FILM SCRIPTWRITING GROUP

Group tutor: Jagoda Szelc

“I am pleased to announce my attendance at the FSO 2019 as the screenwriting group leader. Our topic – creative writing in touch with our self. It will not be about writing in line with the rules, because nobody knows what the rules are. It is a myth. We accustomed to think that statistics are not wrong. It will be about writing standing firm in the middle of the idea. Incourage. To unlearn to average out your ideas. For contact with yours, in yourself. About what your working methodology is/will be. About creating this methodology. About discipline.About maturity in scriptwriting, or taking responsibility for who you are. Understanding what path has been taken and what is its price. We will have a lot of fun. However tired-eyed” – says Jagoda Szelc, who will.

Ten authors of the best feature film treatments will be invited to join the group. To enter the competition, please register on the Film Spring Open Workshop website and send your application with your full name and a film treatment of at least four pages (in English or Polish) at biuro@filmspringopen.eu by 15 September 2019. The results will be announced on 1 October 2019 on the Film Spring Open Workshop website and social media accounts.

Zdjęcie: Filip Błażejowski

Jagoda Szelc is a prizewinning screenwriter and director. Her film Tower. A Bright Day won best screenplay and best directing debut awards at the Polish Film Festival in Gdynia in 2017. Her newest film Monument received a special prize at the OFF Camera Festival. Currently, she teaches at the Łódź Film School. She already was a Film Spring Open Workshop guest in 2017 and 2018.