Three episodes of the Israeli series In Treatment as part of the team that adapted the season for the Italian market. In 2022 he wrote 6 episodes of The Gymnasts, an adaptation of Ilaria Bernardini’s novel, for Paramount. His last work was the crime-comedy series The Bad Guy, which premiered on Amazon Prime in December 2022. Ludovica has worked with some of the greatest contemporary Italian filmmakers, including Bernardo Bertolucci and Marco Tullio Giordana. She recently collaborated twice with Marco Bellochio on the mini-series Exterior Night (Cannes 2022). He is a lecturer at the Rome Film School.
Lukasz M. Maciejewski (Poland)
Lukasz M. Maciejewski is the screenwriter of Marcin Koszalka’s first feature film, The Red Spider. His second feature film was The Getaway King, directed by Mateusz Rakowicz, which won the Best Screenplay Award at the Koszalin Film Festival. Broys, co-written with director Marcin Filipowicz, was his third feature film. He is the lead writer of the series based on Szczepan Twardoch’s acclaimed novel The King of Warsaw, directed by Jan P. Matuszynski and broadcast by Canal+.
Davide Serino (Italy)
Rome-based screenwriter Davide Serino began his professional career with the Sky original period dramas “1992” and “1993”. His latest projects include Marco Bellocchio’s first series project “Esterno Notte”, which premiered at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, the feature film “Ti mangio il cuore”, which premiered at the 2022 Venice Film Festival, and the Amazon original series “The Bad Guy”, which he co-created. He is currently preparing for the project “M. Son of the Century”, a series adaptation of the Premio Strega* award-winning novel about Mussolini. “M. Son of the Century” will be directed by Joe Wright. Davide is also developing series projects in France and Germany.
* The Strega Prize is the most prestigious Italian literary award.
Impact of the program
With Netflix Adaptation Lab, our impact focus is to ensure that the series developed in Turkey reach international standards in terms of technical skills and content, and to create a space for the creation and development of quality series in Turkey and abroad. Within the scope of the first programme, we received 200 applications from various parts of Turkey. We provided 10 selected writers with a 4-month training/mentorship process accompanied by international mentors.