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Let’s Talk Series! @ DIRTY MARTINI BERLINALE PARTY 2018

It was a very intense time for our participants: screenings, panels, meetings and parties (and that pilot outline deadline) … the Serial Eyes participants attended the fourth Berlinale Drama Series Days at the Zoo Palast Berlin. Serial Eyes core tutor Frank Spotnitz and Israeli writer-director Keren Margalit inaugurated the three-day programme, which encompassed market screenings, …

Ruddy-Williams Kabuiku, winner of last year’s apprenticeship at Big Light Productions tells us about his experience

We asked alumnus Ruddy-Williams Kabuiku, winner of last year’s apprenticeship at Big Light Productions, to tell us about his experience working with Frank Spotnitz and his team. SE: What did you do at Big Light Productions?  R: I had a great time at Big Light. Frank, Luke, Rhona and the rest of the staff made …

Midterm Pitch 2018

Right back from the New Year’s holidays, our participants got the chance to put their projects to the test for the first time in front of our partners at the annual summit event. They presented their series – this year again a rich mix of different genres – in their current development state and got …

Getting to Know You, Copenhagen!

Serial Eyes’ trip to Copenhagen and to Den Danske Filmskole provided our participants with an amazing overview of the Scandinavian TV industry. Den Danske Filmskole Director Vinca Wiedemann gave us a warm welcome and hosted us at the gorgeous film school building for the four days. Former DR producer Sven Clausen started us off with an …

Serial Eyes at Coco 2017

In early November, Serial Eyes hosted three lectures at Connection Cottbus (CoCo), the East–West Co-Production Market at the Cottbus Filmfestival. On November 8, SE tutor and co-production expert Jan Bennemann provided an overview of financing models for TV series, the respective roles of producers and financiers, and their expectations. Afterwards, SE alumna Jana Burbach (SE …

CANNESERIES Institute – A Writers’ Residency Dedicated to Series

We are delighted to announce our collaboration with The Cannes – Vivendi/Canal+ Group International Chaire and Université Côte d’Azur (UCA) on a writers‘ residency dedicated to series taking place in Cannes from March 5 to April 11, 2018. The Cannes – Vivendi/Canal+ Group International Chaire and Université Côte d’Azur (UCA) are launching today, November 14, …