Production / Project development / Documentary / Company development / Co-production / Audience development, marketing, distribution & exhibition / Digital & multimedia / Management & financing / Television series

EAVE Producers Workshop

EAVE is aimed at producers, both fiction, documentary and TV series, who are already working in the film and television industries who wish to expand their operation internationally by increasing their knowledge of producing and co-producing in Europe and by building up a pan European professional network. Its also welcomes applications from associated branches of the industry – e.g. commissioning, funding, legal and finance, festivals & markets, media administration. 

Each year fifty participants are selected from most of the EU countries and beyond and take part in three one-week long workshops. Half the participants attend the course with projects and it is an excellent means of development through intense focus on the project with colleagues and experts throughout the year. The other half come to EAVE in order to focus on developing their companies or careers. Most participants attending with a project also bring their writer for the first two weeks which enables producer and writer to benefit together from one-to-one sessions with script experts.

During the first two workshops, participants work within groups led by experienced producers and with several experts on script analysis, development and production financing, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching, packaging and more. In the third workshop 60-70 Decision Makers (commissioning editors, national and regional media funds, sales agents, etc.) join the participants to discuss the projects, companies and careers of the participants, a process which offers unusual access to Europe's Decision Makers.

EAVE graduates join a unique network of active European producers which forms one of the backbones of the industry. Furthermore, EAVE participants and members benefit from our partnerships with the leading European film festivals and markets where EAVE facilitates graduate participation.

Target groupProducers, Distributors & sales agents, Funders & financiers, Lawyers, Festival managers
Project-based, Without project
3000 / 2000 With project: 3000, without project: 2000. Accommodation and meals fee per workshop: 1600 EUR. Project Writers in Workshops 1 & 2 Associate fee of EUR 600 per workshop.
Included In EUR 1600 accommodation and meals fee
Included In EUR 1600 accommodation and meals fee