Co-producing Documentaries in Europe - International Seminar & Workshop - takes place September 6 - 7 2012 in Piešťany Slovakia. The event is co-organized by Cinematik IFF, European Documentary Network (EDN) and MEDIA Desk Slovakia, with financial support from the Slovak Audiovisual Fund.
Seminar - September 6, 2012 - extended deadline: August 31!
The seminar will introduce European possibilities for documentary film co-productions, European documentary film market and approach of renowned TV broadcasters towards coproductions with independent producers. It is designed for up and coming producers and documentary filmmakers from Slovakia and neighbouring countries. A case study of a significant international co-production will be part of the seminar. The first day will explore pitch pilots w/ Ove Rishøj Jensen, EDN; co-production opportunities in Germany with a focus on ARD/MDR w/ Claudia Schreiner, MDR; and producer Bram Crols will discuss Lost Down Memory Lane (dir. Klara Van Es, 2010, Belgium/Netherlands) in his case study following a screening of the film.
Workshop - September 7, 2012
Selected applicants with projects will have an opportunity to consult the project with renowned international tutors: Ove Rishøj Jensen, EDN, Denmark Claudia Schreiner, MDR, Germany Bram Crols, Associate Directors, Belgium. Attending projects: Salto Mortale (Anabela Zigova), Identity Card (Yvonne Vavrova), King of Porn (Katarina Kocalkova) a Afghanistan Music (Fardad Rastgar Karimi).
Participation is free of charge. More information and application form here.