Workshop Contents

Module 1 – Filmakademie

Finding new ideas, topics and formats

The German animation market

  • Idea generation
  • 360°content – one topic, many formats
  • Market changes and multi platform projects
  • New sources of financing
  • Marketing and cross-marketing
  • Hackathon!

Special features: content creation workshop, director/producer case studies and studio tours

Module 2 – MOME

Design, style and approach

The Eastern European animation market

  • Finding the right design/timing/animation style to fit a story
  • Project presentation
  • Sound design and music
  • Working with actors
  • Creative project-based workshops with writers/directors

Special features: 2 days in a sound studio, director/producer case studies and studio tours

Module 3 – The Animation Workshop

Budgeting, scheduling, marketing and distribution, developing and pitching games/films/series

Animation production, co-production, the Danish and Nordic animation markets

  • European animation market overview
  • Planning, budgeting
  • Marketing and distribution
  • European co-productions
  • The one-pager, the director and producer statements of intent
  • Creative project-based workshops with producers, 1st practice pitches

Special features: low budget feature productions in Denmark, director/producer case studies

Module 4 – Gobelins

Production management, the producer pitch, the French animation market

  • Choosing the right tools and production pipeline
  • New production and marketing/distribution solutions
  • Creative project-based workshops with producers
  • Final project pitches before a panel of renowned animation producers and experts

Special feature: legal/contractual issues, director/producer case studies and studio tours