OPEN CALL for LINE-UP: International Academy & Networking for Festival Managers May 30 - 31, 2024, Sibiu, Romania

    The second edition of LINE-UP: International Academy & Networking for Festivalwill take place between May 30 - 31, 2024, in Sibiu, as part of the 8th edition of ESTE FILM Festival. LINE-UP Academyis intended as an annual meeting between managers of film and theatre festivals, academic professors and students eager to launch in this field, with the aim of exchanging experiences and know-hows, discussing new managerial trends, launching innovative ideas and initiating possible collaborations.

    Last year, during the 1st edition of LINE-UP Academy, Corina Șuteu -  international cultural consultant and  former Minister of Culture in Romania, Oana Giurgiu -  Executive Director and co-founder of Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF), Miroslav Mogorovic - Program Director and Nikolaj Nikitin - Artistic Director at Palic European Film Festival, were the mentors for the 12 participants, selected from 3 countries to attend the training sessions.

    The theme of this 2nd edition is "How to Pitch Your Festival", with the attendance of distinguished guest speakers from Eastern Europe, to be announced shortly.

    The call for application is intended for students of theatrical arts / film / cultural management,  festival managers at the beginning, established festival managers, senior professionals and academic professors with specialized studies in cultural management, regardless of age, sex, country or nationality.

    Those interested are invited to register here: REGISTRATION FORM

    The deadline for applications is March 25, 2024. For more details, please access the general rules here: GENERAL RULES

    Organizer: Este Film Asociation, www.estefilm.ro.

    Co-financed by: Administrația Fondului Cultural Național (AFCN).

    Supported by: Centrul Cultural German Sibiu.