(always in progress)
MONDAY 2 OCTOBER 2017
CREATIVE EUROPE DAY
Meeting of Creative Europe and Media Desks of Balkan countries.
10:30 - 12:00 CHALLENGES OF THE BALKAN REGIONAL MEDIA DESKS INCLUDING ITALY.
“How we see the position of our countries towards the Creative Europe Programme. Short statistics of each country. Main issues faced with the potential applicants in our countries.
12:15 - 13:15 SUCCESS STORIES OF BALKAN SECTOR IN THE MEDIA PROGRAMME
What is a good project. What make a project wins? What challenges for the implementation of it. What concerns for insuring the matching funds and reporting?
14:30 – 15:30 UNSUCCESSFUL STORIES OF BALKAN SECTOR IN THE MEDIA PROGRAMME
What is the perception of an applicant that has failed one or several times when applying to the Media Programme.
15:30 – 16:00 CO-PRODUCTION FUND OF THE CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA PROGRAMME
Policies of the Creative Europe Programme in the Balkan region.
16:15 – 17:30 BALKAN NATIONAL FILM CENTERS IN MEDIA SUB PROGRAMME
After 3 years of participating in the Media sub programme: Has this programme had a large and positive impact in the sector, or is it increasing fake expectations?
17:30 – 19:30 FOCUS: ITALY - THE PARTNER ACROSS THE SEA
Where we stand in regional co-productions and what the future holds. A presentation of a new era of partnership between Italy and Balkan countries.
TUESDAY 3rd OCTOBER 2017
10:30 WHO IS WHO - PORTA BALKANICA
A short Presentation of the Balkan film institutions and entities attending Balkan Film Market.
11:45 CROSS BORDER COPRODUCING
Advantages and disadvantages for our region, language, culture proximity, diversity. How to use the advantages and overcome the barriers?
14:00 WHO IS WHO - VIA EUROPA
Presentation of European Institutions and entities in attendance.
14:30 PITCH BALKAN Training Local Teams
Instructor Helene Granqvist will be assisting local Albanian teams to fine tune the pitch for the main event.
14:30 CO-PRODUCING WITH EUROPE
How to structure co-productions. Where to start and what to look for. Public financing vs. equity investing. What are European producers looking for. Goals and strategy of envision a coproduction with European partner.
17:00 PROMOTING CINEMA IN THE ADRIATIC-IONIAN AREA
The Interreg V-B ADRION Initiative
Lessons learned and opportunities for the future.
WEDNESDAY 4 OCTOBER 2017
11:00 BALKAN - ONE TERRITORY ONE MARKET Sales and Distribution
Balkan audience as a primary target for Balkan made films. Distribution Strategies, what do festivals and markets expect from a Balkan films how to defy expectation and maintain authenticity.
16:30 FUTURE BALKAN educational opportunities
Experiences, challenges and new developments on film and media education. Full programs vs. crash courses.
THURSDAY 5th OCTOBER 2017
16:30 BALKAN WOMAN FILMMAKERS
Voices to be heard from regions women writers, directors and producers.
18:00 ITALIAN REGIONAL FUNDS AND FILM COMMISSIONS
Opportunities for cooperation.
FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER 2017
15:00 GIFFONI EXPERIENCE
Children cinema and education, New campus and its impact.
16:00 FILM INCENTIVES AND TAX CREDIT
The impact In Local Economy