Workshop on consolidation, collaboration and investment: building an European Audiovisual Ecosystem

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The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation of Spain, within the framework of the activities of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, has organized a professional conference on various key aspects for the development of a European audiovisual system based on collaboration and economic sustainability with the support of the public and private sectors. The conference will take place on September 24th, 2023, coinciding with the 71st edition of the San Sebastián International Film Festival - SSIFF.

The conference will be held at the Press Club of the Kursaal Palace from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The opening session will feature speeches by Ms. Nadia Calviño, First Vice President and Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Mr. Miquel Iceta, Minister of Culture and Sports, Ms. Renate Nikolay, Deputy Director-General of DGCONNECT at the European Commission, and Ms. Cristina Burzako, CEO of Movistar+.

The conference will continue with different panel discussions featuring top professionals from the Spanish and European audiovisual industry, as well as high-level representatives from the state and European public administrations, addressing various aspects of the business, creativity, collaboration between cultural industries, and funding models.

To attend the event, prior registration is required by completing this form. Registration will close on September 7.

The complete program of the conference is available at the following link, and for inquiries, you can contact


Program Summary: “Consolidación, colaboración e inversión: construyendo un ecosistema audiovisual europeo


9:30 – 10:00 h. Official inauguration Audiovisual Meeting  


10:00 – 11:00 h. Consolidación de los modelos de negocio del sector audiovisual europeo.

Moderator: Lucía Recalde (Head of Unit Audiovisual Industry and Media Support. DG CONNECT. 

European Commission).


- Mario Gianani, CEO de Wildside.

- José Antonio Antón, Director de Contenidos Atresmedia Televisión.

- Jan Motjo, CEO de Beta Films.

- Domingo Corral, Director de Contenidos de Ficción y Entretenimiento de Movistar Plus+.

- Pilar Benito, Directora General de Morena Films.


11:00 – 12:00 h. Promoviendo la colaboración en diversos sectores y formatos.

Moderator: Henar León (Spain Audiovisual Hub Team. Ministerio Asuntos Económicos y Transformación



- La Chica de Nieve. Javier Castillo (escritor) - Verónica Fernández (Director Content Originals Spain,


- Tadeo Jones. Daniel Sánchez (CEO de Gamera Nest) - Nico Matji (Cofundador de Lightbox Studios).

- Los Tres Mosqueteros. Yolanda del Val Guilabert (Directora Departamento Ficción. DeAplaneta) -

Marie Laure Montironi (EVP International, Pathé).


12:00 – 12:30 h. Coffee break.


12:30 – 13:30 h. Modelos de inversión en el sector audiovisual europeo.

Moderator: José Zudaire (Presidente SpainCAP)


- Nathalie Cholet, responsable Fondo Media Invest en Fondo Europeo de Inversiones (FEI).

- Ramón Garnica Arocena, socio de Nazca Capital.

- Olivia Sleiter, Head of Production Global Drama de Fremantle.

- José Carlos García de Quevedo/ Guillermo Jiménez. Presidente de ICO-AXIS/ Director General de



13:30 – 14:00 h. Closure