THE ACTING INTENSIVE SUMMER SEMINAR

  For the very first time, internationally renowned American Acting coach Michael Margotta will be delivering a 6 day intensive seminar on scene work at the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest.  Actors will be assigned scenes for two or more characters, develop them intensively with Mr. Margotta, and present them to Oscar Winning Filmmaker Paul Haggis, who will offer feedback, as appropriate.  They will also have the chance to hear from other important internationally recognized professionals during the course of the week. This workshop is part of the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest and all the participants will be invited to attend select events, including beautiful outdoor screenings and cocktails parties, where they can mingle with the top actors, directors, performers and  industry professionals that the festival attracts.   And there is a one day mid-seminar break to enjoy the beach and incredible water!
Previous festival guests include Helen Mirren ,Taylor Hackford, Oliver Stone, Alfonso Cuaron, Sting & Trudie Styler,  Lina Wertmuller, Bille August, Naomi Watts,  Alicia Vikander, Christopher Waltz, Jeremy Renner, Stephen Frears, Giuseppe Tornatore, Alejandro Inarritu, Nicolas Refn, Lee Daniels, Matteo Garrone, Jessica Chastain, Paolo Genovese, Tommy Lee Johns, Samuel L Jackson, Monica Bellucci, Nicholas Cage, Selena Gomez, Baz Lurhman, Vanessa Redgrave, Antonio Banderas, Danny De Vito, Michele Placido, Gigi Proietti and many more. If you want to work on your craft in an idyllic setting surrounded by inspiring artists 
...this is your chance!  The HollywoodInEurope Team

Upcoming Classes : Michael Margotta & Paul Haggis (Italy, Ischia), Sergio Castellitto in Rome

HOLLYWOOD ACTING INTENSIVE Seminar Teachers

with Michael Margotta & Paul Haggis

Paul Haggis quote: "As artists, we have to be brave. If we aren't brave, we aren't artists."

Biography

MICHAEL MARGOTTA: Michael Margotta, director, teacher, actor and writer, is life member at the Actor's Studio in New York and Los Angeles and founder and Artistic Director of the Actor's Center in Rome. He was a teacher at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York, at the New York Film Academy  and at the Academy of Dramatic Arts. He elaborated a personal method that he describes as a fusion between Stanislavskij, Strasberg and personal researches in psycology. Actor nominated for the Emmy Award, he is today a worldwide recognized teacher..

PAUL HAGGIS: Paul Haggis is the award-winning filmmaker who, in 2006, became the first screenwriter to write two Best Film Oscar winners back-to-back - Million Dollar Baby (2004) directed by Clint Eastwood, and Crash (2004) which he himself directed. .

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  •   July 10th relaxation work
  •   July 11th script analysis
  •   July 12th scene work
  •   July 13th scene work
  •  July 14th scene work
  •  July 15th show case
I wish I had taken his seminar before I started writing ‘CUT TO’ for a living. IMDB

WILLIAM GOLDMAN

Two-time Oscar Award Winning Screenwriter
Everything I know about story structure I learned from Robert McKee. End of story. IMDB

PAUL HAGGIS

Two-time Oscar Award Winning Writer / Director
Robert McKee is The Godfather of story and an essential thought leader. IMDB

ED SAXON

Oscar-Winning Producer

OUR TEAM

A team of event managers, directors, writers, strategists, marketing experts and actors are giving their best to create great content in Europe.

FEDERICA PICONE

CEO

Federica’s great talent in organising large-scale events with national and international guests, and having the skill to making everyone involved happy, lead her to the idea to found “HollywoodInRome” and its brand HollywoodinEurope with Co-founder Mark Olan Dreesen. She brings a deep passion for communication and a strong belief in the power of education. She's works as an actress in theatre and tv.

MARK OLAN DREESEN

COO

Mark is an actor and lives between Berlin in Rome. He is currently working on his first screenplay. When not working, he likes to travel, experiment in the kitchen, reading and collecting all sorts of books, and whenever he can, he stops at the Artists Center in Milan to spend time with his like-minded colleagues and friends. For more information contact his agency.

SEBASTIAN HOLOWNIA

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

With over 5 years of experience in the diverse creative field, Sebastian has a strong track record of creating successful graphic design solutions and event graphics. For the past two years he has been supporting HollywoodInRome SRLS and giving creative solutions for our educational programs. He loves being creative, binge-watching awesome tv shows, playing video games and reading his favorite books.

DAN BURMAN

Events & Communications

Dan Burman is an actor and producer in London. He has produced several film projects and organised workshops for actors and creatives all over the world. He also owns a staffing company and specialises in logistics and management.

JULIA BÄHRE

LOCATION MANAGER

Julia Bähre is an actress on stage and for tv (three times comedy-award nominated for best ensemble "ich bin boes"). She has strong organizational skills and therefore successfully organizes acting and filmmaking courses and seminars. She is a baking fan and loves to spend time in northern part of Germany at the mud flat.

JOANA KOHRS

Panel Director

Joana is the founder and owner of the event company Fräulein Feiertag. She lives her passion for the arts and events by organizing and supporting projects for national and international clients. Her strong ability to stay focused in stressful situations and not loosing her humor at any point, are well respected.

PROGRAMME & LOCATION

ISCHIA INTERNATIONAL ARTS ACADEMY & HOLLYWOODINEUROPE 
 
present
 
THE ACTING INTENSIVE SUMMER SEMINAR
on Scene Work at the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest
with 
 ACTING COACH MICHAEL MARGOTTA 
OSCAR WINNING FILMMAKER PAUL HAGGIS 
 
FINAL SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE 
 
Island of ISCHIA ,Italy
Seminar: July 10th through 16th from 9.30am to 6.30pm 13th Day Off (Arrival on the 9th - Departure on the 17th) Everyday from 9.30 to 5 > Scene Work with Michael Margotta from 5 to 6.30 > Scene Work with Paul Haggis The class is held in english with Italian translation. Space is limited! Seminar price : 850€ The price includes:  -The 6 day class -The Festival events  To book your spot: send 1 headshot + cv + showreel or video to: ischiaseminar@gmail.com    Once you are selected you can book you spot by sending a wire of 450€ (non refundable) , the rest can be paid cash at your arrival in Ischia on the 9th of July. Accommodation:  Hotel Partner:  HOTEL GEMMA  www.gemmahotel.it room prices: Double room (to share with another student): 38€ a night x person - includes breakfasts and dinners Single room: 48€ a night - includes breakfasts and dinners To reserve your room write to Domenico at : info@gemmahotel.it  Subject: Actors class Ischia Global  Scenes: You will be given a scene and scene partner/s to study and prepare before the class starts. The scenes will be of 2 or more characters, taken from famous international movies. 

 

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