of European writers and to find interesting new voices who are committed to careers in seriality.

Who’ll guide the selected talents along the way?
We are thrilled to welcome the British screenwriter Tony Grisoni that will take up the position of Head of Studies, let’s get to know him better.

Grisoni’s career in the cinema industry includes working side by side with a number of directors such as Michael Winterbottom, John Boorman, Sean Durkin and Marc Munden. For instance, in 2001, he made a trek along the people smugglers' route from the Pakistan/Afghan border, through Iran and Turkey to Europe with the director, Michael Winterbottom; the resulting film, In This World, won the 2002 Berlinale Golden Bear. He has been the co-writer and executive producer of The Young Pope by Paolo Sorrentino (starring Jude Law) and he has also written and directed a number of successful short films.

If you’d love to receive his insights make sure to read the call here, to reach out to the project manager for any doubts ( and - of course - to apply by 7th February!

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