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MeCETES at the SCMS 2015 Conference Montreal
montreat2015-e1426619944728 The MeCETES team presented at this year’s Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Their panel, entitled ‘United in Diversity?’, presented case-studies of current European strategies for targeting transnational film and television audiences. Ilse Schooneknaep (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) examined how policymakers are responding to the digital audio-visual market, focusing on the debate surrounding the European Union’s proposed Digital Single Market, which aims to boost the ...
European Nordic Noir: Fortitude and The Team
Fortitude The crime series Fortitude and The Team point to a new faith in European cultural encounters and multilingual productions within television crime fiction, writes Eva Novrup Redvall. The recent interest in subtitled series among certain UK audiences and the popularity of Nordic Noir content such as Forbrydelsen/The Killing and Bron/The Bridge seems to have led to a new faith in European cultural encounters and multilingual productions within television crime fiction. In the ...
Kathrine Windfeld: In Memoriam
Kathrine_Windfeld__pressefoto_af_Jan_Buus The MeCETES team would like to commemorate Danish director Kathrine Windfeld who died earlier this month after a short illness. The MeCETES team has been saddened to learn that the talented and generous Danish director Kathrine Windfeld died at the age of 48 earlier this month after a short illness. As all members of the MeCETES team experienced at the conference Making European Film and ...
Industry Gather to Discuss European Film and TV Drama
Panelists discuss writing for European TV audiences. Media industry players gathered in Ostend for the ‘Making Film and Television Drama’ conference on September 18, 2014. Huw Jones reports on the MeCETES-organised industry event. With additional input from Roderik Smits. European film and television dramas need characters audiences can identify with if they are to travel, former Head of DR Fiction, Ingolf Gabold, told an international gathering of media industry professionals in Ostend, Belgium. Speaking at the