We’d like to introduce the esteemed panelists for our Gathering Intel session this Saturday. Join us in St. James Cavalier’s Studio B at 10am to meet them in person and add your voice to the discussion.
Teodor Reljic is a writer of fiction, co-editor of Schlock Magazine and culture editor and film critic at MaltaToday.
His debut novel, Two, is published by Merlin Publishers. He has previously been published in Weird Fiction Review, Le Monde N’Est Pas Rond and Filmkrant.
Reljic is also engaged in a film-related project whose details should be revealed very soon.
He read English and obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Malta in 2012. He is currently reading for a Master’s in Film Studies – also from the University of Malta – for which he is planning a dissertation on body modification in horror cinema.
Born in Belgrade (1985) but raised in Malta (1992-present), he is interested myth, metamorphosis, monstrosity, film history and pop culture.
I grew up in Glasgow and after completing my PhD in 1993, I taught theatre in UK universities for 14 years. I moved to Malta in 2008 to focus on my artistic work and have been involved in many theatre productions as either an actor or director. In 2014, my novel Duende was published on Amazon and in 2015, my novel Vandalism was published by Merlin publishers.
Malcolm Galea is a playwright with many years of experience in theatre. His works include the scripts for the pantomimes ‘Cinderella’ (Manoel Theatre, 2003), ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ (Manoel Theatre, 2008), ‘Aladdin’ (Manoel Theatre, 2009), ‘The Curse of Snow White’ (Manoel Theatre, 2012), ‘Little Red Riding Hood and You Know Who…’ (Manoel Theatre, 2013), ‘Merry Poppins’ (MFCC, 2014), and ‘Treasure Island’ (MFCC, 2015). Other works include the musicals ‘1565’ (Mediterranean Conference Centre, 2005), ‘R+J Forever’ (MITP, 2012) and ‘Porn – the Musical’ which was first produced at the MITP in 2009 and went on to run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe later that year followed by a London run in 2010 for which it won the Off West End Award for Best New Musical. The show was also produced at the Pjazza Teatru Rjal in 2014. Malcolm is also the writer behind the popular series of educational comedies offered by More or Less Theatre: ‘Everything you need to know about Science’, ‘The Complete History of Europe’, and ‘The Complete History of Malta’. This last piece also had a run at the Kids Euro Festival, 2014 in Washington DC. His first play in Maltese ‘Id-Dlam taħt it-Teatru’ won the Francis Ebejer playwriting award in 2012 and was produced at the Manoel Theatre in 2014. His second play in Maltese ‘Marti Martek, Martek Marti’ will be staged at the Manoel Theatre in May, 2016 under his own direction. His first writer’s exhibition, ‘Communal Thoughts’ opens at St James Cavalier this month in association with the Malta Arts Fund. Malcolm is also commissioned to write the pantomime ‘Puss in Boots’ (Manoel Theatre, 2016). His first screenplay for the romantic comedy ’20,000 Reasons’ was produced and released earlier this year in association with the Malta Film Commission and Film London Microwave International.