Dive into the world of international co-production for feature films and feature documentaries, at the Crossborder Film Conference. Mark your calendars for this event taking place at Lumière Cinema in Maastricht (the Netherlands) on Friday, March 15, 2024, from 10:30 AM (doors open at 10:15 AM) to 5:00 PM (CET). Discover the art of collaboration across borders with talks on co-produced features, co-production case studies, FilMatch meetings and more. Join us at Crossborder Film Conference – your gateway to cinematic opportunities.
Crossborder Film Conference 2024
We invite you to the Crossborder Film Conference to hear all about the international co-production in our region: The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg.
The Crossborder Film Conference offers a platform to expand your horizons, forge valuable connections, and gain insights that can transform your approach to co-producing feature film projects. Together we can break down borders and celebrate the universal language of cinema.
Program & Tickets
Find the program in the timetable below.
Discover the future of film during a keynote presentation by industry professional Dorien van de Pas, as she talk about the latest trends shaping the world of cinema. Gain insights into emerging technologies, storytelling techniques, and the evolving landscape of filmmaking. Be inspired and stay ahead of the curve with this keynote on the future of film.
Moderator: Dorien van de Pas
Join us for an insightful discussion that delves into the complexities of producing and financing films within a local framework. Discover firsthand strategies, best practices, and success stories from experienced industry experts who have successfully navigated the challenges and opportunities of local film production and financing.
Elevate your Project with the Euregion Film Pitch. As an integral part of the Conference, the Euregion Film Pitch Forum presents a unique chance to showcase your feature fiction or documentary project and compete for a development grant. Seize the opportunity to refine your projects, gain invaluable insights from an international professionals jury, and ignite fresh creative sparks through engaging networking with fellow filmmakers who share your passion.
Streaming platforms have emerged, which result in a transformative shift in the landscape of film and television. In this session, we look into the realm of possibilities, obstacles, and tactics associated with partnering with streaming services for co-productions. Our focus will be on ongoing and upcoming projects, shedding light on how to navigate this dynamic collaboration.
Join guest producers as they unveil their latest co-production projects, shedding light on the funding journey, advantages, and the hurdles that they have encountered.
Explore boundless opportunities that arise from localized filmmaking during FilMatch, an exclusive matchmaking session, designed for filmmakers to connect with potential co-producers. Engage in 10-minute meetings, dialogues with filmmakers from various regions. For filmmakers, this is a chance to delve deeper into their pitched projects or introduce themselves and their concepts to producers. Each producer will bring forth 4-5 projects for discussion, with 2 projects predetermined and 2 selected post-pitch. Broaden your network and amplify your film prospects at FilMatch!
Stay for the networking drinks, meet & mingle with the filmmakers and the audience, engage in driven conversations around refreshing beverages.
Crossborder Film Conference 2024
Friday March 15, 10.30 AM - 17.00 PM (CET) (doors open at 10:00 AM)
Lumière Cinema Maastricht (the Netherlands)
The detailed program of the Crossborder Film Conference is available above. To secure your participation, we invite you to complete the accreditation process by simply clicking on the designated button. Upon the successful approval of your accreditation, a link will be dispatched to facilitate your ticket purchase. The Early Bird accreditation costs €30,- including lunch. We welcome accreditation requests until the 5th of March.
Euregion Film Pitch 2024
Are you developing a feature or documentary project, searching for a (co)producer and/or a development grant? Then the Euregion Film Pitch is the place to be!
Are you developing a feature or documentary project, searching for a (co)producer? During the Crossborder Film Conference hosted by the Limburg Film Festival you can take part in the FilMatch - a matchmaking session for producers to meet potential co-producers to further develop the projects. During one hour, you will have 10-minute meetings with producers from Euregion: the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium & Luxembourg.
The FilMatch is co-hosted by the Creative Europe Desks in the Euregion: Netherlands, NRW (Germany), Belgium & Luxembourg.
The FilMatch is open for submission for filmmakers from the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. Click here for more info & to apply!
Disclaimer: When selected your project does not take part in Euregion Film Pitch 2024.
Do you have any questions regarding this event? Contact us by using the contact form below.