THIS is collaborating and being a part of different festivals, projects and events throughout the year.
Next Gen Youth Summit @Radiodays EUROPE
MalmöMässan, Sunday 15th May 2022, 12.00 – 15.30
Radiodays Europe has for many years now supported the Next Generation of young people joining the radio family. Over the years we have had many sessions on the main programme focusing on attracting younger listeners. This year we are bringing together our efforts for and towards young people in Radio, Podcast and Audio with this our first Youth Summit.
Digital Kids Today
Filmby Aarhus, 3 March 2022, 10.00 – 16.00
Digital Kids Today is an annual conference about children’s use of digital media revolving around play and learning. It’s a target group that can be difficult to create for and that you must put on a special lens for as a creator regarding ethical considerations.
Digital Kids Today is created by Filmby Aarhus and Funday Factory and is supported by Vision Denmark and Danish Board of Business Development.
This year the theme for this year’s conference was Age-appropriate content and design – Creating and testing for toddlers and preschoolers. Find program here.
Radisson Blu Aarhus, 6-7 May, 2022
SPOT+ presents new Danish and Nordic music and is a promotional platform focusing on artistic, creative and commercial development. SPOT supports newcomers as well as established artists of relevance for Danish and international labels, publishers, the music industry and other parts of the cultural industry and media.
THIS supports SPOT+ by co-sponsoring sessions about music supervision in movies and series.
Filmby Aarhus, 4 November 2022
Skolernes Seriefestival is for students and is created in collaboration between THIS, DOKK1 and creator, Jonas Risvig.
Skolernes Seriefestival runs in November starting with a kick-off during THIS 2022. It all ends with a competition where the participating students create their own content.
Read more here.
Various venues around Aarhus, 9-19 June 2022
LiteratureXchange is an international literature festival held in Aarhus, Denmark. In 2022 LiteratureXchange takes place on June 9th-19th. The programme will consist of more than 150 events ranging from literary dinners and hair salons to traditional readings and debates. LiteratureXchange presents Danish and international authors, talks between researchers and authors about international topics and different offbeat activities all over the city.
THIS and AARHUS SERIES are co-sponsoring an event about Margrethe 1.
Viborg Animation Festival
26-30 September 2022
VAF pushes the boundaries for animation and challenges the audiences and the industry’s perception of what animation is and can be. The festival is used as a scene for the animation medium and its many possibilities. A wide range of attractive, high-quality animation experiences presents Danish and international film culture to the locals in Viborg and interested parties from all over the country.
Nordic Script is a hands-on intensive 12-day pan-Nordic writing programme for professional Nordic screenwriters and commissioners.
The new pan-Nordic training and networking initiative, is organised by Nordisk Film & TV Fond, in collaboration with the Göteborg Film Festival, Oslo Seriedagene, Helsinki City, Helsinki International Film Love & Anarchy, and THIS.
The year-round initiative due to start in September 2022, has four key objectives:
- to support professional Nordic screenwriters through training workshops during 12 working days at three hosting partner festivals and cities,
- to create on-going networking opportunities for participants during and between workshops,
- to inspire existing and upcoming Nordic writing talents, through access to Nordic and international experts, script editors and guest speakers,
- to sustain outstanding storytelling in the Nordics for local audiences, with a potential to reach beyond the Nordic region.