RE-ACT Workshop

The third RE-ACT workshop will take place in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy in March 2017 alongside the brand new TorinoFilmLab international SeriesLab programme. The workshop is open to creative teams with either feature or documentary projects in development and, for the first time ever: to TV series projects in development.

Out of 20 projects submitted for the third RE-ACT Workshop, the following 7 were selected::

  1. Hotel Alcohol
    writer/director: Jan Cvitkovič, producer: Miha Černec, Nastja Kotnik Minik (Staragara), Slovenia, feature film
  2. Women who hunt
    writer/director: Urška Djukić, producer: Marina Gumzi (Nosorogi), Slovenia, documentary film
  3. Penguins
    writer: Anita Čeko, director: Ivan Sikavica, producer: Jure Pavlović (Sekvenca), Croatia, TV Series
  4. The witch hunter
    writer: Maja Pek, producer: Danijel Pek (Antitalent), Croatia, TV Series
  5. Borderline
    writers/directors: Tiha Gudac, Iva Tkalec, Isabella Rinaldi, producer: Ljubo Zdjelarević (Kinoteka), Croatia, TV Series
  6. Krvava snežinka
    writers: Luca Chinaglia, Anton Špacapan Vončina, director: Luca Chinaglia, producers: David Cej, Igor Prinčič (Transmedia), Italy, feature film
  7. Nuovo cinema Buie
    writer: Mila Orlić, director: Alessio Bozzer, producer: Alessio Bozzer (Videoest), Italy, documentary film

Creative teams consisting of writers (or directors) and producers from Croatia, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Slovenia developing feature and documentary projects, as well as TV series, will have the unique opportunity to:

  • hold individual meetings with TFL and RE-ACT experts/tutors focusing on the main areas of filmmaking and TV series creation, such as script development, directing, image, sound, producing and connection to TV industry
  • work in group sessions and form long term creative and business partnerships
  • participate in TFL SeriesLab plenary sessions
  • take part in a tailor-made networking platform and present their projects to possible co-producing partners and film funds’ representatives from FVG, Slovenia and Croatia

Target group

Creative teams (writer or director and producer) from partner countries/regions: Croatia, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Slovenia who have either feature, documentary or TV series projects in early stages of development

Project criteria

  • feature-length fiction or documentary projects, preferably thematically linking the territories of three partner countries/regions with a clear co-production potential, and the 1st draft of the script in English ready for the workshop (to be sent in by the end of February at the latest)
  • long multi-season TV series projects preferably thematically linking the territories of three partner countries/regions and with a clear co-production potential, consisting of at least 6 episodes (duration of 26’-50’ or 50’- 59’ each)

Participation fees & conditions

The participation at RE-ACT Workshop is free of charge. Each participant will be offered accommodation and subsistence during the workshop. Participants themselves should cover travel costs.

Final selection

The RE-ACT Programme Council appointed by three member funds reads all eligible projects and evaluates the artistic excellence, feasibility and coherence of the projects as future co-productions in between participating countries/regions. A special care will be taken to ensure a fair balance of approved projects per country/region and per genre.