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Inside Pictures

A film business training programme for senior producers and executives.

The programme aims to support the development of an ever-stronger European film industry and to develop world-class leaders to continue driving this industry forward. 

Dates: 7-12 June 2020 (online)
           20-25 September 2020 (online)
           November, London, UK
           6-7 January 2021, London UK

           Applications each year open around the time of the EFM and Berlinale, i.e. early to mid February.
           Application deadline: 22 March 2020


Inside Pictures is for 20 ambitious film executives and entrepreneurial producers who are determined to expand their knowledge of how the international business of film really works, extend their network of high-level contacts, raise their profile and become skilled, knowledgeable and adaptable leaders.

The programme is suited to those already working in feature films. It may also benefit those working an associated creative industry, such as television, if they have transferable skills and are committed to a career in film.They might be running your own company or be encouraged to apply by their employer. To benefit most from this programme, participants need a minimum of 8 years’ proven business experience in film or a related creative industry which may include, but is not limited to, the following fields: production, development, acquisitions, directing, marketing, distribution, exhibition, advertising, sales, legal, talent representation and finance. 

Participants need to be able to demonstrate a proven track record in their area of expertise, strong business and talent relationships, a motivation to succeed, entrepreneurial skills and a commitment to the European film industry. They should also consider whether a programme which has an LA component is the right fit for them.

Inside Pictures is for senior film executives who have a minimum of 8 years experience in the industry and committed to working in and with the European film industry.

Learning outcomesCutting-edge 360 degree industry knowledge, business skills, an enhanced profile and network.
Target groupProducers, Distributors & sales agents, Post-production professionals, Funders & financiers, Exhibitors, Lawyers


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Without project
Scholarships available upon application and at the discretion of the programme directors.
Included Contribution towards UK travel and accommodation for non-UK participants coming to London, contribution to LA travel costs for all participants.
During modules, most breakfasts and lunches are covered by the programme. Some formal dinners are covered (min 1 per module).
Included Only accommodation for one week in LA is covered by the programme.