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German Films Unveils Six Screenwriters Taking Part in Face to Face Campaign (Exclusive)

German Films Unveils Six Screenwriters Taking Part in Face to Face Campaign (Exclusive)

German Films, the agency that promotes German cinema around the world, has unveiled the participants of the fifth edition of its Face to Face With German Films campaign, which this year is dedicated to screenwriters.

The writers chosen for Face to Face, which “turns the spotlight on the most influential names in the German audiovisual and film industry and represents some of its most dynamic figures,” are Jana Burbach (“Bad Banks”), Katharina Essyen (“Holiday Secrets”), Hanno Hackfort, Bernd Lange, Rafael Parente (“8 Days”) and Laila Stieler.

The campaign will kick off on March 26 with a panel discussion at Séries Mania in Lille, France, about modern storytelling, in partnership with Variety and Séries Mania. Entitled “Serious About Series: Elements of Innovation in Modern Storytelling,” the panel will be led by John Hopewell of Variety, in conversation with the six screenwriters.

Simone Baumann, managing director of German Films, said: “Now in its fifth year,

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