SUMMER SCHOOL 2023
WRITING and DEVELOPING CINEMA and TV PROJECTS
From 18th to 25th July 2023 in Rome
Submissions are open from March 20 to June 26, 2023
In collaboration with Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Rome
The Summer School, organized in collaboration with the School of Church Communication at the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, provides students, young screenwriters and producers with an intensive immersion in the practices of writing, developing and evaluating audiovisual projects. Most of the classes will be taught by Bobette Buster, one of America's best-known screenwriting professors and development consultants. The Course is divided into 3 modules, and participants will be able to choose whether to take part in the entire course or in one/two module(s).
Students, screenwriters, producers and directors.
The 50-hour Summer School will take place in July 18-25, 2023 at the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce in Rome (Piazza S. Apollinare, 49), very close to Piazza Navona.
Application deadline: June 26, 2023.
The program is divided into three modules:
Two modes of participation are possible for Workshop 3:
The treatments and scripts can be submitted in Italian or English.
Authors submitting the treatment/screenplay in Italian must be able to produce an English translation by July 14, in case the project is selected for the workshop.
All seminar activities will be in English.
Thanks to the Master's in International Screenwriting and Production grant, costs are significantly affordable.
The following lecturers are scheduled to speak:
Author –among many others- of the miniseries on John Paul II, St. Augustine, Mary of Nazareth, and Chiara Lubich for RaiUno, and co-headwriter of the Tv series Blanca and of Doc - Nelle tue mani, one of the biggest successes of Italian TV in the last decades, sold in more than 100 countries.
Script Consultant, Los Angeles
She has worked for Disney and 20th Century Fox and has been a lecturer at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, NorthEastern University, Boston, and Tufts University and at Pixar Animation Studios.
Director of the Master in International Screenwriting and Production at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, script consultant for Lux vide since 1999.
The following participation fees are provided:
Participation in the entire course: €300.00 + VAT for students and professionals; €500.00+ VAT for companies.
Participation in module 1: €100.00 +VAT.
Participation in module 2: €20.00 +VAT.
Participation in module 3: €200.00 +VAT for students and professionals; €400.00 +VAT for companies.
For 2022-2023 students of the Master in International Screenwriting and Production the course will be free of charge.
Participants who have attended the Summer School will received a certificate of participation from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, based on the number of modules attended.
Registration is open from March 20, 2023 at 7:00 am until June 26, 2023 at 11:30 pm.