You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Students fine-tune pitches

Fest Traveler: Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival 2012

Jenny Natelson

The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight.

More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11.

Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a year with funding from the EU-backed Media Program and student fees, topped up by participating film schools: Spain’s Escac, the London School of Film, Media and Performance, and Bulgaria’s Natl. Academy of Theater and Film Arts.

The program emphasizes economically viable guerrilla productions, and alternative funding.

Tutelage includes lectures and workshops by producer Sandy Lieberson (“Performance”), writer-producer David Hanson (“Grange Hill”) and helmer Rodrigo Cortes (“Buried”).

Film London founder Lieberson calls crowd-funding “an incredibly effective tool for beginning filmmakers to enter the industry.

“The students show real potential, it’s exciting to watch them progress and hopefully succeed,” he says.

Aintza Serra, Four Corners director, stresses the importance “not just of creating final projects, but also helping students break into the industry with a real market experience.”

RELATED LINKS
The doomsday scenario

More Scene

  • 'Geostorm' film premiere

    'Geostorm' Director Hopes Harvey Weinstein Scandal Signals 'Sea Change' for Hollywood

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

  • ‘Working Above The Line’ panel, The

    Academy's Third Annual Careers in Film Summit Inspires Young Creatives

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

  • Josh Radnor Ben Lee

    'Saved By a Story' Benefit Raises Money for Charity — and Builds a Community of Storytellers

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

  • Oprah Celebrates 'Wisdom of Sundays' With

    Oprah Winfrey Celebrates New Book 'Wisdom of Sundays' With Star-Studded Gospel Brunch

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

  • Ava DuVernay Gala in the Garden

    Celebrities Talk Weinstein's Academy Expulsion at Hammer Museum's Gala in the Garden: 'We Have So Far To Go'

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

  • Goldie Hawn, Diane Sawyer and Melanie

    James Corden Doesn't Hold Back on Weinstein Jokes at Star-Studded AmfAR Gala L.A.

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

  • Andy Serkis Student Academy Awards

    Student Academy Awards Honors Winners From New York to China

    Jenny Natelson The last of this year’s Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it’s an industry highlight. More than 30 international students will fine-tune sales pitches for their completed scripts at Sitges before presenting them to producers at the Thessalonica Festival in Greece, Oct. 8-11. Four Corners runs four weekend workshops a […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content