11 Feb 2020

The European Co-production Forum (ECPF) took place at BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, in Brussels and spanned over two days, on 7th and 8th of February, 2020. The event gathered key stakeholders and decision-makers from the European audiovisual industry to debate the current state and the future of co-productions in Europe. The different sections of the event focused on current and novel financing mechanisms for co-productions, the situation of streaming platforms in Europe, European storytelling, green filmmaking and the greening of the industry as well as training and schools in production equipped to face the evolution of the industry.

FERA CEO Pauline Durand-Vialle participated as a speaker on the panel Writing Room/ Bringing European Storytellers Together, with screenwriter Pierre Puget, Head of Unit Audiovisual and Media (DG CONNECT, EU Commission) Lucia Recalde, EFAD Secretary General Julie-Jeanne Regnault, SAA Executive Director Cecile Despringre, and FSE Executive Secretary David Kavanagh. The roundtable was open to all cinema and TV authors, showrunners and literary directors.

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