CoPro On Campus – Open Workshop on International Co-productions


CoPro On Campus” – an open workshop on international co-production in documentary film on December 9, 2011 at the Felicja Blumental Music Center, 26 Bialik Street in Tel Aviv from 9:00 – 13:00. The workshop is intended for creators of film, television and other media, and admission is FREE of charge, presented by the Israeli Lottery, CoPro Documentary Marketing Foundation, Rabinovich Film Fund Cinema Project and the Israel Film and Television Directors Guild. The workshop is edited and produced by Ayelet Bargur. To register write to, or call: 03-6850315.

In an era when public funding is scarce, international co-productions have become an essential part of producing quality documentaries. The workshop is intended to guide filmmakers in writing, presenting and marketing scripts in English that will meet international standards.

CoPro On Campus Schedule:

9:00 – 9:15 Registration
9:15 Opening remarks by Orna Yarmut, Director of CoPro Documentary Marketing Foundation
9:30 – 10:30 New Media in International Markets – Udi Ben Arieh (Tel Aviv University & Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:45 The Role of the Producer in Co-productions/Sales, Production, Marketing – Arik Bernstein, Producer – Alma Productions
12:15 – 11:45 What to Do and What Not to Do in Co-productions – Tips for Young Filmmakers – Barak Heymann, Director and Producer, Heymann Brothers Films
12:30 – 13:00 Guidelines for Presenting a Co-production Application – Ilil Alexander, Documentary Filmmaker and Content Developer
13:00 – 13:30 The Story Behind the A Film Unfinished Co-Production (which began with the pitching session at CoPro 2007) – Itay Ken-Tor, Director and Producer of Documentary Films