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SARAH CALDERON - CLASSIC & ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION / plenary at Producers Workshop 2

Producers nowadays are confronted with a distribution model in transition. Although new release patterns like VOD, DAY-AND-DATE and EVENT-CINEMA should be opportunities, the lack of flexibility in the classic model and the absolute protection of the theatrical window as the temple of cinema, are blocking innovation and access to young audiences. Films for teenagers and young adults (particularly male skew) are not finding their audiences in the theatrical window. Producers have a hard time choosing other models to reach them since the financing and distribution system is not adapted to the new models. This increases the gap between young audiences and indie cinema.

You want to know more?

Watch the EAVE Plenary on CLASSIC & ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION held in Stavanger by Sarah Calderón from The Film Agency!

The video will be available to watch for 10 days on www.eave.org.

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EAVE project HISTORY OF LOVE premieres at KVIFF

Krakow Film Festival (May 27 – June 3)

  • THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK by Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosolowski, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ann Carolin Renninger

www.krakowfilmfestival.pl


Oslo Pix (June 4 – 10)

• ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille  
• AMATEURS by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE graduate Anna-Maria Kantarius
• DREAMING MURAKAMI by Nitesh Anjaan, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen
• FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• GOOD LUCK by Ben Russell, producer: EAVE graduate Janja Kralj
• HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION by Selma Vilhunen, producer: EAVE graduate Elli Toivoniemi
• NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
• SOLDIERS. STORY FROM FERENTARI by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate Jelena Mitrovic
• SUMMER 1993 by Carla Simon, producer: EAVE graduate and Spanish National Coordinator Maria Zamora
• STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
• TALE by Jennifer Fox, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jamila Wenske
• THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS by Simon Lereng Wilmont, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström
• THICK LASHES OF LAURI MÄNTYVAARA by Hannaleena Hauru, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki
• WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson

http://oslopix.no



Internationales Filmfest Emden Norderney (June 6 – 13)

• ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille  
• EAVE project WAJIB by Annemarie Jacir, producer: EAVE graduate Ossama Bawardi, Ruben Thorkildsen
• LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO by Alireza Khatami, co-producers: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit, PUENTES graduate Giancarlo Nasi
• LOVING VINCENT by Dorota Kobiela and EAVE graduate Hugh Welchman, producer: EAVE graduate Hugh Welchman
• MY GIRAFFE by Barbara Bredero, producer: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit
• STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
• THELMA by Joachim Trier, co-producers: TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors
• UNDER THE TREE by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, producers: EAVE graduate Ditte Milsted, PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske
• WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY by Iram Haq, co-producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter


www.filmfest-emden.de


Sydney Film Festival  (June 6 – 17)

• ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille   
• THE FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL by Peter Strickland, Ashim Alhuwalia, Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala, Agnieszka Smoczynska, Katrin Gebbe, Can Evrenol, Calvin Reeder and Yannis Veslemes, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dora Nedeczky
• FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, world sales: The Match Factory
• PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES graduate and group leader Fernando Epstein
• Ties That Bind project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Gita Fara
• TRANSIT by Christian Petzold, co-producer: EAVE graduate Antonin Dedet  
• EAVE project WAJIB by Annemarie Jacir, producer: EAVE graduate Ossama Bawardi, Ruben Thorkildsen
• DISOBEDIENCE by Sebastián Lelio, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney
• THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS by Simon Lereng Wilmont, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström
• ENTREPRENEUR by Virpi Suutari, producer: EAVE graduate Joonas Berghäll
• FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• THAT SUMMER by Göran Hugo Olsson, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen
• THE WILD PEAR TREE by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Macedonian National Coordinator Labina Mitevska
• GIRL by Lukas Dhont, producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings & Frans Gestel
• THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye
• POPE FRANCIS – A MAN OF HIS WORD by Wim Wenders, producer: EAVE graduate Gian Piero Ringel
• IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter  
• RAFIKI (FRIEND) by Wanuri Kahiu, producer: EAVE graduate Verona Meier, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen
• SEASON OF THE DEVIL by Lav Diaz, producers: Ties That Bind graduate and group leader Bianca Balbuena and Ties That Bind graduate Bradley Liew
• THE REPORTS ON SARAH AND SALEEM by Muayad Alayan, co-producer: EAVE graduate Hanneke Niens
• TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean Gorgan
• THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING by Mila Turajlic, producer: EAVE graduate Carine Chichkowsky
• ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit
• GOOD MANNERS by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra, producer: EAVE graduate Clement Duboin
• NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
• 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter, co-producers: EAVE graduates Undine Filter and EAVE group leader Danny Krausz
• COBAIN by Nanouk Leopold, writer and producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper
• L’ANIMALE by Katharina Mückstein, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger
• SCARY MOTHER by Ana Urushadze, producer: EAVE graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili
• LOOKING FOR OUM KULTHUM by Shirin Neshat, producer: EAVE graduate Antonin Svoboda, co-producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli


http://sff.org.au


Sheffield Doc/Fest  (June 7 – 12)

• AMAL by Mohamed Siam, producer: EAVE graduate Talal Al-Muhanna
• A WOMAN CAPTURED by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter, producer: EAVE graduate Julianna Ugrin
• EAVE project BOYS WHO LIKE GIRLS by Inka Achte, producer: EAVE graduate Liisa Juntunen
• BRUCE LEE & THE OUTLAW by Joost Vandebrug, producer: EAVE graduate Raymond van der Kaaij
• GAME GIRLS by Alina Skrzeszewska, producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Laurent Csinidis
• INFINITE FOOTBALL by Corneliu Porumboiu, producer: EAVE graduate Marcela Ursu
• THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS by Simon Lereng Wilmont, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström
• TOO BEAUTIFUL – OUR RIGHT TO FIGHT by Maceo Frost, producer: EAVE graduate Raymond van der Kaaij
• ZENTRALFLUGHAFEN THF by Karim Aïnouz, producer: Interchange graduate Charlotte Uzu

http://sheffdocfest.com


Festival of Mediterranian Film Split (June 7 – 16)

• IL COLORE NASCOSTO DELLE COSE by Silvio Soldini, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli
• SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli
• PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
• A FANTASTIC WOMAN by Sebastian Lelio, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Fernanda del Nido
• THE REPORTS ON SARAH AND SALEEM by Muayad Alayan, co-producer: EAVE graduate Hanneke Niens
• THE QUEEN OF FEAR by Valeria Bertuccelli, Fabiana Tiscornia, producer: PUENTES graduates: Benjamin Domenech, Santiago Gallelli
• PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES graduate and group leader Fernando Epstein
• TIME SHARE (TIEMPO COMPARTIDO) by Sebastian Hofmann, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper

http://fmfs.hr/en/


Valletta Film Festival (June 8 – 17)

• COBAIN by Nanouk Leopold, writer and producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper
• FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• HUMAN FLOW by Ai Weiwei, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
• PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
• STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu


www.vallettafilmfestival.com


Espinho Film Fest (June 8 – 25)

• I AM NOT A WITCH by Rungano Nyoni, producer: EAVE graduate Juliette Grandmont, co-producer: EAVE + graduate Titus Kreyenberg

• WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson

www.fest.pt


Cabourg Film Festival  (June 13 – 17)

• ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille  
• DISOBEDIENCE by Sebastián Lelio, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney
• IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter  
• PAULINE ASSERVIE by Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet, co-producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume Dreyfus
• PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES graduate and group leader Fernando Epstein
• RAFIKI (FRIEND) by Wanuri Kahiu, producer: EAVE graduate Verona Meier, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen
• SONG OF THE SEA by Tomm Moore, co-producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
• THE HAPPY PRINCE by Rupert Everett, producer EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye

  • THE SONG OF SCORPIONS by Anup Singh, producer: EAVE graduate Saskia Vischer

www.festival-cabourg.com


Midnight Sun Film Festival Helsinki (June 13 – 17)

• CHRIS THE SWISS by Anja Kofmel, producers: Interchange graduate Samir and EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic
• ENTREPRENEUR by Virpi Suutari, producer: EAVE graduate Joonas Berghäll
• FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• IN THE AISLES (IN DEN GÄNGEN) by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter
• LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresta-Dino
• NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
• THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS by Simon Lereng Wilmont, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström


www.msfilmfestival.fi


Art Film Fest Kosice (June 15 – 23)

• 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter, co-producers: EAVE graduates Undine Filter and EAVE group leader Danny Krausz
• AND BREATHE NORMALLY by Isold Uggadottir, producers: EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum, EAVE graduates Annika Hellström, Eva Sigurdardottir
• DONBASS by Sergej Loznitsa, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
• FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• HANNAH by Andrea Pallaoro, co-producer: EAVE graduate Clément Duboin
• LA CORDILLERA by Santiago Mitre, producer: EAVE graduate and group leader Didar Domehri
• LE FIDÈLE by Michael R. Roskam, producer: EAVE graduates Peter Bouckaert  
• LE FORT DES FOUS by Narimane Mari, producer: EAVE graduate Ann Carolin Renninger
• LOS VERSOS DEL OLVIDO by Alireza Khatami, co-producers: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit, PUENTES graduate Giancarlo Nasi
• MY GIRAFFE by Barbara Bredero, producer: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit
• SOLDIERS. STORY FROM FERENTARI by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate Jelena Mitrovic
• SPOOR (POKOT) by Agnieszka Holland, co-producer: EAVE + graduate Johannes Rexin
• THE LEISURE SEEKER by Paolo Virzi, executive producer: EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator David Grumbach
• THE LOAD by Ognjen Glavonic, producer: PUENTES graduate Sophie Erbs, co-producers: EAVE graduate and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic, EAVE + graduate Tom Dercourt
• TURIST by Ruben Östlund, producer: EAVE graduate Marie Kjelsson
• UNDER ELECTRIC CLOUDS by Alexey German, co-producers: EAVE+ graduates Artem Vasiliev, Violetta Kaminska and EAVE graduate Izabela Wojcik
• UNDER THE TREE by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, producers: EAVE graduate Ditte Milsted, PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske


https://cinepass.sk


Shanghai International Film & TV Festival (June 16 – 25)

• 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter, co-producers: EAVE graduates Undine Filter and EAVE group leader Danny Krausz
• ARRHYTHMIA by Boris Khlebnikov, producers: EAVE graduates Eva Blondiau, Natalia Drozd, Aleksi Hyvarinen
• B’EST project MIRACLE by Egle Vertelyte, producer: B’EST graduate Lukas Trimonis
• BREAKING NEWS by Iulia Rugina, producers: EAVE graduates Bogdan Craciun, Oana Giurgiu, Tudor Giurgiu
• EAVE project 3/4 by Ilian Metev, producer: EAVE graduate Ingmar Trost
• FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• FOAM AT THE MOUTH by Janis Nords, producer: EAVE graduate Alise Gelze
• HANNAH by Andrea Pallaoro, co-producer: EAVE graduate Clément Duboin
• ICEMAN by Felix Randau, producer: EAVE + graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
• IN DEN GÄNGEN (IN THE AISLES) by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter
• JUPITER’S MOON by Kornel Mundruczo, producer: EAVE graduate and Hungarian National Coordinator Viktoria Petranyi
• LICHT by Barbara Albert, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger
• NAMME by Zaza Khalvashi, producer: EAVE graduate Ieva Norviliene
• NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
• OBLIVION VERSES by Alireza Khatami, co-producers: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit, PUENTES graduate Giancarlo Nasi
• PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
• SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli
• STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
• SUMMER 1993 by Carla Simon, producer: EAVE graduate and Spanish National Coordinator Maria Zamora
• THE INTRUDER by Leonardo di Costanzo, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresto-Dina
• THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER by Yorgos Lantimnos, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney
• THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE by Aki Kaurismäki, co-producers: EAVE graduates Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff
• TTB project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: TTB graduate Gita Fara
• ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit


www.siff.com


Brussels International Film Festival (June 20 – 30)

• ARRHYTHMIA by Boris Khlebnikov, producers: EAVE graduates Eva Blondiau, Natalia Drozd, Aleksi Hyvarinen
• DIRECTIONS by EAVE graduate Stephan Komandarev, producers: EAVE graduates Stephan Komandarev and Katya Trichkova
• GANGSTA (PATSER) by Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland
• GOOD MANNERS by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra, producer: EAVE graduate Clement Duboin
• INSYRIATED by Philippe Van Leeuw, co-producers: EAVE graduates Tomas Leyers, Jacques Henri Bronckart
• THE GULF by Emre Yeksan, producer: EAVE graduate Anna Maria Aslanoglu
• THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye
• Ties That Bind project BITTER FLOWERS by Oliver Meys, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
• VENT DU NORD by Walid Mattar, co-producers: EAVE graduate Julie Esparbes and PUENTES graduate Anthony Rey
• WITZ by Martine Doyen, producers: EAVE graduate Julie Esparbes and PUENTES graduate Anthony Rey


https://briff.be


Edinburgh International Film Festival (June 20 – July 1)

• EAVE project 3/4 by Ilian Metev, producer: EAVE graduate Ingmar Trost
• MARY SHELLEY by Haifaa Al-Mansour, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator David Grumbach
• PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES graduate and group leader Fernando Epstein  
• THICK LASHES OF LAURI MÄNTYVAARA by Hannaleena Hauru, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki
• WHAT WALAA WANTS by Christy Garland, producer: EAVE graduate Anne Köhncke
• WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY by Iram Haq, co-producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter


 www.edfilmfest.org.uk


Moscow International Film Festival (June 22 – 29)

• 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter, co-producers: EAVE graduates Undine Filter and EAVE group leader Danny Krausz
• ARRHYTHMIA by Boris Khlebnikov, producers: EAVE graduates Eva Blondiau, Natalia Drozd, Aleksi Hyvarinen
• BREAKING NEWS by Iulia Rugina, producers: EAVE graduates Bogdan Craciun, Oana Giurgiu, Tudor Giurgiu
• DISOBEDIENCE by Sebastián Lelio, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney
• DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich
• FOAM AT THE MOUTH by Janis Nords, producer: EAVE graduate Alise Gelze
• FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• FROST by Sharunas Bartas, producers: EAVE graduates Janja Kralj, Olena Yershova, Maria Blicharska
• HUMAN FLOW by Ai Weiwei, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
• IN THE AISLES (IN DEN GÄNGEN) by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter
• JUPITER’S MOON by Kornel Mundruczo, producer: EAVE graduate and Hungarian National Coordinator Viktoria Petranyi
• LICHT by Barbara Albert, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger
• MEIN BRUDER HEIßT ROBERT UND IST EIN IDIOT by Philip Gröning, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli, production consultant: EAVE graduate Martin Blankemeyer
• SEASON OF THE DEVIL by Lav Diaz, producers: Ties That Bind graduate and group leader Bianca Balbuena and Ties That Bind graduate Bradley Liew
• SOLDIERS. STORY FROM FERENTARI by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate Jelena Mitrovic
• PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES graduate and group leader Fernando Epstein
• THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING by Mila Turajlic, producer: EAVE graduate Carine Chichkowsky
• THE LEISURE SEEKER by Paolo Virzi, executive producer: EAVE graduate and Luxembourgisch National Coordinator David Grumbach
• THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK by Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosolowski, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ann Carolin Renninger
• THE VIOLIN PLAYER by Paavo Westerberg, producer: EAVE graduate Mikko Tenhunen
• TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean Gorgan
• WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson


www.moscowfilmfestival.ru


Filmfest Muenchen  (June 28 – July 7)

  1. • 9 FINGERS by Francois-Jacques Ossang, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Haguenauer
    • BORDER by Ali Abbasi, producer: EAVE graduate Nina Bisgaard
    • DONBASS by Sergej Loznitsa, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
    • EAVE project THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI by Juho Kosmanen, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki, co-producer: EAVE graduate Nicklas Wikström Nicastro
    • FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
    • GOOD MANNERS by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra, producer: EAVE graduate Clement Duboin
    • HANNAH by Andrea Pallaoro, co-producer: EAVE graduate Clément Duboin
    • IN MY ROOM by Ulrich Köhler, producer: PUENTES graduate Christoph Friedelco-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach  
    • IN THE MIDDLE OF THE RIVER by Damian John Harper, producer: EAVE graduate and Ties That Bind group leader Jonas Weydemann
    • LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresta-Dino?
    • MEIN BRUDER HEIßT ROBERT UND IST EIN IDIOT by Philip Gröning, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli, production consultant: EAVE graduate Martin Blankemeyer
    • MURER by Christian Frosch, producer: EAVE graduate Paul Thiltges
    • NAMME by Zaza Khalvashi, producer: EAVE graduate Ieva Norviliene
    • PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
    • THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye
    • THE SONG OF SCORPIONS by Anup Singh, producer: EAVE graduate Saskia Vischer
    • TIGRE by Silvina Schnicer and Ulises Porra Guardiola, producer: EAVE graduate Barbara Sarasolas-Day, associated producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Laurent Csinidis
    • TIME SHARE (TIEMPO COMPARTIDO) by Sebastian Hofmann, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper
    • ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit


www.filmfest-muenchen.de


Taipei Film Festival (June 28 – July 14)

• 9 FINGERS by Francois-Jacques Ossang, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Haguenauer
• BRAGUINO by Clément Cogitore, producer: Cédric Bonin, co-producer: Kaarle Aho
• EUPHORIA by Lisa Langseth, producer: EAVE graduate Frida Bargo
• GOOD MANNERS by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra, producer: EAVE graduate Clement Duboin
• LICHT by Barbara Albert, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger
• MARILYN by Martin Rodriguez Redondo, producers: PUENTES graduates Paula Zyngierman, Giancarlo Nasi
• OUAGA GIRLS by Theresa Traore Dahlberg, producer: EAVE graduate David Herdies, co-producer: EAVE graduate Estelle Robin You
• PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
• SCARY MOTHER by Ana Urushadze, producer: EAVE graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili
• THE OMISSION by Sebastián Schjaer, co-producer: EAVE graduate Denis Vaslin, associate producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• TIME SHARE (TIEMPO COMPARTIDO) by Sebastian Hofmann, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper
• Ties That Bind project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Gita Fara
• WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson
• ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit


eng.taipeiff.org.tw


Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (June 29 – July 7)

• AMAL by Mohamed Siam, producer: EAVE graduate Talal Al-Muhanna
• AND BREATHE NORMALLY by Isold Uggadottir, producers: EAVE graduates Diana Elbaum, Annika Hellström, Eva Sigurdardottir
• BORDER by Ali Abbasi, producer: EAVE graduate Nina Bisgaard  
• BREATHING INTO MARBLE by Giedre Beinoriute, producer: EAVE graduate and Lithuanian National Coordinator Dagne Vildziunaite
• CHRIS THE SWISS by Anja Kofmel, producers: Interchange graduate Samir and EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic
• COBAIN by Nanouk Leopold, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper
• DONBASS by Sergej Loznitsa, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
• DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich
• EAVE project BIRDS OF PASSAGE by Ciro Guerra, Cristina Gallego, producer: PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors, co-producers: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, Ties That Bind graduate Mikkel Jersin
• EAVE project HISTORY OF LOVE by Sonja Prosenc, producer: EAVE graduate Rok Se?en
• EAVE project WAJIB by Annemarie Jacir, producer: EAVE graduate Ossama Bawardi, Ruben Thorkildsen
• EUPHORIA by Lisa Langseth, producer: EAVE graduate Frida Bargo
• FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• GIRL by Lukas Dhont, producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings & Frans Gestel
• GOOD MANNERS by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra, producer: EAVE graduate Clement Duboin
• IN MY ROOM by Ulrich Köhler, producer: PUENTES graduate Christoph Friedel, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach  
• INSIDE MOSSUL by Jana Andert, producer: EAVE graduate Jan Macola
• JUMPMAN by Ivan I. Tverdovsky, co-producer: EAVE graduate TremoraArizona , producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille
• LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresta-Dino?
• LIGHT YEARS by Manuel Abramovich, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech
• LOVELING by Gustavo Pizzi, producers: PUENTES graduates Tatiana Leite, Agustina Chiarino, Puentes group leader Fernando Epstein
• MIRIAM LIES by Natalia Cabral, co-producer: EAVE graduate Paco Poch
• NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
• OBLIVION VERSES by Alireza Khatami, co-producers: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit, PUENTES graduate Giancarlo Nasi
• OUR STRUGGLES by Guillaume Senez, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
• PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
• RAFIKI (FRIEND) by Wanuri Kahiu, producer: EAVE graduate Verona Meier, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen
• REDEMPTION by Joseph Madmony, producer: EAVE participant Michael Rozenbaum
• SEASON OF THE DEVIL by Lav Diaz, producers: Ties That Bind graduate and group leader Bianca Balbuena and Ties That Bind graduate Bradley Liew
• STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
• TEMPORADA DE CAZA (HUNTING SEASON) by Natalia Garagiola, producer: EAVE + graduate Jonas Katzenstein
• THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye
• THE QUEEN OF FEAR by Valeria Bertuccelli, producer: PUENTES graduates: Benjamin Domenech, Santiago Gallelli
• THE RABBIT HUNT by Patrick Bresnan, associate producer: EAVE graduate Dora Nedeczky
• THE WILD PEAR TREE by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Macedonian National Coordinator Labina Mitevska
• TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean Gorgan
• VIRGINS by Keren Ben Rafael, co-producer: EAVE + graduate Jean-Yves Roubain
• VOLCANO Roman Bondarchuk, producer: EAVE graduate Olena Yershova
• WINTER FLIES by Olmo Omerzu, producer: EAVE graduate Jiri Konecny


www.kviff.com


Festival International du Film de la Rochelle (June 29 – July 8)

• ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille  
• DONBASS by Sergej Loznitsa, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
• EAVE project 3/4 by Ilian Metev, producer: EAVE graduate Ingmar Trost
• GODLESS by Ralitza Petrovam, co-producers: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors and Ties That Bind graduate Mikkel Jersin
• FALLING (STRIMHOLOV) by Marina Stepanska, producer: EAVE graduate Olena Yershova
• LAZZARO FELICE by Alice Rohrwacher, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresta-Dino?
• OBLIVION VERSES by Alireza Khatami, co-producers: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit, PUENTES graduate Giancarlo Nasi
• OUR STRUGGLES by Guillaume Senez, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
• PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES graduate and group leader Fernando Epstein
• SLAVA (GLORY) by Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, co-producer: EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou
• SOFIA by Meryem Benm'Barek, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart
• SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE by Ilian Metev, producer: EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic
• SOLDIERS. STORY FROM FERENTARI by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate Jelena Mitrovic
• THE GOOD POSTMAN by Tonislav Hristov, producer: EAVE graduate Kaarle Aho
• THE LESSON by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, producer: EAVE graduate and Bulgarian National Coordinator Magdelena Ilieva
• THE WILD PEAR TREE by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Macedonian National Coordinator Labina Mitevska
• ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit


www.festival-larochelle.org


Ischia Film Festival (June 30 – July 7)

• FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
• THE INTRUDER by Leonardo di Costanzo, producer: EAVE graduate Carlo Cresto-Dina

www.ischiafilmfestival.it

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MEET EAVE IN JULY!

@‘A Truly Global Britain’ – Collaborating Beyond Europe, London, July 5:

EAVE Programme Manager Europe Satu Elo

 

@PUENTES Workshop 1 in Trieste, Italy, July 9-13:

EAVE CEO Kristina Trapp

EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges

 

@Galway Film Fleadh, July 12-13:

EAVE Programme Manager Europe Satu Elo

 

@New Horizons IFF Wroclaw, July 30-August 2:

EAVE CEO Kristina Trapp

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EAVE Producers Workshop under the midnight sun

Stavanger (Norway) is the stunning location of the second workshop of the EAVE Producers Workshop programme during June 22–29.
Co-financed by the The Norwegian Film Institute, Filmkraft Rogaland, Stavanger kommune, Rogaland fylkeskommune, Mediefondet Zefyr, Vestnorsk Filmsenter, Sørnorsk Filmsenter, Screen Story, Nordnorsk Filmsenter, Sola kommune and Vårstigen/Filminvest, and organized in collaboration with Chezville, the workshop will bring together 50 participants from 35 countries with a selection of top industry experts. The workshop week in Stavanger is the second out of the three workshops of the year-long EAVE training for independent producers.
On June 26-27, EAVE organises a tailor-made EAVE@Stavanger workshop for selected local producers.
The plenary sessions of the whole workshop are open for local industry professionals and special networking events with the EAVE producers are organized during the week.

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EAVE Producers Workshop 2019 - Call for Applications

Train, develop, network. A year long programme focused on three intensive weeks featuring professional development through working on the development of fiction and documentary projects.
EAVE is aimed at producers, both fiction and documentary, who are already working in the film and television industries who wish to begin to operate on a European wide basis by increasing their knowledge of producing and co-producing in Europe and by building up a pan European professional network. We also welcome applications from associated branches of the industry. Each year fifty participants are selected from most of the EU countries and beyond and take part in three one-week long workshops.
The interviews with a pre-selection of candidates will take place in autumn 2018 and the selection will be announced in December 2018. The 3 workshops take place during March 8 – 15 in Luxembourg (LU), June in Serbia, and October in Leipzig (DE), 2019.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: August 31, 2018.

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Upcoming deadlines

CINEKID Junior Co-production Market

The deadline for submissions for this year's Junior Co-production Market has been extended to 1 July 2018.

The Junior Co-production Market is an integrated two-day co-production market that enables financiers, broadcasters and producers to assess new and innovative children's projects across the film and television sectors.



Register for Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2018 now!

Warsaw Kids Film Forum is now accepting applications for its international pitching forum  

Deadline: 30 June 2018.

The 2nd edition of the international pitching forum for films and series for the young spectator will take place on September 26-28, 2018 in Warsaw during the 5th Kids Film Festival.

An Observer is a participant of the Forum who gets access to the three-day programme.

The Observer can take part in:

  • the Inspiration Day – a cycle of case studies of the most interesting coproductions for children, modern marketing and cross media strategies (first day of the Forum),
  • pitching sessions of 28 projects from Poland and Europe as an observer,
  • individual meetings with projects participating in the Pitching and Script Exchange Meeting, as well as guests invited by the organizer.

Meetings will open if time slots are available and upon prior acceptance from the requested person.

The Script Exchange meeting, where scriptwriters and directors will present their projects in search of a producer (Observers-producers will have priority in participating in this event).
Meetings at Consultants’ tables. At the 45-minute meeting with a consultant, the Observer will be able to talk about their idea or scenario at an early stage of development with an experienced industry representative / script consultant.
An Observer will receive a login and password to participant zone at www.warsawkidsff.pl. The site is to be used to register for meetings.

Registration for Observers – Forum participants – is open until 16th of September at www.warsawkidsff.pl. Participation is free of charge. First-come-first service rule applies.

We are now accepting applications for projects to take part in the pitch session during Warsaw Kids Film Forum. Poland’s first international forum for films and television series aimed at children. The forum will take place from the 27th – 29th of September 2017, in Warsaw during the 4th edition of The Kids Film Festival. We are accepting applications until June 30th.  
 
The goal of the Warsaw Kids Film Forum is to create a meeting place for film industry professionals who are interested in creating content for children. We will bring together countries from our region, where creating content for children is in its infancy, with professionals from countries where productions aimed at children are a regular part of the industry. The forum will be an opportunity to connect with: producers, distributors, sales agents, funding institutions, and film festival representatives. We want to create a space that will be practically helpful; connecting projects with potential co-producers, distributors and festivals; as well as educational, where the industry can discover the newest trends.  
 
During the Warsaw Kids Film Forum between 20 and 24 projects will take part in the pitch session, projects of feature films and television series who are searching for coproducers, distributors or financing. The winner of the best pitch will be invited to present their project during The Financing Forum for Kids Content 2018, in Malmo. There will also be “Work in Progress” screenings for select Polish projects. As well as the opportunity to consult ideas for projects, aimed at children, at One-To-One meetings with script doctors, sales agents and distributors.  
 
The forum is being organized for the film and media industries in Poland and Europe, with an emphasis on presenting projects from Central and Eastern Europe as well as the Baltic states. We are inviting: producers, writers, directors, distributors, sales agents, funding institutions, as well as others interested in creating culture for children.
 
Warsaw Kids Film Forum has opened registration for the Pitching session; applications can be submitted until June 30th, through the online form at www.warsawkidsff.pl. Taking part in the pitch session as well as the pitching workshops is free of charge.  Projects being developed at Kids Film Pro, a development program of films for children www.kdpro.pl will also be presented during the forum.  
 
What kind of projects are we looking for?

Projects from Poland and Europe: in development, at treatment phase, with a script or in early production.
Projects with a screenwriter and a producer on board (a director is not required).
Feature films, animations, documentaries as well as TV series for children.  
 
Important dates

27-29 September – Warsaw Kids Film Forum, Muranów Cinema, Warsaw
17 May – Start of applications for the Pitch session  
12 June – Start of registration for Forum accreditation
30 June – Deadline for application to the Pitch session  
End of July – Program publication + Announcement of projects qualified for the Pitch session
 
Warsaw Kids Film Forum will take place from the 27th-29th of September 2017, at the Muranów Cinema in Warsaw during the 4th edition of The Kids Film Festival.  
 
Warsaw Kids Film Forum is organised by the Education Department of the New Horizons Association. WKFF is co-financed by: the Municipal Office Capital City of Warsaw, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Creative Europe Desk Polska. Partners of WKFF are: the Mazowiecki Film fund, the Polish Animation Producers Association, Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamer of Commerce, Kids Regio, The Financing Forum for Kids Content and EAVE European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs.  

Special prizes for projects pitched

We are pleased to announce that the best pitched project of the Warsaw Kids Film Forum will be invited to the present at The Financing Forum for Kids Content (March 2018) in Malmö. Also, EAVE European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs will grant one of the projects pitched with an invitation to the EAVE Marketing Workshop (November 2017) held in Luxembourg.

More details can be found at www.warsawkidsff.pl  


ScripTeast. Applications are open

Deadline: July 31, 2018.

ScripTeast is a project-based training program, designed specifically for scriptwriters from Eastern and Central Europe.

Applicants must be nationals or residents of countries participating in the MEDIA Programme. However, ScripTeast has been developed to focus on scriptwriters originating from Central and Eastern European countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Applicants must provide credits for at least one theatrical feature film, one television feature film or a television series that had already been produced or must have extensive experience as writers, journalists or directors.

The submitted feature film script must be completed or nearing completion, must be an original work, and the shooting cannot commence before the end of April of the following year.

The script must not participate in any other scriptwriters’ training program at the time of its participation in ScripTeast.

THE APPLICATION PACKAGE SHOULD BE IN ENGLISH AND SHOULD CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING:

A signed original application form
The script (2 copies, UNBOUND)
A synopsis (250-300 words);
A CV (including professional experience, achievements and awards);
A cover letter stating:
motivation and expectations from the participation in ScripTeast,
project’s estimated chances of being produced;
Additional materials / DVD with samples of previous work (by post only).

THE APPLICATION PACKAGE SHOULD BE SUBMITTED IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:

an online application sent via the APPLICATION FORM
a duly signed hard copy sent by regular post to:

INDEPENDENT FILM FOUNDATION
Marii Kazimiery 23E
01-670 Warsaw
POLAND

Once submitted, your application cannot be changed. We strongly advise applicants to apply online well before the closing date. The ScripTeast webpage experiences peak usage in days leading up to the deadline and applicants may experience delays.

APPLYING BY MAIL

If you are unable to submit your application online, you can apply by mail. Please send an email addressed to applications@scripteast.pl to obtain a Word format application form. Applications sent by fax will not be accepted.

Applications WILL NOT BE RETURNED. Unselected applications will be disposed of safely.

For detailed information about the application process, please see the Application Form and Guidelines.

In case of any questions please contact us at: info@scripteast.pl

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EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2019 - SPECIAL FOR CANADIAN APPLICANTS

Canadian applicants applying to attend EAVE Producers Workshop 2019 with a production project will automatically be considered for a scholarship granted by TELEFILM CANADA. This scholarship covers the Producers Workshop membership fee of EUR 3.000. The participant selected for the scholarship will also have access to the marketing international program of TELEFILM CANADA for a travel grant to cover the travel costs to all three workshops of the year. The only costs that remain to be covered by the participant him/herself are the conference fees (EUR 1.600 per workshop).
 
Call for applications: deadline August 31, 2018

EAVE, European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, is one of the leading training and development providers for producers in Europe, renowned for its EAVE Producers Workshop.

Who is it for?

EAVE is aimed at producers, both fiction and documentary, who are already working in the film and television industries who wish to begin to operate on a European wide basis by increasing their knowledge of producing and co-producing in Europe and by building up a pan European professional network. We also welcome applications from associated branches of the industry – e.g. commissioning, funding, legal and finance, festivals & markets, media administration. Each year fifty participants are selected from most of the EU countries and beyond and take part in three one-week long workshops.

How does it work?

Half the participants attend the course with projects and it is an excellent means of development through intense focus on the project with colleagues and experts throughout the year. Most participants attending with a project also bring their writer for the first two weeks which enables producer and writer to benefit together from one-to-one sessions with script experts.

During the first two workshops, participants work within groups led by experienced producers and with several experts on script analysis, development and production financing, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching, packaging and more. In the third workshop 60-70 Decision Makers (commissioning editors, national and regional media funds, sales agents, etc.) join the participants to discuss the projects, companies and careers of the participants, a process which offers unusual access to Europe's Decision Makers.

EAVE graduates join a unique network of active European producers which forms one of the backbones of the industry. Furthermore, EAVE participants and members benefit from our partnerships with the leading European film festivals and markets where EAVE facilitates graduate participation.

Timeline

The interviews with a pre-selection of candidates will take place in autumn 2018 and the selection will be announced in December 2018. The 3 workshops take place during March 8 - 15 in Luxembourg (LU), June (dates TBC) in Serbia, and October (dates TBC) in Leipzig (DE), 2019.
 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: August 31, 2018
 
Check out www.eave.org for more information and the application form or contact us!

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THE INTERNATIONAL PRODUCERS POOLING PROGRAMME - IPPP

Dear Producers,

The International Producers Pooling Programme is a new opportunity for experienced producers who want to improve their skills in audiovisual project development in small self chosen pools of peers.

IPPP places producers at the centre of a collaborative learning process that promotes skills of management, communication and marketing, and positioning of their projects within a fast-evolving landscape of digital technologies and platforms.

The budget allocated per Pool amounts to €60'000 up to €100'000 depending on the number of production companies involved.

The programme takes place from January to December 2019.

Registration deadline is 30 October 2018.

All details and the application form can be found in the attached flyer and at www.focal-resource.nl/ippp.

IPPP is proposed by FOCAL resource, in consultation with ACE Producers and EAVE, and is supported by ten national film funding agencies.

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EAVE Producers Workshop under the midnight sun

Stavanger (Norway) will be the stunning location of the second workshop of the EAVE Producers Workshop programme  during June 22–29. Co-financed by the The Norwegian Film Institute, Filmkraft Rogaland, Stavanger kommune, Rogaland fylkeskommune, Mediefondet Zefyr, Vestnorsk Filmsenter, Sørnorsk Filmsenter, Screen Story, Nordnorsk Filmsenter, Sola kommune and Vårstigen/Filminvest, and organized in collaboration with Chezville, the workshop will bring together 50 participants from 35 countries with a selection of top industry experts.

The workshop week in Stavanger is the second out of the three workshops of the year-long EAVE training for independent producers. The participants of this year were selected from a total of 184 applicants, and come from all over the world. In addition to most of the European member states, many other countries are represented as well, such as Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Israel and Russia.

EAVE’s 2018 pedagogical core team is composed of EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges (LU), the four group leaders Diana Elbaum (Beluga Tree, BE), Titus Kreyenberg (unafilm, DE), Lise Lense-Møller (Magic Hour Films, DK) and Riina Sildos (Amrion, EE); the script consultants Clare Downs (UK), Jacques Akchoti (FR), Martin Daniel (USA), and documentary expert Sylvia Stevens (Faction Films, UK). They are supported by the specialized experts for Pitching: Sibylle Kurz (DE), Finance: Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks, IT), Marketing: Sarah Calderon (The Film Agency, ES) and Legal Issues: Pierre-Emmanuel Mouthuy (BE) They are joined by Music rights expert Laurence Kaye (UK) and sales expert Eva Diederix (Wild Bunch, FR).

An expert panel – EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, EAVE Finance Expert Linda Beath, producers Christine Alderson (Ipso Facto Films, UK), Christoph Friedel (Pandora Film Produktion, DE), Malene Flindt Pedersen (Hansen & Pedersen, DK) and Ada Solomon (HiFilm, RO), as well as Petri Kemppinen (Nordisk Film & TV Fond, NO) – will advise on the selected projects’ finance plans.

PMD Sally Hodgson (PIPOCA PICTURES, UK) will give a plenary session about thinking in terms of outreach and grassroots marketing.

Eurimages project manager Susan Newman (Eurimages, FR) will give an in-depth overview of the rules and regulations of Eurimages and share useful tips for applying.

The local film industry presents itself to the EAVE participants in a special session on Producing in and with Norway by Elin Erichsen and Tina Beate Goa Fagerheim from the Norwegian Film Institute, as well as EAVE graduate Kristine Knudsen (Den Siste Skilling, NO).

In addition, on June 26-27, EAVE organises a tailor-made EAVE@Stavanger workshop for selected local producers. In this workshop, EAVE Guest Expert Jan Naszewski (New Europe Film Sales, PL) shares his experience for festival strategies, EAVE Pitching Expert Sibylle Kurz (DE) looks in depth into the art of pitching, EAVE graduate Kristine Knudsen (Den Siste Skilling, NO) gives a production case study on the internationally successful animation film Richard the Stork, EAVE Finance Expert Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks, IT) gives feedback on the participants’ finance plans, and EAVE Group Leader Lise Lense-Møller (Magic Hour Films, DK) gives the participants A Roadmap to Coproduction. The selected participants also have individual coaching meetings with the EAVE experts. In addition, the plenary sessions of the whole workshop are open for local industry professionals and special networking events with the EAVE producers are organized during the week.

EAVE is supported by the Creative Europe - MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union, Film Fund Luxembourg, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée, Fondo Audiovisivo Friuli Venezia Giulia, PACT – the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television, Cinema do Brasil, the Polish Film Institute, Berlinale Co-Production Market and the partners who have hosted the workshops since 1988.

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Call for applications: EAVE Producers Workshop 2019 - deadline August 31, 2018

EAVE, European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, is one of the leading training and development providers for producers in Europe, renowned for its EAVE Producers Workshop.

Who is it for?

EAVE is aimed at producers, both fiction and documentary, who are already working in the film and television industries who wish to begin to operate on a European wide basis by increasing their knowledge of producing and co-producing in Europe and by building up a pan European professional network. We also welcome applications from associated branches of the industry – e.g. commissioning, funding, legal and finance, festivals & markets, media administration. Each year fifty participants are selected from most of the EU countries and beyond and take part in three one-week long workshops.

How does it work?

Half the participants attend the course with projects and it is an excellent means of development through intense focus on the project with colleagues and experts throughout the year. Most participants attending with a project also bring their writer for the first two weeks which enables producer and writer to benefit together from one-to-one sessions with script experts.

During the first two workshops, participants work within groups led by experienced producers and with several experts on script analysis, development and production financing, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching, packaging and more. In the third workshop 60-70 Decision Makers (commissioning editors, national and regional media funds, sales agents, etc.) join the participants to discuss the projects, companies and careers of the participants, a process which offers unusual access to Europe's Decision Makers.

EAVE graduates join a unique network of active European producers which forms one of the backbones of the industry. Furthermore, EAVE participants and members benefit from our partnerships with the leading European film festivals and markets where EAVE facilitates graduate participation.

Timeline

The interviews with a pre-selection of candidates will take place in autumn 2018 and the selection will be announced in December 2018. The 3 workshops take place during March 8 - 15 in Luxembourg (LU), June (dates TBC) in Serbia, and October (dates TBC) in Leipzig (DE), 2019.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: August 31, 2018

Check out www.eave.org for more information and the application form or contact us!

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Last Days to Apply! Call for 10 EAVE producers to PriFORUM / Prishtina International Film Festival

Dear EAVE Producers,
 
Prishtina International Film Festival and PriFest are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year!!
 
Prifest has teamed up with Kosovo Cinematography Centre (QKK) and in the name of this institution and the regional film industry development platform PriFORUM, they would like to invite up to 10 EAVE Network producers to join this year and visit the PriFORUM in the weekend of 19-22 July. The invitation covers  your stay and accommodation for 3 nights while you take care of your travel.
 
Coming to Pristina is pretty simple by air you can fly to Pristina or Skopje (one hour away) or you can travel by road and have a small Balkan adventure :)
 
PriFORUM will be exciting this year with the following events:
 
Best Pitch presentation of film projects from the Balkans (first and second director's film)
 
Prishtina Rendezvous (3rd edition) - speed-dating with the filmmakers to present their film projects. Prishtina Rendezvous is mainly focused at distributors and sales agents who are invited to attend, but it is a great possibility for International producers who would like to co-produce with young Balkan filmmakers, to explore the projects further and create network.
 
PriView - Work in Progress - a presentation of limited number of feature films in post-production
Other events will include presentations, discussions, talks and looots of parties and music nights!
A hot and fun weekend is guaranteed in Pristina during PriFORUM and all you have to do is think how to get there!
 
If you are interested, please send an email to forum@prifilmfest.org or info@prifilmfest.org before June 10 as the number of invitations is limited.

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Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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