28-29 APRIL 2023, CYPRUS

FRIDAY 28 April, 2023

10:30 Pitching Session at the Rialto Theatre

Teams of producers – directors with projects originating from countries of the Mediterranean region will “pitch” their new feature film projects to representatives of the international film industry.

Moderator: Hakim Mao, Initiative Film

12:45 Lunch Break
Hosted by the Cyprus Film Commission – Invest Cyprus
Location: Madame Bar (opposite the theatre)

With an aim to provide educational and networking opportunities for film professionals, Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days presents a series of events and masterclasses intended exclusively for industry professionals:

The following events will take place at the Rialto Theatre, on-stage.

14:00 INFO SESSION Cyprus Minority Co-Productions Scheme
Presented by Diomedes Nikita, Cultural Officer, Cinema Section, Eurimages & EFP Representative, Department of Modern & Contemporary Culture, Deputy Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Cyprus

14:15 PANEL DISCUSSION Investment Incentives in Cyprus: Cyprus Film Commission – Invest Cyprus
On the panel: Lefteris S. Eleftheriou, Chairman of the Cyprus Film Commission, Marios Piperides & Janine Teerling, producers (AMP Filmworks), and Stelana Kliris, producer (Meraki Films)

15:00 INFO SESSION Eurimages Cinema Support Fund
Presented by Iris Cadoux, Eurimages Project Manager

15:30 B R E A K

15:45 ΜΑSTERCLASS From script drafts to film screenings: The importance of film marketing in every stage
Vicky Miha, Consultant & Producer at Asterisk* Films [GR] will walk us through the full process of creating the marketing strategy for projects in development and completed films. Through a series of case studies, Vicky will illustrate the way marketing can impact a project, from the first draft to the time it meets its audience.


SATURDAY 29 April, 2023

Location: Rialto Theatre On Stage

10:00 INFO SESSION Shooting in Greece – Co-producing with Greece: Success stories and opportunities
Presented by Athena Kartalou, Director of the Greek Film Centre

10:15 INFO SESSION Μedia Development Calls
Organisation for European Programmes & Cultural Relations / Creative Europe Desk, Cyprus
Presented by Nenad Bogdanovic, Planning & Development Coordinator Organisation for European Programmes & Cultural Relations
Head of Creative Europe Desk & CERV Contact Point Cyprus

10:45 PANEL DISCUSSION International film festival programmers in a backstage conversation
On this panel, programmers of international film festivals will share their expertise and explain curatorial strategies.

On the panel: Delly Shirazi [Ιnternational Film Festival Rotterdam IFFR], Sebastian Markt [Berlinale Generation], Bassam Alassad [Amman IFF], and Νicolas Feodoroff [FidMarseille]. The discussion will be moderated by film festival programmer and distribution manager, Celine Roustan [Films Grand Huit, France].

11:45 B R E A K

12:00 Julie Bertuccelli in Conversation
A live conversation with French film director and CFD Jury President Julie Bertuccelli, and Davide Abbatescianni (Cineuropa)

13:00 Lunch Break
Hosted by the Creative Europe Desk, Cyprus
Location: Madame Bar (opposite the theatre)


Location: Rialto Theatre


Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days will be held in the English language. If you are a film professional and you wish to participate in the event, please request an accreditation HERE.

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