Aspö Writing Lab Stockholm 2018

Aspö Writing Lab ends our 2018 Tour in Stockholm. As always with our goal: Stronger screenplays enriched by diversity.

We are exited once again to collaborate with director Zanyar Adami, writing coach Fredrik Lindqvist and award winning professor and Wift member Marilyn Horowitz, New York. Join us in Stockholm, Dec 20th - 21st 2018.


What you get

  • The structure and craft of screenwriting

  • Your key-scene performed and filmed by professional actors

  • Learn what producers want (and don't want) in a screenplay and why diversity matters

  • Develop your screenplay or idea / free consultation 

  • Network with writers, actors and experts in the industry

The structure and craft of screenwriting

Learn the structure and craft of screenwriting, with Fredrik Lindqvist, and Birgitta Liljedahl, also sharing examples from award winning professor Marilyn Horowitz, New York  'How to write a screenplay in 10 weeks' 

Your key-scene  performed by professional actors and filmed

Have a key-scene from your screenplay performed by professional actors and filmed - an unique opportunity to improve not only your scene, but your entire screenplay. Explore what happens to a screenplay when stereotypes are changed.

What a producer wants (and doesn't want!) in a screenplay - and why diversity matters
Skype sessions with producers who will discuss what producers want and don't want in a screenplay, and the importance of diversity. 

Mingel & Film-Jam
The class will join Aspö Writing Lab Mingle and Program release 2019.  We mingle & share work in progress  by Aspö Writing Lab delegates.

Since it start in 2016, Aspö Writing Lab has fast developed a network in the film industry, amongst writers, directors, actors, photographers and filmmakers in Sweden, New York, Los Angeles, Nairobi, Norway, Finland, London and Berlin. Welcome to our family!



(changes may occur as new speakers join)

Wednesday Dec 20th (10am – 6pm)

  • Welcome & introduction

  • Writing Class I – Plot, Premise question & Turning points

  • Scenes: experimental work/filmed with director Zanyar Adami and professional actors

  • Prof. Marilyn Horowitz, New York: when your longline sell your script (SKYPE)

AWL Mingle & Film Jam Open house (7pm-11pm)

Our traditional open house Mingle & Film jam, with program release for 2019

Thursday Dec 21th (10am – 6pm)

  • Writing Class II with Fredrik Lindqvist

  • Scenes: experimental work with director Zanyar Adami and professional actors

  • Diversity & Stereotypes

Aspö Writing Lab STOCKHOLM 2018 is produced in collaboration with London Screenwriting Festival (LSF), Bio Kaskad and Women in Film and Television (WIFT)


Your application should include:

  • A few words about yourself and why you'd like to join Aspö WritingLab Stockholm

  • Send us a key scene from your screenplay (max 4 pages, max 5 actors),  or a few words about an idea you might have.

  • Food restrictions and / or other important information you think we should know. (Coffee / Tea and snacks will be provided. Lunch and dinner at own expense)

  • Deadline for application: December 5th 

 Send your bio and any added material as a pdf to:

Limited number of places. If your application has been accepted you will be given information by December 5th.



Apply here or use the email address above to send in your application. 


Aspö Writing Lab Stockholm 2018


A two day Writing Lab


Bio Kaskad, Blackebergsplan 3, 168 48 Bromma / Stockholm


December 20-21st, 2018


Once  your application has been accepted you will recieve information how to pay for the class. You can then secure your place by paying the class fee.

  • Class fee: 

    • Writers with scene:1500 SEK + VAT 

    • Actors / filmmakers without scene: 500 SEK + VAT

    • Student fee: 500 SEK + VAT

  • Included: 2 day Writing Lab + Mingle & Film Jam

  • Free screenplay feedback in private consultation with Birgitta Liljedahl / Marilyn Horowitz

  • NOT included: Travel, accommodation, meals


If you have any questions concerning this class, please contact Birgitta Liljedahl: