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Apprenticeship at Big Light Productions, Season 3

Every year a gradu­ate of Seri­al Eyes is selec­ted for a three-month payed appren­tice­ship pos­i­tion at the UK branch of Frank Spotnitz’s com­pany. Last year’s lucky win­ner was Ele­onora Ven­inova, who told us about her exper­i­ence in Lon­don, her take-aways and gen­er­al obser­va­tions on the Brit­ish industry.  The biggest take-away from my appren­tice­ship at Big …

So why apply? Serial Eyes current participants share their programme insights

Giord­ana Mari, Italy Work­ing in writers’ rooms with authors from all over Europe widens your hori­zons. Writers’ rooms have their rules and you have to exper­i­ence them to learn how to use them. Being part of a writers’ room will give you a great chance to train the muscles of act­ive dia­logue, foster your capa­city …

Submissions’ Deadline Extended to 30 April, 2020

Seri­al Eyes, Europe’s premi­er post­gradu­ate train­ing pro­gramme for TV writers and pro­du­cers, is cur­rently accept­ing applic­a­tions for the new admis­sions cycle. Seri­al Eyes pre­pares the next gen­er­a­tion of European TV writers to cre­ate high-end, seri­al­ized storytelling and work in a writers’ room set­ting. Teach­ing staff include top European and Amer­ic­an showrun­ners, writers, exec­ut­ive pro­du­cers and com­mis­sion­ing edit­ors …

Immediate Measures to Stem Coronavirus Spread

Dear friends, The DFFB is aware of its respons­ib­il­ity towards the health of its employ­ees, teach­ing staff, and stu­dents, and we wish to ful­fil this oblig­a­tion. In order to con­tain the spread of the Coronavirus—to thereby pro­tect our soci­ety in gen­er­al and vul­ner­able indi­vidu­als in particular—the fol­low­ing meas­ures will come into imme­di­ate effect: The DFFB …

Serial Eyes in Copenhagen

In Novem­ber the Seri­al Eyes group vis­ited Copen­ha­gen. Our jour­ney into the inspir­ing world of Dan­ish and Scand­inavi­an series star­ted at com­mer­cial chan­nel TV2 where our par­ti­cipants met with the com­mis­sion­ing edit­ors. Then former DR pro­du­cer Sven Clausen provided a his­tor­ic­al over­view of the seri­al revolu­tion in Dan­ish TV and dis­cussed the devel­op­ment and pro­duc­tion …

DFFB Session with Michal Aviram – Working on FAUDA

DFFB Ses­sion with Michal Aviram – Work­ing on FAUDA Join us for a screen­ing of the first epis­ode of FAUDA, the suc­ces­ful Net­flix Series writ­ten by Michal Aviram. After the screen­ing, Michal will join the host of the night, Seri­al Eyes tutor and ment­or Donna Sharpe, for a chat about the col­lab­or­a­tion with Net­flix and …

Serial Eyes goes Podcast!

If you’ve missed the two last DFFB Ses­sions “A Com­plete Guide to the Web Series Phe­nomen­on with Meredith Burk­hold­er” and “Cre­at­ing Sky­lines with alum­nus Den­nis Schanz” you can listen to the talks thanks to IndieFilmTalk ! In the pub­lic lec­ture, A Com­plete Guide to the Web Series Phe­nomen­on, web series expert and Web­Fest Ber­lin presen­ted …

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 …