Press release

EAVE Producers Workshop – one of the leading training programmes for audiovisual producers in Europe – will come to Copenhagen and Malmö in October 2017.



On Tuesday October 24 and Wednesday October 25, EAVE will offer in Malmö a special programme for the local professionals, with top experts from the European film industry:

The speakers and topics include the following:

EAVE finance expert Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks, IT) will give an up-to-date overview of the possibilities of film financing in Europe. Together with the Swedish producer, EAVE graduate Kristina Åberg (Atmo Media Network, SE), Linda Beath will also discuss and answer audience questions about the possibility of revenues. For a more concrete example, Kristina Åberg will take the audience through a case study of Nile Hilton Incident.

EAVE legal expert Roberto Olla (Eurimages) will look into legal issues that specifically arise in co-productions, and how to tackle them.

EAVE group leader Didar Domehri (Maneki films / Full House, FR) has a strong background both in international sales and in international co-productions. Through mini case studies, she will address the importance of thinking international from the very beginning of development.

EAVE guest expert Jan Naszewski (New Europe Film Sales, PL) will address the different festival strategies needed for different projects.

At a joint session for local professionals and EAVE participants, producer Marianne Furevold-Boland (NRK, NO) will present a case study of the Norwegian hit series Shame (Skam).


Detailed programme of EAVE@Malmö

(due to possible last minute changes)


Moderator: Julia Gebauer, Way Creative Films


Tuesday October 24, 2017

10.00-10.15 Kristina Trapp, EAVE CEO: Welcome words

10.15-11.45 Linda Beath, EAVE Finance Expert: European Film Financing


12.00-13.00 Linda Beath & Kristina Åberg: Q&A about revenues

Lunch break

14.30-16.00 Kristina Åberg: Case Study of Nile Hilton Incident


16.15-17.45 Didar Domehri, EAVE Group Leader: Thinking International: mini case studies from the point of view of a producer and a sales agent


18.00-19.30 Marianne Furevold-Boland: Case study of Skam – research and development


Wednesday October 25, 2017

9.45-11.15 Jan Naszewski, EAVE Guest Expert: Festival Strategies


11.30-13.00 Roberto Olla, EAVE Legal Expert: Legal issues in co-productions


The Malmö sessions will take place at the Studio (Nordenskiöldsgatan 24, SE-21119 Malmö).


EAVE in Copenhagen

In addition to the tailor-made EAVE@Malmö programme, industry professionals from Sweden and Denmark will be welcome to attend the open sessions at the EAVE Producers Workshop in Copenhagen, October 23-30, 2017:

(schedule due to possible last minute changes)

-        Monday Oct 23 at 16.15-17.45: Negotiation by Michael Comyn (Fearless Organization, IE)

-        Tuesday Oct 24 at 14.30-16.35: Legal Aspect of Distribution and Sales by Roberto Olla (Eurimages)

-        Wednesday Oct 25 at 14.30-16.30 Financial Implications of the Digital Shift & Digital Distribution by Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks, IT) & Tine Klint (Level K, DK)

-        Wednesday Oct 25 at 19.15-20.15 Producing with the Region by various speakers

-        Thursday Oct 26 at 9.00-13.30 Beyond Movies – What’s Next? by various speakers including Guillermo Carreras-Candi (Playground, ES), Stéphane Hueber-Blies (a_BAHN, LU), Pierre-Alexandre Labelle (Undert the Milky Way, US), Domenico La Porta (BE), Arne Ludwig (Headtrip, DE), among others

The plenary sessions in Copenhagen will take place at the National Museum of Denmark (Ny Vestergade 10, DK-1471 Copenhagen K) in the Assembly Hall (1st floor).

In case you would like to join the EAVE group for a lunch before or after one the Copenhagen sessions, there will be a fee of DKK 225 per person, payable on the spot. The lunches take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 13.30.



To register for the sessions in Malmö and/or Copenhagen, please send an email to EAVE Programme Manager Satu Elo, before Friday, September 15.

Please indicate clearly

-        Your name, profession, company and email address.

-        Which sessions you would like to attend in Malmö and/or Copenhagen.

-        In case you wish to join some of the lunches in Copenhagen, please indicate which one(s).


The EAVE sessions in Copenhagen and Malmö are organized in co-operation with Copenhagen Film Fund, Danish Film Institute, Film i Skåne and Swedish Film Institute. 

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.

Page published 24 August 2017. Updated 29 August 2017.

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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