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ACE

Project development / Co-production / Production / Company development / Audience development, marketing, distribution & exhibition

ACE continuous training programme for advanced producers

APRIL – BUSINESS PROSPECTS WORKSHOP
Panel discussions and interviews designed to provide film producers with models of sustainable company management and ways to build businesses that have real value: keener application of marketing techniques, direct online distribution, diversified commercial activities – all options are assessed.

OCTOBER – CONTENT DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
Plenary sessions and individual meetings analysing the concepts, dramaturgy and target audiences of producers’ projects; providing industry updates on literary rights acquisition, legal issues and international co-development funding; and examining new forms and formats for audiovisual storytelling. Includes an intensive course in the use of story development tools.

NOVEMBER – FINANCING STRATEGIES WORKSHOP
Interactive sessions exploring international financing opportunities and strategies through detailed analysis of producers’ finance plans, with input provided by high-grade professionals from across the industry.  A uniquely open exchange of experience and ideas which sheds light on the evolution of co-production practices, of public and private funding schemes, and of the global marketplace in the digital age.
ACE PRODUCERS ANNUAL REUNION
Held in a different country every year over a long springtime weekend, and open to all members of the ACE Network, this event is an occasion for experienced producers to share news, knowledge, opinion and practical advice in an informal but confidential environment.  Warts-and-all case-studies, production company showcases, insider-information sessions, and more.
Learning outcomesImproved development, international co-production, business, entrepreneurial and management skills.
Target groupProducers
Requirements Owner, partner or associate of independent production company based in a MEDIA Programme country; delegate producer (i.e. the principal producer) of at least one theatrically released fiction feature film; fiction feature film project in early stage of development which is designed to attract international finance and distribution.

COURSE WEBSITE
https://ace-producers.com
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Project-based
Intermediate | Senior
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6,000 New participants: 6,000 for first year.
ACE Network membership: 250/y.
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Included
Included
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Last updated on : 21.12.18