Monday, 17 October 2022
 EUROPEAN WORK IN PROGRESS COLOGNE DAY 1 (Cinenova)
from 10:00 amArrival & Accreditation
12:00 pmLight Lunch & Refreshments
01:00 pmWelcome // Official Opening
01:15 – 03:00 pm1. Round of Pitching Sessions
03:00 – 03:30 pmCOFFEE BREAK
03:30 – 05:15 pm2. Round of Pitching Sessions
05:30 – 07:30 pmOne-to-One Meetings
07:30 pmClosing Day 1
08:30 pmDinner at Stadtgarten on invitation of MMC Film & TV Studios
Tuesday, 18 October 2022
 EUROPEAN WORK IN PROGRESS COLOGNE DAY 2 (Cinenova)
from 09:30 amAccreditation
10:00 – 11:45 am3. Round of Pitching Sessions
12:00 – 12:45Panel:
“Sustainable Practices for Production and Distribution. Helping your movies leave a mark on people, not on the planet.”

Finally! The film industry is going green. Film production in particular has become more and more ecological over the recent years. But can we do more? How can film production, world sales and film distribution be on the same page and make use of all possibilities to save our environment?

Guests:
Birgit Heidsiek (Green Film Shooting, Germany), Eduardo Viéitez (Creast, Spain), Claudia Steffens (Pandora Filmproduktion, Germany), Björn Hoffmann (Pandora Filmverleih, Germany)

Moderation: Fabian Massah, Endorphine Production (Germany)

In cooperation with Creative Europe Desk NRW and International Distribution Summit.
01:00 – 02:00 pmLUNCH BREAK
02:00 – 03:45 pm4. Round of Pitching Sessions
04:00 – 05:30 pmCase Studies I & II:
Best Practices – International Distribution & Marketing Strategies for European Arthouse Cinema illustrated by the examples of THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD & COMPARTMENT N°6

Guests THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD:
Olivier Barbier (mk2, France), Plaion representative (tbc.), Gábor Böszörményi (Mozinet, Hungary), Enrique Costa (Elastica, Spain)

Moderation: Alexandre Dupont-Geisselmann, Farbfilm (Germany)

Guests COMPARTMENT NO° 6:
Marcello De Bellis (BIM Distribuzione, Italy), Ljudmila Gosteva (BestFilm.eu, Estonia), Jakob Kijas (Eksystent, Germany), Pierre Landais (Haut et Court, France)

Moderation: Triin Tramberg, Tallinn Black Film Festival.

In cooperation with Creative Europe Desks Germany and International Distribution Summit.
05:45 – 07:30 pmOne-to-One Meetings
07:30 pmClosing Day 2
08:00 pmAward Ceremony // Gala Dinner on invitation of TorinoFilmLab
Wednesday, 19 October 2022
 INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION SUMMIT DAY 1 (Filmpalast)
from 11:30 amAccreditation & Snacks
12:00 – 12:15 pmWelcome // Official Opening IDS
12:15 – 01:00 pmKey Note #1:
Winning your Audiences: Where are we now and where are we going?

Speaker:
Ben Johnson, CEO, Gruvi (United Kingdom)
01:00 – 01:45 pmKey Note #2:
Cinema subscription: advantages for independent distributors through “all you can watch”-subscriptions your Audiences: Where are we now and where are we going?

Speaker:
Thomas Hosman, Co-Founder & CEO, Cineville (Netherlands)

In cooperation with European Work in Progress Cologne and Creative Europe Desk NRW.
01:45 – 02:00 pmCOFFEE BREAK
02:00 – 02:45 pmKey Note #3:
Web3, Blockchain, NFT: what opportunities for the film industry and distribution?”

Speaker:
Yannick Bossenmeyer, CEO, Cascade8 (France)
02:45 – 03:30 pmKey Note #4:
“The silent path of innovation: A24 as a role model for international film distribution.”

Speaker:
Prof. Marcus S. Kleiner, Professor for communication and media science at the SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences, Vice president for creativity and interaction (Germany)
03:30 – 04:15 pmCOFFEE BREAK
04:15 – 05:00 pmKey Note #5:
“Innovative release strategies for binding audiences”

Enrique Costa, CEO, Elastica Films (Spain)
05:00 – 05:45 pmKey Note #6:
“Cinema communication: mission innovation possible!”

Speaker:
Zvi David Fajol, CEO, Mensch Agency (France)
05:45 – 06:30 pmMaster Class:
“Pre-ticketing & pre-sale strategies for winning your audiences”

Speaker:
Elissa Federoff, President of Theatrical Distribution, NEON (USA)
06:30 pmClosing Day 1
07:30 pmAward Ceremony // Gala Dinner
Thursday, 20 October 2022
INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION SUMMIT DAY 2 (Filmpalast)
from 10:00 amAccreditation
10:30 – 11:15 amKey Note #8:
tba.

Alexis Mas, Managing Director, Condor (France)
11:15 – 12:00 amKey Note #9:
tba.

Lucy Savage, Head of Sales and Akquisition, Studio Soho (United Kingdom)
12:00 – 12:15 pmCOFFEE BREAK
12:15 – 01:00 pmKey Note #10:
Film Marketing: Long Term – But NOW!

Marc Kirkpatrick, Head of Partnership, Usheru (Ireland)

In cooperation with European Work in Progress Cologne and Creative Europe Desk NRW.
01:00 – 01:45 pmKey Note #11:
Adapting to faster-changing market and faster-changing audiences – Put myself in audiences’ shoes

Chris Yu, CEO, Green Narae (South Korea)
01:45 – 02:15 pmCOFFEE BREAK
02:15 – Wrap-Up Session // Next Steps // Brainstorming
tba.Closing of IDS 2022

Find the agenda 2021 here