Training Ground
Screenwriter Tony Grisoni confirmed as a guest speaker to fest 2019

We start to unveil the industry program with our first Guest Speaker: Tony Grisoni is coming to FEST to present a Screenwriting Masterclass in Training Ground.

The versatile English screenwriter is known for his collaborations with Terry Gilliam in several of his most notable and controversial projects, starting in 1998, on the cult trip film“Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”. This collaboration continued throughout some time with “Tideland” (2015) and most recently “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” (2018). Tony is also known for his work on TV. He was a co-writer and executive producer for “The Young Pope” (2016) by Paolo Sorrentino.

Joining Tony Grisoni as guest experts for the 15th edition of FEST are producers Paul Miller and Gareth Willey. While Paul Miller has produced films of renowned filmmakers such as John Sayles in "Lone Star" (1996) and Erik Skjoldbjærg in "Prozac Nation" (2001); Gareth Willey has produced, among others,  Woody Allen's “Match Point” (2005), “Scoop” (2006) and “Vicky Christina Barcelona” (2008). 

FEST 2019 will feature a 6-day extensive industry program with tailored experiences to all film and audiovisual professionals. Gathering a list of renowned film professionals, FEST organizes a diverse masterclass program (Training Ground); a section focused on the director's role (Director's Hub); as well as several networking activities: Industry Meetings, Filmmakers' Corner and Networking Dinners. The full industry program is accessible with our FEST - Pro Badge.

Join us at FEST 2019, from June 24th to July 1st, in Espinho, Portugal.
Get you accreditation for the 15th anniversary of FEST to take part in 6 days of films, debates, roundtables, workshops, masterclasses, industry meetings, networking dinners and more!