BFM PROGRAM 2018

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BFM will be held from
3rd to 7th October 2018

The PLAZA Tirana
 Rruga 28 Nentori 1001-Tirana Albania

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3 October 2018

WEDNESDAY

OFFICIAL OPENING

10:00
Workshop ALBASCRIPT PLUS Day 1
10:00
PITCH BALKAN Rehearse 1

CREATIVE EUROPE DAY
Balkan Regional Creative Europe Media Desks Meeting
“We work and share together”
10:00
Short presentation and introduction.
Arben Papadhopulli (Head of Media Desk Albania)
10:15
Support to Film Development Scheme of the Sub Media Programme.
Moderator
Arben Papadhopulli (Head of Media Desk Albania)
Pannel
Andrea Coluccia (Head of Media Desk, Bari, Italy)
Nevena Negojevic (Head of Media Desk, Serbia)
Marija Nikcevic (Head of Media Desk, Montenegro)
Snežana Nikčević (Producer of the film “After the Winter”, Montenegro)
11:15
Coffe Break
11:30
Support to Film Festival Scheme of the Sub Media Programme
Moderator
Andrea Coluccia (Head of Media Desk Bari Italy)
Pannel
Darko Nabakov (MakeDox Film Festival. Macedonia)
Dina Vukovic, (Coordinator of Free Zone Film Festival)
12:30
Lunch
14:00
Support to Film Education and Distribution Scheme of the Sub Media Programme
Moderator
Nevena Negojevic (Head of Media Desk, Serbia)
Pannel
Ana Cerar (Otok Institute, Kino Otok – Isola Cinema international film festival, Slovenia)
Giulio Vita – La Guarimba International Film Festival
15:30
Workshop on audience development for cultural and creative industry organizations
Giulio Vita, La Guarimba International Film Festival
20:00
Dinner and reception

4 October 2018

THURSDAY

SEE Cinema Network – General Assembly
(special event-closed doors)

Workshop ALBASCRIPT PLUS Day 2

PITCH BALKAN Rehearse 2


Focus ITALY
11:00
Panel - CINEMA AND NATURE
Filming the Albanian Protected Areas
Discussion about the need to promote the richness of protected areas as film location. Designing an agenda to educate the next generation of filmmakers to understand necessity of protecting natural area and training locals to sustain the
environment. Discussion also covers need of a film commission, obtaining a location permit and training locals as film assistants.
12:30
"MaTerre" a film project by Matera2019, European Capital of Culture and Rete Cinema Basilicata
A collaborative and innovative film project presented by Antonello Faretta - Project Leader of Matera2019 Foundation and President of Rete Cinema Basilicata
16:00
Panel - PROGRAMING FOR CHILDREN
Outreach and Producing Content for Children
Lena Ramou, Argiro Mesimeri
17:30
Panel - COPRODUCING WITH ITALY
New Italian Cinema Legislation and its Impact on Co-Production. Presentation detailing new era of opportunities between Italy and Balkan nations. Where we stand with co-productions between countries and what the future holds.
Maria Giuseppina Troccoli, Roberto Stabile, Luciano Sovena , Paolo Vidali, Genc Permeti, Sehad Cekic, Ilir Butka
18:00
PITCH - ALBANIAN MINORITY CO-PRODUCTION
Presenting projects that have applied for minority co-production funding in front of ANCC Selection Committee.
ITALIAN Reception

5 October 2018

FRIDAY

Workshop ALBASCRIPT PLUS Day 3

10:30
PITCH BALKAN MAIN EVENT Part 1
12:00
Coffee Break
12:30
PITCH BALKAN MAIN EVENT Part 2
14:00
Lunch Break
15:00
PITCH BALKAN: ONE-TO-ONE MEETINGS  
17:00
PANEL - SHOOTING LOCALLY, AIMING GLOBALLY
Local production and the international audience and festivals.
Andras Muhi, Marios Piperides, Janine Teerling, Izer Aliu, Blerta Zeqiri, Borislav Chouchkov, Guillaume De Seille, Amanda Livanou, Stefania Rocca
18:00
Panel - INTERNATIONAL FILM SALES and BALKAN PRODUCTIONS
Moderator : Julien Ezano
Paola Corvino - Intramovies, Konstantinos Kontovrakis - Heretic, Daniel Chabannes - Epicentre, Gianluca Pignataro - Fandango
20:00
MONTENEGRO Reception

6 October 2018

SATURDAY

Workshop ALBASCRIPT PLUS Day 4

09:30
Panel - AUSTRIA, A NATURAL CO-PRODUCING PARTNER IN THE BALKANS
Michael Sebber, Ebba Sinzinger
10:30
Panel - A SHORT TALK ABOUT SHORTS
Short films as the creative key to open the door on your first feature film.
Francois Margolin, Daniel Chabamnes Epicentre, Lendita Zeqiri, Jacopo Chessa, Jörg Bundschuh
11:00
BALKAN CO-PRODUCTION DAY with Roma Lazio Film Commission
One-on-one network meetings of projects and producers interested in co-producing with Roma-Lazio Film Commission.
12:00
Panel - BRIDGING THE SEA
Challenges and opportunities between the Apulia Film Commission and the Balkan region.
16:00
Panel - 20/20 BY 2020 ALBANIA
The state of gender equality for Albanian women working in the audio-visual industry.
Sabina Kodra, Ema Andrea, Rafaela Rica
18:00
BFM AWARD Ceremony
ANNOUNCEMENT
• BEST PITCH BALKAN
• MINORITY CO-PRODUCTIONS supported by ANCC
• SEE Cinema Network Winners
19:00
AUSTRIAN Reception

7 October 2018

SUNDAY

10:00
Workshop ALBASCRIPT PLUS Day 5
11:00
Workshop wrap-up: ALBASCRIPT PLUS

20:30
Wrap PARTY

last updated October 1, 2018