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 23 May 2018.

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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 ...

Laurence Coriat joins Pustnik 2018

We’re very happy to announce screenwriter Laurence Coriat as one of our special guests at Pustnik Screenwriters Residency 2018. Laurence is best known for her collaborations with Michael Winterb...

Emerging writers/directors wanted

TETA Association launches the third edition of Pustnik - the European Screenwriters Residence, which will take place between 02 and 10 september 2017. Pustnik is the only Romanian initiative of this s...

News from our 2016 Pustnik residents

We try to stay connected to all our former residents and get constant updates on their projects. Here’s what we know so far.   Tudor Botezatu’s feature-length film, “The Min...


The 4th edition of Pustnik will be held at Cultural Port Cetate, Romania in September 2018.