Medienland Polen

In cooparation with the Polish institute Düsseldorf as part of Klopsztanga – Polen grenzenlos NRW


As part of this year’s Cologne Conference representatives of the most relevant Polish media businesses and broadcasters present themselves and the Polish media market. Additionally, the leading program and broadcasting executives will gather to discuss the potentials and possibilities for mutual projects and co-operations. Following the keynotes and panel-discussion, a reception will be held at the »Holtmann’s im Museum«.

Host: Arne Ludwig, Producer, 2Pilots Filmproduktion, Cologne

16.00–16.10 hrs, Welcome
Katarzyna Sokolowska, Polish Institute Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

16.10–16.30 hrs, Keynote
The Polish Media Market – An Overview
Sahar Baghery, Research Manager, Eurodata TV Worldwide, Médiamétrie, Paris

16.30–17.00 hrs, Keynote
Content Needs of Private Television Stations in Poland.
Boguslaw Chrabota, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Polsat, Warsaw

17.00–17.30 hrs, Keynote
Culture as Content. Public Television in Poland
Katarzyna Janowska, Executive Director, TVP Kultura, Warsaw

17.30–18.30 Uhr, Panel-Discussion
Potentials of Polish-German Co-operations in the Film and Television Industry
Christina Bentlage, Head of Funding, Film and Medienstiftung NRW, Düsseldorf
Katarzyna Janowska, Executive Director, TVP Kultura, Warsaw
Izabella Kiszka-Hoflik, Head of International Relations, Polnisches Filminstitut PISF, Warsaw
Boguslaw Chrabota, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Polsat, Warsaw
Olaf Grunert, Head of Program Development and International Program Development, ARTE G.E.I.E., Strasbourg

Followed by: Get-Together and Reception at the »Holtmann’s im Museum«