summer school

Writing and developing Cinema and TV projects


In collaboration with the Pontificia Università della Santa Croce


XVI edition

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The XVI edition of the Summer School organized by the Specializing Master International Screenwriting and Production - MISP, held by authors and consultants of some International Cinema and TV projects who have been highly successful in many Countries in the world: Bobette Buster - one of the most renown teachers of script-writing and development consultants in the USA; - Francesco Arlanch, Luisa Cotta Ramosino, Armando Fumagalli, will take place in the wonderful context of Rome.    


The main goal is to provide students, script-writers and producers with an intensive training in cinema/Tv storytelling (workshop 1) and with the opportunity to develop International Cinema projects (as well as TV-Movies and Miniseries) under the guidance of Bobette Buster (workshop 3). A special focus will be dedicated to the writing and development of projects based on true stories (workshop 2).


Three full-day intensive modules. It is possible to apply to the whole programme, or to attend one or two specific workshops.
WORKSHOP 1: 18 - 20 July 2023
The American Way of Storytelling: Hollywood and Independent Cinema  
intensive classes by Bobette Buster
WORKSHOP 2:  21 July 2023
From True Stories to Films and Tv Series: some European Experiences
with Francesco Arlanch Luisa Cotta Ramosino, Armando Fumagalli
WORKSHOP 3: 22-24 - 25 July 2023
Work of development on Tv/cinema projects conducted by Bobette Buster

Key features

The quality and the experience of the international Faculty

The opportunity to develop and carry out the whole creative process of a Cinema/TV project

The chance to expand your personal and professional network

Info point


Students, script-writers, directors, story editors and producers

Where and when

Rome, Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, from 18th to 25th July 2023 

How to apply:
Submit your up-to-date CV to: by June 26th 2023


Participation in the entire course:: €300 + VAT for students and professionals; €500 + VAT for companies.
Participation in module 1: €100 +VAT.
Participation in module 2: €20 +VAT.
Participation in module 3: €200 +VAT for students and professionals; €400 +VAT for companies.

For 2022-2023 students of the Master in International Screenwriting & Production: free of charge.


Francesco ARLANCH
Screenwriter with credits as screenwriter or headwriter on around 40 series, miniseries and films, many of them of great international success

Bobette BUSTER
Author, script consultant, producer and lecturer with a long and high profile career in Hollywood; professor of Digital Storytelling at North Eastern University in Boston

Screenwriter and Creative Producer in charge of, among the rest, big International projects such as: “Medici. Masters of Florence” (Lux vide for Rai - Netflix), the Tv series on Leonardo (Lux vide for Rai – Sony), the Tv series Devils (Lux vide for Sky)

Professor of Semiotics, director of the International Master Screenwriting and Production – MISP,
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; script-development consultant for Lux Vide