BFM 4th Edition

13 – 17 October 2021

Program

Thursday, November 12

πŸ•– 18:00

πŸ“ OFFICIAL OPENING RECEPTION at Hotel Rogner
Hosted by the French Embassy in Tirana,
A presentation of Balkan Film Market 2020
Attending: representatives of Albania Center of Cinematography, Embassy of France, Balkan Film Market, etc.

Eduart Makri
Chairman, Albanian National Center of Cinematography

Γ‰lisabeth Barsacq
Madam Ambassador

Rafaela Rica
BFM Managing Director

Andamion Murataj
BFM Director

Friday, November 13

πŸ•– 10:00

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
High Pitch (on-line)
Directing the Pitch / Strategies of crafting the pitch.
Most of creatives spend a lot of time and energy on the content of the project, but not enough time and energy on how to present the project to potential funders and partners. Identify the target for your project and tailor a custom-fit pitch for each target.
With
Agathe Berman, Pitch expert
Andamion Murataj, BFM Director

πŸ•– 12.00

Balkan initiatives (on-site)
Get to know the network of festivals, workshops and other programs with focus in western Balkan countries.
The presentation of programs and funding opportunities available.

πŸ•– 16:00

Balkan Films For Balkan Public (on site)
Think locally act globally – Local film for regional distribution
Starting with the end in mind – developing a production strategy with distribution in mind.
How to better reach the wide Balkan audiences.
Tips to successful development that makes you aware of your potential regional market?
Saturday, November 14

πŸ•– 10:00

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
PITCH BALKAN 2020 – (on line)
Video Streaming

πŸ•– 11:00

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
Creating in time of pandemic (on line)
The raise of β€œsolitary” author projects. Making use of content libraries, and creatively exploring new tools and methods.

πŸ•– 12:30

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
Adapting is surviving (on line)
Gaining new skills for the era of the constrains, with regard to development, promotion and marketing.

πŸ•– 16:00

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
Women – In front and behind the camera (on site)
Leading women confronting issues of today and reflecting the era.
Woman authors beyond women theme films.
Sunday, November 15

πŸ•– 10:00

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
Good fences make good friends (on site)
Keep the distance during the pandemic and beyond. Minding your position and respecting the rules of the set.

πŸ•– 11:30

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
The short punch (on line)
Shorts as a bridge to the film world. Regional initiatives about the short content.

πŸ•– 16:00

πŸ“ Tulla Cultural Center
Mobile cinema (on site)
Content creating, distributing & consuming via mobile devices.
Partners