Amsterdam • Zagreb • Tallinn
Directing Lab Digital Edition @ Imagine Film Festival, Amsterdam from April 13th to 15th 2021
Producing Lab @ Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival, Zagreb from July 8th to 11th 2021
Marketing&Packaging Lab @ Black Nights Film Festival, Tallin from November 22nd to 25th 2021
European Genre Forum is a pan-european project organized by Black Nights Film Festival from Tallinn; Imagine Film Festival from Amsterdam and Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival .The main goal of this international project is to connect young and upcoming European film talents.
The European Genre Forum (EGF) is a training programme that sets to boost the careers of future European players in the genre film industry through two talent labs, packed with trainings, panels mentoring and pitching sessions. The Directing Lab takes place in Amsterdam during Imagine Film Festival in April, The Producing Lab takes place in Zagreb during Fantastic Zagreb in July and The Marketing&Packaging Lab takes place in Tallinn during PÖFF, in the final week of November.
During these three talent labs, up to 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 and case studies of recent, successful films complete the programme.