Film Festival Cologne | European Series Day
EUROPEAN SERIES DAY

European Series Day

Thursday, 21. Oct 2021, 10:00 Uhr - 16:30
Filmpalast | Kino 1
Accreditation
In cooperation with ifs internationale filmschule köln, Creative Europe Desk NRW and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

At the European Series Day authors, producers and network representatives discuss current trends of the European serial market, talk about development, international co-production possibilities, and the far-reaching changes challenging the traditional means of distribution. Focal points are high-end German and European series, but also young creatives stimulating the market palpably and effectively.

 

Host: Torsten Zarges, Chief Reporter, DWDL.de, Cologne

 

10–10:15 a.m., Welcome
Petra Müller, CEO, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Düsseldorf

 

10:15–10:45 a.m., Keynote
Diversity in Series - A Personal View
Tua El-Fawwal, Actor (DRUCK), Berlin

 

10:45–11:30 a.m., Talk
Reinventing History
Annette Hess, Writer (WIR KINDER VOM BAHNHOF ZOO), Coppenbrügge
Juliana Lima Dehne, Writer (1899), Berlin

 

11:30 a.m.–12 p.m., Break

 

12–12:45 p.m., Case Study
Co-Producing Next Level European Drama: FURIA
Michael Polle, Producer & Managing Director, X Filme Creative Pool, Munich
Håkon Briseid, Producer, Monster Scripted, Oslo
Katharina Kremling, Commissioning Editor, ZDF, Mainz

 

12:45–1:45 p.m., Case Studies
Upcoming Series from Germany

START THE FCK UP
Carina Bernd, Coordinator Fiction, ZDFneo, Mainz
Nicolas Berse, Director, Cologne
Andi Wecker, Showrunner/Director, Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion, Cologne

DIE WESPE
Andreas Bareiss, Producer, Gaumont Germany, Cologne

FAKING HITLER
Hauke Bartel, Head of Fiction, RTL Germany, Cologne
Tommy Wosch, Producer and Head writer, Ufa Fiction, Berlin

 

1:45-2 p.m.
EAST of EU - Series from the European Borderline  
The ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe introduces the delegation of show runners and series developers from the Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
ROSE OF SHIRAZ
Davit Babakhanyan, General Director, Armenia TV CJSC, Armenia
CHEMISTRY
Tina Berdzenishvili, Director General, Georgian Public Broadcaster, Georgia
LOST IN MOLDOVA
Calin Laur, Director / Producer, VOLT cinematography, Moldova
VELYKI VUYKY
Khrystyna Shkabar, Producer, 1+1 TV Channel, Ukraine
MY MOTHER'S BOOK
Maksim Tsurkov, Director of International Relations, Azerbaijan Public TV and radio broadcasting company, Azerbaijan 

 

2–3 p.m., ADAMI DIALOGUE Get-Together on invitation of ADAMI Media Prize, Latif's - Frontcooking & Bar

 

3 p.m., Filmpalast 3
Series Pitches MA Serial Storytelling ifs internationale filmschule köln