Scriptwriter from Quebec (Canada), Marcel Beaulieu works in to the world of cinema for more than 35 years. He wrote, co-writes or collaborated on more than eighty works, mainly for the cinema. He won the quartz of the best Swiss movie for CŒUR ANIMAL of Séverine Cornamusaz, the Bayard from the best sceenplay to Namur for Francis Leclerc’s LOOKING FOR ALEXANDER and the award of the best script in Fespaco on 2015 for FAHTMA N’SOUMER of Belkacem Hadjadj. All the movies in which it participated deserved more than 200 national or international prizes, among which one Golden Globe for FARINELLI of Gérard Corbiau. He also gave screenwriting workshops in every corner of the world: from Yaoudé to Algiers…via Burkina Faso, Mali, Belgium, Switzerland, Congo Brazzaville, Beirut, Cairo, Marrakesh and in Brittany for Le Groupe Ouest where he is consultant since 2007.
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.
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, european development platform for low budget features. Since 2016, he works as an advisor/tutor in India for NFDC. He’s been closely collaborating with TorinoFilmLab since 2007.
Trained at Scuola Holden and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Leonardo Staglianò is a writer and story editor. He wrote the feature film YURI ESPOSITO (Biennale College-Cinema prize), the play CASHMERE, WA (Diego Fabbri Award) and short stories published in various literary magazines. As a tutor, he has worked with institutions such as Torino Film Lab, Nisi Masa, Doha Film Institute. Currently, he is the Program Coordinator at the College of Storytelling at Scuola Holden, where he teaches dramaturgy.