Two OZ filmmakers to attend Sundance's Screenwriters Labs

MUMBAI: Two Australian filmmakers Ariel Kleiman, co-writer and director and Sarah Cyngler, co-writer of a film titled Partisan will travel to Utah to take part in the annual Sundance Institute‘s Directors and Screenwriters Labs.
Partisan is the story of an 11 year-old boy Alexander who is raised to see the world through his parent‘s eyes, begins to think for himself.
The program will call on accomplished advisors, professional actors and production crews to shoot and edit scenes from Partisan‘s screenplay to help Kleiman and Cyngler refine their ideas. The workshop, that will run for a month from 28 May, will also include emerging filmmakers from the US, Italy, Romania, France, Algeria, Chile and the UK.
Kleiman‘s short film Young Love was screened at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival where it took an honourable mention in short film-making.
His follow-up Deeper Than Yesterday had its world premiere at Cannes Film Festival in the Critics Week where it won the Kodak Discovery Award for best short film and the Petit Rail Door. The film was also awarded the Jury Prize for in international film-making at 2011?s Sundance Film Festival.

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