Support the creation of short format and the emergence of a new generation of authors
With the support of the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur Regional Council and the City of Marseille, the Marseille Web Fest will launch a call for projects in July 2022 as part of the eighth edition of its Writing Residency (October 17 to 21, 2022 in Marseille).
In order to support the creation short format, web-series & web-creation, this writing residency aims to allow the emergence of a new generation of creators/authors by offering residential writing workshops adapted to these new contents.
In parallel to the workshops proposed by Anne Santa Maria, interventions of professionals will be planned.
At the end of the writing residency, the authors will pitch their project in front of a jury of professionals. The Best Pitch Prize will be awarded to one of them in addition to a €3000 writing grant from the CNC (for French authors only).
Authors will also receive a Final Draft license, partner of the Marseille Web Fest. Final Draft is a text editor for writing and formatting screenplays.
The authors selected for the 8th edition of the Writing Residency are :
- Hadrien Carré – Project : Sprint
- Sarah Fromentarius – Project : VSAV ou Les Mille et Une Gardes
- Anne Loriot – Project : Homo Sobrietus
- Inès Pienne – Project : The Vengeful society
- Jonathan Rio – Project : Stella et les Chronogéomètres
- Ruddy Sylaire – Project : Le Frigo
- Cécilia Tarek – Projet : L’oiseau qui voulait l’ami des humains
The Best Pitch 2022 Award goes to:
Sarah Fromentarius – Project : VSAV ou Les Mille et Une Gardes
Back to the 8th edition (October 17 to 21, 2022)
After a career as program advisor, producer, Head of Drama and branch office manager, within major players in the sector such as TF1, FremantleMedia, Gaumont, Newen, Anne Santa Maria is now a consultant in content strategies for independent producers, Media groups and Audiovisual Markets (Reed Midem, Warner Tv France, Conecta Fiction, etc.).
International contributor for 5 years on original digital creations in various festivals (Rio, Seoul, London, Moscow, Sicily, Canada, Italy, Spain, Germany, etc.) as conference speaker, jury and panelist, she presented the Master Class “The Game of Pitch” at the opening of the “In Development” of MIPTV – CanneSéries 2019.
As a media trainer, she operates in different organisations: MIPTV Creative Talent Pitch 2017-2020 (32 projects – 24 different nationalities), CEEA, 4 J training “Pitcher a fiction project”, Media Faculty “Establish and Manage a budget of fiction production ”, Sorbonne – ASFORED, Master 2, INA-UCA,“ Formation Showrunner ”, Alsace cultural agency “Production of web series” / “Pitch your own project within the context of International Festivals ”, ESRA, CEFPF, Web Fest Berlin-Deutsche Telekom, Cristal Festival (Courchevel), etc.
Anne Santa Maria
call for projects
At the end of the call for projects, the selection of the residents is made by a jury composed of professionals of new media and new writing. This selection is based on the candidate’s CV, on the interest of the project being written and on their motivation.
The writing residency welcomes authors, without age limit, European or from the Mediterranean basin for a total of 5 days (Monday to Friday included). The authors will be offered personalized workshops and a collective program of meetings with professionals of new media and new writing.