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The EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION FORUM (ECPF) will run in Brussels on February 7 and 8, 2020 at BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts and will gather key decision-makers from both cinema and TV to debate and challenge the future of the industry. This two-day event will tackle existing and alternative financial mechanisms for co-production, the situation of streaming platforms in Europe, the search for a European storytelling, etc. through panels, roundtables and networking sessions.

FEBRUARY, FRIDAY 7, 2020
8.30- 9.00 : Professional Breakfast
9.00 – 9.05 : Welcoming remarks by the ECPF team
9.05 - 10.15 : Panel 1 (Terarken 1)
Panel 1: CREATIVE AND CULTURAL INDUSTRIES: A STRATEGY FOR A  EUROPEAN SOFTPOWER  with a Director of DG Connect Media (tbd), Jeanne Brunfaut (Deputy Director General of the CCA),  Mathieu Fournet (Director European and International Affairs of the CNC, tbc ), a MEP from the Culture Commission, tbc, Roberto Olla (Eurimages). Moderator : Alexandra Lebret (Managing Director European Producers Club)
10.15 – 10.30 : Q&A Panel 1
10.30 – 11.30 : Panel 2 (Terarken 1)
Panel 2 :  BELGIUM : THE EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION HUB with Philippe Reynaert (Wallimage), Noël Magis (Screen.Brussels Fund), Emmanuel Roland (CCA), Isabelle Molhant (Casa Kafka Pictures).
11.30- 11.45 : Q&A Panel 2
12.00 – 14.30 : Lunch Break
14.30- 15.30 : Panel 3 (Terarken 1) and Panel 4 (Terarken 3)
Panel 3 :  A GREEN LIGHT FOR GREEN PRODUCTION by the World Bank Group, Connect4Climate
with : Charlotte Appelgren (CineRegio Secretary General),, Mike Downey (Chairman EFA), Sarah MacDonald (Make Waves Productions), Lucia Recalde (Head of Unit “AV Ind & Media Sup. Prog – DG Connect Creative Europe Media), Moderator :Giulia C Braga (Program Manager Connect4Climate).
Panel 4 : THE EUROPEAN FINANCING (PUBLIC AND PRIVATE) TV SERIES
With :  Pascal Breton (Federation Ent, tbc), Javier Mendez (Mediapro, tbc), Geneviève Lemal (Scope Pictures, Scope Invest), Alexandra Lebret (Managing Director European Producers Club)
15.30- 16.00 : Q&A Panel 3 and Panel 4
16.00- 16.30 : Coffee break
16.30- 17.30 : Panel 5 ( Terarken 1)
Panel 5 : WRITING ROOMS / BRINGING EUROPEAN STORYTELLERS TOGETHER
with : Lucia Recalde (Head of Unit “AV Ind & Media Sup. Prog – DG Connect Creative Europe Media), Julie-Jeanne Regnault (Secretary General EFAD), Cecile Despringre, (Executive Director, Society of Audiovisual Authors), Pauline Durand-Vialle ( Chief Executive, Federation of European Film Directors), David Kavanagh (Executive Secretary Federation of Screenwriters of Europe), Pierre Puget (Screenwriter). This roundtable is open to all cinema and TV authors, showrunners and literary directors.
17.30- 18.00 : Q&A Panel 5
18.00- 19.00 : Cocktail sponsored  by CREATIVE EUROPE MEDIA
19.00- 21.00 : Premiere screening of a film or a Tv series Pilot

FEBRUARY, SATURDAY 8, 2020
9.30 – 10.30 : Panel 6 ( Teraken 1)
Panel 6 : PLATEFORMS : THE EUROPEAN RESPONSE (FINANCING AND TAXATION)
with : Silvia Cibien (General Delegate Eurovod), Maxime Lacour (Director Universciné Belgium), Julien Vin-Ramarony (President VOD Factory), Ava Striker (Development Ex, Mubi), Julie-Jeanne Regnault (Secretary General EFAD, tbc)
10.30 – 11.00 : Q&A Panel 6
11.00 – 12.30 : Panel 7 (Terarken 3)
Panel 7 : : EUROPEAN TRAINING PROGRAMS AND SCHOOLS FACING THE INDUSTRY EVOLUTION
with : Satu Elo (Programme Manager Europe EAVE), Cristel Munoz (EICAR), Lauren Nancelle et Manon Mancini (Relations Extérieures, INSAS), Pierre Puget (President SEAN).
12.30 – 13.00 : Q&A Panel 7
13.00 – 15.00 : Networking session in the Terarken room n°2