MAIA Workshops

Project information

Index: 1238R4
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:the Information Society
Location ITALY NORD-OVEST Genoa Liguria Start/End date of the practice
Start: 2012
End: yearly

Topic of the practice

Education and Training

Good Practice Information

The Maia Workshops is an advanced training programme for emerging European producers providing them with the fundamental skills needed to steer a fiction or documentary project. Maia is structured in three independent five-day residential workshops. Each one offers a tight combination of case-studies, theoretical lessons and practical exercises, specific work on

participants' projects and one-to-one meetings with tutors and trainers.
MAIA workshops aim at providing the participants with the basic creative and managerial skills needed to steer a fiction, documentary or cross-media project all the way from concept to screen with particular attention to new and innovative ways of making and marketing low-budget films.

Evidence of success

Last year, 33 producers coming from 19 countries took part in the workshops: professionals in the audio-visual industry such as new fiction, documentary and cross-media producers, line producers and production managers, screenwriters, directors & heads of development, post-graduates and other audio-visual professionals. The project is being supported by the EU Media programme

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Alessandra Pastore

Genoa Liguria Film Commission

Annex completed on: 03-18-2015

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