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Apply now for the Ljubljana networking event for Central and Eastern European animation professionals during the 2017 Animateka festival.

From December 2 to 6, 2017, the Animateka International Animated Film Festival in Ljubljana will host a dynamic workshop tailor-made for animated film producers from Central and Eastern Europe. It will bring together 30 professionals from up to 18 countries and work with them to build a stronger and more knowledgeable regional network of co-producers, artists, planners, marketers, sellers and financing partners.

The workshop will include meetings, discussions, pitching, lobbying efforts and high quality, high-end training to enable and inspire CEE companies to work together with more resources. At the workshop, a jointly approved, considered message to all of our funders and broadcasters will be formulated, requesting more supportive regulations and industry practices.

The workshop is an initiative developed by the Creative Europe Desks – MEDIA coming from Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Latvia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine and the Visegrad Animation Forum, the pitching and networking platform uniting producers of animated films from the CEE region.

The main aim of the workshop is to grow: not just to grow and strengthen our companies and our sector, but also to grow our audiences.

Linda Beath is Head of studies for the event. The workshop is hosted by the Animateka International Animated Film Festival – participation at the opening ceremony on December 4th.

Participation fee: 300 Euros. The fee covers all expenses excluding travel costs and two dinners on free evenings in Ljubljana.

There are five scholarships available. If you would like to apply, please explain why you need a scholarship in your cover letter.

Level of participants’ experience
The CEE Animation Workshop is designed for experienced producers. The minimum requirements are:

  • Has produced two animated shorts
  • Is fluent in English
  • Is interested in international co-productions
  • Has his/her own company
  • Has received support from local broadcasters and/or funds

Required materials

  • Motivation letter: one page, in English, including expectations and plans
  • One paragraph CV
  • Filmography
  • List of training workshops in which you have participated

More information about the workshop .

Submission deadline:  September 29, 2017  October 9, 2017.

To apply for the CEE Animation Workshop, please fill in the application form at  and send the required materials.

Date and venue: December 2 – 6, 2017

City Hotel Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

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