This 2011 course is now over but applications for 2012 are open! You can read a report on what happened in 2011 here.
Do you run a film festival with great potential?
Want to reach wider audiences and raise your festival profile?
This course will bring together film festival professionals from across Europe, equipping them with the skills, confidence and inspiration to produce innovative film programmes, reach a wider audience, raise their festival's profile and develop their organisation.
The course will be taught by industry experts from across Europe through talks, workshops, practical exercises and group discussions. The event will also provide invaluable networking opportunities and foster a culture of cooperation between the participating organisations, who will be encouraged to form a network for peer support and collaboration in the future.
The training will run over three days followed by two days of screenings and networking at the Motovun Film Festival in Croatia.
Who is it for?
Staff of medium sized film festivals from across Europe working in management, programming, marketing, audience development, fundraising, administration or freelance roles. The course is also open to staff of support or funding agencies working with film festivals.
- Speak fluent English. The course will be taught in English and participants will be expected to speak and understand at a high or fluent level.
- Have at least one year’s experience working for a festival
- Be a resident of one of the EU Member States, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland
- Be interested in working collaboratively with other European film festivals.