Round-table discussion on the festival distribution
Round-table discussion on the festival distribution will give you an opportunity to find out more about specific features of the industry. The representatives of the greatest distributive companies will share their working experience and talk about film promotion and festival selection, give a piece of advice concerning what festival to choose and how to plan the right festival strategy. Among the participants of this round table – Gerald Weber, the member of sixpackfilm, international distribution & sales agency of short and experimental films and videos, Serge Abiaad, the general director of La Distributrice de Films, an independent distributor and sales company, and Wouter Jansen, the creator of distribution company Some Shorts.
Ukraine Cinema (Blue hall)
Jonathan Vinel and Caroline Poggi
The creative duo of Jonathan Vinel and Caroline Poggi is coming to Kyiv! As a part of festival industry program, the directors are going to meet their fans and talk about their own art pieces and experience of making films together. Moreover, Jonathan and Caroline will introduce a program of their own short films, including Berlinale Golden Bear winner ‘As long as Shotguns Remain’ and GTA V screened film ‘Martin cries’.
One-to-One meetings with film professionals
One-to-One meetings with film professionals gives Ukrainian filmmakers an opportunity to pose a few questions to the representatives of well known film festivals and distribution agencies. Duration of each meeting: 15 minutes. To attend the meeting you need to register first.
‘Meet a festival’ board meeting
‘Meet a festival’ board meeting might be interesting for everyone who works at film festivals. We will talk about the tendencies in the festival world and main principles of selection process, answer the questions of filmmakers and discuss the most urgent topics: film promotion, screening fee, ‘fake’ festivals, how to make your festival great. The representatives of the most famous film festivals, in particular, the members of Minimalen Short Film Festival, Short Waves and Directors’ Fortnight, will be happy to share their experiences with those who want to ‘walk the red carpet’.