Television series / Co-production / Management & financing

European TV Drama Lab

A high level training and think tank for leading professionals in the European television industry

European TV Drama Lab (TV Lab) is a training project featuring a two-module residential programme and an e:training course for leading professionals of the European TV industry.

During the programme, participants learn about the essential elements of successful drama series presented by internationally acclaimed industry experts from Europe and the US.

Participants also take part in Think Tanks to discuss how the findings of the training can be adapted and applied to the European market, their national industries and working realities.

Intensive work in smaller groups will offer the participants to explore in greater depth the specific topics relevant to their professional backgrounds.

Module 1: The Framework for Successful European TV Drama Series

Module 1 presents and discusses the culture and market for TV Drama series in the United States and Europe. This hands-on knowledge helps to assist in distilling systems and processes that can be applied to European TV production and creativity.

November 2: Module 2: The Creative Maze

The second module emphasizes the creative aspects and offers participants unique insights into the “ins and outs” of the successful US TV series.

Learning outcomes
  • Specific skills to enhance and deliver sustainable and returning international TV series
  • Access to top industry professionals from across Europe and the US
  • Access to up-to-date information on trends in the TV sector globally
  • Understanding of the elements behind the success of US drama series
  • Adapting this knowledge to the European market
  • Learning best practice lessons from cutting-edge European case studies
  • Participating in excellent networking opportunities
Target groupScriptwriters, Creative and Executive Producers, Broadcasters
Project-based, Without project
Intermediate | Senior
For writers only
Included Optional. See fees;