MAIA WORKSHOPS in Modra (Bratislava) in October

    Dear friends,

    MAIA Workshops is a training programme targeted to emerging European producers supported by the Media Programme since 2006. It is structured in 3 residential workshops that take place in April, June and October and deals with all aspects of development including creative, legal, financial, marketing and distribution issues.

    Our next workshop shall take place from October 5 to 9 in Modra, close to Bratislava (Slovakia). It will deal with "Marketing and Distribution in the Development of Audiovisual Projects".

    The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday September 18th and we still have a number of scholarships available for participants from Central and Eastern European countries.

    Workshop content:

    Digital rights management; traditional and alternative distribution platforms; standard and non-conventional financing and distribution strategies; co-production markets and project forums - promises and pitfalls; International sales strategies...

    Confirmed experts:

    CHRIS AUTY Producer, (nome società?) UK

    MATEJ MINAC Director, Slovakia

    PATRIK PASS Producer, (nome società?) Slovakia

    PETER BUCKINGHAM Head of Distribution, UK Film Council

    CATHERINE BURESI Deputy Director, European Film Market/Berlinale

    PETER JAGER Distributor, Autlook Film, Austria

    The Maia workshops are targeted for:

    Emerging european film and television producers and recent graduates, as well as scriptwriters, directors, production managers and other related AV professionals, interested in the latest trends and tendencies in developing and producing films for the international market.

    Participation fee: 600 € incl. accomodation and full board

    Participants can apply with or without a fiction or documentary project in development.

    Working language: English.

    Graziella Bildesheim

    Head of Studies

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    Piazza Dante, 7
    00185 Rome - Italy

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