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Apply for European Showrunner Programme by 14th April, 2024

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The European Showrunner Programme consists of a part-time training and mentoring programme for experienced series writers, a series of industry events to define and establish the showrunner role in Europe, and the European Showrunner Network.

In 2022, the ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln launched the European Showrunner Programme, an innovative initiative focusing on the showrunner position in Europe. This international programme rests on three pillars: At its core is the European Showrunner Training, a six-month, part-time training and mentoring programme for aspiring showrunners, which is aimed at experienced series writers.

The European Showrunner Programme consists of a part-time training and mentoring programme for experienced series writers, a series of industry events to define and establish the showrunner role in Europe, and the European Showrunner Network. Head of Programme is the renowned Danish writer and showrunner (Borgen, Follow the Money), Jeppe Gjervig Gram.

The third edition of the »European Showrunner Training starts in June 2024. The deadline for applications is 14th April, 2024.

Information Webinar

In an online info event on 14th March, interested writers can clarify questions about content, requirements, and application. Register here for the European Showrunner information event on 14th March, 2024 from 5pm Irish time (6pm CET).

This initiative is funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA, Think Tank and Networking Partners include TV Drama Vision Göteborg, Series Mania, Film Festival Cologne, and Seriencamp.

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