IAMA to Offer Animation Masterclass

According to last year‘s success the International Academy of Media and Arts (IAMA) is holding the innovative project EAMprofessional in 2011 again.

Press Release from IAMA

Halle (Saale), 14/06/2011 According to last year‘s success the International Academy of Media and Arts (IAMA) is holding the innovative project EAMprofessional in 2011 again. Focussed on animated film projects (Movie, TV, Games): top talents, professionals and freelancer with work experience will get the chance to improve their skills within two different workshops according to their needs. While module one from 25th to 28th of August 2011 on script development, pitching and branding focusses, concentrates module two from 10th to 13th of November 2011 on international co-productions and financing. Each module is supervised by international respected experts, such as Mike Robinson and Christophe Erbes, and is hold in the Mitteldeutsches Multimediazentrum Halle (Saale) in Germany.

Since starting the European Animation Masterclass in 2003 a lot of former participants took successfully part in several animation-festivals, like Konradin Kunze, who won the German Animation Screenplay Award at the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart in 2011. Corresponding to this experience, the EAM wants to give the participants important hints and partly decisive clues as well as motivation. Above all the EAM aspires to build a bridge between education and industry within the animation-sector by bringing together highly regarded experts, qualified personnel of European animation-studios and career starters.

Addressees of the EAMprofessional are producers, production assistants, directors and the management level of European animations-studios as well as international freelancer and artists with work experience. The European Animation Masterclass is geared to professionalize personnel of the animation-industry on whole Europe. The EAM is supported by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung,

European Animation Masterclass 2011 / EAMprofessionalModule I: Script Development, Pitching and Branding25th - 28th August 2011costs: 350 Euroclosing date: 15th August 2011

Module II: International Co-Productions and Financing10th - 13th November 2011costs: 350 Euroclosing date: 28th October 2011

Target audience: top talents, professionals and freelancer with work experience and a project.

More information: www.halle-academy.de.

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