Zagreb • Tallinn

Producing Lab @ Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival (Zagreb), July 16-19, 2020
Marketing&Packaging Lab @ Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn), end of November 2020

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 Producing Lab takes place in Zagreb during Fantastic Zagreb in July. The Marketing&Packaging Lab takes place in Tallinn during PÖFF, in the final week of November.

During these two 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.

The European Genre Forum has selected eight projects to attend two talent labs in 2020!