Hungarian screenwriter among most promising in the world
Posted by Mia Balogh · Oct 9, 2020

Kata Wéber, screenwriter of the award-winning movie Pieces of a Woman is on Variety magazine’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch list.

Hungarian screenwriter Kata Wéber is among 2020’s 10 Screenwriters to Watch, compiled by the well-known Variety magazine – writes.

Her latest work, Pieces of a Woman was presented at the Venice Film Festival and achieved great success. You might have read already that the leading lady of the movie, Vanessa Kirby received the Coppa Volpi Award for best actress, and the Jury of Venice Classics also awarded the movie. The film was also screened at the Toronto Film Festival, and Netflix purchased the rights for its international distribution.

‘Last year’s list of screenwriters included Shia LaBeouf (“Honey Boy”) and Krysty Wilson-Cairns (“1917”), while previous years saw Charlie Kaufman (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”), Jennifer Lee (“Frozen”) and Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (“Star Trek”) among the ranks’ – writes.

So Kata Wéber is among the top 10 most promising screenwriters of the world, which is fantastic, congratulations to her!

And now, check out Variety’s 2020 class of 10 Screenwriters to Watch:

Tracey Deer and Meredith Vuchnich, “Beans”

Clare Dunne, “Herself”

Shaka King and Will Berson, “Judas and the Black Messiah”

Viggo Mortensen, “Falling”

Andy Siara, “Palm Springs”

Kemp Powers, “One Night in Miami”

Emma Seligman, “Shiva Baby”

Kata Weber, “Pieces of a Woman”

Remi Weekes, “His House”

Tracey Scott Wilson, “Respect” (2021)


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