The residents of Pustnik 2019


The 5th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place between 2–10 September 2019, at Port Cetate, Romania, has selected its participants from a total of 119 applications received from 44 countries.

The 8 participants, coming from 6 countries, were selected by co-founders Andreea Borțun and Bryn Chainey:

Ori Aharon (Israel/Romania) - OSHER

Phyllis Grae Grande (Philippines) - Everybody Leaves

Tess Martin (USA) - Tracing Rita

Alexandru Mavrodineanu (Romania) - A serious man

Kerstin Neuwirth (Austria) - ABITANTI

Jayisha Patel (UK) - When Ash Falls

Diana Voinea (Romania) - Chronicle of a disappearance 

Jack Wake-Walker (UK) - Scarlett123


Furthermore, one more guest of this year's edition has confirmed her participation: Marie Dubas will join Soudade Kadaan, Bianca Oana and Laurence Coriat.

Marie Dubas is the founder of Deuxième Ligne Films and an EAVE 2013 graduate. She has co-produced films like John Trengove's first feature film THE WOUND (Sundance 2016, Berlinale Panorama 2017) and recently finished Teona Mitevska's fifth feature GOD EXISTS, HER NAME IS PETRUNIJA, winner of the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury at Berlinale 2019.

The residents and invited filmmakers will participate in various activities such as roundtable discussions, masterclasses, and one-on-one talks.


”The residents of Pustnik 2019”