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Pierre Hodgson

Pierre Hodgson was born in London in 1959. After Oxford, he came to Paris where he was coordinator on Olivier Assayas’ first film and 1st AD to Raul Ruiz on TREASURE ISLAND, shot in Portugal. The next years were split between a job as a TV producer in London and screenwriting for Joao Canijo in Lisbon. Two of these films went to Un Certain Regard.
He continues to combine making documentaries with screenwriting, including Philippe Grandrieux’ SOMBRE, Randa Chahal’s INFIDELES and three features by Jerôme de Missolz. He has worked with Thomas Bidegain, Patricia Mazuy, Jean-Gabriel Periot and Marina de Van among others. He tutors at Le Groupe Ouest | European Film Lab since 2014.

Razvan Radulescu

Răzvan Rădulescu (born in Bucharest, in 1969) studied linguistics, French Litterature and then Opera directing before starting to work in cinema. As a screenwriter (The Death of Mr. Lăzărescu; Tuesday after Christmas; Child’s pose), script consultant (4 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days; The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaușescu) and director (First of all, Felicia; Evropa) he followed a basic principle: that cinema on screen is about what we see and hear, while off screen it is about what we think and feel. Since 2005, he took occasional teaching jobs in Dramaturgy (ESAV Marrakesh, York University Toronto, Scuola Holden Torino and Academy of Arts Karlsruhe).

Claire Barré

Claire Barré is a screenwriter and novellist.
After training as an actress, she turned towards writing and studied two years as a screenwriter at C.E.E.A. Upon finishing the program, she wrote for several télévision series (TF1, France 2 and Arte).
Her screenplay « An Ideal Wife » received the Sopadin prize for Best Screenwriter, opening the world of cinema to her. She has since worked with numerous directors (Anne Fontaine, Fabienne Berthaud, Audrey Dana, Olivier Ayache-Vidal, Fred Garson.). The first film that she has co-written, « A bigger world » by Fabienne Berthaud, starring Cécile de France, will be released starting in 2019. A second one, « Police », by Anne Fontaine, is being shot at this moment.
Claire has published five novels and has been a consultant and screenwriting professor in the University of Nanterre, in C.E.E.A., in Femis, in Brazil, and Colombia.

Yann Apperry

Yann Apperry is half French and half American. His novel Paradoxe du Ciel Nocturne. Diabolus in Musica, published in 2000, won the Prix Médicis. His following novel, Farrago (2003), was awarded the Lycéens Goncourt Prize. In 2008, Terre Sans Maître was published, in the same year as L’Île aux Histoires, the first volume in a series of children’s books that he co-wrote with Tanja Siren. His play Les hommes sans Aveux was performed in 2000 at the Théâtre du Gymnase and the Théâtre National de Chaillot in Paris. His subsequent plays Mercure Apocryphe and Je dirai ceci d’obscurwere performed the following year at the Petit Odéon.
Apperry also writes songs and libretti – often with the help of Claude Barthélémy, Massimo Nunzi and Régis Huby. In 2007, he and Claude Barthélémy wrote a play entitled Bruit Blanc which was recorded in 2008 by the French national radio station, France Culture. Yann Apperry co-wrote the screenplay for Jalil Lespert’s first film, 24 Mesures, which was released in 2007.

Antoine Le Bos

Antoine was coming from a previous life in sailing and philosophy when he graduated from CEEA in Paris. He first directed short films and on-stage experiments, before signing or co-signing around 25 feature scripts for independent filmmakers. He won the Gan Foundation Price as a writer in 2005, created Le Groupe Ouest in Brittany in 2006, which has become N°1 place in France for coaching writers. With LGO, he has created the Cross Channel Film Lab experience, and more recently launched LIM | Less is More, the European development programme for limited budget features. Since 2016, he works as an advisor/tutor in India for NFDC. He’s been closely collaborating with TorinoFilmLab since 2007.