Industry Forum 2017
Welcome to our new industry event!
OVERVIEWThe 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.
- 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.
SCHEDULEThursday, 28 September 2017
16:00 Forum Opening
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.