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EAVE ON DEMAND for francophone producers in minority communities across Canada

March, June and October 2021, online / in Canada

EAVE is proud to organise an EAVE ON DEMAND workshop in co-operation with Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada – APFC. The workshop will take place in three modules planned for March, June and October 2021 and will be open for selected members of AFPC. The workshops will take place online / in Canada depending on the evolving pandemic situation.

EAVE ON DEMAND for members of APFC will consist of 3 workshops of masterclasses and group work sessions, as well as individual meetings for 3-4 producers and their writers / concept developers with their projects in development.

The program will combine the long experience that EAVE has in international training and networking with a tailor-made approach for francophone producers in minority communities across Canada, taking into account their specific needs.

The objective is to improve the participants’ skills in international coproduction, film finance and management, legal issues, marketing, packaging, festival and sales strategies as well as script development, allowing them to expand their careers and businesses internationally.

The EAVE experts confirmed for the March workshop include the following: group leader Diana Elbaum (Beluga Tree, BE), script consultant Nadja Dumouchel (FR/DE), finance expert Linda Beath (Ideal Filmworks, IT), legal expert Pierre-Emmanuel Mouthuy (Mouthuy Avocats, BE), pitching expert Sibylle Kurz (DE) as well as marketing consultant Mathias Noschis (Aplhapanda, DE/CH).

The languages of the workshop will be French and English.

The applications are open until January 25, 2021 through APFC:
https://apfc.info/elan/#anchorAccelerateur

EAVE ON DEMAND for members of APFC is organized by EAVE and APFC in partnership with Netflix, lead partner, Telefilm Canada and the Canada Media Fund.

EAVE is Europe’s leading training, development and networking organization for producers. In addition to our flagship programme, the renowned European Producers Workshop, we are involved in a variety of programmes in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 1988, EAVE’s objectives are to provide professional training opportunities and to bring producers from different regions of the world together with the aim of facilitating co-production relationships. EAVE’s unique international network comprises over 2,300 producers and key decision makers (funders, sales agents, distributors, commissioning editors etc.).

Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada – APFC

The Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada is dedicated to the development of the French-language film, television, and digital media industry across Canada. The Alliance is the voice of the audiovisual and independent production sector in francophone Canada.

About Netflix
Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 148 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

About Telefilm Canada – See bigger.
Telefilm is dedicated to the cultural, commercial and industrial success of Canada’s audiovisual industry. Through funding and promotion programs, Telefilm supports dynamic companies and creative talent at home and around the world. Telefilm also makes recommendations regarding the certification of audiovisual coproduction treaties to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, and administers the programs of the Canada Media Fund. Launched in 2012, the Talent Fund accepts private donations which principally support emerging talent.

About the Canada Media Fund

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, promotes, develops and finances the production of Canadian content and relevant applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment through fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through industry and private sector partnerships.

Page last updated 18 February 2021


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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