Leading Innovation and Change in Film and TV
In recents years, digitalization, changing audience habits and innovation in technology have accelerated the pace of change in the audiovisual industry, further amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. These developments have revealed how vital it is for professionals and companies to adapt to the marketplace quickly and to embrace arising business opportunities.
This workshop welcomes those who are looking to embrace these changes and capitalize on new opportunities. Participants are introduced to a range of entrepreneurial approaches, perspectives and frameworks to help them anticipate change, innovate their business models and build sustainable businesses against the backdrop of continued change.
Over the course of 3 days, we combine hands-on techniques and exercises with industry key notes and case studies to inspire and share best practice. Participants get a rare opportunity to reflect and make plans for their business away from day to day commitments, supported by coaches, industry experts and their film and TV industry peers. Excellent networking opportunities will allow to connect with European colleagues and to shape future partnerships. Discover unexpected new business opportunities along the way!
|Participation Fee||890 EUR (incl. meals, excl. accommodation)|
|Scholarships||Scholarships and discounts will be available (details below)|
- The challenges and opportunities in the film and TV industry in disruptive and uncertain times
- Creating and sustaining an entrepreneurial mindset
- Assessing your business, its strengths and the challenges you face
- Anticipating change and its impact on your company
- Creating a vision for your company in the context of a changing market
- Audience-focused innovation, agile approaches and methods
- Approaches to and techniques of business model innovations
- Leading yourself and others with an innovation mindset
- Case studies of succesful innovations from the industry
- A large methodical toolbox to deal with change and innovate efficiently
- Gain a deeper understanding of the new demands to leadership in times of change and uncertainty
- Recognize the relevant factors for your company's success, incl. your UVP
- Gain new perspectives to help build a sustainable and profitable business
- Learn to create, structure and experiment with new ideas with the help of innovation tools
- Experience a full Design Thinking process
- Learn about approaches to assess and implement organizational changes
- Gain access to top international experts from different disciplines
- Get inspired and supported by a peer group of industry professionals
- Expand your pan-European professional network
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beActive Entertainment is an award-winning Film, TV and Digital studio with extensive experience in story and format development, international co-production, licensing, production and distribution of entertainment contents across multiple platforms. Producer and Managing Director of beActive Entertainment, Nuno Bernardo, will share exclusive insights into the workings of the innovative studio and how they approach production and distribution in the age of digitalization.
Mediahuis is an international media company active in newspaper & magazine publishing, distribution, printing, TV, radio and online media. Ezra Eeman is the Change Director and as such responsible for coordinating newsroom transformation and digital acceleration across all the news brands from Mediahuis in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Ireland. He will provide exclusive insight into his work at the company.
scholarships and discounts
Erich Pommer Institut Scholarships
A limited amount of mostly partial scholarships is available for nationals of the following countries thanks to our Creative Europe MEDIA funding : Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.
You can apply for a scholarship here until October 11. Please do not register above if applying for a scholarship.
Other Scholarships and Discounts
Company discounts: The second person from the same company is eligible for a discount of EUR 200 when booking at the same time and at the non-discounted rate. Please contact us to receive the discount code.
Please consider applying for funding in your home countries.
- Finnish funding possibilities: AVEK training supports | The Finnish Film Foundation training supports
- Lithuanian funding possibility: Lithuanian Film Centre scholarships
- Polish funding possibility: Polish Film Institute financial support
Please note: Discounts and scholarships are not combinable.
WHAT FORMER PARTICIPANTS SAY
- In a time of constant changes and new challenges it is a wonderful opportunity to get the chance to reflect about innovation and open up your mind for new inspirations and possibilities. And a big thank you to the team for the great organisation and the warm welcome.Christiane Siemen, Creative Europe Desk Hamburg, Germany
- That's probably the best outcome you can get from a training course: advances in your skillset at the same time you meet great people that can become your project partners.Bruno Castro, Somacult, Portugal
Interviews from 2019
Two questions to the top innovation management experts Nele Fischer and Flavia Bleuel
Flavia Bleuel and Nele Fischer were two of the top experts of the first edition of Leading Innovation and Change in Film and TV in 2019. They presented methods and work modes of agile innovation management such as Design Thinking and Scrum. We wanted to know why film and television professionals should attend this workshop. Read the interview here
Three questions to Gill Thewlis, international expert for change management
Gill Thewlis is an international consultant and business consultant and was one of our key trainers for the workshop Leading Innovation and Change in Film and TV in 2019. She provided the participants with tools and methods to implement change most effectively and efficiently. We asked Gill a few questions about the importance of understanding change and innovation processes for our industry and how our workshop will benefit its participants.
Read her answers here.