Christian RouthFilm consultant
In recent years Christian has been involved in the design and execution of various audiovisual training workshops. Currently he is head of studies at ‘Four Corners’, a European Union MEDIA supported programme for initial training involving film schools based in Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, and England.
He also acts as a consultant, lecturer, screenwriter, and script editor, for various European production companies, state agencies, and directors, including the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam, where he has been teaching regularly for over twelve years. With the late Dagmar Benke, Christian is the co-author of a book called ‘Script Development’, published by UVK, Germany.
Before moving to Spain, he was Head of Selection at the European Script Fund, and EMDA, from its inception in 1989, until 1998. Whilst there he helped support hundreds of European films and companies, including ‘Toto Le Hero’, ‘Orlando’, ‘Breaking The Waves’, and ‘Elizabeth’. Prior to that he had been a film buyer and development executive with Thorn-EMI, Cannon, and Red Rooster Films.