Submissions for CoPro Series are closed now. Producers from around the world have again submited their new drama series projects for CoPro Series 2018, in order to find co-production and financing partners here. The deadline was October 23.

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Zoo Palast cinema, ca. seven drama series projects looking for international co-production and financing partners, will be presented at the fourth CoPro Series Pitch and Networking event, which is organised by the Berlinale Co-Production Market as part of the Drama Series Days.

One additional project is presented in cooperation with Series Mania.

The selected projects from 2017 can still be found here.

Projects should be:

  • exciting first-season, high-quality drama series or miniseries (no procedurals)
  • suitable for international co-production and looking for co-production partners

Projects may be submitted:

  • from producers from all over the world
  • in development and financing stages, with or without confirmed financing in place, but not in production yet
  • with or without confirmed partners such as broadcaster or distributor on board

Till October 23, producers could submit their drama series projects for CoPro Series 2018. The following material is required (in English language):

  • Fully completed CoPro Series Submission Form
  • One-pager (a one-page pitch of the project)
  • Pilot Treatment (5-8 pages, approx. 4.000 - 5.000 words) or Script
  • Bible of the Series (Characters, World, Season Overview)
  • Dialogue Scene
  • Financing Plan (in Euros; stating precisely which elements are confirmed, applied for and if/when answers are expected)
  • Teaser/Visuals (where available)

The projects' producers will be notified by the end of the year, and the projects will be announced mid-January.

For questions regarding the series project submission, please contact us at coproseries@berlinale.de