23 JUN 2021

CONECTA FICTION REVEALED NEW DETAILS OF ITS FIFTH EDITION

From June 28 to 30, the online edition of the fiction co-production flagship event will take place, which will include the announcement of the selected projects, and free and open access panels for the entire international industry.

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Conecta Fiction 2021

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The fifth edition of Conecta FICTION will have two phases: online in June 28-30 and onsite in September 13-17, in Pamplona, at the Palacio de Congresos de Baluarte (Spain) and will include online activities until 17 September. In June, Conecta FICTION will offer some of its programmes in free access so that professionals and the public can enjoy some of the contents that will be an appetizer to a September full of meetings, debate, training and business.
 
Conecta FICTION 2021 has CINEMACHILE as its official streaming Partner and companies such as VIS, Viacom International Studios, ZDF Enterprises and Mediacrest and institutions and organizations supporting producers and talent such as Navarra Film Commission, Basque audiovisual, Catalan Films, ALMA screenwriters' union and ABC Guionistas will be showing their latest developments at the Conecta FICTION Spotlights Corners.

Géraldine Gonard, director of the event, comments "Conecta FICTION began as a networking event that aimed to bring together all the players in the fiction series industry on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. In these five years a community and a very special bond has been generated because the participants have really connected with each other and have felt like they were a family. Real business opportunities have been generated between both continents and, not only have projects been transformed into fiction series, but also partnerships between production companies, new companies, and many contacts have arisen that have led to business and personal collaborations. In short, the participants have had the opportunity to better understand the industry on a global, regional and even local level, which is essential to be able to do better business. At Conecta, a real marketplace for professionals and ideas around fiction has emerged. In Conecta, today, we can say that there is a market and that business is being done.”

PANELS AND KEYNOTES 

The coincidence of dates and topics of interest, as well as the online broadcast format, has made it possible to hold panels in parallel and simultaneously with BAM Bogotá Audiovisual Market (Colombia) and Série Series (Fontainebleau, France). The panels will be broadcasted live through the website of each event, with free access and without the need for accreditation in the case of Série Series.

Tuesday, June 29 at 5:00 p.m. (CEST). Streamers, the New Global Ecosystem, Map not to get lost (I) “The match between content, users and streamers”. In collaboration and simultaneous broadcast with BAM Bogotá.

Wednesday June 30 at 5:00 p.m. (CEST). European Fiction Content: “When Spain Meets France”. Panel in collaboration and simultaneous broadcast with SÉRIE SERIES.

This year Conecta Fiction will also offer exclusive interviews with prominent international executives such as Daniel Écija Showrunner GOOD MOOD, (Spain); María Grechishnikova CEO of Star Media, (Russia); Ana Cecilia Alvarado, VP of International Business and Talents. Ecuavisa Studios (Ecuador) and Laura Miñarro, International VP of Co-productions, Buendía Estudios (Spain).

Conecta My space, the networking and matchmaking services platform, exclusively for accredited participants, will open on Monday 28 June at 08h00(CEST) and will remain open until Friday 16 July.