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UGC Writers Campus by Series Mania is an intense writing training conducted in English, open to emergent screenwriters.

Over the course of one week, twenty selected authors have the great opportunity to attend high standard workshops and masterclasses with experimented professionals who accompany them as mentors/tutors in the developing of their series project.

By the end of the week, after individual and group work sessions, participants benefit from the wide exposure of the Series Mania Forum, meeting producers, broadcasters and many industry professionnals.

AN INTENSE AND HIGH-QUALITY TRAINING

Unique opportunity for international creators to develop projects, UGC Writers Campus by Series Mania adresses drama issues and narrative strategies essential to series. The training also insists on the market comprehension by focusing on the necesity to make the public engage and to answer the needs of the industry.

Real incubator at the heart of Series Mania Forum, UGC Writers Campus allows authors to work with their well-known tutors while meeting with industry decision makers. During the previous editions, Sarah Treem (In Treatment, The Affair) and André & Maria Jacquemetton (Mad Men) were sponsoring the workshop.

For the 2020 edition, the president of the campus is Eli Horowitz, the creator and showrunner of the highly successful Amazon series Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts, with Season 2 set for the 2020 spring. The 20 selected screenwriters are to be tutored by screenwriter Jeppe Gjervig Gram (Follow the money, Borgen), Anna Winger (Deutschland83, Deutschland86), and screenwriter and story consultant Nicola Lusuardi (Bulletproof Heart, 1992), over the course of the program, through masterclasses, writing workshops and meetings with industry professionals.

THE SELECTED PROJECTS 2020

10th July

period drama
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Projects and Series

At Sea

Serialized drama for television
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Projects and Series

Bad Reputation

Family Drama – Crime
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Christabel

Teen Drama/ Surnaturel
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The Instructors

Suspense-Drama
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AGNÈS & LUIS

Dramedy
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Lamb of God (Agnus Dei)

Thriller
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Moving On

Comedy-drama
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Lady of War

Drama
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IN THE WATERS

Dramedy / Supernatural
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Reconnaissances

Series, cross portraits
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Tulpa

Supernatural highschool drama
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Chef’s chef

Dramedy
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THE GIFT

Drama
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The selected screenwriters are:

  • Richard Brabin – At Sea – UK (London Film School)
  • Marta Irene Rosato – Bad Reputation – Italy (London Film School)
  • Judit Anna Banhazi – Christabel – Hungary (Midpoint)
  • Bar Farjun & Shachar Rosenfeld, Israël – The Instructors – (Sam Spiegel Film School)
  • Alain Moreau, France – Agnès & Luis (La Fémis)
  • Daniele Luciani & Ilaria Coppolecchia – Lamb of God – Italy (Scuola Holden)
  • Elena Lyubarskaya & Katerina Gerothanasi – Moving On – Russia & Greece (Serial Eyes)
  • Thomas Lehout & Juliette Barry – Lady Of War – France (CEEA)
  • Rachel Kilfeather – In the waters – Ireland
  • Kelsi Phung & Fabien Corre – Reconnaissances – France
  • Eva Mathijssen – Tulpa – Netherlands
  • Rahela Jagric Pirc – Chef’s chefs – Slovenia
  • Manuela Piemonte – 10th July – Italy
  • Olga Chajdas & Marta Konarzewska – The Gift – Poland

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In partnership with:

With the support of:

Partner schools

La Fémis (Paris – France)
Le Conservatoire Européen d’Ecritures Audiovisuelle, two-years program (Paris – France)
Serial Eyes (DFFB, Berlin – Germany)
The London Film School (London – United Kingdom)
The Sam Spiegel Film School (Jerusalem – Israel)
Midpoint (Prague – Czech Republic)
Scuola Holden (Torino – Italy)
INSAS (Brussels – Belgium)

What's next?

Projects and Series

At Sea

Serialized drama for television
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Projects and Series

Bad Reputation

Family Drama – Crime
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Projects and Series

Christabel

Teen Drama/ Surnaturel
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