Our training courses

March - June 2021
Registration deadline
01.02.2021

Series' Women

Female Producers' Career Enhancement in the Drama Series Industry

Live training, 1:1 mentoring & coaching, online courses, networking, pitching, market attendance
29./30.04.2021, Basel
Registration deadline
15.03.2021

No Planet No Film - Part I

For a More Sustainable Film Industry - A Workshop for Producers

A seminar on how to integrate more sustainable thinking into daily work, into the management of production companies, editorial choices and project development
Registration deadline
31.03.2021

EKRAN+

European Training Programme for Film Professionals

A project based training programme and a visual laboratory focusing on shooting practice and creativity in the pre-production process
18.4.2021, Visions du Réel, Nyon
Registration deadline
16.04.2021

Quelle audience pour demain?

La distribution du cinéma documentaire - un an après

Etat des lieux de la distribution de documentaires, dans le cadre de Visions du réel, festival international du film documentaire de Nyon, suivi d’un apéritif offert par l’ARF/FDS


18.4.2021, Visions du Réel, Nyon
Registration deadline
16.04.2021

Wer sind die Zuschauer*innen von morgen?

Die Distribution von Dokumentarfilmen – ein Jahr danach

Bestandesaufnahme der Dokumentarfilmdistribution heute, im Rahmen des Dokumentarfilmfestivals Vision du réel in Nyon, mit anschliessendem Apéro, offeriert vom ARF/FDS
3 modules between April and September 2021

Audience & Market Strategies

A 3-module programme designed for 6 experienced producers wishing to increase their skills in marketing, national/international distribution and legal issues through sessions and individual meetings with renowned international experts.
25-26.01.2021, online + 08-09.03.2021, Geneva
Registration deadline
expired!

FIFDH Impact Day

Call for documentary projects about pressing social or environmental issues

In cooperation with the FIFDH in Geneva, FOCAL offers to 3 Swiss documentary film projects the opportunity to take part in the FIFDH Impact Day
16-24.1.2021, Retz/Austria
Registration deadline
expired!

Production Value 2021

The European Scheduling & Budgeting Workshop