The Institute has joined forces with Greece’s Faliro House on an event for emerging screenwriters from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Cyprus.
Sundance Institute has joined forces with Christos V Konstantakopoulos’ Greek production company Faliro House on the Faliro House Sundance Institute Mediterranean Screenwriters Workshop. The inaugural workshop ran June 27-30 in Costa Navarino, Greece.
Designed to support emerging filmmakers from Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Cyprus, the four-day workshop gave 11 filmmakers the chance to work on their scripts with advisors. Greek filmmaker Athina Rachel Tsangari served as creative advisor and established filmmakers Erin Cressida Wilson (pictured), Bill Wheeler and Ritesh Batra also worked with attendees.
Screenwriting fellows and projects selected for the workshop were, from Greece, Yianna Dellatolla with Grassland, Isabella Konstantinidou with Slip/Glistra and Panos Koronis with Tunes; from Italy, Laura Bispuri and Francesca Manieri with My Daughter and Matteo Botrugno and Daniele Coluccini with Rite of Spring; from Spain, Clara Roquet with Libertad; and, from Portugal, Joana Pimenta and Adirley Queirós with Dry Ground Burning and Gonçalo Waddington with Patrick.