Production Value 2024

The European Scheduling & Budgeting Workshop

from 6 to 14 January 2024 - in Baden, Austria

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The 17th edition of PRODUCTION VALUE took place in Baden, Austria, from Saturday 6 to Sunday 15 January 2024.

Production Value is the only master class workshop for assistant directors and line producers from all over Europe. Its process is unique and offers also an opportunity to producers and directors to have their film project scheduled and budgeted.
Over its 17 editions, Production Value has trained 205 participants (104 female and 101 male) and scheduled and budgeted 102 projects (90 feature films and 12 limited series).

For the 2024 edition, 14 young professionals from 13 countries (out of the 77 applications from 27 countries) were selected (6 female and 8 male) :

Assistant Directors:
Isaura Lopez-Dorigà, Spain
Kelly Väli, Estonia
Aino Niemi, Finland
Alex Koryakin, Germany
Davide Grotta, Italy
Halfdan Gjerdrum, Norway
Yotam Ishay, Israël

Line Producers:
Ieva Biliunaite, Lithuania
Aurélie Brault, Austria
Zanda Linde, Latvia
Steve Johnson, UK
Ruggero de Virgiliis, Germany
Nicolas George, Belgium
Nicholas Sando, Norway

The following trainers contacted the scheduling and budgeting process of 7 film projects and limited series in development and financing:

Vlokkie Gordon, Senior Line Producer, South Africa
Jose Luis Escolar, Senior Line Producer, Spain
Mathias Schwerbrock, Senior Line Producer, Germany
Stuart Renfrew, Senior Assistant Director, UK
Florian Engelhardt, Senior Assistant Director, Germany
Albert van Vuure, VFX Consultant, Netherlands
Neeltje van der Heijden, Post-production Consultant, Netherlands
Richard Wagner & Roman Russo, Green Production Consultants, Germany & Austria

Out of 18 submissions, 7 European production companies brought their film or limited series project to the 2024 edition of the workshop. Their producers and directors joined the workshop in the last days :

CRIMSON CROWN – Limited Series
(Incognito Films, France / Producer Eric Dupont / Writer Mandi Riggi)

MAMMON – Feature Film
(Hugofilm, Switzerland / Producer Noah Bohnert / Director Ivan Engler)

(KGP Production, Austria / Producer Gabriele Kranzelbinder / Line Producer Steven Swirko / Director Thomas Woschitz)

MADAME GODIN – Feature Film
(Hobab, Sweden / Producer Nima Yousefi / Director Nathalie Álvarez Mesén / Line Producer Tove Birgersson Fallgren)

(Young Films, Germany / Producer Henning Windelband / Director Remo Pini)

ALMA – Feature Film
(Making Movies, Finland / Producers JPauliina Piipponen & Kai Nordberg)

DRILLERS – Feature Film
(Auroral Pictures, UK / Producer Rebecca Knapp / Director James Henry)

Production Value is a training initiative organized by FOCAL Switzerland (Lausanne) in coproduction with the Norwegian Film Institute (Oslo), the Swedish Film Institute (Stockholm), the Finnish Film Foundation (Helsinki), the Austrian Film Institute (Vienna), with the support of the Compensating Measures of the Federal Office of Culture FOC.

Swiss filmmaker Denis Rabaglia was Head of Studies for the 15th time.
Hannah Lichtenstein was General Coordinator for the 10th time.