The Nordic Focus Training Days are designed to meet the needs of upcoming producers, at relatively early stages in their careers, from Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia.

“The Essentials of International Sales and Distribution” will include plenary sessions, group meetings, case-studies and interactive workshops. These will explore international sales, distribution, marketing and festival strategies.

The Nordic Focus Training Days are supported by Aalto University.

Dates: 2nd December – 4th December 2017

Location: Espoo, Finland

Number of participants: 16-20 places available for upcoming independent producers


  • To be an independent film producer at a relatively early stage of your career;
  • To have produced at least two short films.


Submit the following documents in English and in PDF format:

  • Biography/filmography (including contact details) and/or your company profile;
  • Motivation letter explaining why you would like to participate.

Send the completed application, no later than 18th October, to Al Williams.

Participation fee: €300

Participants will take care of their own travel and accommodation.

The selection of producers will be announced at the end of October.

Contact Al Williams, ACE Producers Liaison, for more information on the application process, or the programme: