Trans Atlantic Partners
June - September 2011
Germany / Canada / USA
Deadline: March 22, 2011
Module 1: June 21 – 26, 2011 in Berlin (Germany)
Module 2: September 14 – 19, 2011 in Halifax (Canada)
Module 3: September 19 – 23, 2011 in New York (USA)
The programme is designed for established producers seeking international co-production training/professional development; a maximum of 8 producers from Europe, 8 producers from Canada and 8 producers from the US. TAP offers a unique combination of intensive, hands-on training with effective networking and targeted project partner research. The programme includes participation at Strategic Partners, Canada’s premier international co-production event as well as at IFP’s prestigious Independent Film Week, the oldest and largest forum in the U.S. for the discovery of new projects in development and new voices on the independent scene.
TAP provides detailed information on international co-production/ co-ventures from a European, Canadian and US perspective including:
In-depth, candid case studies of successful trans-Atlantic co-productions/ co-ventures presented by acclaimed and award-winning producers.
Finance / Market Intelligence
- The European, Canadian and US audiovisual market - figures, structure, players, operating conditions
- The financial landscape for European, Canadian and US feature film production
- How to split the pie: revenue sharing
- The legal framework: Europe | Canada | US
- Bilateral treaties and the European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production
- The co-production/ co-venture agreement
Sales / Distribution / New Media
- Sales Agents and positioning in the marketplace
- Distribution in Europe, Canada and the US – structures and players
- Multiplatform opportunities and market outreach
- Pitching projects
€ 1.800 (approx. USD 2.300 / CAD 2.400 - current rate)
This Fee includes: 1 Registration fees for Module 1, Module 2, Module 3, Strategic Partners and Independent Film Week / 2 Accommodation and meals in Berlin (5 nights), in Halifax (5 nights), and in New York (4 nights)
Erich Pommer Institut (Germany)
The Erich Pommer Institut (EPI) is an institute for media law, media economy and media research based in Potsdam, Germany. Each year, EPI organizes and hosts close to 40 seminars, workshops, conferences and panels – both for the German as well as the European media industry.
IFP Independent Filmmaker Project (USA)
IFP is the U.S.’s oldest and largest non-for-profit advocacy organization for independent filmmakers. IFP represents a network of 10,000 filmmakers in New York City and around the world, with a mission of ensuring that independent films enrich the universal language of cinema, seeding the global culture with new ideas, kindling awareness and fostering activism.
Strategic Partners (Canada)
One of the world’s pre-eminent co-production markets, Strategic Partners (SP) focuses on feature film, TV fiction, multiplatform and long form documentaries. SP is the place to discover and develop compelling projects and make investment happen. Strategic Partners is a property of the Atlantic Film Festival.
Click here to fill out the application form and read the guidelines.
Nadja Radojevic, EPI, firstname.lastname@example.org, +49 331 721 2885