Industry seminars 2020

(for accredited guests only)


VOD deals – Beyond the Big Five with Wendy Bernfeld

Thursday 17 September, 15:00 – 16:00

Short- and documentary films can sell to a wide range of VOD platforms. Many non-exclusive deals across various windows (tvod, svod, avod) and regions,  to midsized and selected smaller platforms can be lucrative . Some of those lesser known platforms also fund or co-fund Originals, including short form storytelling

In this webinar VOD expert and former lawyer  Wendy Bernfeld of Rights Stuff will give an overview of the various  platforms to possibly sell to and how to reach them. This also includes the different sorts of streamers (TVOD/ SVOD/AVOD/OTT and other hybrid variations).

In a conversation with Producer Ove Rishøj Jensen of Auto Images,  she will dialogue on  how to make the deals in the different windows and what to look for. Ove will ask questions from the producers perspective and it will also be possible for the audience to ask questions.

The webinar is organized as a collaboration between Nordisk Panorama and The Nordic Creative Europe Desks.

Moderator: Ene Katrine Rasmussen, Creative Europe Media Desk – Denmark

Speaker: Wendy Bernfeld, Ove Rishøj Jensen


You Made a Short Film. What’s Next?

Monday 21 September, 14:00 – 15:00

Nowadays it’s quite easy to find festivals, but it’s just as easy to lose track of what to do as there are so many festivals and new ones are popping up every day. When and where do you start when you are working on your next film, what festivals to play at in the beginning and what choices should you make after having your premiere? How can you get the most out of your festival run? And what are the possibilities that online offers?

In this presentation Wouter Jansen from Square Eyes (Netherlands) will explain how you can get your short film out into the world in the best way possible.

Speaker: Wouter Jansen


The Possibilities of Short Film Co-production in the Nordics – A Conversation

Tuesday 22 September, 16:00 – 17:00

Ever wondered what it takes to co-produce your short? Hear industry professionals talk about each of the five Nordic countries, what’s offered, what does it take and how do you approach the subject? They will talk facts as well as answer your questions.


Sigurrós Hilmarsdóttir, The Icelandic Film Centre

Mikko Peltonen, AVEK

Pekka Uotila, The Finnish Film Foundation

Eero Tammi, The Finnish Film Foundation

Sari Volanen, YLE

Helena Ingelsten, SVT

Ami Ekström, The Swedish Film Institute

Lars Daniel Krutzkoff Jacobsen, The Norwegian Film Institute