EGF 2020 is open for the new projects



Now in its 6th year, the European Genre Forum offers Europe's leading genre film training program. Open to all filmmaking teams from Europe and bordering countries, we think this might be an opportunity of interest to your community.

Call for Projects EGF 2020 is open! Can you help us spread the word?

This year we will select up to 8 projects of which the director and producer will be invited to participate in 2 meetings full of training sessions, mentor meetings and a pitch workshop. These meetings will take place during the genre film festivals in Zagreb (16.-19. July) and Industry@Tallinn of Black Nights Film Festival (last week of November) in Tallinn. EGF is the only talent lab dedicated to horror, fantasy or sci-fi film productions, and therefore a great opportunity to experience the workings of the genre film industry and to broaden professional networks.  We’d like to ask you to help spread the word by sharing this post on your Facebook page and other social media accounts. Feel free to include our call in your newsletter or on your website – you can find suggested copy below and submission details on our website. We’d be happy to send you more information or content if you’d like us to.  Many thanks for your help! - the EGF team⚡️ Applications now open for EGF 2020 ⚡️Calling all fantastic filmmaking teams! Submit your film idea now and be in the chance to get selected for Europe's leading genre film training program: https://europeangenreforum.comNow in its sixth year, the European Genre Forum (EGF) is a training programme that sets to boost the careers of future European players in the genre film industry through talent labs, packed with workshops, panel mentoring and pitching sessions. For this programme, up to 8 projects will be selected. The training cycle will not only boost the film projects they are working on, but will also give all participants invaluable knowledge, insights and a professional network. At the end of the training programme, filmmakers will also be connected to decision makers within the fantastic film industry.The EGF is aimed at European directors developing their 1st or 2nd feature length genre film project with an established producer attached. Participants should previously have directed/produced at least one short film that has been screened internationally.Deadline for submissions: April 1st, 2020.

The participation fee is 1000€ for one project covering two labsThe application form can be found here, for additional information please contact us info@europeangenreforum.com. EGF is a pan-european project founded by Fantastic Zagreb, Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn, Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam and Screen Division.

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