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Sixth Workshop – 27 to 29 September 2016 – Warth (Switzerland)

Module 2 – Scriptwriting and Development Support: funding landscape, co-development initiatives and development strategies, successful or unsuccessful stories

Introduction

Almost all public funds have schemes dedicated to project development. Some of them have a specific scriptwriting support scheme dedicated to script development. There are also more and more co-development initiatives between funds from different countries to favor an earlier cooperation between coproduction partners.

Or, in other words:

Case Study 1 / Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (MBB)

Please also see Veronika Grob’s presentation (PDF)
www.medienboard.de

Overview of the development activities supported by MBB

1. The German-Polish Co-development Fund

Why?

Co-Development

How?

Examples of supported projects by this fund: see Veronika Grob’s presentation (PDF)

2. The German-Turkish Co-production Development Fund

Why?

How?

Examples of supported projects by this fund: see Veronika Grob’s presentation (PDF)

3. The Franco-German agreement for the joint development of fictional series

Why?

How?

Examples of supported projects by this fund: see Veronika Grob’s presentation (PDF)

Challenges of those co-development/co-production funds

Case Study 2 / Croatian Audiovisual Center – Re-Act

Presented by Sanja Ravlic – Croatian Film Center
www.filmreact.eu

What?

Scriptwriting

Why?

How?

Scriptwriting

Outcome of group discussions

Why do funds need co-development funds?

But

The Development of Content: Challenges and Opportunities – Public Funds as Pawns or Players?

Illustrations by Séverine Leibundgut

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