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Call for Development Executive Participants: Deadline Postponed!

February 04, 2020

Want to become a commissioning editor?
We are here to help and guide you on this exciting journey!
Awaiting your applications till February 10, 2020! 

A crucial part of our 8-month training program TV Launch is focused on the education of future commissioning editors.  

Within the TV Launch program, we train 3 attending development executive participants. They are being prepared for their future role of commissioning editors or heads of development on real, existing series projects (developed within the project part of the program), acquiring skills needed for developing a diverse range of projects. 
Development executive participants will be mentored by a wide variety of tutors, e.g. Gabor Krigler (HU), former Creative Executive at HBO Hungary (Golden Life), Maggie Murphy (US), an Executive Producer (Veronica Mars, Ally McBeal, Chicago Hope, Houdini & Doyle), Sullivan Le Postec (FR), writer and creator (Les Engagés) or Steve Matthews (UK), VP Executive Producer, Drama Development at HBO Europe (Wasteland, Golden Life, Umbre, Success, Love/Hate, The Borgias).

Together with the projects, the participants will present themselves within the Season Finale platform in Tallinn, Estonia, during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

WHO CAN APPLY
Individual participants, who may, but not necessarily have to, be connected to a broadcaster. 

APPLICATION MATERIALS
/ biography and filmography
/ motivation letter
/ brief analysis of the television industry in the applicant’s respective country

DATES AND VENUES 
Workshop 1/ Czech Republic: April 23 – 30, 2020 
Workshop 2/ TBA: Summer 2020 
Workshop 3/ Estonia (within Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event): November 2020 
 

If you would like to know more about the real experience of development executive training, read an interview with Zuzana Ferenczova and Martynas Mendelis, who represent the first generation of our development executive training graduates.

For more info about the program and application, click here
Deadline: February 10, 2020. 

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