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ESP 2017 Tutors

ESP 2017 Tutors

by November 14, 2016

Meet the tutors of ESP 2017!

Nadja Dumouchel

Nadja Dumouchel

Nadja Dumouchel is currently engaged in script consulting for various film labs such as Next Step run by Semaine de la Critique, Realness in South Africa and Racconti in Italy. She is also working with various filmmakers and producers around the world on the development of their feature films and writing a documentary series on art history for ARTE. During the past years, she has been working in european feature film development at ARTE in Strasbourg and has been trained as a story editor at Torino Film Lab. She is co-founder and script consultant at « La Scénaristerie », a development platform for screenwriters in Paris, where she supports authors with feature film projects “on spec”.


Britta Krause

After having started her studies at New York University’s film & television programme Britta Krause graduated from the London Film School with a distinction in script-writing in 1994. She then worked as a writer, director and editor on short and TV-films. Her short film Fünf Minuten (FiveMinutes) won several festival awards, was screened at the Biennale di Venezia and throughout German cinemas as the official supporting film of Run Lola Run in 1999. Her television feature Family Dog was an official entry at the Munich film festival in 2001. She then returned to the short format by directing commercials. In 2007 Britta worked as an acting coach alongside Shirin Neshat on Women without Men (Silver Lion/Best Director Biennale di Venezia 2009). Since 2010 she has worked as a script editor with German and international writer/directors. She was a script editor trainee at the Torino Film Lab in 2012 and has been coaching screenwriters as a script editing tutor for Kultburo, Moscow, Film university Babelsberg Konrad Wolf and the Nipkow Programm, Berlin. Britta lives in Berlin.


Razvan Radulescu

Razvan Radulescu is one of the most productive Romanian scriptwriters. As a director, he made one film, First of all Felicia and is in pre-production with his second one. He represents the so-called post-revolution cinema in Romania and is part of its most successful generation of filmmakers. He studied Linguistics at the University of Bucharest, specializing himself in French literature, and Opera Directing at the Music Academy of Bucharest. His literary debut in 1995 was a collection of anthologies and he has written since 2 novels which were translated in several Italian, Spanish, French, Croatian and Hungarian. His second novel, Theodosius the Small, received in 2011 the European Prize for Literature. As a scriptwriter, he has collaborated with numerous directors such as Cristi Puiu (Stuff and Dough, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu), Radu Muntean (The Paper Will Be Blue, Tuesday After Christmas, One Floor Bellow), Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days), Calin Netzer (Childs’s Pose), Rafi Pitts (Soy Nero). Since 2006, he was a frequent guest of the Academy of Arts and Design in Karlsruhe and York University in Toronto, and of the Museum of Cinema in Torino, for workshops on dramaturgy. From 2011 until 2014, he had a permanent assignment to teach film directing at the ESAV (Superior School of Visual Arts) in Marrakesh. He is currently teaching film at The Academy of Arts and Design in Karklsruhe.


Leonardo Stagliano

A former participant of the ESP, Leonardo Staglianò is a writer and story editor who studied Philosophy (University of Florence), Techniques of Narration (Scuola Holden) and Dramatic Writing (NYU). He wrote the feature film Yuri Esposito, winner of the Biennale College at the 70° Venice Film Festival, the play Cashmere, WA, winner of the Diego Fabbri Award, and short stories published in various literary magazines. Currently, he is the Program Coordinator at the College of Storytelling at the Scuola Holden, where he teaches dramaturgy.


Gabriele Brunnenmeyer

Having worked as a journalist, Gabriele Brunnenmeyer was in charge of the MEDIA Antenna Berlin-Brandenburg, acting as an artistic adviser for the MEDIA training initiative Moonstone International as well as an artistic director for Connecting Cottbus till the end of 2010. From 2013 till December 2014 she was the head of studies for the MEDIA supported training program Maia Workshops. Since 2005 she is working for the Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film as a free lanced project and script advisor. Since 2013 she is acting as the conference coordinator for the IDM Film Conference Incontri in Italy. Furthermore Gabriele is working as consultant for script development, packaging and project presentation for single projects as well as for First Films First, Berlinale and Sarajevo Talents, Robert Bosch Coproduction Prize, Baltic Pitching Forum, Euro Connection, Sam Spiegel School and others.