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Discover the 7 projects selected in 2015

Groupe Ouest became the first place helping authors with the scriptwriting process in residency in France. In the European scale, it set up a research work on narration linked to the evolution of the technologies in images and production methods.

Within the framework of its Yearly Selection, Groupe Ouest helps this year seven emergent scriptwriters and/or writers-directors of feature films. Here are the projects selected:

  • Massoud BakhshiYalda
    Iran
    2nd feature film
  • Soussaba CisséChâteau Rouge
    Mali
    1st feature film
  • Alfredo CovelliTire !
    Italy
    1st feature film
  • Delphine DelogetFinistère
    France
    1st feature film
  • Fred Nicolas (co-author: François Bégaudeau)Bandit Rouge
    France
    2nd feature film
  • Jean-Charles PaugamLa bonne chaleur de l’animal
    France
    1st feature film
  • Thomas RioWar Machines
    France
    1st feature film

The authors selected will benefit from a screenwriting coaching programme over nine months, including three collective workshops in residency in Brignogan-Plages (Brittany) and a personalised follow-up of writing by on-line sessions. The workshops in residency are leaded by two script-consultants: Jacques Akchoti and Marcel Beaulieu.

Groupe Ouest is the French partner of the TorinoFilmLab and the founder of the Cross Channel Film Lab, the French-British platform of support for the development of emergent independent cinema.