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Successful conclusion for first time showrunners!
It's a Wrap! The very first edition of the European Showrunner Training was concluded with a final on-ste module in Cologne. Based on case studies of their series »Follow the Money« and »Neumatt«, in a two-part panel discussion Jeppe Gjervig Gram and Marianne Wendt present and discuss varying approaches to casting, working with casting agents, and working with actors in their respective countries and in their individual showrunning models -- moderated by ifs-alumna and writer Ljubica Lukovic. In addition, there was a seminar on the topic „Creating your Personal Brand“ with Catherine Winckelmuller and Fana Giorgis was invited to talk about her marketing work for the successful series »Kleo«.
Thank you to our wonderful Head of Programme Jeppe Gjervig Gram, and to all the other inspiring showrunners and speakers, to our funders and partners Creative Europe Media, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, NETFLIX, Series Mania, Blickpunkt:Film and VARIETY, and most of all to the most amazing group of aspiring and first-time showrunners we could have hoped for!