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Don’t Miss Industry Insights by International Documentary Experts at Dare to Dream Master Classes

The following Dare to Dream sessions are free and open to the public. Join us to listen and discuss about documentary production, editing, funding, and collaborations with the experts who have many enlightening experiences and amazing tips.

Masterclass 01: How to Work with a Producer

Sunday, 28 February 2016, 09:00 – 10:30

Panelists: Ulla Simonen, Min-chul Kim, Christoph Jörg, and Stefan Kloos

Moderator: Amelia Hapsari

The role of a documentary producer is a great mystery in Southeast Asia. Due to funding limitation for documentaries, many filmmakers produce their own films. This master class is an interactive panel that aims to uncover the myths, fear, and realities as well as to create a dialog between experienced producers and filmmakers about the role of a producer, the relationship between a producer and a director, financing strategies, and how to form a strong collaboration between director, producer, co-producer(s) and other partners of a documentary project.

Masterclass 02: The Art of Editing

Monday, 29 February 2016, 09:00 – 10:30

Presented by Jean Tsien, ACE and Menno Boerema

Jean Tsien and Menno Boerema have edited numerous award-winning documentaries and worked with filmmakers from all over the world throughout their career. They will reveal eye-opening case studies, where an editor can play a huge role in finding and presenting more potentials in the story. Join them to hear best-kept secrets from the editing room.

Project Pitch

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 09:00 – 14:00

The workshop participants who have been consulting with mentors throughout the workshop will pitch their project for public. Interested public are allowed to sit in to listen to their pitch, but are advised not to get in and out of the pitching room when a pitch is going.

Roundtable Discussion: The Future of Regional Documentary Collaboration

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 15:00 – 16:30

We are bringing together filmmakers, broadcasters, platforms, cultural institutions, and organizations from around the region to brainstorm about what we can do as a region to work, to build our capacity, to expand our audience, and to generate funding together. We want to come up with something concrete, however small or big it is, and we want your inputs!

Masterclass 03: The European Co-production Landscape

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 09:00 – 10:30

Co-production is a buzz-word. But what is a co-production? What are the possibilities to co-produce with a European production company; what are the obstacles regarding access to European national funding and what are the characteristics of a potential co-production?

The EDN CO-PRODUCTION GUIDE holds information regarding co-production possibilities in 30 European countries and on the basis of this the editor of the Guide, Mikael Opstrup, will talk. And talk. And then talk a little more – about the bumpy world of co-production!