Story Editing Workshop at Binger Filmlab

In oktober en november vindt bij Binger Filmlab de Story Editing Workshop: Six Days of Practice met Franz Rodenkirchen plaats. De workshop is deel van de jaarlijkse Writers and Creative Producers Lab en is ook toegankelijk voor werkende script professionals: development executives, producers, commissioning editors, script-editors and funders.

Story Editing: Six Days of Practice
October 25, 26 27 & November 8, 9 10, 2013. As part of Binger’s annual Writers and Creative Producers Lab, Franz Rodenkirchen returns with Story Editing Workshop: Six Days of Practice.

In addition to lab participants, other film professionals are invited to apply. The workshop is designed for working script professionals: development executives, producers, commissioning editors, script-editors and funders. Admission is based on selection. Focusing on the complex craft of working with writers- practically, creatively and psychologically – the following skills will be brought into practice under the guidance of Franz:

• script analysis
• script assessment
• film analysis
• creative psychology
• a full array of narrative strategies and approaches
• problem solving
• communication and presentation
• structuring and leading meetings with writers

Franz Rodenkirchen is a Berlin-based script consultant and tutor. He is Head of Selection for TorinoFilmLab. As script advisor he regularly works for the Binger Filmlab, Amsterdam; European workshop Script&Pitch; CineLink, the co-production market of the Sarajevo Film Festival, and the Berlinale Talent Campus. He co-wrote four feature films with director Jörg Buttgereit and helped in bringing them to the screen. Franz has been working on mostly international film projects for more than 10 years, predominantly with writer-directors. He is also a regular at co-production markets all over Europe and besides doing project development has helped writers/directors to prepare public
pitches. Franz has consulted more than 100 projects, mostly for the cinema, amongst others:

Salvo (Wr./D: Antonio Piazza & Fabio Grassadonia); The Grand Prize of Semaine de la Critique and The France 4 Visionary Award at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, 2013
The Woman who brushed of her Tears (Wr/D: Teona Strugar Mitevska), 2012, Berlinale
Panorama 2012
Best Intentions (Wr/D: Adrian Sitaru), 2011, Leopard Best Director, Locarno IFF 2011
Swans (Wr./D: Hugo Vieira da Silva), 2011, Forum Berlinale 2011
Adrienn Pál (D. Agnes Kocsis, Wr: A.K. & Andrea Roberti) 2010
Women Without Men (Wr./D: Shirin Neshat) D, AT, F 2009; Silver Lion –Venice IFF
Lourdes (Wr./D: Jessica Hausner), AT, DE, F 2009; FIPRESCI award, Venice IFF
Snow (D: Aida Begic, Wr: A.B.& Elma Tataragic), BiH, DE, F, Iran; Grand Prix – Semaine de
la Critique, Cannes 2008
Grbavica (Wr./D: Jasmila Zbanic), AT/DE/BiH/HR 2005, Golden Bear, Berlinale 2006
Hotel (Wr./D: Jessica Hausner), AT/DE 2004, Un certain regard 2004; Grand Prix for Best
Film and Screenplay Prize at Diagonale, Graz 2005
I am from Titov Veles (Wr/D: Teona Strugar Mitevska), FYROM/F/B/Slo 2007, Special Jury
Award, Sarajevo 2007; Berlinale 2008 (Panorama)
Noi Albinoi (Wr/D: Dagur Kari), IS/DE/DK 2002, Nordic FilmAward Gothenburg 2003
Suzhou River (Wr/D: Lou Ye), CN/DE 1999, Tiger Award Rotterdam 2000
Consulting Projects in Development or (Post-)Production:
Lore (Cate Shortland) – post production
Dau (Wr./D: Ilya Krzhanovsky) – in production
Full Contact (Wr./D: David Verbeek) – in development
No One’s Child (Wr. Vuk Rsumovic/D: Stefan Arsenijevic) – in development
Between Ten and Twelve (Wr./D: Peter Hoogendoorn) – in development
In Your Name (Wr./D Marco van Geffen) – in development

Practical information:
Dates: 25, 26 & 27 October and 8, 9 & 10 November 2013
Deadline for application: September 9 2013
Tuition Fee: 1350 euro, including lunches
Number of participants: 8
Language: English
Time: 9.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (the lab opens at 9.00 a.m.)
Venue: Binger Filmlab (near Central Station) Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 4 – 10, 1012 RZ Amsterdam

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