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2019 SERIES PROJECTS NOW ANNOUNCED

There is no good series without a good script! TorinoFilmLab renews its partnership with Series Mania and is thrilled to unveil the project selection for the third edition of SeriesLab
The nine selected projects will be presented in front of an audience of international TV executives during Series Mania Forum.


Part of TFL and Series Mania's talent focus, SeriesLab is guiding international scriptwriters and directors in the development of innovative and unpublished long TV series projects at an early stage of development. The programme will follow the process of creation of the series concept throughout an intensive 4-month course, under the supervision of experienced tutors.
For this edition, SeriesLab will settle its 3 workshops in Ireland, Sweden and France, culminating in a final presentation of the content at Series Mania Forum.

SELECTED PROJECTS (2019)

  • CLOSED CITY
    by Morgan Bushe (Ireland)
  • THE CROSSING PLACE
    by Gary Duggan and Laura McNicholas (Ireland)
  • GOTHENBURG KIDS
    by Emiliano Goessens, Morgan Jensen and Frida Hallberg (Sweden)
  • LOST LUGGAGE
    by Nathalie Basteyns, Tiny Bertels and Paul Piedfort (Belgium)
  • MOLLY’S BLUES
    by Lucie La Chimia (France)
  • OFFERLINGS
    by Esther Rots and Dan Geesin (Netherlands)
  • BELGRAVE
    by Harry Ayiotis (Cyprus), Ljubica Lukovic (Serbia) and Vitus Reinbold (Germany)
  • STATE OF EMERGENCY
    by Filip Kasperaszek and Paweł Kosuń (Poland)
  • THE WILD FIELDS
    by Piotr Szymanek and Marta Szymanek (Poland)

HEAD OF STUDIES

Nicola Lusuardi

He collaborates for Sky Italy, teaches dramaturgy for SerialEyes (Berlin), and holds workshops and masterclasses in different European countries. Cofounder of the production company Nightswim, he wrote La Rivoluzione seriale (2010).

THE TUTORS

Andrea Nobile

Born in 1977, he lives in Rome. Scriptwriter for TV series like Distretto di polizia, Squadra antimafia, Il Tredicesimo Apostolo, Solo among others, he teaches drama writing in different Italian schools. Written with Leonardo D'Agostini and Antonella Lattanzi, and developed during SeriesLab Italia 2015, his sci-fi series Aurora is currently in pre-production.

Vincent Poymiro

He started writing for screen and stage in the late 1990s. With director Raphaël Nadjari, he wrote Tehilim which premiered in the Official Competition at Cannes 2007. He worked on various projects for both cinema and TV, as well as contemporary dance, clown and physical theater. He teaches scriptwriting at home and abroad. He is the creator, and co-writer with David Elkaïm of the TV series The Churchmen which has been broadcast on Arte for three seasons and won various awards.

Eszter Angyalosy

As a writer, screenwriter, story editor, and TV drama writing tutor, she worked for 7 years as editor-in-chief for a major Hungarian publishing house until 2015 when she joined HBO Hungary as Development Editor. In the same year, she published her first novel Wonderland. She has been working on a dozen original series development, from comedy to sci-fi or teen drama, including season 3 of the Hungarian adaptation of In Treatment, and seasons 2 and 3 of Golden Life.

THE TRAINERS

Riema Reybrouck

Specialized in strategic communication, she worked for various film festivals in Flanders. With a growing interest for promoting films outside of Belgium, she started promoting short films and independent features for Belgian production companies. She currently manages her PR firm Post Bills, and works as well as a press officer for various film festivals and broadcasters.

Gino Ventriglia

Specialized in strategic communication, she worked for various film festivals in Flanders. With a growing interest for promoting films outside of Belgium, she started promoting short films and independent features for Belgian production companies. She currently manages her PR firm Post Bills, and works as well as a press officer for various film festivals and broadcasters.

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