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European Film Forum - European stories go global : promoting European audiovisual works beyond Europe.

3.45 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Saturday, 31 August 2019 - 15:45 to 18:30
Excelsior Hotel / Sala Stucchi

Moderator: Monica Chadha (Senior Media Executive)

15:45  Introduction by the moderator

15:50  Welcome address: Paolo Baratta  (President, La Biennale di Venezia) 

16:00  Keynote speech: Senator Lucia Borgonzoni (Secretary of State of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities - MiBAC [TBC]) 

16:15  Keynote speech: Roberto Viola (General-Director, DG CONNECT [Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology]) 

16:30  A vision for Creative Europe:  the perspective of European Parliament’s rapporteur, Massimiliano Smeriglio MEP 

16:45  Panel 1: “Understanding international markets”

Panelists: Daniela Elstner (Executive Director, UniFrance), Mario Turetta (Director-General  for Cinema, Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities - MiBAC), Antonio Saura  (Managing Director, Latido Films), Gary Davey (CEO of Sky Studios) 

17:30  Panel 2: “Teaming up  to reach global audiences” 

Panelists: Eleonora Andreatta  (Head of Drama, Rai Fiction),  Ilda Santiago (Executive Director,  Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival), Hiroko Takebe (Curator,  EU Film Days, Japan, Delegation  of the European Union to Japan), Catalina Briceño (Visiting Professor, Media School, University of Quebec)  

18:25  Sum-up by the moderator