I’m currently participating in the ‘European Co-production Symposium’, organized at the University of Copenhagen. Yesterday, I gave a presentation on the intersection of economic, cultural and ideological tension within the history of Dutch-Flemish co-production policy, thereby also touching upon how co-production policies relate to concepts of national and transnational cinema. It was a special presentation for me, as it was located in the same university building as where I followed courses as an Erasmus student back in 2007… Today there are industry panels with policy makers and industry professionals, including particularly intriguing talks by Roberto Olla (Eurimages), Anna Herold (European Commission) and Charlotte Appelgren (Cine Regio). I’m looking forward to further engagements with the Coproduction Research Network!
The symposium’s participants, with organizers Julia Hammet-Jamart and Petar Mitric on the left (the third organizer is Ben Harris) (photo: Nguyet Nguyen)