KIDS Regio Berlinale Meeting Point: Tie Up Your Bonds - Chances of Collaboration in the Children’s Media Field

In cooperation with Creative Europe Desk Berlin-Brandenburg and The Financing Forum for Kids Content.

13. February 2016 I Venue: The Representation of the Federal Region Thuringia, Berlin

Children’s films are getting more and more relevant for the industry. In this context beneficial collaboration and proper networks are key to success while developing, producing and distributing children’s films within a difficult market environment. KIDS Regio Berlinale Meeting Point 2016 shedded light on special bonds and initiatives that might make the difference to foster projects and make them feasible.

Programme/Speaker:

Opening: 
Margret Albers (Germany) about The impact of collaboration within the German initiative "Outstanding Films for Children".

Monique Ruinen (The Netherlands), The Netherlands FilmFund, will give us an update on the German-Dutch Co-Development Fond

Sonja Hermele (Sweden), Nice Drama and Ted Kjellson (Sweden), writer and director of the project ALONE IN SPACE will emphasize on the Cinekid Script Lab experience and cooperation between author and producer

Martin Richter (Germany), Martin Richter Filmproduktion, will illustrate development and production steps of his recent produced live-action feature AUF AUGENHÖHE (On Eye Level), developed within the framework of the German initiative "Outstanding Films for Children" 

Kristine Knudsen (Germany), Knudsen & Steuber Medienmanufaktur GmbH, will layout important development and production steps as well as significant cooperation of her animation feature RICHARD THE STORK, script development at the Academy for Children’s Media 

Presented by: 

Margret Albers (Germany), she has been managing director of the Children's Media Foundation GOLDENER SPATZ and director of the German Children's Media Film Festival of the same name since 1996. In addition, she is the board spokeswoman of the Association for the Promotion of German Children's Film.