Event Calendar

For the nine days of the European Film Market, participants have their pick from a varied programme of panel discussions, one-on-one meetings, networking drinks and happy hours. All open events will be displayed below in our Event Calendar.

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12:15-12:45 Producers Hub Presentations and Talks MGB, White Room
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11:00-11:30 Africa Hub Berlinale Africa Hub Opening Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:00-12:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Festivals MGB, # 201
12:15-12:45 Producers Hub Presentations and Talks MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Industry Debates Online Distribution: Promise and Reality Gropius Mirror Restaurant
16:00-17:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Conversations MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Africa Hub New Dimensions: Virtual Reality from Africa Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
18:00-19:00 Meet the Docs Networking Drinks MGB, # 200/ 201
19:30-21:30 EFM Horizon Game <3 Cinema MGB, Cinema
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11:00-11:30 Africa Hub Mainstream Africa: Solidify Africa’s Presence in the Global Conversation Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:00-12:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Festivals MGB, # 201
11:30-12:00 Africa Hub Shooting in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:00-12:30 Africa Hub East African Opportunities: Film as Evidence to Open the World to Burundi Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:15-12:45 Producers Hub Presentations and Talks MGB, White Room
14:00-15:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Distributors MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Industry Debates New Prospects: Challenges and Opportunities in the Arab Film Industry Gropius Mirror Restaurant
16:00-17:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Conversations MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Africa Hub How to Create African Content That Travels? Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
17:30-18:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Talks MGB, # 200/ 201
18:00-19:00 Meet the Docs Networking Drinks sponsored by Dokweb/ Institute of Documentary Film MGB, # 200/ 201
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11:00-11:30 Africa Hub Destination DISCOP: The #1 Film & TV Market Place in Africa Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:00-12:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Festivals MGB, # 201
11:30-12:00 Africa Hub Building African Audiences for African Films Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:15-12:45 Producers Hub Presentations and Talks MGB, White Room
14:00-15:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Distributors MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Industry Debates Market Innovation 2017: How to Get Things Moving? Gropius Mirror Restaurant
16:00-17:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Conversations MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Africa Hub What Are African Buyers Looking For? Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
17:30-18:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Talks MGB, # 200/ 201
18:00-19:00 Meet the Docs Networking Drinks sponsored by IDFA MGB, # 200/ 201
21:30-02:00   EFM Reception
(by invitation only)
ewerk
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10:00-10:45 Berlinale Talents/
Co-Production Market
VFF Talent Highlight
Pitch & Award Ceremony
House of Representatives
10:00-12:30 EFM Horizon EFM Startups Berliner Freiheit
11:00-11:30 Africa Hub West Africa’s First Incubator of Talent for Creators of Short Content Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:00-12:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Festivals MGB, # 201
11:30-12:00 Africa Hub Mokolo - Connecting the Film Scene in Africa and Beyond Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:00-12:30 Africa Hub “NAIROBI HALF LIFE” and More: International Sales with an African Focus Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:15-12:45 Producers Hub Presentations and Talks MGB, White Room
13:00-13:30 Drama Series Days Opening of Drama Series Days
(by invitation only)
Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
13:30-14:15 Drama Series Days How to Make Your Series Go Global? Co-Production, Financing and Distribution Strategies for Binge-worthy TV Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
14:00-15:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Distributors MGB, White Room
14:30-15:15 Drama Series Days New Frontiers: Creating Original Content in Mexico and Latin America Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
14:30-15:30 Drama Series Days Theme Talk: Producing Drama Series House of Representatives
14:30-17:00 Drama Series Days On Location: Berlin Station HAU 3 Hebbel am Ufer, Top Floor
15:30-16:15 Drama Series Days European Series Funding at a Glance Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
16:00-17:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Conversations MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Africa Hub “Félicité”: A Case Study of International Co-Production Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
16:00-19:00 EFM Horizon VR NOW Con Business Mixer Berliner Freiheit
17:30-18:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Talks MGB, # 200/ 201
18:00-19:00 Meet the Docs Networking Drinks MGB, # 200/ 201
20:30-21:30   NHK 8K Special Screening
in cooperation with Avant Premiere
Hotel Scandic
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11:00-11:30 Africa Hub DIFFA - A Lagardère Studios Compan: Promoting and Distributing African TV Content Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:00-12:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Festivals MGB, # 201
11:00-13:00 EFM Horizon The Next Level of Cinema Audi Berlinale Lounge
11:30-12:00 Africa Hub Expanding Cinematic Experience by Adding VR Excursions to 3D Fiction Film in UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nigeria Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:00-12:30 Africa Hub Cinem'Action Developing for Africa Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
12:15-12:45 Producers Hub Presentations and Talks MGB, White Room
13:00-13:45 Drama Series Days Berlin on Screen: Zeitgeist in Serial Drama Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
14:00-14:45 Drama Series Days Spotlight UFA: High-End Drama for the International Market Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
14:00-15:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Distributors MGB, White Room
14:00-16:30 EFM Horizon Propeller Speednic Berlinale Nespresso Rooftop Lounge
15:00-15:45 Drama Series Days Pay TV Expanding: What to Expect? Zoo Palast, Cinema 4
16:00-17:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Conversations MGB, White Room
16:00-17:00 Africa Hub The Courageous Continent: Changing African Cinema Through Visionary Storytelling and New Distribution Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
17:30-18:00 Meet the Docs Meet the Docs Talks MGB, # 200/ 201
18:00-19:00 Meet the Docs Networking Drinks MGB, # 200/ 201
17:30-20:00   WCF Distributors Meeting
(by invitation only)
MGB, White Room
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09:30-17:30 EFM Asia Sino-European Production Seminar
Bridging the Dragon
MGB, White Room
10:30-12:00 Berlinale Talents Project Lab Presentation:
Doc Station (by invitation only)
MGB, Cinema
11:00-11:30 Africa Hub Blockchain Content Ecosystem: How Namibia Can Change the Media Landscape in Africa Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:00-14:00 Drama Series Days CoPro Series: Pitching
(by invitation only)
Zoo Palast, Cinema 2
11:30-12:00 Africa Hub ZIFF: 2017 Reboot: A New Market for East Africa Gropius Park, Berlinale Africa Hub, #43
11:30-13:00 Berlinale Talents Project Lab Presentation:
Short Film Station (by invitation only)
Academie Lounge
12:30-14:30 Meet the Docs EFM/Doc Lunch hosted by IMCINE
(by invitation only)
Gropius Mirror Restaurant
14:30-17:00 Berlinale Talents Project Lab Presentation:
Script Station (by invitation only)
MGB, Cinema
from 18:30   TEDDY Queer Academy Reception MGB, Atrium