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Training opportunities - Atelier Valletta & The Festival Production Management Training

Three weeks left to apply for the Atelier for Young Festival Managers Valletta, Malta, 23-29 March 2019 - deadline 16 July! 

The Festival Academy calls for application for the 15th edition of the Atelier for Young Festival Managers, taking place in Valletta, Malta, 23-29 March 2019, organised in partnership with Festivals Malta.  Renowned festival directors from accros the globe will guide up to 40 participants through the intense 7-day training programme. Young festival managers from all over the world are invited to apply through this link before 16 July 2018.

For selection criteria, application procedure, fee, etc. check the Atelier Valletta 2019 website.

Deadline extended for the Festival Production Management Training 2019, module I, apply by 30 September! 

The deadline for the Festival Production Management Training is extended to 30 September 2018 in order to give more production managers the chance to apply

The training is set up as a long-term programme which explores all phases of producing an artistic work: a programme with 3 modules spread over a period of one or more year(s).

  • Module I: a 4-day workshop with panel discussions, practical study visits and focus on the exchange of experiences, taking place in Antwerp, Belgium, from 16-19 January 2019, hosted by deSingel International Arts Campus. Young production managers from all over the world will meet and exchange with experienced production managers. 
  • Module II: a practical, hands-on placement at a festival (minimum one week) 
  • Module III: a 3-day concluding session

Join a unique new network

All participants of the training programmes of The Festival Academy will become part of a unique global network of young festival makers and production managers that counts 555 alumni from  more than 75 countries and all continents to date, after 13 Ateliers for Young Festival Managers since 2006 in Görlitz, Varna, Singapore, Izmir, Ljubljana, Edinburgh, Poznan, Beirut, Gwangju, Budapest, Chiang Mai, Merano and Johannesburg, one Atelier for Young Festival and Cultural Managers in Shanghai, 2017, and three editions of the Festival Production Management Training (2016, 2017, 2018).