Poitiers 2017

Script Writing Masetrclass and Individual Meetings

December 2-5, Poitiers, France


EAVE is proud to organise an EAVE ON DEMAND session in co-operation with the POITIERS FILM FESTIVAL in Poitiers, France, for young film directors partcipating at the Jump In Workshop Programme.

The EAVE ON DEMAND will consist of a masterclass session on script writing and individual meetings.

EAVE ON DEMAND IN POITIERS will combine the long experience that EAVE has in international training and networking with a tailor-made approach for the selected participants.

Script Consultant: Miguel Machalski (FR)
Born in Buenos Aires of a Polish father and a British mother and based in Paris for many years, with a multicultural, multilingual background, he has been working since 1995 as a development and creative consultant on projects from all parts of the world, specializing in what is sometimes labelled as World Cinema – though his track record as a script analyst also includes major studio films and works from prominent filmmakers such as Clint Eastwood (Million-dollar Baby), Alejandro Amenábar (The Sea Inside), Nagisa Oshima (Taboo), David Cronenberg (Spider), Sydney Pollack (The Interpreter) and Ingmar Bergman (Saraband). 
Some of the recent films he worked on as an advisor have garnered several awards in major festivals: Bonsai (Chile, Cristián Jiménez), De jueves a domingo (Chile, Dominga Sotomayor), Abrir puertas y ventanas (Argentina, Milagros Mumenthaler, The Last Friday (Jordan, Yahya Alabdallah), La Playa (Colombia, Juan Andrés Arango), Good to Go (Slovenia, Matevz Luzar), and La sirga (Colombia, William Vega). For a complete list of films please consult:
He has currently been commissioned to write an animation feature based on the childhood of Nobel prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda.

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Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away in 2016. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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