FilmEU Summit 2021 21st-24th September


All events will be online. Sessions open for the public: teachers, researchers, staff, students and everyone interested in film and media arts. Attendance is free of charge, but registration is needed:

21st September

15h00 – 17h00 (WET)/ 16h00 – 18h00 (CET)

Kick off FilmEU_RIT

18h30 (WET)/ 19h30(CET)

Welcoming drinks + FilmEU Showcase Screening

22nd September

9h30 (WET)/ 10h30 (CET)

Academic Council (Closed Session)

FILMEU Conference

11h45 – 12h30 (WET)/ 12h45 – 13h30 (CET)

“The role of the cultural and creative sectors in the recovery of a post covid Europe”

Key Note speakers

Anna Valtonen (Aalto University, Finland)

Maria Silvia Gatta (European Commission, DG CNECT, Communications Networks, Content & Technology, I.3 Unit – Audiovisual Industry & media programmes, Belgium)


Manuel José Damásio (Lusófona University, Portugal)

14h30 – 14h45 (WET)/ 15h30 – 15h45 (CET)

“The CCI sector in a post-covid Europe: Future challenges to Academia and the Industry”

Welcoming speech

Nuno Artur Silva (Secretary of State for Film, Audiovisual and Media, Portugal)

Round Tables

14h50 (WET)/ 15h50 (CET)

Challenges to Industry

Nuno Bernardo (Beactive, Portugal)

Camille Pollie (VRT, Belgium)

Luis Chaby Vaz (EFAD/ICA, Portugal)


Barry Dignam (IADT, Ireland)

Students Moderating

Sophie Quin (IADT, Ireland)

Ella Esposito (LUCA, Belgium)

16h30 (WET)/ 17h30 (CET)

Challenges to Research

Nico Carpentier (Charles University, Czech Republic)

Fredo De Smet (VRT, Belgium)

Stoffel Debuysere (Courtisane, Belgium)

Anne O’Brien (Maynooth University, Ireland)


Veerle Van der Sluys (LUCA, Belgium)

Students Moderating

Anastasiya Maksymchuk (Lusófona University, Portugal)

Carina Erdmann (LUCA, Belgium)

17h30 (WET)/ 18h30 (CET)

Challenges to Academia

Elen Lotman (BFM, Estonia)

Tim Conlon (Higher Education

Authority – HEA, Ireland)

Csaba Káel (MUPA Hungary)

Anna Heiskanen (Aalto University, Finland)

Paulo Cunha (UBI, Portugal)


Rónán Ó’Muirthile (IADT, Ireland)

Students Moderating

André Bento (Lusófona University, Portugal)

Krisztián Kovács (SZFE, Hungary)

23rd September

09h00 – 17h00 (WET)/

10h00 – 18h00 (CET)

WPs meetings

How to build a European University

(Closed Session)

18h00 (WET) / 19h00 (CET)

Presentation FilmEU

Challenge – Samsara Model

Érica Rodrigues (Lusófona University, Portugal)

Marc Van De Walle (LUCA, Belgium)

Linda Carroll (IADT, Ireland)

Jodie Baltazar (SZFE, Hungary)

24th September

Team building

“Alternative Reality in Lisbon” (Closed session)

Contact Us

Coordinating University Film and Media Arts Department


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