Carl Film Forum är festivalens branschforum och kommer fokusera på att skapa möjligheter till internationell samproduktion inom Östersjöregionen, nya vägar till finansiering av film och audiovisuella medier, fokusera på utveckling av regionala fonder och filmproduktion av audiovisuella medier som en väg mot en mer dynamisk och varierad filmbransch och som ett stärkande medel för regional utveckling. Genom seminarier, nätverkande, presentationer och festligheter presenteras en rad ämnen inom utvecklingen av svensk, Östersjöregional och internationell filmindustri.
Delta med experter och beslutsfattare i detta spännande forum i Karlskrona, Sverige. Line-upen 2017 bestod av en första officiell presentation på Blockbuster, den nya VOD-plattformen som nyligen släpptes i Norden, inblick på musiklicensiering från Universal Music Publishing, intressanta fallstudier ledda av Baltic Events och en diskussion med Eurimages. Som en röd tråd genom båda dagarna kommer möjligheten att skapa av en ny filmfond i sydöstra Sverige att diskuteras. Se hela programmet nedan.
Carl Film Forum hålls parallellt med Carl International Film Festival.
FULL CARL FILM FORUM PROGRAMME 2017
MONDAY SEPT 11
BALTIC SEA CO-PRODUCTIONS
Baltic Event’s Marge Liiske navigates us through an in-depth seminar about the co-production landscape in the Baltic sea region. The film institutes of the Sweden, Latvia, Lituania and Estonia will explain the work that they do and we will listen to case seminars from the films 1944, The Eternal Road (Ikitie), The Dissidents (Sangarid) and Foaming at the Mouth (. Participating producers: Kristian Taska, Illka Matila, Martin Persson, Alise Gelze
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING: HOW TO LICENSE MUSIC
Rebecca Edwards, Head of Film & TV Licensing on Universal Music Publishing, one of the biggest music publishers in the world, has almost 20 years of experience in music publishing. In this seminar she will share knowledge about how to license music. What rights are needed in order to clear the use of a song in a production? How to think when choosing between master version vs re-recording and local song vs international catalogue? And last but not least, why music supervisors are your next best friends.
From American rental chain to Danish Video on Demand – is Blockbuster the next big thing? It might just be, and we’ll be the first to know. The streaming service is expanding into Sweden, Finland and Norway and will focus on getting movies straight from the cinema to their VOD platform. CEO Caspar Hald will tell us about their unique business model, what the plans for the future are and how they plan getting their own place in a booming but saturated market.
Eurimages is the Council of Europe’s cultural fund for film. Together with the Nordic Film & TV Fund it is the principal funding body for film co-production in Europe and beyond. Since its creation in 1989, Eurimages has supported more than 1,834 European co-productions for a total value of 545 million euros. With an annual budget of 25 million euros, the Fund aims to promote international co-operation across borders. Susan Newman Baudais, project manager at Eurimages, will give us an insight into the Fund’s workings and on how and when to apply.
PRODUCTION REBATES IN THE BALTIC SEA REGION
Get a breakdown on exactly which incentives and rebates are offered by Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania well as which prerequisites are required. Cine-Regio will give us a bigger perspective of production rebates available around Europe. Take part of an exciting discussion on what the future might hold for Sweden and Poland. Participating: Agnese Zapane (The National Film Centre of Latvia), Audrius Kuprevicius (Lituanian Film Centre), Charlotte Appelgren (Cine-Regio), Mikael Fellenius (Film I Väst), Monika Glowacka (Łódź Film Commission), Piret Tibbo-Hudgkins (Estonian Film Institute)
TV DRAMA VS FEATURE FILM: IS THERE TALENT ENOUGH FOR BOTH?
The golden age of television means less gold to cinema – or does it? With the recent boom in quality of production in the television industry, television has started to compete with feature films. For viewership, for funds, for talent, but maybe most of all, for scriptwriters. Do scriptwriters who write for television have higher status than those who write for film? This seminar explores just that, and what this means for the future of feature film production and script development. What can and should be done? Participating: Kristina Börjesson (Swedish Film Institute), Soni Jörgensen (Freelance scriptwriter), Peter Zell (SVT Drama), Martin Persson (Anagram)
VENTURE CAPITAL AND THE FILM INDUSTRY
Join experts on venture capital in a discussion on ways of increasing profitability and how to attract venture capitalists to your project. What do investors consider most valuable when deciding on projects to invest in? What can investment companies do to maximize high profitability and insure a positive return on investment for investors? And what does the future look like? Participating: Brita Sohlberg (Nordsvensk Filmunderhållning), Frank Bonn (Nouvago Capital), Mikael Fellenius (Film i Väst)
WOMEN IN FILM AND TELEVISION: GENDER EQUALITY ACROSS BORDERS
The WIFT departments of the Nordic countries have just completed their annual meeting and we’ll get to hear the latest news of what’s ahead. Join Helene Granqvist, Chairwoman of WIFT Sweden, and Nanna Rasmussen, Chairwoman of WIFT Denmark on a discussion on gender equality nationally and internationally.
THE FINNISH WAY: THE NEW INTERNATIONAL FINNISH CINEMA
With its unique humor and amazing stories the Finnish has taken the world by storm the recent years. Films like The Happiest day in the life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosman) and Tom of Finland (Dome Karukoski) have become international successes, and the national films are hughly valued among the Finnish audience. Whats is the meaning of “Finnish Weird” and ”the Kaurismäki trauma”? Come and listen as we try to point out the characteristics of Finnish film!
TUESDAY SEPT 12
FILM LAW: AN INTEGRAL PART OF PRODUCTION
Though film and audiovisual media are often mainly seen as ways of artistic expression, the film industry is more than any artistic medium a tough and difficult way with a great amount legislations and censorships. Katrine Schlüter Schierbeck is a lawyer based in Copenhagen, and has primarily come to focus on Entertainment Law, through which she will guide us in a presentation on co-production agreements – which rights, production and financial issues should be covered by a co-production agreement?
FILM I VÄST: FROM 0 SEK TO 100 MILLION SEK
Film i Väst is one of Europe’s most successful co-producers and Scandinavia’s preeminent regional film fund. Since its foundation in 1992 Film i Väst have co-produced more than 1 000 feature films, TV-dramas, shorts and documentaries. Film Väst accepts applications for feature film co-productions throughout the year and are constantly looking for new projects. Listen to CEO Mikael Fellenius tell the amazing story about the development of Film i Väst.
Cine Regio is a pan-European network of regional film funds. The organization represents 44 film funds from 12 EU member states, in addition to Norway & Switzerland. Its main objectives are film policy making/EU public affairs and to facilitate knowledge & collaboration among its members. CineRegio is based in Brussels and Malmö, and Charlotte Appelgren the network’s Secretary-General will give a presentation of Cine Regio’s work and an overview of the regional film funding landscape in Europe.
ŁÓDZ FILM COMMISSION
The Polish Łódź Film Commission provides comprehensive and professional assistance to producers of feature films, documentaries and animations, as well as television programmes, commercials, video clips, corporate films, computer games and all other forms of audiovisual production. The Łódź Film Commission operates together with the Łódź Film Fund. The Head of the commission Monika Glowacka gives a presentation of the commission’s background and what it can provide.
The list is continuesly updated.
- Baltic Event
Baltic Event is the largest international co-production market in North-Eastern Europe taking place in collaboration with Tallinn of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in November every year.
Blockbuster is Denmarks number one online streaming site that has recently and successfully been launched in Sweden. The concept is to launch films that has just recently been in theatres and to pay only for the films that you want to watch.
- Cine regio
Cine-Regio is a network of regional film funds in Europe. The network is continuously expanding and today represents 44 regional film funds from 12 EU Member States, in addition to Norway and Switzerland.
- Estonian Film Institute
Estonian Film Institute is a national foundation, financed mainly by the Ministry of Culture. The institute provides support to preserve, develop and promote Estonian national film culture.
Eurimages promotes independent filmmaking by providing financial support to feature-length films, animation and documentary films and has since its in 1988 supported 1834 European co-productions for a value of approximately 545 million euros.
- Film i Skåne
Film i Skåne is the largest regional centre for film production and support in southern Sweden. Through co-production of films they attract capital that is spent in the region to help develop the audio-visual infrastructure in Skåne.
- Film i Väst
Film i Väst is one of Europe’s most successful co-producers and Scandinavia’s preeminent regional film fund. Since 1992 Film i Väst have co-produced more than 1 000 feature films, TV-dramas, shorts and documentaries.
- National Film Centre of Latvia
The National Film Centre of Latvia is a film institution in Latvia aiming to promote the creation and production of films in Latvia and co-productions with Latvia, as well as the distribution in Latvia and around the world.
- Łódź Film Commission
The Polish Łódź Film Commission provides comprehensive and professional assistance to producers of feature films, documentaries and animations, as well as television programmes, commercials, video clips, corporate films, computer games and all other forms of audiovisual production. The Łódź Film Commission operates together with the Łódź Film Fund.
- Lithuanian Film Centre
The Lithuanian Film Centre provides funding for film development, production, distribution, promotion, education projects and preservation of film heritage for Lithuanian the film industry.
- Reaktor Sydost
Reaktor Sydost is one of the southern Swedish resources centers for film funding and promotion. Reaktor Sydost is currently a part of developing a new regional film fund in southern Sweden.
- Southern Sweden Film Commission
Southern Sweden Film Commission (former Oresund Film Commission) was established in 2003 to attract national and international film- and TV-productions to the region. The Commission is a part of the regional film fund; Film i Skåne.
- Swedish Film Institute
The Swedish Film Institute is the official film institute in Sweden that works to promote film across the board – from idea to finished product and during launch in Sweden and around the world.
- Ystad-Österlen Film Fund
Ystad Film Fund is a southern Sweden co-production fund in Ystad. Ystad in internationally famous for the production of the Wallander films.
- WIFT (Women in Film and Telvision)
Women in Film and Television is a politically independent, non-profit organization that promotes and strengthens professional women in all functions of film, television and audiovisual media.
- Universal Publishing Production Music