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Cosmic Girl

Country
Italy, France
Project Status
Development
Logline

There is a planet B. But, sorry, it's not for everyone.

Synopsis

Bianca's summer is disrupted when she discovers that her childhood love Ivan and his friends have developed astounding physical abilities, which they claim to only use to counter the violent behavior of individuals altered by climate change. As a series of grisly murders is alarming the entire community, when her own life is put in jeopardy, Bianca begins to dig deeper into the information she receives from her friends. What if her involvement had never been accidental?

More info about the project

Screenwriters' bios
Born and raised in an Italian-Venezuelan family, Daniela De Francesco works as a director and scriptwriter. In 2018, she published her debut novel Cosmica, presented at Lucca Comics and Games. After writing a few fiction and architecture short films in 202, she co-wrote her first feature film Paula (2022, dir. Florencia Wehbe, 90’), an Argentine-Italian co-production. The film was selected and awarded (First prize @ JUST Film WiP) in Tallinn and screened at in BAFICI, Giffoni, Sarajevo, and Moscow. Daniela is currently developing her first feature film Dreamcatchers (MFI Script2Film and Biennale Cinema College Italia), and Cosmic Girl, a fiction series based on her novel Cosmica.
Born in 1985 in Mali, Adama Grevoz is a screenwriter and editor. He is a member of the association L’Accroche-Scénaristes and consultant for the Valence Festival of screenplay since 2013.

Producer’s bio
Claudio Esposito is the founder of The Piranesi Experience, an independent Italian production company founded in 2014. Among his last productions are the feature documentary Baikonur. Earth (dir. Andrea Sorini, premiered at VIFF and released on Netflix in 2021) and Paula (dir. Florencia Wehbe, awarded at BAFICI 2022 and selected to Giffoni, Sarajevo, Moscow, La Huelva, and Tallinn). Claudio was selected for ACE Mentoring Programme EU 2022.

Production company profile
The Piranesi Experience (IT) is an independent Italian production company founded in 2014 by former students of Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. The Piranesi Experience has been working with key players in the film industry receiving support from international institutions for developing and producing their films and series.

Co-production company profile
Les Contes Modernes (FR) supports projects which develop a humanist, empathic and creative approach on the world of today and of tomorrow. Among last productions: Corpus Christi, the fiction feature was OSCAR nominee for the Academy Award Ceremony 2020, and Wardi, the animated feature was OSCAR candidate in animation category. Corpus Christi was also nominated for the French CESAR 2021. Its latest coproduction, Leave No Traves in competition in Venice will be Oscars candidate 2022.

The project will be presented by Daniela De Francesco.

Original title
Cosmica
Budget
1900000 €
Number of episodes
6
Episode duration
42
Screenwriter
Daniela De Francesco, Adama Grevoz
Producer
Claudio Esposito
Co-producer
Patrice Nezan
Contact name
Claudio Esposito
Contact email
c.esposito@piranesiexperience.com