More than 30 Decision Makers at Discovery Campus Pitching

The Final Pitching Session of the Discovery Campus Masterschool 2004 is taking place on the 4th and 5th of December in Leipzig, Germany. More than 30 important commissioning editors and distributors from Europe and Northern America have confirmed their participantion. On Satruday morning some of the commissioners invited will present their slots and programming needs to the observers present. On Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning they will listen to the pitches of the 15 Masterschool participants and to 4 guest pitches of new documentary projects for an international audience. Apart from that up to two observers can win a surprise pitch slot: a unique opportunity to get the support from 30 international decision makers.

The Discovery Campus Masterschool Pitching is organized in cooperation with the Mitteldeutsche Rundfunk (MDR). The Discovery Campus Masterschool 2004 is supported by: the MEDIA Plus Programme of the European Union, the Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), the Sächsische Stiftung für Medienausbildung, the Bayerische Staatskanzlei and the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.


Peter Arens (ZDF), Peter Bech (Zentropa), Dr. Ulrich Brochhagen (MDR), Rudy Buttignol (TVOntario), Hans Robert Eisenhauer (ARTE G.E.I.E.), Phil Fairclough (Discovery Channel US), Franz Grabner (ORF), Olaf Grunert (ZDF / ARTE), Dr. Kristina Hollstein (ZDF Enterprises), Dr. Patrick Hörl (Discovery Networks Germany), Bert Janssens (Humanistische Omroep), Christoph Jörg (ARTE France), Ann Julienne (France 5), Richard Klein (BBC), Dr. Walter Köhler (ORF), Wolfgang Landgraeber (WDR), Jo Lapping (BBC Storyville), Elvira Lind (Spiegel TV), Maurice Paleau (Discovery Networks International), Peter Pas (Parthenon Entertainment Ltd.), Leena Pasanen (YLE Teema), Marijke Rawie (AVRO), Dr. Claudia Schreiner (MDR), Louise Rosen (Louise Rosen Ltd.), Krzysztof Talczewski (Telewizja Polska Program 1), Thomas Schreiber (NDR), Jess Search (Channel 4 Independent Film & Video), Dr. André Singer (West Park Pictures Ltd.), Phillipe van Meerbeeck (VRT Canvas), Iikka Vehkalahti (YLE TV2 Documentaries), Oleg Volnov (Channel One Russia Marian Williams (Discovery Networks Europe).