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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 …

“It started out as a rock’n’roll rewrite…”: Serial Eyes Interview with Alumni Jana Burbach and Nikolaus Schulz-Dornburg

The new ARD primetime show Die Heiland—Wir sind Anwalt about a blind lawyer and her assistant is currently airing on Tuesdays at 8:15 pm. The Serial Eyes participants of 2018/19 interviewed the head writer Jana Burbach and staff writer Niko Schulz-Dornburg (SE 2014/15) about the making of the show. Q: How did Die Heiland come …

Season Six – It’s On!

On 3 September 2018 the sixth edition of Serial Eyes kicked off under a Berlin late summer sky. Since then, the twelve participants from Germany, UK, Italy, Macedonia, Russia, France and Sweden have experienced quite a lot already: brainstorming and idea-generating sessions for the individual projects with tutors Donna Sharpe, Nicola Lusuardi and Cyril Tysz. …

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 …