Pustnik Screenwriters Residency is a nine-day retreat in countryside Romania, where screenwriters can develop their projects in an environment dedicated to peace of mind and clarity of thought. We’ll enjoy local food and wine, get lost in the woods, and knuckle down on our scripts. Applications are open until 22 April 2019.

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The first guests of 2019 have been confirmed!

The first guest experts have been announced for the fifth edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place in Romania this September. During the nine-day retreat, eight scr...

Pustnik 2019: a short interview with co-founders Andreea & Bryn

Pustnik is the only international screenwriters’ residency happening in Romania and this year it has reached its 5th edition. As the deadline for submissions approaches, here is a short intervie...

Pustnik is back, the call for writers/directors is open

TETA Association has launched the 5th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place 2–10 September 2019, at Port Cetate, Romania. Pustnik is the only Romanian initiative of t...

Don't Panic

Last year's residency was a real validation of why we started Pustnik. It's always great to get away from the city, with its never-ending stream of distractions, and as ever we benefited from ...


The 5th edition of Pustnik will be held at Cultural Port Cetate, Romania in September 2019.