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Sources 2 Projects & Process 2016 in Finland

Mentors Training in Oulu/Finland

We are happy to announce our upcoming Sources 2 Projects & Process – Training Mentors for European Screenwriters and Filmmakers in Finland. The workshop will be realised with the support of The Finnish Film Foundation, AVEK and Business Oulu / North Finland Film Commission.

The session will take place in the city of Oulu/Finland, 22 – 27 September 2016. The venue will be Hotel Lasaretti where everyone will be accommodated.

Internationally acclaimed Sources 2 advisers Eric Collins (France), Arash T. Riahi (Austria/Iran) and Miguel Machalski (France/Argentina) will guide small group and plenary sessions for colleagues who wish to expand and refine their approach and methods as mentors, experience the Sources 2 projects and process philosophy and improve their skills in transferring knowledge, encouraging creative processes, enhancing efficient communication and productive collaboration.

Eighteen highly qualified professionals have been selected for participation. The workshop will gather participants, experts and guests from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. 

Rolf Orthel – Philosophical Reflections
The documentary filmmaker, producer and mentor from the Netherlands will open the workshop in his role of Sources 2 chairman with a keynote.

Paul Tyler – Creative Tools
Applying his concept Handling Ideas, the consultant and mentor from the United Kingdom will provide creative tools and illuminate new approaches in a case study. Exclusively for participants.

The programme will be completed by an event open to local film and media professionals (on invitation only):

Michael Comyn – Mentor’s Challenge
Masterful Mentoring will be the focus of Michael’s lecture, based on his international experience of over 30 years as a business coach and mentor, trainer, broadcaster and radio producer. Michael’s lecture will be followed by a networking event for participants and local film professionals.
– Saturday, 24 September, lecture 18:30 – 20:00, networking event 20:00 – 22:30

During the following two months participants are invited to stay in touch with each other and the advisers, exchanging experience and receiving mutual advice.
Sources 2 Projects & Process will conclude with a round-off.

Venue     Hotel Lasaretti, Kasarmintie 13, 90101 Oulu/Finland,
Contact   Sources 2, tel. +40.030.8860211 / +49.172.3070877, info(at)