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European Series Day

11. 10 2019 um 10:00 - 15:30

The »European Series Day« once again sets out to present and discuss current and upcoming trends in the European series market. Creative Europe Desk NRW, ifs internationale filmschule köln, Film Festival Cologne, and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW invite industry professionals to join renowned experts and series makers for case studies, analyses and discussions.

10:00 am Welcome
Petra Müller, CEO Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

10:15 am The Power of Story – The Social Impact of Series and our Responsibility as Storytellers
John Yorke, Producer & Script Editor

10:45 am The Power of Team – Writers’ Rooms in Europe Revisited
Annette Hess (tbc), Writer/Producer, (»Ku’damm 56/59«) | Eliane Montane (tbc), Writer/Showrunner (»Call My Agent«, »Papa ou Maman«) | Joachim Kosack, Producer, UFA Fiction (»Bella Block«) | Sebastian Colley, Writer (»How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast)«) | Andi Wecker, Writer/Producer, Network Movie (»The Team«, »Im Knast«)

11:30 am Break

12:00 pm Power to the Creatives! – New Series from Belgium
Marc Janssen, Head of Fiction, RTBF | Elly Vervloet, International Drama Executive, VRT

12:45 pm The Power of International Collaboration – a French-German Co-production
»Ein paar Tage Licht« / »Paix à leurs armes« Mario Krebs, Producer, Eikon West | Philippe Alessandri, Producer, Watch Next Media

1:15 pm Networking Lunch

On Invitation of Creative Europe MEDIA Desks Flanders & Wallonia-Brussels

2:15 pm The Power of Truth – Co-producing a Non-Fiction Thriller Series
»Nisman – The Prosecutor, the President and the Spy« Christian Beetz, Producer, Gebrüder Beetz | Imke Meier, Commissioning Editor, ZDFinfo | Justin Webster, Writer/Director

2:45 pm The Power of Innovation – Series Strategies in German Public Television

I. Slaven Pipic, Head of Development, ZDFneo
II. Frank Tönsmann, Commissioning Editor, WDR

Saturday | October 12, 2019 | 6:00 pm: Screening »Nisman – The Prosecutor, the President and the Spy«


11. 10 2019
10:00 - 15:30


Filmforum NRW e.V.
Bischofsgartenstr. 1
Köln, 50667 Deutschland
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Film Festival Cologne
Creative Europe Desk NRW
Film und Medien Stiftung NRW
ifs internationale filmschule köln