EAVE March News 2023

Special Offer for EAVE Graduates: GREEN FILM LAB Poland

Thanks to a practical, project-based and hands-on approach Green Film Lab allows you to dive into environmentally sustainable practices in audiovisual production. The programme is organised by TorinoFilmLab and GREEN FILM in collaboration with EAVE, and it aims at training film professionals on how to apply a green protocol and get a certification.

The upcoming three-day workshop will be held in Warsaw (Poland) between 15th and 18th March in collaboration with Polish Film Institute and looks for*:

  • FILM AND SERIES INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS involved in the pre-production and production stages, interested in getting and improving their skills in sustainable practices on set and applying WITH or WITHOUT a project;
  • FUNDS, FILM COMMISSIONS, FILM INSTITUTIONS DELEGATES interested in knowing more about sustainability on set;
  • SUSTAINABILITY MANAGERS (professionals with at least two years of experience) interested in learning how an audiovisual production is carried out.

*We especially welcome applications from professionals who live in Poland and the nearby region, professionals who got support from the Polish Film Institute and/or who will shoot in Poland.


Click HERE to visit the detailed call for applications.

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The participants will learn how to apply the current best practices in terms of energy saving, transport, accommodation, catering, set decoration, waste management, recycling and communication. The training is based on the Green Film Rating System and its two main features: the sustainability plan and the certification process for audiovisual projects.  Each workshop is open to 24 participants selected to work in groups guided by tutors with wide experience in film industry, on audiovisual projects submitted and almost ready to begin filming.

Among the pedagogical experts involved in the workshop: the Head of Studies and EAVE graduate Giovanni Pompili - Italian producer and TFL alumnus, Louise Marie Smith (UK) - founder and managing director of Neptune Environmental Solutions, Lucie Trémolières - French-based writer and director for all kinds of dramatic media with a special focus on different emotional responses to the environmental crisis and Dörte Schneider Garcia - Portugal-based experienced assistant director and green consultant.

Green Film Lab offers a number of intensive 3-day workshops, held in English, that take place along the year in different European countries and regions, in collaboration with film institutions and funds.

Green Film Lab is organised by TorinoFilmLab and Green Film, promoted by the National Museum of Cinema and Trentino Film Commission, in collaboration with EAVE. Supported by Creative Europe - MEDIA Sub-programme of the European Union.

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EAVE Team Assistant Vacancy

EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) is a professional training, project development and networking organization funded by the Creative Europe - MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union and the Film Fund Luxembourg. We run training programmes for audiovisual producers mainly in Europe, but also in other parts of the world.

EAVE is looking for a Team Assistant for our team in Luxembourg.

The primary tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Daily office administration
  • Travel & hotel organisation
  • Assisting the EAVE team in the organization mainly of the EAVE Producers Workshop, PUENTES, EAVE Plus and EAVE Marketing Workshop, as well as other EAVE events and workshops. This includes:
    • Follow-up of participants, experts and decision makers
    • Workshop catalogues & infobooks
    • General workshop logistics
    • Travel & hotel organization for team, experts and decision makers
  • Organisation of EAVE pedagogical and team meetings, festival accreditations and smaller EAVE workshops (EAVE ON DEMAND)
  • Administration of the EAVE database (Filemaker)
  • Assisting the EAVE Financial Manager with the accountancy, funding applications, reports and other tasks
  • Assisting the with EAVE’s PR and social media appearance

The Team Assistant will work closely with the EAVE Chief Executive and all the EAVE team members as required.

The Team Assistant will be present at some EAVE workshops in Luxembourg.

Preferable skills required:

  • Motivation to work in the European film and television industry and with partners and participants from all over Europe
  • Very good communication, social and organisational skills
  • Flexibility, dynamism, motivation
  • Capacity to work in a team
  • Ability to take responsibility and to carry out tasks independently
  • Fluent English and French and preferably one or more other European languages
  • Computer skills (MS-Office, Filemaker)

Working conditions:

The Job is based in Luxembourg in full-time (40 working hours / week), ideally starting from June 1, 2023.

Fixed term contract (1 year with the possibility of extension) according to Luxembourg work law (trial period: 3 months).

Working language: English


Please send your application (CV, motivation letter) by email only to  

Deadline for application: April 10, 2023.

The selection interviews will be conducted in Luxembourg in the first week of May.

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The EAVE Producers Workshop’s 2023 edition kicks off in Luxembourg!

In partnership with Film Fund Luxembourg, we are thrilled to welcome the selected 56 producers and professionals from 35 countries to develop the 29 selected documentary, feature film and series projects, as well as their careers, company structures and entrepreneurial skills at the EAVE Producers Workshop 2023.

The first of 3 residential workshops takes place from March 3–10 at the Légère Premium Hotel Luxembourg. Workshop 2 will take place in Alpbach (Austria) in June and Workshop 3 in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) in October.

The rich programme of plenary sessions during this workshop week will include topics such as script development of fiction features and TV series, defining the producer’s role from development to release, thinking audience for producers, legal issues of development, producing documentaries, approaching film financing, (a)symmetrical co-production, and company management tools.

In addition, EAVE marketing tutors Sarah Calderon (The Film Agency, ES) and Nicola Ofoego (Black Mic Mac, FR) will run a special ‘marketing incubator programme’ in the groups and over the whole year, offering an intense PMD marketing training in cooperation with the EAVE Marketing Workshop.

The participants will start their EAVE journey under the guidance of EAVE Head of Studies Lise Lense-Møller (Magic Hour Films, DK), the four group leaders, Ankica Jurić Tilić (Kinorama, HR), Michael Kitzberger (Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH, AT), Riina Sildos (Amrion, EE) and Jani Thiltges (Samsa Film, LU); the script consultants Jacques Akchoti (FR), Nayeem Mahbub (SE/BD), Clare Downs (UK), TV series consultant Esther Springer (Creators Inc, UK), and documentary expert Sylvia Stevens (Faction Films, UK).  They are joined by the EAVE specialized experts - for Marketing: Sarah Calderon (The Film Agency, ES) and Nicola Ofoego (Black Mic Mac, FR), Pitching: Sibylle Kurz (DE) and Legal Issues: Katrine Schlüter Schierbeck (The Law Factory, DK), who share their expertise in plenary and group work sessions.

Guest experts at workshop 1 include Sarah Bamberg (Film Fund Luxembourg, LU), Jean des Forêts (Petit Film, FR), Sophie Erbs (Gaijin, FR), Danny Krausz (DOR Film, AT) and Bernard Michaux (Samsa Film, LU)
All plenary sessions are open for interested local professionals. For the detailed programme and COVID safety instructions, please contact EAVE Deputy CEO Satu Elo

EAVE expresses special gratitude for the support of Workshop 1 to:
Film Fund Luxembourg; CREATIVE EUROPE Desk Luxembourg - MEDIA sub-programme; Légère Premium Hotel Luxembourg.

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, Doha Film Institute, Telefilm Canada, SODEC, IDM Südtirol Alto Adige, Fonds Jeune Création Francophone, Projeto Paradiso, TRT - Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, Berlinale Co-Production Market and the partners who have hosted the workshops since 1988.

The selected participants of EAVE Producers Workshop 2023 are:


Enea Gramo, Art Film


Andi G Hess, DOR Film

Bernhard Holzhammer, Eutopiafilm


Maria Ibrahimova, Cinex Productions


Maarten Schmidt, Storyhouse


Julia Alves, Sancho&Punta


Jessica Lea Fleming, Canada Media Fund

Julie Groleau, Couronne Nord

Sahar Yousefi, Nava Projects


Tena Gojic, Dinaridi Film


Jakub Košťál, Bionaut


Puk Lodahl Eisenhardt, GotFat Productions

Johannes Rothaus Nørregaard, SAM Productions ApS / Metafilm


John Lundsten, TACK Films

Pilvi Waltzer, BUFO


Thomas Lambert, Tomsa Films

Geraldine Ohana, Echo Studio


Archil Gelovani, Independent Film Project


Tsiako Abesadze, Natura Film / Mulholland Films


Solmaz Azizi, Studio Zentral

Birthe Klinge, German Federal Film Board FFA

Clemens Köstlin, Coproduction Office


Ike Yemoh, A.K.A Entertainment


Mando Stathi, Byrd


Marcell Gerő, Campfilm


Judith Lichtneckert, Emilia Productions / Perron X


Ali Doyle, Wild Atlantic Pictures

Evan Horan, Blinder Films


Chiara Galloni, Articolture

Martin Rattini, Helios Sustainable Films


Yanal Barakat, freelance


Carol Kioko, Lemon Slice Pictures


Carole Kremer, Film Fund Luxembourg


Dany Delvoie, Netherlands Film Fund

Max de Wolf, Topkapi Films

Rogier Kramer, Dutch Mountain Film


Beathe Hofseth, Fri Film


Magdalena Sztorc, Before My Eyes

Aneta Zagorska, Krakow Film Klaster


Yanis Gaye, Goree Island Cinema


Milos Ivanovic, Set Sail Films


Jerca Jerič, Temporama

Lija Pogačnik, December


Heejung Oh, Seesaw Pictures


Ariadna Dot, Lastor Media

Belen Sanchez Silvero, Un Capricho de Producciones


Mario Adamson, Sisyfos Film Production

Erika Malmgren, Cinenic Film

Lisa Nyed, Film i Skåne


Michael Graf, Cloud Fog Haze Pictures / Makadam Films

Katia Monla, Intermezzo Films


İpek Erden, Vayka Film


Sinead Kirwan, Enemy Films


Darya Bassel, Moon Man

Olga Zhurzhenko,


Melissa Adeyemo, Ominira Studios


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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 in 2016. 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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