Presentations and Talks
Friday-Tuesday, February 16-20, 4.30-5.30 pm

The Presentation and Talk sessions will take place daily from February 16 to February 20 from 4.30-5.30 pm. Each day, the experts will give a short presentation, keynote or a speech on different subjects related to the field of producing. All presentations will be followed by a discussion with the participating industry professionals.

To take part in the Presentations and Talks, an application is not needed.


EFM Producers Hub
Gropius Bau, 2nd floor

The Daily Talk Sessions

Presentations and Talks take place at the Producers Hub, February 16-20 from 4.30-5.30 pm.

The Current State of the North American Market
4.30-5.30 pm

Charlotte Mickie (Celluloid Dreams, CA)
Moderated by Eve Gabereau (Modern Films, UK/CA)

Kick Off Canada Event
6-7.30 pm

Words of Welcome by the Director of the European Film Market, a representative of Telefilm Canada, the Director of ACE Producers and the Heads of the Berlinale Co-Production Market.

The Kick Off Event will be followed by an introduction of this year’s Canadian Producers Spotlight and a Happy Hour hosted by Telefilm Canada.

The Current State of the Indian Film Market
4.30-5.30 pm

Karan Johar, Vani Tripathi and Bhumi Pednekar, producers and members of the Indian film delegation, will jointly present the new trends and strategies in the Indian film market — part of the fastest growing markets in the world.

Creative Europe – MEDIA Information Session: The New Call for Proposals “Promotion of the European Online Works"
6-7.30 pm

This Creative Europe – MEDIA programme is aiming at financing the development of new business models for the distribution of European audiovisual works in the digital era.

Strategies for Green Production and Financing
4.30-5.30 pm

Emellie O’Brien, Eco-Supervisor (The Post, Queen of Katwe, Noah, The Amazing Spider-Man 2)
Tim Wagendorp, Sustainability Coordinator, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Brussels
Moderated by Birgit Heidsiek

Creative Europe – MEDIA Information Session: The New Call for Proposals “Support For Training”
6-7.30 pm

The Creative Europe – MEDIA programme provides support to training activities aiming at:

-> improving the capacity of the A/V sector to operate transnationally and internationally
-> improving the competitiveness of the A/V sector on European and international markets
-> improving the circulation of European A/V works on international markets
-> improving the capacity of the A/V sector to integrate digital and new technologies and further more

Empowering Women Film Producers – The Producers’ Programme for Women
4.30-7.30 pm

A case study of a remarkable and successful initiative by the Austrian Film Institute in which female film producers are encouraged through a mentoring programme.

Speakers: Ewa Puszczyńska and Ada Solomon
Moderated by Ursula Wolschlager (ProPro) and Esther Krausz (Austrian Film Institute)

Followed by a Happy Hour hosted by ProPro —The Producers' Programme for Women.

Presentation of the BUFA Studios Campus
4.30-7.30 pm

Based in Berlin for over a century, BUFA Studios will look to the future as it presents its new business strategies and vision to the audience. The presentation will be followed by a happy hour of networking and drinks.