The 3rd scriptwriter residency programme of the EUROPEAN WOMEN´S AUDIOVISUAL NETWORK is a great initiative dedicated to supporting the next generation of screenwriting talents among EWA members. It helps them to enter the industry with the best script possible by working on the strategic positioning of their project . Its purpose is to give a selected woman scriptwriter or director the opportunity to be mentored by the script consultant Suzanne Pradel, to work with her before the Berlinale and to attend the EFM at the Berlinale to make connections.
The shortlisted female scriptwriters for the residency 2019 are:
Spanish scriptwriter/ director Fany De La Chica with her script her dramedy „Al ALBA“.
Kroatian scriptwriter/ director Ivona Juka with her script antiwar-drama „LAMBS IN WOLFSKIN“
Romanian scriptwriter/ director Cecilia Stefanescu with her script for her mystery drama „THE GREAT ADVENTURE“.
Suzanne Pradel is the script consultant attached to the programme. Suzanne is an international script consultant, lecturer and bookscout. For many years, she has been working as a script expert for European Film Funds. In 2009 she founded the BUCHSCOUT AGENCY which specializes in novel-to-film adaptations as well as international script consultancy, developing sophisticated TV features and cinematic features.