Joao Pedro Rodrigues, who won the best director award at Locarno for The Ornithologist, and XX’s Nanouk Leopold, are among the guest mentors of the 11 filmmakers selected for the FeatureLab at the TorinoFilmLab this year.
The FeatureLab is dedicated to first and second-time filmmakers with projects at an advanced stage. The workshop will take place in Bordeaux in June in partnership with ALCA (Agence Livre Cinéma et Audiovisuel en Nouvelle-Aquitaine).
Rodrigues and Leopold will be joined by: producers Nadia Turincev of Rouge International, and documentary specialist Marta Andreu; screenwriters Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten.
Miguel Machalski and script consultant Franz Rodenkirchen; co-founder of sales outfit Luxbox Hédi Zardi; and cinematographer Rui Poças, whose credits include Ira Sachs’ Cannes Competition title Frankie.