The EAVE Producers Workshop’s 2024 programme takes off in Luxembourg!

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In partnership with Film Fund Luxembourg and supported by Creative Europe, EAVE welcomes 56 handpicked producers and industry professionals from 36 countries to participate in this year’s programme.

Participants will have the unique opportunity to develop the 28 selected documentary, feature film and series projects, as well as to focus on their careers, company structures and entrepreneurial skills over one year.

This workshop takes place from March 7–14 at the Légère Premium Hotel Luxembourg and  is the starting point of  a transformative training journey spanning over 3 residential workshops. Workshop 2 will take place in Trondheim (Norway) in June and Workshop 3 in Karlskrona (Sweden) in October.

A rich variety of plenary sessions during this workshop week will include topics such as:

  • script development of fiction features and TV series
  • the producer’s role from development to release
  • thinking audience & marketing tools for producers
  • legal aspects in development
  • the specifics of documentary and TV series production
  • film financing
  • company management tools.

All plenary sessions are open for interested local professionals. For the detailed programme and registration, please contact EAVE Deputy CEO Satu Elo

Guidance from top-notch Industry Leaders

The participants’ journey this year will be led by:

  • EAVE Head of Studies Lise Lense-Møller (Magic Hour Films, DK)
  • the four group leaders, Didar Domehri (Maneki Films, France), Ankica Jurić Tilić (Kinorama, HR), Michael Kitzberger (Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH, AT) and Riina Sildos (Amrion, EE)
  • the script consultants Martin Daniel (US), Clare Downs (UK), Nayeem Mahbub (EE/BD), TV series consultant Esther Springer (Creators Inc, UK), and documentary expert Sylvia Stevens (Faction Films, UK).

They are joined by leading EAVE industry experts in different areas:

  • Marketing: Sarah Calderon (The Film Agency, ES) and Nicola Ofoego (Black Mic Mac, FR)
  • Pitching: Sibylle Kurz (DE)
  • Legal Issues: Katrine Schlüter Schierbeck (The Law Factory, DK)
  • Financing:  Jean des Forêts (Petit Film, FR)
  • Company management: Sophie Erbs (Gaijin, FR)
  • Producing series & career planning: Petri Kemppinen (P1 Kemppinen, FI).

Guest experts at workshop 1 include

  • Sarah Bamberg (Film Fund Luxembourg, LU)
  • Carole Kremer (Film Fund Luxembourg/Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Luxembourg, LU).

The EAVEmarketing incubator programme

EAVE marketing consultants Sarah Calderon and Nicola Ofoego 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.

Special Thanks and Recognition

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, Romanian Cultural Institute and Berlinale Co-Production Market, as well as the partners who have hosted the workshops since 1988.

The selected participants of EAVE Producers Workshop 2024 are:


Lena Weiss, Glitter and Doom


Letícia Friedrich, Vitrine Filmes


Nikolay Urumov, BOF Pictures


Dominique Dussault, Nemesis Films

Caitlin Grabham, Prowler Film


Diana Camargo, Laberinto Cine y Televisión


Vanja Sremac, Terminal 3


Jitka Kotrlová, Frame Films

Radovan Síbrt, PINK


Mette Mikkelsen, New Tales

Marta Mleczek, Profile Pictures


Ahmed Amer, A. A. Films


Ilona Tolmunen, Made


Adrien Barrouillet, Furyo Films

Raphaël Gindre, RG FILMS

Katia Khazak, Aurora Films

Ulysse Payet, Elzévir Films


Fabian Altenried, Schuldenberg Films

Linus Günther, klinkerfilm production

Laura Kloeckner, Seera Films

Marion Wagner, Hessen Film & Medien


Mina Dreki, Marni Films

Dimitris Logiadis, Filmiki Productions


Inuk Jørgensen


Patricia D'Intino, Good Kids


Claire Mc Cabe, Pipedream Productions

Tina O’Reilly, Front Room Films


Lara Costa-Calzado, Kino Produzioni

Claudio Giapponesi, Kiné Società Cooperativa


Rūta Adelė Jekentaitė, Baltic Productions


Olivier Caudron, Film Fund Luxembourg


Renko Douze, Een van de jongens

Edwin Goldman, Goldman Film


Chioma Onyenwe, Raconteur Productions


Benedikte Danielsen, Norwegian Film Institute

Thorvald Nilsen, Indie Film Bergen


Mary Liza Diño, Fire and Ice Media and Productions


Marta Gmosińska, Lava Films

Krystyna Kantor, Shipsboy


Andreia Nunes, Wonder Maria Filmes


Ioana Lascar, deFilm


Angèle Diabang, Karoninka


Čarna Vučinić, Čarna Vučinić Entp


Tiny Mungwe, STEPS and CTRL ALT Shift


Marian Férnandez Pascal, Garabi Films

Inés Massa Puigsubirà, Materia Cinema


Erik Andersson, Läsk

Caroline Drab, BCD Film

Malin Hüber, HER Film

Eliza Jones, Grand Slam Film


Thomas Reichlin, Alva Film Production


Don Omope, Pictograph Media


Olesia Lukyanenko, FILM.UA

Olha Matat, EVOS Film


Alex Lo, Cinema Inutile


Mariam Al-Dhubhani

Page published 5 March 2024. Updated 6 March 2024.

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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