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Public lectures about film distribution, sales and festival strategies

If selected, you will become an integral part of the workshop session in Olomouc and have access to all open lectures and other workshop events focused on the festival strategy and following distribution.  

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Deadline: May 30, 2022

application is open
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Timeline

June 21
introduction to the distribution, individual meetings with sales, festivals, and broadcasters
June 22
distribution panel + case studies, festivals' backstage
June 23
individual meetings with sales, festivals, and broadcasters
June 24
individual meetings with sales, festivals, and broadcasters
June 25
morning with sales agents

Festivals

Introduction to the most important markets and festivals in Europe and North America (Sundance, IDFA, HotDocs.. etc). Understand how festivals select films for their programs and meet their representatives in person.

 

See the list of confirmed guests for 2022 here.

Sales agents

Overview of the European sales companies. Learn how to approach and communicate with sales and get to know them during individual meetings.

 

See the list of confirmed guests for 2022 here.

Distribution

Join panel lectures and case studies on distribution. Learn where the money is for documentary films and what was the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on film distribution in Europe.

 

See the list of confirmed guests for 2022 here.

How we work

If selected, you will become an integral part of the workshop session in Olomouc and have access to all open lectures and other workshop events focused on the festival strategy and following distribution.  

How to apply

Submit your film and meet important festival and sales representatives.

Fees & scholarship

The participation fee is 500 CZK per person/day. It includes the catalog of the workshop, breakfast and lunch at the workshop venue. 

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