ACE 28 Application period | January to June 2018

If you are considering making an application, please contact ACE to organise either a meeting at one of the main festivals or a conference call. ACE will send the application form only to clearly eligible candidates. The form, together with the required elements and the application fee of €120 (including VAT where applicable), must be submitted to ACE no later than 12 June 2018.

ACE 28 Shortlist | late July 2018

Producers will be informed if they have been shortlisted on the basis of their written application before the end of July 2018.

ACE 2018 Selection Interviews | Beginning September 2018

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a half-hour interview by an ACE selection committee in Amsterdam. Following the interviews, between 16 and 20 producers will be selected from all shortlisted candidates, including any who have chosen not to be interviewed on the basis of their experience.

Programme Cost

The cost of the programme is €6,000 (not including VAT where applicable or the €120 application fee). This fee covers full board accommodation during all workshops and the ACE Producers Annual Reunion, and the complete cost of tuition provided at all workshop sessions and follow-up meetings with consultants throughout the training year.  Travel costs are not included.  Please contact ACE for information regarding bursaries.

After completing the training year, producers are automatically entitled to join the ACE Network. The annual membership fee is €250, with an additional €250 payable by producers who wish to attend the Annual Reunion.



Please contact Al Williams to request a meeting and application form: