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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 …

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 …