Oh My Pitch: Drama Writers' Pitch

    1. Event Date
      Mon, Apr 8

Oh My Pitch: Drama Writers' Pitch

08 Apr 2019, 17:00 - 18:00

Palais des Festivals, Drama Creative Room, Palais -1
Language:
English

In Development Drama Writers’ Pitch features projects from emerging and seasoned writers with international ambitions.

 

 

BLACK TIMES

1347 A.D. Europe. Within 4 years, half the population will perish from the worst epidemic in History: The Great Plague.

As a DRIVEN DOCTOR in France is desperately searching for a cure, a TEENAGE GIRL in Italy, denounced as a witch, seems to have it in her blood. A DEVOTED PRIEST is set out to find and ultimately destroy the girl, who's threatening Faith in the Christian world. While a fight between science and religion is slowly brewing, the AMBITIOUS WIFE OF A MERCHANT joins forces with a SOULLESS MERCENARY to use the girl as a means to rule Italy's drapery industry.

As the Plague ravages the continent, spreading up North, those believers in science, religion, money and magic, are pushed to the extreme side of their own faith. They fight to survive, protect what they love, carry hope, or lose their souls completely in those... BLACK TIMES.

 

Created by:  Sabrina Amerell, Alexandre Manneville & Georgi Angelov | Written by: Sabrina Amerell & Alexandre Manneville | Country:  France/Germany

 

HELLO DOLLY

Hello Dolly is set in a Sex Doll factory in Dover, England, dealing with the desires, hopes, perversions and prospects of all those inside, told through our hero and master doll spray painter, Christie Moon.

No matter how hard he works, he can no longer afford to live. This injustice causes an anger to boil up inside him and a great cause is forged. Surely everyone, has a right to a fulfilling life?

At extreme personal danger, Christie takes the first steps to becoming a reluctant revolutionary after he is asked to fit a golden vagina to a sex doll for a Far Eastern president whose population are starving.

Hello Dolly is a dramatic portrayal of working life at the margins, of betrayal and a provocation to the viewer to consider what kind of society they want to live in. Socialism has failed, Capitalism is bankrupt. What comes next?

 

Created by: Johnny Maginn | Written by: Johnny Maginn | Country: UK

 

KINKS

Dr. Erica Novak is both audacious and sophisticated – a woman at the top of her professional game, willing to challenge the status quo at every turn. A psycho-sexual one-hour drama, Dr. Novak’s mythic personal life dominates ongoing arcs, while the issues that face her patients drive the series with fascinating short-term provocations.   Digging into her own family secrets she will discover that defying taboo is her birthright but falling in love with a man burdened by an infamous legacy is a rabbit hole she can’t control.

 

Created by: Rachel Feldman | Written by: Rachel Feldman | Country: United States

 

THE TRIBE

Warsaw, 1918. Into this nation-wide misery steps a young hard-hitting woman, Sonia, who returns home after years of war to see her dying mother for the last time. Her visit also will bring her back together with her three sisters. The death of the mother reveals a secret. Throughout the war the sisters helped their mother run a brothel. However, they were unaware that their mother also moved into the world of dealing drugs. The sisters quickly discover that the business of selling morphine is a dangerous world, in which their freedom and lives are at risk. Sonia, who won't let her three sisters to be sucked into a vortex of despair, bravely enters the business. In freshly liberated Poland, she becomes not only a fearless creator of her own future but also the first woman to boldly fight for power in the men's world of crime.

 

Created by: Agata Koschmieder | Written by: Agata Koschmieder | Country: Poland

Speakers

  • Ash Atalla

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • UK
      3. Speaker category
        Speaker
        Host

    Managing Director

    Roughcut Television

    Ash Atalla is an Emmy, Golden Globe and five times BAFTA-winning producer, best known for multi award winning series The Office (BBC), The IT Crowd...

  • Christian Wikander

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • UK
      3. Speaker category
        Host

    Director Co-Production

    Twelve Town

    Christian was formerly Head of Drama with SVT, Sweden’s public broadcaster. During his tenure there, Christian and the team developed and produced...

  • Tara Cook

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • UK
      3. Speaker category
        Host

    Development Producer

    Carnival Films

    Tara joined Carnival Films as a development producer in late 2014, prior to this she was a film and television development and production executive...

  • Jane Gogan

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • Ireland
      3. Speaker category
        Host

    Executive Producer

    Jane Gogan is an executive producer of drama series with extensive experience. Recent work includes Taken Down (w. Stuart Carolan / Jo Spain, dist....

  • Alexandre Manneville

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • France
      3. Speaker category
        Speaker

    Screenwriter

    Since graduating from filmschool l'ESAV in 2008, he's been developing, writing and headwriting animated series (such as "Kaeloo", Kidscreen award...

  • Sabrina Amerell

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • Germany
      3. Speaker category
        Speaker

    Screenwriter

    Sabrina studied foreign language translation and interpreting (English, Spanish, Economics) in Munich. Until 2014 she has been working as storyliner...

  • Johnny Maginn

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • UK
      3. Speaker category
        Speaker

    Writer

    Wigstar Films

    I have just completed my MA in Screenwriting at the London Film School where I was awarded a distinction. During the year we also worked on an...

  • Rachel Feldman

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        North America
        • USA
      3. Speaker category
        Speaker

    Writer/Director

    Dollface Films

    Rachel Feldman is a Los Angeles based filmmaker who has directed more than 75 hours of American dramatic television for every major broadcast...

  • Agata Koschmieder

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Country
        Europe
        • Poland
      3. Speaker category
        Speaker

    Screenwriter

    Agata Koschmieder graduated from Institute of Journalism at Warsaw University in 2013. In 2018 she got her screenwriting master degree at National...

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