EVENTS

"CHINA CO-PRODUCTION DAY" COMPANY MEETINGS 2017

Gray d'Albion Beach, Espace CNC
19.05.2017

Bridging the Dragon and the Marché du Film, in partnership with the CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée), will present the 2nd edition of the Company Meetings between selected international and Chinese film producers. The initiative will take place on 19th May 2017 from 14:30 to 17:30 at the Gray d'Albion Beach, Espace CNC. As a part of the China Co-Production Day, this matchmaking event is an ideal platform to facilitate co-productions between China and the rest of the world. During the Company Meetings, producers will be able to share experiences and explore potential partners. 

The producers who would like to attend shall send their application to event@bridgingthedragon.com. Deadline is extended to 24th April 2017.


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SINO-EUROPEAN PRODUCTION SEMINAR 2017

White Room, 2nd floor, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Niederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin
15.02.2017

On 15 February 2017, Bridging the Dragon and the European Film Market presented the 3rd Sino-European Production Seminar.

The Sino-European Production Seminar was an effective platform to connect the Chinese and European film industries and to expand the participants' network. The seminar included an update on the Chinese film market, a panel on casting Chinese actors for co-productions as well as roundtable discussions. During the roundtable discussions, participants were assigned to one table with a Chinese expert and had the opportunity to ask questions, comment and share their views on a specific topic.

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SINO-EUROPEAN NETWORKING DRINKS 2017

AUSTRIAN Film Café, Josty Restaurant at Sony Center, Bellevuestraße 1, 10785 Berlin
14.02.2017

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CHINA FILM FORUM

Villa degli Autori, Lungomare Guglielmo Marconi 56, Lido, Venice
02.09.2016

On 2 September 2016, the third edition of the China Film Forum at Venice Days was held and there was a panel on scriptwriting between Europe and China by Shu Huan (Lost in Thailand, Lost in Hong Kong) and Yuan Yuan (Go Away Mr. Tumor). On the same day, Bridging the Dragon offered a workshop for producers on the current context, potential for and ways of engaging in co-production with China, which was also open to documentary filmmakers. In addition to the panel and the workshop, a networking cocktail took place in order to match European and Chinese film professionals.

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SINO-EUROPEAN PROJECT LAB

Module 2: Venice
28.08.2016

At the end of August we held the second module of our Sino-European Project Lab. Writing and production tutors such as Shu Huan (Lost in Thailand and Lost in Hong Kong), Yuan Yuan (Go Away Mr. Tumor) and Alex Jia, head of development at Shanghai New Culture Pictures, supported the attendees (in teams consisting of an author and a producer) on story structure, believability of the setting in relation to the other co-producing side and the feasibility of the co-production.

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CHINA CO-COPRODUCTION DAY

Espace CNC - Gray d'Albion Beach
13.05.2016

Within the framework of the China Co-Production Day, Bridging the Dragon, Marché du Film and the CNC organized a panel on co-producing with China in the morning and company meetings between selected international and Chinese film producers in the afternoon. The meetings took place at the Espace CNC - Gray d'Albion Beach.

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Profiles of international companies
Profiles of Chinese companies

Moderation: Patrick Frater (Variety)

Speakers: Christopher Granier-Deferre (Poisson Rouge Pictures), Cristiano Bortone (Bridging the Dragon), Gregory Ouanhon (Fundamental Films), Jerry Ye (Huayi Brothers Pictures), Rikke Ennis (TrustNordisk/ Zentropa), Vincent Grimond (Wild Bunch)

 

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SINO-EUROPEAN NETWORKING DRINKS

Scandinavian Terrace, 55 Boulevard de la Croisette, 1st floor, Cannes
13.05.2016

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SINO-EUROPEAN PROJECT LAB

Module 1: Beijing
16.04.2016

Six European and six Chinese film projects suitable for coproduction between China and Europe were selected to join the Lab. Script tutors such as Lu Wei, the writer of Farewell My Concubine, and Alex Jia, head of development at Shanghai New Culture Media Group, supported the participants (in teams consisting of an author and a producer) on story structure, believability of the setting in relation to the other co-producing side and the feasibility of the co-production.

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SINO-EUROPEAN PRODUCTION SEMINAR

EFM Producers Hub, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
17.02.2016

Bridging the Dragon and the European Film Market organised the Sino-European Production Seminar for selected European producers. The programme was an in-depth ‘immersion day’ consisting of interactive working sessions on how to approach the Chinese film market. The sessions ranged from expert talks to case studies, covering practical aspects of working with Chinese film industry professionals.

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SINO-EUROPEAN NETWORKING DRINKS

Salons am Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
16.02.2016

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INTRODUCTION ON CHINESE MARKET

Van Capelle Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam
02.02.2016

Bridging the Dragon in partnership with Cinemart have arranged sessions on the:

- Chinese market, by SONG Wen, FIRST International Film Festival
- Co-production between the Netherlands and China, by Doreen BOONEKAMP, Netherlands Film Fund
- Association Bridging the Dragon, by Leontine PETIT, Lemming Film

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PANEL DISCUSSION ON CHINESE MARKET

SUPSI, Sala Conferenze, Locarno
08.08.2015

Panel discussion on the Chinese market, in collaboration with Bridging the Dragon, a network of Sino-European film professionals. The newly created Sino-European association Bridging the Dragon invites you to explore the latest trends of the Chinese market with its explosion of screens as well as its specificities regarding its film industry with a focus on co-producing and shooting in China.

Moderation: Martin Gondre (Indie Sales)

Speakers: Xian Su (DMG Entertainment), April Ye (Film Finances China), Chi Kwong Cheung (Hong Kong)

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BRIDGING THE DRAGON WELCOME COCKTAIL

Sport Café, Locarno
07.08.2015

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PROJECT EVALUATION & MARKET PLACEMENT LAB

Module 2: Locarno
04.08.2015

Ten projects were selected for the first Sino-European content lab. It was hosted and supported by D' Hive Media Hub in the district of Song Jiang and by the Festivel del film Locarno in collaboration with the TorinoFilmLab. The lab invited five projects from Europe and five from China that are  suitable for co-production or co-financing. Writing and packaging tutors such as Huan Shu, the writer of the box-office smash Lost in Thailand, and Alex Jia, head of development at Shanghai New Culture Pictures, supported the attendees (in teams consisting of an author and a producer) on story structure, believability of the setting in relation to the other co-producing side and the feasibility of the co-production. At the end of the programme, the ten projects were presented to potential co-producers, sales agents, distributors and financiers during the Industry Days.

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SINO-EUROPEAN PRODUCERS' NETWORKING PARTY

By Bridging the Dragon & SIFF PROJECT Shanghai
15.06.2015

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PROJECT EVALUATION & MARKET PLACEMENT LAB

Module 1: Songjiang, Shanghai
10.06.2015

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CASE STUDY 'WHAT WORKS IN CHINA? WHY? HOW? UNDERSTANDING THE CHINESE AUDIENCE'

Vertretung des Landes Brandenburg beim Bund, Berlin
10.02.2015

Moderation: Lorna Tee

Speaker: Isabelle Glachant (Chinese Shadows)

 

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PANEL DISCUSSION 'CO-PRODUCING BETWEEN EUROPE AND CHINA'

Vertretung des Landes Brandenburg beim Bund, Berlin
10.02.2015

Moderation: Patrick Frater (Variety)

Speakers: Nansun Shi (Distribution Workshop), Jeffrey Chan (Bona Film Group), Martin Moszkowicz (Constantin Film), Stefan Arndt (X Filme)

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NETWORKING LUNCH

Berlinale Lunch Club, Berlin
08.02.2015

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PRESENTATION OF THE ASSOCIATION BRIDGING THE DRAGON

Hotel Bernini Bristol, Rome
18.10.2014

Within the frame of the 'China Day' organised by ANICA (Italian Association of Film Industries) and the Business Street, Bridging the Dragon presented its programme to an audience of European and Chinese film professionals.

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With the support of Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union