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During her studies at Sciences Po, Camélia Acef discovered screenwriting on the other side of the Atlantic during an exchange program at DePaul University in Chicago. Convinced that she had found her calling, she joined the CEEA upon her return to train as a screenwriter. At the same time, she wrote musicals for the theater, including the play “Mémoires de Sorcière” performed at La Scala Paris in June 2022. Since graduating from CEEA, Camélia has been developing her own projects for the screen and for the stage, while working as a dialogue writer for the French soap opera “Demain Nous Appartient”.
A graduate of the London South Bank University in Writing for Media Arts, Marcin is a Polish screenwriter based in Margate, UK. His scripts received several accolades at screenwriting contests including 3rd place in the Euroscript Screen Story Competition 2017, CANAL+ Special Prize at ScriptPro 2016 and the top 10 at ScriptPro 2022. Participant of script workshops including the London Screenwriters’ Festival Talent Campus, Arvon’s Tutored Screenwriting Retreat, Screenwriting: Feature Film Bootcamp and script consultations at Wajda School, he is a grantee of The Literary Consultancy and Arvon Foundation.
Gigi Romero is a Venezuelan-Spanish psychological horror writer and director. She has directed several short films that have been selected in various international horror film festivals. She is currently writing La Cura, winner of the DAMA Ayuda call for screenplays and later selected in COOFILM, a female filmmakers residency program, both in Spain. For Talent Unlimited she brings Las Desgraciadas, a dark fable about failed ambitions and broken dreams. Gigi is a lover of fantasy and horror films, and deeply believes that there is beauty in fear when used as a creative tool.
Thomas Blackmore is a writer and director from London. He started out running film projects with young offenders, before winning a place on the Warner Brothers screenwriting program where he worked on comedy and drama shows in the UK. Thomas has written and directed short films, worked as a head writer on narrative video games, and is an alumni of the Royal Court Theatre’s new writers program. He has been a writing mentor for the prison arts charity, the Koestler Trust, and his stories use satire to draw attention to themes of power, identity, and justice.
Max is a screenwriter from Poland. He’s been writing screenplays since 2013. He placed in multiple competitions, like Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition and PAGE International Screenwriting Competition. In 2022, he was a semifinalist of the most prestigious script competitions in the world, the Academy Nicholl Fellowship, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. A movie he co-wrote was the biggest Polish blockbuster of 2021 and was screened in multiple countries.
Marta Irène ROSATO
Marta is an Italian screenwriter with a filmmaking background and a bachelor degree in Literature and Art. In the three years after her graduation from the London Film School, she got selected and awarded at some international screenwriting festivals, her script got optioned and her first book is going to be published soon. In 2022, she worked for Nexus Studios London to write a short animated film. Her interest in psychology and her love for Gothic literature inspire her visual imagery and her writing.