Again in May and again online - Hessen Talents 2023 Online Masterclasses.
Melanie Waelde and Jonas Zimmermann (Schreibkollektiv Q3) give public work lectures that offers exciting and profound insights into their work.
11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.:
Masterclass with Melanie Waelde – Q&A included. Short biography below.
1:15 p.m. - ca. 2:15 p.m.:
Masterclass with Jonas Zimmermann (Schreibkollektiv Q3) – Q&A included. Short biography below.
This year's Hessen Talents Janina Lutter und Dascha Petuchow will be the moderators.
In the afternoon there were bookable one-on-one conversations with the speakers – an exclusive offer for the Hessen Talents.
Registration for the masterclasses on May 12 via: Eventbrite
Melanie Waelde studied screenwriting at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). Her directorial feature debut NACKTE TIERE celebrated its world premiere at the Berlinale 2020 in the "Encounters" section, screened internationally at festivals (including São Paulo, Giffoni, New Horizons) and was awarded the German Film Critics' Prize for "Best Feature Film Debut". She wrote for the Saarbrücken TATORT, the KiKA series SCHLOSS EINSTEIN and various documentary film projects, among others. In 2021 she directed four episodes of the Grimme Award-nominated ZDFtivi series ECHT and in 2022 the children's musical film JULI TANZT.
Jonas Zimmermann studied screenwriting at the DFFB until 2016, where he founded the writing collective "Schreibkollektiv Q3" with other graduates and then wrote for production companies such as Warner Bros. and Constantin Film. Currently, he mainly works as a head writer: Recently for the fourth season of the series WIR (together with Jasmina Wesolowski) and Meme Girls, for which he was also cocreator (together with Gesa Scheibner). He also regularly appears on Berlin slams and reading stages. His texts can be found in anthologies and smartphone apps, and he won the Bielefeld Cabaret Prize in 2018 with his cabaret band Frau Rotkohl.