Masterclass with Christine Camdessus: How to Make your Festival Plan

10 November 2021 - 4:00PM to 5:00PM

This masterclass by Christine Camdessus, chairwoman of NIPKOW’s jury (Berlin) and Managing & Artistic director of FIPADOC is dedicated to the festival strategy of your film. With so many film festivals taking place internationally, it can be hard to know where to start. What festivals are out there, what is their focus, how to get into a festival program? This masterclass will aim to give you the tools to be able to plan an effective strategy so that you can give your film the best chance of connecting with the right audience.  

In 2001, after working as a lawyer-in-firm and a film finance banker, Christine Camdessus launched her production company, ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS. They have produced more than 60 creative documentaries, distributed throughout most of the world, including: Pakistan Zindabad, The Vatican's Lost War?, Five Broken Cameras by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi (Sundance Director’s Prize 2012, Oscar Nomination 2013, International Emmy Award 2013), Divided Korea, The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev, Erdogan, the Making of a Sultan, One Day in Tehran, and Forman versus Forman (selected in Cannes Classics in May 2019). Christine is chairwoman of NIPKOW’s jury (Berlin). She was vice-president of USPA (the leading TV producers union in France) from 2014 to 2018. In June 2018, Christine was appointed Managing & Artistic director of FIPADOC.

DocLab masterclasses are free and public, but registration is required as there are a limited number of seats available. 

To register, please fill in this form.

According to the house rules of CEU, a mask must be worn indoors, and an ID card and valid Hungarian or English-language vaccination card must be presented upon entry.

Venue: CEU – Nádor 15: Budapest V., Nádor u. 15. 1st floor, room 103