“Creative Europe” Holding a Series of Webinars “European Opportunities for Ukrainian Cinema”

• 16.10.2020

This fall the National Bureau of the EU program “Creative Europe” in Ukraine in partnership with Ukrainian Film School and the Ukrainian State Film Agency organises a series of webinars “European Opportunities for Ukrainian Cinema”. The objective of this cooperation is to introduce different opportunities for audio and visual projects to the film industry members and to support the Ukrainian cinema approach to the European level.

The webinars will be dedicated to the international co-production and distribution of Ukrainian films, pitching and participation in the European script film labs. Speakers will also discuss opportunities to support audiovisual works through international programs and foundations, like “Creative Europe”, the European Cinema Support Fund (Eurimages).

Participants will have a chance to ask questions and talk to leading actors in the industry. Among the speakers there will be:

  • film industry representatives: Igor STORCHAK, FILM.UA Distribution director (The Sniffer, The Stolen Princess, Mr. JONES, The Rising Hawk), Egor OLESOV, general producer of Kinorob (Mr. JONES, The Rising Hawk) and CEO of Animagrad animation studio (FILM.UA Group), Olha MATAT, producer of Evos Film (Katia), Oleksandra KOSTINA, producer of Bosonfilm (Vacuum);
  • Ukraine’s representatives in Eurimages: Volodymyr IATSENKO and Serhii ZLENKO.

This will be useful to...

Producers, directors, script writers and other cinema industry workers who have already got international projects realised or are just planning to reach out for the European market.

The participation in webinars is for free subject to pre-registration. All selected participants will have confirmations a day before the event.

 Schedule of webinars:

  1. 20.10.2020 “European Script Film Laboratories and Independent International Film Funds”
    Speaker: Oleksandra KOSTINA, producer of Bosonfilm
    Registration by 19.10:

  2. 27.10.2020 “Pitchings and Co-Production Forums. All You Need to Know”
    Speaker: Olha MATAT, producer of Evos Film
    Registration by 25.10:

  3. 03.11.2020 “How Co-Production Works in Cinema and Where to Look for Partners?”
    Speaker: Egor OLESOV, general producer of Kinorob and CEO of Animagrad animation studio (FILM.UA Group)
    Registration by 01.11:

  4. 10.11.2020 “Film Distribution to European Markets”
    Speaker: Igor STORCHAK, director of FILM.UA Distribution
    Registration by 08.11:

  5. 24.11.2020 “How to Get Funding from Eurimages?””
    Speakers: Volodymyr IATSENKO and Serhii ZLENKO
    Registration by 16.11: