Room 8

Simona Nobile

Simona Nobile is an international script consultant, screenwriter and trainer. Her credits as a story editor/creative consultant/production supervisor include among others: feature film “Entwined” (2019, directed by Minos Nikolakis, TIFF 2019), HBO documentary feature “Agnelli” (2017, directed by Nick Hooker); documentary feature “Another Me” (2016, directed by Claudio Casazza – Festival dei Popoli), the feature film “Romeo & Juliet” (2013 directed by Carlo Carlei, written by Julian Fellowes and produced by Amber Ent./Echolake/Svarovski Ent.), TV miniseries “Il Generale della Rovere” (2011, RAI Uno) and “L’Aviatore” (2008, Mediaset) both directed by Carlo Carlei and produced by Rizzoli Audiovisivi.

As screenwriter she’s currently developing the TV series “Babyland” (production: Agitprop selected by Berlinale Coproduction Market 2020), “Five Minutes Before” (production: Panama Film/ RAI), “Beauty Hunters” and the feature film “Mine”. Simona is also a Script Consultant for: Eurimages’ Council of Europe’s Coproduction Fund; MEDIA Development Program; EWA, as well as the Torino Film Lab. From 2014 through 2017 she was a Member of the Italian Ministry of Culture’s Selection Committee responsible for awarding national development, production and co-production funding for feature films. She is currently Member of the Selection Committees for the ‘Minority Coproduction Fund’ of the Italian Ministry of Culture (Mibac), Piemonte Film TV Fund, Friuli Venezia Giulia Fund, Apulia Film/TV Fund. She’s a lecturer at the Università La Sapienza of Rome and member of EWA Network and of the European Film Academy.

Frixos Masouras

Frixos Masouras grew up with a hefty dose of cinema, fantasy literature, fantasy roleplaying, and video games. As well as having an established career as a sports commentator (Football and F1 since 2009) he wrote his first theatre play, Αντίο, κοπρόσκυλα! (Au revoir, you dirty dogs) which took to the stage in 2018 to great success, and released his first novella in 2019 (The Ballad of James Tig). A feature-film version of the play is slated for a limited release this year.

He has also adapted “The Woman in Black” and “The Curious Case of Watson Intelligence” into greek while also writing the first book of his fantasy saga. Frixos and two colleagues, won the HBO Award at the 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival, with their series concept, The Midnight Shift, as part of the Midpoint TV Launch development program and is currently in development. Alongside The Midnight Shift, he is also part of two writing teams for two other TV shows which are, also, in development.

Uygar Erdim

I was born in 1981, Nicosia. As long as I know myself I love cinema. I have a master degree from media studies and radio, tv, cinema department but movies that I watched may have stronger effects what I did and what I want to do. I wrote and directed some short movies and documentary films. I prefer to say I am a visual storyteller. In recent years, I focus on creating tv and web series. Before corona thread, one of the web series project was started in production in the north part of the island, titled as ‘My Mom Takes a Selfie’.

Teodor Reljić

Teodor Reljić was born in Belgrade, Serbia and raised in Malta. He writes fiction across various formats, as well as feature articles and film reviews for national media. His debut novel, Two, was published by Merlin in 2014 and was shortlisted for the National Book Prize (Malta) in 2015, while his short film ‘Camilla’ — which he co-wrote with its director Stephanie Sant — premiered in 2018 after winning the National Book Council’s Literary Short Film competition.

He is the screenwriter for the upcoming feature film adaptation of Alex Vella Gera’s novel Is-Sriep Regghu Saru Velenuzi, to be directed by Martin Bonnici and produced by Shadeena Entertainment, after winning the National Book Council’s Feature Film Adaptation Grant.