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Audiovisual Talent Week to connect the emerging talent with the industry

In its fourth edition, the Audiovisual Talent Week, maintains the extension of last year and will feature lectures, master class, networking spaces and the main activity, the Pitching Audiovisual University - Industry

Barcelona welcomes from Tuesday, November 20 and until Friday, the fourth edition of the Audiovisual Talent Week. Organized by the Audiovisual Cluster of Catalonia, the Audiovisual Talent Week aims to become a platform to connect emerging talent and the industry to advance innovation and develop new formats. All activities and conferences take place at the CCCB in Barcelona.

In this fourth edition, the Audiovisual Talent Week, maintains the extension of last year and will feature lectures, master class, networking spaces and the main activity, the Pitching Audiovisual University – Industry.

The fourth edition sets the starting point at the initial conference “Non-Television Television: Production of Digital Content”, where the benefits and impact on the audience of the bet on the digital contents of television channels will be reflected. The round table, by Beteve, CCMA, RTVE and Arte, and takes place on November 20 at 10 am in the Sala Raval of the CCCB.

The program also has the conference “Minoria Absoluta, from Polònia to the civil war in colors” where the producer will explain its progress towards new contents until reaching “Espanya en dues trinxeres, la guerra civil en color [Spain in two trenches, the civil war in color”], the documentary feature film that He has positioned himself as a pioneer in the work of coloring original audiovisual files in black and white. The conference will take place on November 20 at 7:00 pm in the Sala Raval of the CCCB.

A new activity that is included in the program this year is the “Meet the experts” a session to meet different professionals who show their work and their experience in the audiovisual sector. On this occasion, 4 writers speak: Ana Boadas, Nuria Parera, Oriol Jara and Alberto Marini

The Audiovisual Talent Week also has the team of the CCMA formats laboratory, Miquel Garcia and Manel Raya, who will compile the trend-setting programs on television around the world, in the session that will take place on Wednesday November 21 at 5pm at the CCCB and will announce the television formats that are triumphing parties.

This year’s case study focuses on the “Preguntes Freqüents [Frequently Asked Questions]” program of the catalan television: the program’s management and production team will explain the secrets of producing a successful program around current affairs on November 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sala Raval of the CCCB.

A new activity that is included in the program this year is the “Meet the experts” a session to meet different professionals who show their work and their experience in the audiovisual sector. On this occasion, 4 writers will speak: Ana Boadas, Nuria Parera, Oriol Jara and Alberto Marini on November 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Sala Raval.

You will also be able to know the projects born from the first edition of the Talent Pact. The talent pact was born with the aim of connecting new promotions of professionals with emerging projects of performing arts and cultural promotion. This link allows the audiovisual professional to have a first professional experience and the emerging project to have a professional audiovisual piece as a presentation of their talent. The sample of these audiovisual works made in the first edition will take place on Monday, November 20 at 5:00 pm in the Sala Raval de CCCB.

PITCHING, A CONNECTION SPACE BETWEEN THE AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY

The most relevant activity of the Audiovisual talent Week is the Audiovisual Pitching University – Industry: a meeting place for professionals and emerging talent trained in Catalan universities. It is organized with the aim of being the meeting point between university students who are developing audiovisual projects and professionals interested in participating.

This pioneering initiative, thanks to the agreement between the Audiovisual Cluster of Catalonia and the Catalan Universities, facilitates a first contact between students of degree courses and Master of Audiovisual Communication and cinema with producers, television and distributors.

The Pitching Audiovisual University-Industry will be held on November 22 and 23.

Last edition, the Audiovisual Talent Week had more than 1,000 attendees and more than 130 meetings. In terms of pitching, 80 companies and entities of the audiovisual sector and 43 new professionals were part of the same, 24 audiovisual projects were presented in four categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, new windows (such as video games and transmedia) and TV formats.