CEE Animation Workshop is a year long programme of training, project development and networking for producers and their creative teams, focused on animated or hybrid projects of all lengths and types (shorts, features, series). It is open also to professionals (studios, freelance, public institutions, distributors, broadcasters etc.) without a project with interest in animation.
Only participants from Low Production Capacity countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine ) are eligible to apply. The programme offers scholarships.
The aim of the training is to provide tutoring in the field of content development, starting with consultancy on the script as well as artistic and production consultancy. Lectures and presentations of recent trends in production, marketing and distribution, case studies of international co-productions, financial and legal matters and other important elements will be provided by acclaimed international experts. The special focus will be on inclusion of artists of different profiles who will collaborate in group work with participants and share their experiences and skills. The programme is intended to position producers and creatives in the international animation industry networks and to develop animated projects in sound with current market and distribution demand.
The year long programme is focused on three intensive modules, each 6 days long. In addition participants will have the opportunity to pitch projects and receive subsequent online consultancy.
The programme is structured as 3 x 6-days workshops . The first module will focus on content development, the second one on production and financing, and the third one on accessing the market. The third module will be organised alongside the CEE (previously known as Visegrad) Animation Forum, an established pitching and market access platform, inviting decision-makers from the field of animation.
Workshop 1: 30. 11. – 6. 12. 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Workshop 2: 20. – 26. 3. 2019, TBC
Workshop 3: 3. – 9. 5. 2019, Třeboň, Czech Republic
Producers with an animated project in development: 1.800,00 EUR
Additional creative team member per project: 2: 900,00 EUR
Participants without a project: 1.800,00 EUR
Participation fee covers all costs of participation in the programme, including accommodation and meals during the workshops, online script consultancy meetings and a pitching forum participation fee. Costs of travel to/from the venue of workshops and any additional costs not listed above are not covered.