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EAVE – PRODUCING FOR THE PLATFORMS

Wednesday October 30, 2019, Leipzig

BABY ©Netflix, photo: Francesco Berardinelli

Special offer for German producers from the regions of MDM Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein

Deadline for applications: September 20, 2019

On October 30th, 2019 from 9.00-19.00 - the EAVE Producers Workshop in cooperation with MIDPOINT TV Launch, Series Mania, Torino SeriesLab and DOK Leipzig, and supported by MDM Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, is offering a full day on Producing for the Platforms during the third EAVE workshop in Leipzig.
 
The goal of the day is to provide producers with 'a general overview’ of the platforms including the opportunities and challenges they bring to the business.  To provide basic insights into working with serial content vis-à-vis e.g. feature films in terms of production, financing and development (showrunner principle, writers’ room). To meet representatives from (at least one of) the main platforms and get introduced to their point of view, plans, preferences and thinking re. working with independent producers, both in terms of content and process.  To offer ‘hands-on’ information and experience from the producer’s perspective through a fiction and a documentary case study. And to share information on viewer patterns, contractual trends and other relevant issues.

The confirmed speakers include Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks IT), Nicola de Angelis - Case study of NETFLIX series BABY (Fabula Pictures, IT), David Keitsch (Komplizen Film, DE), Timo Gössler (DE), Nicola Lusuardi (IT), Xavier Rambert (Eurodata, FR), Luis Singer (StickUp Filmproduktion, DE) and Katarina Tomkova (MIDPOINT, CZ).
 
The day will end with a dinner and networking between all who attend:  The 51 EAVE producers from 29 countries, the 30 producers selected from Germany – 10 from each of the 3 regions mentioned – who will be invited, and all the experts participating both in the Platform Day and the EAVE Producers Workshop.

For those who wish to arrive on the 29th, DOK Leipzig will invite everybody to take part in a party on the 29th in the evening. DOK Leipzig will also offer for all invited German producers a free accreditation for DOK Leipzig (October 28 – November 3, 2019).
 
You will have to apply to attend the Platform Day and there will be a selection process among the applicants. The deadline for applications is September 20, and you can download the application form here.

All sessions will be in English.

For further information, please contact EAVE Programme Manager Europe Satu Elo, satu@eave.org.

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, Doha Film Institute, Telefilm Canada, Berlinale Co-Production Market and the partners who have hosted the workshops since 1988.

Page published 9 August 2019. Updated 9 October 2019.


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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