Veranstaltungen - Conferences - Part 16

posted by SHorváth on 2006/02/08 18:15

[ Veranstaltungen - Conferences ]

Ex Oriente Film is a year-long training workshop for Eastern and Central European documentary filmmakers. The program includes three intensive sessions (April, June and October) and email consultancy under the leadership of experienced tutors, European independent producers, TV commissioning editors and film directors. The deadline for submitting the projects is February 15, 2006!
What will you learn at the Ex Oriente Film?

  • How to write and develop a professional project for international European co-production with the assistance of experienced experts and producers

  • How to contact key individuals from the documentary film industry and how to work with them

  • How to enter the international film market – documentary film financing, the European market, presale, sale and co-production contracts

  • How to set up and run a successful independent film production company

  • How to consult all your company's steps and strategies with experienced experts and producers throughout the whole year

  • Participants should:

  • Be from the MEDIA+ countries

  • Have several years of experience working in the film and television industry

  • Be particularly motivated to work in a wider European context

  • A condition of participation is active knowledge of English and presence of both, the director and the producer of the project at all three workshops.

  • 1st workshop: "The Way of Co-Production" (Bratislava - April 24 - 30, 2006) is focused on the preparation and development of a documentary project for documentary co-production. Participants: directors and producers of the project

  • 2nd workshop: "Company Strategy" (Prague - June 2006) is aimed at establishing and development of production companies in Eastern Europe. Participants: producers of the project. Follow up of project development.

  • 3rd workshop: "Market Opens" (International Documentary Film Festival Jihlava - October 2006) is dedicated to marketing and promotion of films, pitching techniques and opportunities and the potential of East-European independent producers in the European market.

  • Participation fee is € 750,- per selected project. Participants coming from Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Slovenia can apply for scholarship which is given in total amount € 600,-. Total price after accounting scholarship is € 150,-. Participation fee does not cover travel and food expenses.

    Send the application form - to download on the documentary internet Website - at the latest on February 15th, 2006 via e-mail to