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Euro-Noir

This year we are racking up the body count! Since 2018 Serial Eyes has been part of the pan-European “Detecting Transcultural Identity in European Popular Crime Narratives” (DETECt) Project, a three-year research project that brings together universities and educational institutions from France, Belgium, Italy, Greece, Romania, Denmark, and Germany. Serial Eyes will design an online …

DFFB Session: A Complete Guide to the Web Series Phenomenon with Meredith Burkholder

16 October 2019, 6pm @ DFFB Cinema The web series phenomenon first gained attention with an historic spontaneous movement of independent production between 2008 and 2012. This boom resulted in the birth of a new format and a new medium for serialized fiction. Find out where this format has been and where it is going as Meredith Burkholder …

Serial Eyes graduate Dennis Schanz realises his television series idea SKYLINES through Netflix

We are pleased to announce that Serial Eyes graduate Dennis Schanz has taken on the roles of head writer and producer to realise his series idea SKYLINES with Netflix. SKYLINES is the first project developed within Serial Eyes that will be screened on the largest internet entertainment service. The series is about a talented hip-hop …

WELCOME SEASON 7!

Ready, set, go! On September 2 our new twelve participants arrived at the DFFB for their nine-month training. This year’s class hails from Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Serbia, Slovakia, and the UK and boasts impressive working credits with many European broadcasters. During their tenure , the participants will work on the story ideas …

It’s a Wrap! Final Pitch 2019

On May 10, the sixth edition of Serial Eyes finished with another successful Final Pitch. The event took place at Soho House Berlin with a full house of international producers, commissioners and agents. After a warm welcome from DFFB director Ben Gibon, Ms. Amandine Maudet of Vivendi Content held the opening keynote address and wished …

Serial Poland – Crime and Politics in New Polish Series, 8-9 March

Serial Eyes, the Filmnetzwerk Berlin, DFFB and the Polish Cultural Institute Berlin (FilmPOLSKA) are delighted to invite you to a two-day focus on new TV-series from Poland. Fans of serialized storytelling have started looking all over Europe for new stories to binge-watch. And they have been rewarded handsomely. Recently, Poland has produced some of the …

Serial Eyes is on the Case

We are happy to announce that Serial Eyes is part of the “Detecting European Identity in Crime Fiction” (DETECt) Project, a pan-European research project that studies how crime fictions shape a transnational identity of Europe. This project involves universities, non-academic research institutions and industry partners from all over Europe, including University of Bologna, Catholic University …