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Franz Rodenkirchen


Franz Rodenkirchen is a Berlin-based independent script consultant, teacher and tutor in workshops and individual project development.

Together with Françoise von Roy he founded Script Circle in 2014, a bi-monthly script development-workshop in Berlin, and also with Françoise von Roy runs the script consulting training workshop Six Days of Practice for film professionals.

He works as a tutor for TorinoFilmLab, with CineLink /Sarajevo, SEAFIC (Southeast Asia Fiction Film Lab) and MIDPOINT Institute. For Berlinale Talents he selects and mentors projects at their annual Script Station and also teaches at dffb – Berlin.

Franz co-wrote four feature-films (1987-1994) with director Jörg Buttgereit and helped in bringing them to the screen. In 1996 he started working as a script consultant for international independent projects. From 2006 – 2015 he was one of the core advisors at Binger Filmlab/Amsterdam.

Franz occasionally publishes short essays about different aspects of his work and lectures for diverse institutions on script consulting approaches.

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