Applications open for 12th Production Value Workshop in Lecce
Applications are now open for the 12th edition of PRODUCTION VALUE, the 8-day residential workshop for film professionals scheduled for January 6-14, 2018 in Lecce.
Aimed at Junior Line Producers and Assistant-Directors, the workshop is structured in such a way as to simulate the pre-production process for 6 existing film projects with the aim of delivering professional budgets and shooting schedules for feature films in the € 2.5 to € 10 million range.
Working in teams of two, successful applicants will be assigned real projects – currently in development – which have been brought to the workshop by various working directors and producers. Teams will then becoached by top-level European Line Producers and 1st Assistant-Directors to ensure that by the end of the workshop, thy will have achieved the best budgets and schedules possible.
The whole workshop is conducted in English.
Production Value is looking for applications from Junior Line Producers and Assistant-Directors, as well as projects in development by producers. Emphasis will be placed on understanding different working conditions across Europe, and on the best practical and creative solutions to overcome challenges.
For the 2017 edition, 12 young professionals from 11 countries (out of 70 applications from 24 countries) were selected (5 women and 7 men).
Past tutors have included Marco Valerio Pugini (Italy – ZOOLANDER 2, LETTERS TO JULIET, ROME), Stuart Renfrew (UK – 6 Stephen Frears’ films, BREATHE, PRIDE, BRIDGET JONES’ DIARY), Scott Kirby (Germany – POINT BREAK, V FOR VENDETTA, A MOST WANTED MAN), José-Luis Escolar (Spain – AGORA, KNIGHT AND DAY) and Michael Schwarz (Germany – RENEGADES, OLIVER TWIST, BORGIA).
Production Value is a training initiative proposed by FOCAL resource (the Netherlands), FOCAL (Switzerland), the Norwegian Film Institute, the Swedish Film Institute, the Finnish Film Foundation and supported by Creative Europe / MEDIA and Apulia Film Commission.
For more information, visit www.productionvalue.net, contact General Coordinator Hannah Lichtenstein (coordination *at * productionvalue.net)