EAVE celebrates its 30th anniversary
Since its creation in 1988, the organisation has become an essential stepping stone for producers and film industry professionals all over the world
EAVE - European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Since its creation in 1988, the organisation has become an essential stepping stone for producers and industry professionals all over the world looking to advance their careers and get the necessary training to progress in the cinema industry.
EAVE's innovativeness has been reflected not only in its international scope – with its current presence in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the GIS states, Latin America, Asia, and lately Africa, thanks to training initiatives such as EAVE Puentes and Ties That Bind – but also in the quality of the work produced by EAVE producers. A vast number of films produced by EAVE graduates have achieved worldwide recognition.
In these 30 years, EAVE has trained almost 2400 film professionals around the world with an almost 50/50 gender ratio. Throughout the years, the workshops have taken place in almost 90 different countries and involved over 600 experts from around the world. In the last decade alone, 385 projects have been developed at EAVE's Producers Workshop, with over 100 projects already produced and distributed worldwide. Festivals have also recognized EAVE's producers by including their projects in Top Festival line-ups. Specifically, EAVE producers have achieved 2247 festivals selections in Berlin, Toronto, Cannes, and Karlovy Vary… Almost 500 of them have won prizes in the most important festivals around the world. In terms of awards, EAVE film projects have been nominated 23 times for the Oscars, where they have obtained 6 Statuettes, plus 16 Golden Globe nominations, and won 3 times.