BFM PROGRAM 2019

BFM will be held from
2nd to 6th October 2019

Hotel Rogner Tirana
"Dëshmorë e Kombit" Boulevard - Tirana Albania


2 October 2019

WEDNESDAY

OFFICIAL OPENING

18:00

OFFICIAL OPENING

CREATIVE BALKAN - the vision we share
A short presentation of Balkan Film Market 2019 themes and events.

Attending
Ministry of Culture of Albania, Ambassador of Italy, Jérôme Spinoza Counselor for Cooperation and Cultural Affaires of French Embassy, Chairman Albania Center of Cinematography, Kosovo Cinematography Center, Representative of Mibac, Rafaela Rica, Ilir Butka, and Andamion Murataj etc.

20:00

ALBANIAN RECEPTION @ ROGNER HOTEL


3 October 2019

THURSDAY

10:00

PANEL  |  Collaborating with France - Tips from the insiders
Julien Ezanno, Laura Briand, Francois Margolin
A take from both sides – Applying at CNC with Balkan Projects. Impact of Regional and bilateral agreements on the multiple country co-productions.
Moderated by Francois Terrier

10:00

PITCH BALKAN  |  Rehearse with Agathe Berman

11:15

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

PANEL  |  Balkan Projects in France’s Film Developing programs
CNC, Emilie Pianta Essadi, La Fabrique Cinéma / Institut Français, Camille Ferrero - Less is More /
Le Group Ouest
Moderated by Julien Ezanno

13:00

LUNCH

16:00

PANEL  |  European Film Sales and Distributions from low output Balkan countries.
Laura Briand, Bujar Kabashi, Robert Budina

17:00

PANEL  |  Shooting Locally Aiming Globally - Stories and Locations
Sinne Mutsaers (Netflix) Clemens Erbach (filmmakers.de)
Discussion about the new directions on promoting Albania as a film location for European productions. Designing an agenda to attract foreign co-productions and empowering the next generation of filmmakers. Workshops and professional training of locals with the goal to create a sustainable film industry.

18:00

A CASE STUDY  |  THE VAN - A Successful French and Albanian co-production
Olivier Berlemont (Origine Films) Ermir Keta (Anima Production)

20:00

BFM FRENCH NIGHT @ KINO


4 October 2019

FRIDAY

10:00

PANEL  |  Cross-border Collaboration, Filmmakers Perspective.
Empowering the next generation of filmmakers. A discussion
about changes that creators wish for, in order to attract foreign
co-productions.

10:00

PITCH BALKAN  |  Rehearse with Agathe Berman (ongoing)

11:15
COFFEE BREAK
11:30

PANEL  |  Apulia Film Commission and New Cross-Adriatic Initiatives.
Interreg CIAK and CIRCE projects in filmmaking that involve Italy, Montenegro, Albania and Greece. Scouting new talent and developing new projects. A first step to build upon.

13:00
LUNCH
16:00

PANEL  |  Producing and Distributing Italian films in Balkans and vice versa. Experiences and Suggestions
Paola Corvino, Genc Përmeti

17:00

FACES OF WOMAN OF BALKAN CINEMA
Presentation of the successful women in Balkan Cinema

18:00

PANEL  |  Future Projections of Regional Cinema Institutions in an era of change.
Presenting new programs and recent incentive schemes across Balkans
Eduart Makri, Sehad Cekic, Arben Zharku, Panos Thomaidis

20:00

MONTENEGRO RECEPTION @ PEPPER LOUNGE


5 October 2019

SATURDAY

10:00

PITCH BALKAN  |  Presentation of Projects
Moderated by Agathe Berman

11:15

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

PITCH BALKAN  |  Presentation of Projects
Moderated by Agathe Berman

13:00

LUNCH

16:00

PITCH BALKAN  |  ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS

19:00

PITCH BALKAN  |  AWARDS CEREMONY

20:00

ITALIAN RECEPTION @ CIK SHIK


6 October 2019

SUNDAY

10:00

MORNING ROUNDTABLE  |  Mobile Cinema and Youth
Presentation of new initative: Taking advantages of Smart Phones and High Speed WiFi-Networks for media content creating and distribution. Making Films Making Statements!

 

WRAP PARTY


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