Pisa, Italy

Hues of Writing (HoW): Scripwriting for Theatre and TV Series

when 8 July 2024 - 13 July 2024
language Italian
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 750

The 2024 edition of the Summer School Hues of Writing (HoW), organised by the Department of Philology, Literature and Linguistics of the University of Pisa within the frame of the Excellence Project CECIL, will be devoted to Italian scriptwriting, with two separate curricula respectively focused on the theatre and TV series. Students will choose either curriculum.

The 6-day intensive academic program will mainly consist in workshops led by established professionals in the field of theatre writing and TV series writing. Students will be introduced to the techniques of scriptwriting and given the opportunity to practice intensive creative writing (28 h) and discuss the outcome of their work (final project presentation 7 h).

The course will also include a plenary lecture and a plenary round table with experts in literature, creative writing, adaptation, transmedial studies, etc.

HoW to have fun: During the week several cultural events will be organised in Pisa, among which guided tours of the town, cinema and theatre performances.

Course leader

Prof. Roberta Cella

Target group

Undergraduate and postgraduate university students, professionals in the Humanities (PhD candidates, teachers, researchers, etc.).

Course aim

Besides introducing students to the techniques of scriptwriting in the field of theatre (curriculum A) and TV series (curriculum B), the Summer School aims to provide them with an intensive training through workshops intended to stimulate their creativity, as well as their reflection on language in its manifold dimensions.

The author of the best script will be invited as a guest to the launching day of the 2025 edition of the Summer School.

Fee info

EUR 750: tuition fees


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