Talent Development with Drive Writing Studio & Serieskolen
In order to meet the growing demand for fiction, in both the Danish and foreign markets, Drive Studios launched Drive Writing Studio January 2021. Drive Writing Studio is a screenwriting talent program with a specific focus on writing TV series. Students are going to be taught in characters, structure, genre and all the different formats that TV series have at their disposal. Meet Adam August, Creative Executive and Maj-Britt Landin, Head of Scripted Content at Drive Studios.
Serieskolen was launched by Filmtalent, Filmværkstedet / København, Aarhus Filmværksted and Odense Filmværksted in collaboration with Netflix. Serieskolen is a nationwide talent development program aimed at the next generation of creative talents who want to work in the serial format and develop their serial storytelling skills. Meet Merete Stubkjær, CEO, Aarhus Filmværksted.
From episode writer to head writer
Maja Jul Larsen is a prominent Danish screenwriter. She has worked on some of the most popular and reputable Danish series such as Borgen, Arvingerne and Bedrag. Most recently, she has been the head writer of her own first series, Cry Wolf, which was broadcast on DR in the fall of 2020. Cry Wolf received the award for best series at the Zurich Film Festival in 2020, won the Best Nordic Screenplay at the Nordisk Film & TV Fond award in 2021, and won TV Series of the Year at the Robert Awards. Maja will talk about her career going from episode writer to head writer, and provide insight and advice on how to become proficient as a screenwriter.
Masterclass with Adam Price – Series Godfather of the Nordics
Join us for a unique opportunity to get into the head of series godfather of the nordics Adam Price, the Danish screenwriter, playwright, and co-owner and executive-producer at SAM Productions, when we go on a journey through his impressive series repertoire that count titles such as Borgen, Ragnarok, Anna Pihl, Nikolaj og Julie and Taxa among many others.
Adam Price has been acknowledged with several international awards for his work, most recently as creator of the Danish drama series Borgen for which he was awarded with the BAFTA Award for Best International Drama, the Prix Italia, the Fipa d’Or for Best Drama, The Golden Nymph (Monte Carlo TV-Festival) for Best European Drama Series and the Peabody Award. Borgen has been sold to 75 countries in 5 continents, and has recently been renewed for season 4 in a collaboration between DR and Netflix.
25th of March 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
1:00 PM – 1:05 PM Welcome by host, Ann Lind Andersen and Felicia Elisabeth Jackson, Festival Director, THIS & Aarhus Series, Filmby Aarhus, and introduction by Nikolaj Scherfig, Danske Dramatikere
1:05 PM – 1:30 PM Drive Writing Studio, Adam August, Head of Program og Maj-Britt Landin, Head of Scripted Content & Serieskolen, Merete Stubkjær, CEO, Aarhus Filmværksted
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM From Episode to Head Writer, Maja Jul Larsen, Screenwriter
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Masterclass with Adam Price
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM TBA
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