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News 13. Dez 22

For Producers based in Germany, in the States of Hesse, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia

Call for applications: Intensive Workshop for the Development of Documentary Film Projects for Producers based in Germany, in the States of Hesse,  Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia

In Limburg (Germany)
From March 6 to 11, 2023


A unique opportunity to get a deeper insight into international coproduction skills, benefit from personalized mentoring, and to create new connections with international documentary professionals!

For over 20 years, EURODOC – International Lab for Creative Documentary Production - has been training generations of professionals across Europe. Its main program, designed for producers developing a documentary feature-length project with international potential, has consistently contributed to train engaged and passionate creative producers from all over Europe and beyond, now part of a network of more than 1300 professionals.

In 2023, the first of the three sessions composing the yearly international program will take place in Germany (Hesse Region), thanks to the partnership with HessenFilm und Medien. Hessen Film & Medien is cooperating with Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) and offers three participants from this region the possibility to attend the local group.

In cooperation with Hessen Film & Medien and mdm - Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung.

From March 6 to 11, in parallel and in connexion with the first session of the yearly international training, a selected group of film professionals based in the states of Hesse, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia in Germany will have the possibility to attend an intensive 5-day residential workshop focusing on documentary project development in Limburg (Germany).

During the workshop, beside the intensive work in the group with their tutor, several activities will join the international and the local groups, so to reinforce the networking opportunities and the sharing of practices.

WHEN: Monday, March 6 at 11.00am to Saturday morning, March 11 (the workshop will end with a dinner and party on Friday night).

WHERE: Limburg (Germany) – 5 hotel nights included.

FOR WHOM: The workshop is reserved for professionals based in the states of regions Hesse, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. The priority will be given to professionals based in Hesse.

The workshop is open to Producers or Directors-Producers with a film project at the development stage. The possibility of attendance of the director alongside the producer will be examined on a case-to-case basis. The projects can be at different stages: in writing, in development or in pre-production.

The workshop is also open to professionals participating without a project but only if they are industry professionals involved in institutions and organizations supporting documentary films (commissioning editors, film funds).

Please find the call for application including further information here.