Apply to take part in Series Lab Hamburg

17 Jun 2019, 9:00AM - 19 Jun 2019, 6:00PM

Creative Europe Desk UK is happy to be partnering with other Desks around Europe on the upcoming fourth edition of Series Lab Hamburg.

The 2019 edition, which will take place in Hamburg from 17 to 19 June, is intended for two person teams of writers/producers with some previous international experience. Participants should have a TV drama series in development and the series should have a minimum part of its financing already guaranteed.

The development and co-production event brings together 20 European producers in search of partnership and financing. Four renowned experts in TV drama will also be present at the event offer advice and guidance, they include:

  • Claire Armspach (Head of Drama Development at STV - UK)
  • Maggie Boden (Big Light Productions - UK)
  • Mylene Verdurmen (Head of Drama at Avrotros - Netherlands)
  • John Yorke (writer of The Last House on the Left, Jekyll and Wolf Hall - UK)

One of the projects will be recognised by the Albatross prize (and a grant of €7,500). 

If you are a UK-based team with a suitable project and would like to apply, please email the completed form to Francesca Walker by 18 April. 

There is no participation fee. Accommodation, catering and participation in the programme are covered by the organisation. Travel costs are at the participants own expenses.

Series Lab Hamburg is promoted by Creative Europe Desk Hamburg in cooperation with Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and Letterbox Filmproduktion, with the support of Erich Pommer Institut, ZDF Enterprises, Creative Europe Desks Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, France, Great Britain, Austria, Italy and MEDIA Desk Suisse.

Find out more information here