European Genre Forum
European Genre Forum is a pan-european project organized by Black Nights Film Festival from Tallinn; Imagine Film Festival from Amsterdam; Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival (largest genre festival in the SEE region) and film consultancy company Screen Division from Paris.The main goal of this international project is to connect young and upcoming European film talents.
The European Genre Forum (EGF) is an training programme that sets to boost the careers of future European players in the genre film industry through three talent labs, packed with trainings, panels mentoring and pitching sessions. The EGF consists of three talent labs. The Director’s Lab takes place in Amsterdam during the Imagine Film Festival, in April 2019, The Producer’s Lab takes place in Zagreb during Fantastic Zagreb in July 2019. The Packaging Lab takes place in Tallinn during PÖFF, in the final week of November 2019. During these three talent labs, the eight chosen film projects will be able to discuss their ideas with script consultants, learn about the different aspects of (co-) production, sales and packaging from Industry professionals. Mentoring sessions with established genre filmmakers, crowd funders, legal experts, VR and AR experts, and case studies of recent, successful films complete the programme.
For more information, further questions and applying for the training programme, please check out our website!