MEDIA initial training conference - brussels 21/22 march

Two days and more than 45 speakers to debate future challenges and present EU funding opportunities for film and audiovisual schools and universities in Europe - Brussels March 21/22.

Registration is still open for the MEDIA Programme Initial Training Conference in Brussels on March 21/22, but time is running out to take part in a unique event. For the latest on the programme, list of particpants and to register by Friday, March 18, go to: http://www.media-itc.eu/.

The conference will provide participants with a complete overview on EU funding opportunities for higher education institutions in Europe and the world, including a presentation of the new MEDIA initial Training call. The conference will also be an exchange platform to present new approaches in film education and innovative collaboration breaking barriers down between disciplines (arts, film, business, games, animation..), countries and industries.

The will be four panels on 3D, Series development, New and Cross-media, Management and integration of graduates to the professional world.

Panelists include:

- From the industry:

  • Klaus Zimmerman, General Manager of Atlantique Production (Lagardere Group) and producer of Canal+ series, The Borgias;

  • Erwin M. Schmidt - 3D Producer of Wim Wenders' PINA;

  • Sebastien Delloye- producer Entre Chiens et loup and Programme director of European post Production Connection;

  • Jean des Foret - Petit Film and Head of Studies, EAVE/BAL Puentes Workshop;

  • Dennis Eick - Professor of Serial writing - former commissioning editor for RTL;

  • Peter de Maegt, Caviar production, and Erik Taelman (VRT) for the Artist;

  • Ian Ginn -Producer Hubub film and mentor at Power to the Pixel.

- Representatives and students from schools and universities in Europe:

  • La Femis, NFTS, COFAC, TAIEK, FAMU, Lodz, HEC-ulg, ESCAC, Salford University, Ludwigsburg, ESCAC, IAD, Baltic school....

Registration is free of charge at: http://www.media-itc.eu/. Travel and accommodation is at participants' expense.

The MEDIA Training team

MEDIA Programme of the European Union

Education, Audivisual, Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)