[oberlist] CfA: SOFA - School of Film Agents - 21.-30. August 2015 - Wrocław (PL)- deadline 10.4.2015

Paulina Maloy paulina.maloy at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 13:58:02 CEST 2015


- young film lovers with previous experience in film (studies, business

- from Central or Eastern Europe /Central Asia/republics of Caucasus
/Greece /Germany

- planning to establish: film festival, film fund, film
commission/promotion, a project in digital distribution, a cinema theater,
film museum/archive, film association, a project connected to copyright law,
a print or online film magazine, VoD-platform, a training initiative or
another creative project in the field of film culture management


In its third edition SOFA–School of Film Agents invites *eight young
professionals for **an intense workshop to Wrocław, *European Capital of
Culture 2016.

We don’t aim to educate film directors or producers. We support film
initiators and catalysers with unique project ideas in cinema promotion.

Eight selected participants will be trained in various creative fashions,
to reach local and international cinema-goers, and given the opportunity to
make ties beyond borders.

With the help of experienced lecturers you will receive a tailor-made
coaching which enables you to realise your dream project efficiently. Our
workshop connects you with decision-makers and high-level professionals in
film industry. The rest is up to you!

SOFA–School of Film Agents is scheduled from *21–30 August 2015*. All
lectures are provided free of charge. We are glad to fund your
accommodation and much more. You’re only asked to take care of your travel
costs to Poland and back. If you do not find a way to get your travels
financed, you may apply for a SOFA scholarship.

All participants are coached on-the-scene by Oliver Baumgarten (journalist,
programme director), Ewa Puszczyńska (producer, Ida) and Nikolaj Nikitin
(film curator, head of SOFA– School of Film Agents). Berlinale director
Dieter Kosslick acts as godfather for SOFA– School of Film Agents and
assembles international film professionals. Among last edition’s experts
were Marion Döring (European Film Academy), Karel Och (Karlovy Vary
IFF), Roberto
Olla (Eurimages), Peter Rommel (Rommel Film), Renate Rose (European
Film Promotion)
and Katriel Schory (Israel Film Fund).

*If we drummed up your interest, submit the following documents (in
English) to *

*Nikolaj Nikitin, nikolaj at joinsofa.org <nikolaj at joinsofa.org>: *

*max. two pages of project description: *
** What’s your project idea about? What’s your **motivation? *
** Where will the project be located and why? *
** Tell us about your objectives and **tell us what’s so new and unique
about your project! *
** Why it is you who can make it? *

 * + *a one-pager on the budget–not necessarily worked out, just some ideas
about costs and **a professional biography and background info on how you
got involved working in film*

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