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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 satu@eave.org.

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:

AUSTRIA

Lena Weiss, Glitter and Doom

BRAZIL

Letícia Friedrich, Vitrine Filmes

BULGARIA

Nikolay Urumov, BOF Pictures

CANADA

Dominique Dussault, Nemesis Films

Caitlin Grabham, Prowler Film

COLOMBIA

Diana Camargo, Laberinto Cine y Televisión

CROATIA

Vanja Sremac, Terminal 3

CZECH REPUBLIC

Jitka Kotrlová, Frame Films

Radovan Síbrt, PINK

DENMARK

Mette Mikkelsen, New Tales

Marta Mleczek, Profile Pictures

EGYPT

Ahmed Amer, A. A. Films

FINLAND

Ilona Tolmunen, Made

FRANCE

Adrien Barrouillet, Furyo Films

Raphaël Gindre, RG FILMS

Katia Khazak, Aurora Films

Ulysse Payet, Elzévir Films

GERMANY

Fabian Altenried, Schuldenberg Films

Linus Günther, klinkerfilm production

Laura Kloeckner, Seera Films

Marion Wagner, Hessen Film & Medien

GREECE

Mina Dreki, Marni Films

Dimitris Logiadis, Filmiki Productions

GREENLAND / SWEDEN

Inuk Jørgensen

HUNGARY

Patricia D'Intino, Good Kids

IRELAND

Claire Mc Cabe, Pipedream Productions

Tina O’Reilly, Front Room Films

ITALY

Lara Costa-Calzado, Kino Produzioni

Claudio Giapponesi, Kiné Società Cooperativa

LITHUANIA

Rūta Adelė Jekentaitė, Baltic Productions

LUXEMBOURG

Olivier Caudron, Film Fund Luxembourg

NETHERLANDS

Renko Douze, Een van de jongens

Edwin Goldman, Goldman Film

NIGERIA

Chioma Onyenwe, Raconteur Productions

NORWAY

Benedikte Danielsen, Norwegian Film Institute

Thorvald Nilsen, Indie Film Bergen

PHILIPPINES

Mary Liza Diño, Fire and Ice Media and Productions

POLAND

Marta Gmosińska, Lava Films

Krystyna Kantor, Shipsboy

PORTUGAL

Andreia Nunes, Wonder Maria Filmes

ROMANIA

Ioana Lascar, deFilm

SENEGAL

Angèle Diabang, Karoninka

SERBIA

Čarna Vučinić, Čarna Vučinić Entp

SOUTH AFRICA

Tiny Mungwe, STEPS and CTRL ALT Shift

SPAIN

Marian Férnandez Pascal, Garabi Films

Inés Massa Puigsubirà, Materia Cinema

SWEDEN

Erik Andersson, Läsk

Caroline Drab, BCD Film

Malin Hüber, HER Film

Eliza Jones, Grand Slam Film

SWITZERLAND

Thomas Reichlin, Alva Film Production

UK

Don Omope, Pictograph Media

UKRAINE

Olesia Lukyanenko, FILM.UA

Olha Matat, EVOS Film

USA / JAPAN

Alex Lo, Cinema Inutile

YEMEN / USA

Mariam Al-Dhubhani

Page published 5 March 2024. Updated 6 March 2024.


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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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