International Days RITCS EhB

Buitenlandse collega's welkom op International Days


Van 4 tot en met 6 december organiseren RITCS, KCB en EhB de tweede editie van de 'International Days'. De International Days is een driedaags evenement gewijd aan internationalisering met een focus op duurzaam onderwijs. Tijdens de International Days zakken buitenlandse gasten af naar de verschillende campussen voor lezingen en masterclasses. De aftrap voor de International Days wordt gegeven op woensdag 4 december met de opening in CINEMA PALACE. 

Woensdagnamiddag worden er verschillende workshops georganiseerd waar RITCSers zich kunnen voor inschrijven: implementing sustainability in your curriculum (1), working on sustainability and the circular economy (2) education for sustainability in a multi-faceted tomorrow (3) Op donderdag 5 december gaan er verschillende gastcolleges door in gesloten groep met ondermeer een workshop scenario i.s.m. de Nederlandse Filmacademie en een workshop montage i.s.m. de International Film School van Keulen.

Onze internationale gasten


Anne van Melick (1984) graduated in 2006 as a screenwriter from the Netherlands Film Academy. She worked a year in the field of film and TV, as a writer of several short films, as a director’s assistant, and as an assistant script editor. In 2007 she started her Master’s degree in Cultural History, which she completed in 2012 at the University of Amsterdam. During and after this period of study and research she worked for several years in the publishing world and the field of journalism. In 2012 she started working at the Netherlands Film Academy, and in August 2016 she became the Head of Department Screenwriting. She has created and reformed the Screenwriting program in Amsterdam with the individual growth of the student in mind, and has developed an extensive educational program around serial writing. For example by inviting (international) guest lecturers with a lot of experience in TV drama, organizing writers room workshops, encouraging series development by individual students, and creating modules around web series. Her focus within the screenwriting program is also on writing for animation, VR, specializing in young audiences and the collaboration between writers, directors, actors and producers.

School Nederlandse Filmacademie Amsterdam
Title Head of department Screenwriting
Workshop Location Writing
Practical: 5.12.2019 / 10–17h


Esther Wouda is an experienced international script consultant and screenwriter for drama series, film and crossmedia. She is at home in various genres & formats ranging from animation to thriller.
Esther ran the writers’ room of crime show DNA (12x43’, 2019) and hospital series Centraal Medisch Centrum (10x43', 2018) for Talpa. For Videoland/RTL she wrote horror series Dare (10x10', 2018). Esther co-wrote De Fractie (2015), a 'political reality' drama series that wove together fiction & fact. In Treatment (2012) (co-writer & script editor) offered a similar cross-media experience. Esther’s fantasy short Sintel (2010) reached 5.2 million views on YouTube. She is currently writing new episodes of animation series Cosmos Laundromat (2015).Esther is advisor for the NPO Fund, leads international storytelling workshops and teaches screenwriting at the Amsterdam Film Academy.

School Nederlandse Filmacademie Amsterdam
Title Lecturer department Screenwriting
Workshop Location Writing


Eva Tuettelmann graduated as a master in theatre, film and media studies at the University of Cologne. From 2007 to 2012 she worked as a freelance editor at Schnitt film magazine, from 2010 on co-executive manager and publishing director . Eva was the event and administration manager at Filmplus, the oldest film festival in Europe that focuses exclusively on the art of film editing. After this position she became a deputy project manager of the European Short Film Internet Exhibiton Europe in Shorts in the context of Ruhr. From 2011 till 2014 Eva was the production assistant for a feature length documentary at punktfilm Anna Ditges. Today she is the educational assistant at IFS international film school and since 2018 takes the position as head of editing picture & sound at IFS. Eva regularly works as a freelance copy editor for various festival publications.

School IFS Internationale Filmschule Köln
Title Head of Editing Picture and Sound
Workshop Counseling graduation projects 3 BA Editing
Practical: 5.12.2019 / 14–17h


André Bendocchi- Alves was born in São Paulo – Brazil. He lives in Germany since 1987. During these years he worked in several films as editor, sound designer and sound re-recording mixer. From his long experience in post-production, he founded the 40° film production company where he keeps co-producing feature films from all over the world. Since 2001 he teaches at the International Film school Cologne where he conceived the course in sound design in 2001. In 2009 he implemented the bachelor program film ‘Editing Picture and Sound’ at the international film school Cologne and assumed the post of titled professor responsible for the editing department.

School IFS Internationale Filmschule Köln
Title Professor Editing Department
Workshop Counseling graduation projects 3 BA Editing
Practical: 5.12.2019


Rovier Mesa Rodriguez is an audiovisual director and producer. He studied mechanical engineering at the Universidad de Oriente. He is member of the Cuban Association of Social Communicators (ACCS) and is part of the radio and television marketing company of Cuba (RTV comercial). Rovier collaborates systematically with the television channel of Santiago de Cuba (Tele Turquino), and audiovisual productions of the Universidad de Oriente. He also collaborates with independent, Cuban and foreign productions. Working in the audiovisuals and photographic field, Rovier accumulated more than fifteen years of experience. He has received numerous national and international awards for his participation in the documentary “Código Color. Memorias” (Caguayo Foundation, Tungsten Monkey, 2015).

School Universidad de Santiago De Cuba
Title Member Communication Department University Santiago de Cuba
Master Class Film Analysis on Codigo Color
Practical: 5.12.2019 / 14-17h


Hansjörg Schmidt is a lighting designer, working regularly with a group of UK based artists and theatre companies. His research interests lie in the area of lighting, site-specificity and narrative. Recent lighting designs are ‘Zero’ (clod ensemble/Sadlers Wells), ‘Above Me The Wide Blue Sky’ (fevered sleep / Young Vic Theatre)’ ‘Silver Swan’ (clod ensemble/Tate Modern), ‘An Anatomy in Four Quarters’ (clod ensemble/Sadlers Wells Theatre), ‘On Ageing’ (fevered sleep/Young Vic Theatre), ‘Kursk’ (Sound & Fury/Young Vic), ‘The Forest’ (fevered sleep), ‘Under Glass’ and ‘Red Ladies’ (Clod Ensemble). Also with David Harradine: ‘Stilled’, and ‘Camera Obscura’. Other recent projects include ‘Kew Kitchens’, an architectural installation at Kew Palace. ‘The Beautiful Octopus Club’, for Heart ‘n Soul and the South Bank Centre, and shows for Jessica Ogden and Mika Fukkai at London Fashion Week.

School Rose Bruford College
Title Academic Programme Manager
Master Class Sustainability in Lighting Design at Rose Bruford
Practical: 5.12.2019

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