Writing and Project Development Workshop

This workshop is intended for projects in the writing stage, aiming at thematic development and reflection upon the strategies to be developed in the film, as well as the creation of a dossier/script and reflection on production structures.

23 OCT / from 12.00 pm to 7.00 pm
24 through 27 OCT / from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Culturgest – Room 6

Selected Projects

Amores Distantes e Pátrias Imaginadas (Distant Love Affairs and Imaginary Homelands)
by Catarina Vasconcelos
Production: Primeira Idade

by David Tena e Sergio Hernández
Production: Raul M. Candela (Colibri Studio)

by Elena Lopéz Riera
Production: Consuelo Frauenfelder, Stefan Lauper, Tarik Garidi (Garidi Film)

O Convento (The Convent)
by Inês Mestre
Production: Inês Mestre

Radio Silence – The battle of Carmen Aristegui
by Juliana Fanjul
Production: Nicolas Wadimoff (Akka Films)

Songs from Another Eden
by Sohel Rahman
Production: Vila do Cinema


Marta Andreu is programming coordinator of the Master in Documentary Creation at the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona), where she is also head of a workshop on documentary film writing. In 2004, she started the film production company Estudi Playtime, and later the Filmed Portrait Workshop at Play-Doc – International Documentary Festival. She is responsible for the scholarly contents of DocMontevideo Festival, consultant for Spanish, Portuguese and Latin-American film at the Swiss festival Visions do Réel, and a member of the World Cinema Fund commission at the Berlinale.

Complementary Session

Participants will attend a working session on strategies and film festivals with Jasmin Bašić as part of Arché programme.

Strategic Planning Session
How, when and where to launch your film? An insight into the contemporary festival landscape and a discussion on the most suitable strategies and submission possibilities for your film.

Jasmin Bašić
Film historian and curator. Collaborations with several festivals and with the Geneva University of Arts & Design, Tangier’s Cinematheque, La Virreina Image Centre (Barcelona), the Croatian Audiovisual Center, the French Cinematheque, the Pompidou Centre, Cahiers du Cinéma and the Forum des Images (Paris). She has curated retrospectives on Charles Burnett, David Cronenberg, Michael Snow, Harun Farocki, Atom Egoyan and the Yugoslavian Black Wave.

29 OCT / from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm, Culturgest – Room 5

The workshop is only open to Arché participants