22 International Film Festival

25 SEP - 1 OCT 2017 in Chemnitz

for Children and Young Audience

Industry Forum 2017

Welcome to our new industry event!

OVERVIEW

The first SCHLINGEL Industry Forum offers an international platform for the discussion on current developments in the children’s and youth film sector. The Forum will focus on the relevance of the different film formats animation and life-action film for children and young audience. In this context, the possibilities of funding and co-productions for children’s and youth film will be discussed.

Partipicants: international film experts, producers, directors, distributors, broadcaster, representatives of funding agencies

Programme: The forum consists of different discussion formats and events, which you can join. The working languages are English and German. The events will be translated into the respective other language.

Main topics:
  • Current developments in the children’s and youth film sector
  • The Future of Life-Action Films
  • Displacement of the Life-Action-Film by Animation Film?
  • International Funding Possibilities for Children Films
  • Potential of international Co-Productions
  • Digitalization of the audiovisual heritage for the next generation

The Industry Forum is supported by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) and Sächsische Staatskanzlei.

SCHEDULE

Thursday, 28 September 2017

16:00 Forum Opening

16:30 Opening-Speech
Four at one stroke – The Film Series CASPER AND EMMA by Arne Lindner Næss

17:00 Discussion Panel 1, moderated by: Silke Wilfinger 
Current Developments in the Childrens- and Youth Film Sector – The Future of the Life-Action-Film
Discussion partners:
Arne Lindtner Næss, Television Producer and Director of CARSTEN AND PETRA (2011-2017), Norway
Noni Lickleder, Production Management, Goethe Institut Munich, Germany
Alexander Espigares, Academy Award-winning Film Maker for the Animated Short Film MR HUBLOT (2013), Director of Animation Film WHITE FANG (2018), Luxembourg
Mauro D’Addio, Scriptwriter and Director, Winner of People's Choice Award for Favorite Feature on Tiff Kids 2017 (Canada) for his film ON WHEELS, Brazil

19:00 Musical intermezzo // champagne reception

20:00 Get Together with culinary accompaniments


Friday, 29 September 2017

09:00 Discussion Panel 2, moderated by: Christian Zimmermann
Digitalization of the audiovisual heritage – Expectations and Opportunities
Discussion partners:
Arend Agthe, Director and Producer, Mimi & Crow Film-Produktion, Germany
Dr. Steffi Ebert, Research Associate, film analysis and practical film work, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, Germany
Bernd Sahling, Director of “The Blindflyers”, Germany
Tatjana Tschagina, Coordinator of Film Projects, Goethe Institut Moskau, Russia

10:30 Creative Breakfast Break with snacks and coffee

11:00 Discussion Panel 3, moderated by: Silke Wilfinger 
Funding Possibilities and International Co-Productions
Discussion partners:
Mirja Frehse, Creative Europe Desk Berlin-Brandenburg, Germany
Markus Görsch, production, international co-productions, delegate of Free State of Saxony, MDM, Germany
Anne Laurila, Head of North Finland Film Commission Finland
Kelly Payne, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Canada
Felix Vanginderhuysen, Managing Director of Jekino-Films and General Secretary of the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA), Belgium

13:00 Lunch

15:30 ComingSoon - Films on the Horizon, CineStar Galerie Roter Turm

// The accreditation fee (Industry Forum) includes access to all SCHLINGEL Industry forum events as well as to all festival screenings and participation in the framework programme //

Arne Lindner Næss

Arne Lindtner Naess
He was enjoying working as an actor, director and writer in the theatre for many years. When he was asked to write and direct the first soap opera he was drawn to the world of filmmaking. He not only directed feature films like” The Olsen Gang JR“ and the film series “Casper and Emma” but also “Blue Mountain 2”- the first Norwegian animation film.
 

Silke Wilfinger

Silke Wilfinger
Founded the Distribution and Consulting Company SilkWayFilms in 2016. Since 2008 she is supporting the programming of the AniMovie section of the International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart. Silke Wilfinger is working in the field of acquisitions, sales, distribution and production at Koch Films, Telepool and Prokino. Currently SilkWayFilms is cooperating with clients like Weltkino, Sola Media, Servus TV, Wild Bunch and others.
 

Christian Zimmermann

Christian Zimmermann
Since 2000, he has been working as freelancer and partly as employee in the Saxonian film and cultural sphere. Until 2017 he dealt with the digitization of cinemas and the film heritage in Saxonia and the effect of digital technology on the development of film culture as office manager of the Filmverband Sachsen (Saxon Film Association).
 
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Location
The SCHLINGEL Industry Forum will take place at the event location  Oberdeck, Möbelgalerie Tuffner (4th floor, Am Walkgraben 13, 09119 Chemnitz) and Cinestar, Galerie Roter Turm (2nd floor, Neumarkt 2, 09111 Chemnitz).


Accreditation
The accreditation fee for the SCHLINGEL industry forum includes access to all forum events as well as to all festival screenings and participation in the framework program.

 

COMINGSOON

Under the heading “ComingSoon” national and international festival guests are invited to gain insights into upcoming productions in the field of children’s and youth film. This year filmmakers from Germany, France and Russia will join the event to present their work-in-progress-projects. The following projects will be presented.
DIE KLEINE HEXE
DIE KLEINE HEXE
(Germany, director: Michael Schaerer)
presented by: Jakob Claussen, Producer and Managing Director, Claussen + Putz Filmproduktion
THE MAGIC TOWER 2
THE MAGIC TOWER 2
(Russia, director: Sergey Seregin)
presented by: Alexander Gerassimov, Producer, Master Film
MATTI, SAMI UND DIE DREI GRÖSSTEN FEHLER DES UNIVERSUMS
MATTI AND SAMI AND THE THREE WORST MISTAKES IN THE UNIVERSE
(Germany/Finland, director: Stefan Westerwelle)
presented by: Jochen Gottlöber, Assistant to Line Producer / Post-production Coordinator, Lieblingsfilm GmbH
PAPA MOLL
PAPA MOLL
( Switzerland, director: Manuel Flurin Henry)
presented by: Bastie Griese, producer, MMC Movies Köln
PETTERSSON UND FINDUS - FINDUS ZIEHT UM
PETTSON AND FINDUS
(Germandy, director: Ali Samadi Ahadi)
presented by: Helmut Weber, Managing Director, Tradewind Pictures
Rübezahls Schatz
RÜBEZAHLS SCHATZ
(Germandy, director: Stefan Bühling)
presented by: Götz Brandt, Editor, ZDF
DER ZAUBERLEHRLING
DER ZAUBERLEHRLING
(Germandy, director: Frank Stoye)
presented by: Götz Brandt, Editor, ZDF

Partner

www.cinestar.de
www.blick.de
www.vms.de
www.swmb.de/
www.german-films.de
www.turmbrauhaus.de
www.slm-online.de
www.lichtenauer.com
www.et-solutions.de
www.einsiedler.de
embassies.gov.il
www.ikea.de
www.gartenfachmarkt-richter.de
www.international.gouv.qc.ca
www.mdr.de
www.tu-chemnitz.de
www.german-films.de
www.filmverband-sachsen.de
www.ag-animationsfilm.com
www.galerie-roter-turm.de
www.ecfaweb.org
www.smwk.sachsen.de
www.haus-e.de
www.diaf.de
www.volksbank-chemnitz.de
www.biendo-hotel.de
www.teachtoday.de
www.bjoern-koehler.de
www.goethe.de
www.tillmanns-chemnitz.de
www.auswaertiges-amt.de
www.big-cinema.de
www.blutspende.de
www.us-proevent.de
www.bjf.info
www.bundesregierung.de
www.onsideklettersport.de
www.creativclicks.de
www.radiochemnitz.de
www.sk.sachsen.de
www.tu-chemnitz.de
www.big-cinema.de
www.chemnitz.de
de.usembassy.gov
www.saek.de
ec.europa.eu
www.sodec.gouv.qc.ca
www.mdm-online.de
www.diamant-rad.de
www.sv-sachsen.de
www.cvag.de
www.freiepresse.de
www.kika.de
www.eins.de
berlin.veleposlanistvo.si
www.bjf.info