Educational Day

Friday, June 8 2018
Moderation: Astrid Matron

9:30 am - 10:00 am: Festival Pass Pick Up
Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt

10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Lectures & Panels
Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Workshop
Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt

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Kinocenter Gießen | Bahnhofstrasse 34 | 35390 Giessen | Ticket Hotline: 0641 72 108 | Website:

Screening Block 1 | Friday, June 8, 2018 | 7:00 pm

Ren: The Girl with the Mark
Alice in Paris
Claire and Michel - The Documentary
The Ordinary Life of Ms. O!
1 Minute M...

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Speakers & Special Guests

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Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of “die Seriale“ 2018 takes place on Friday, June 8th at 04:00 pm with the mayor of the city of Giessen Dietlind Grabe-Bolz at our festival center „Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt“. Everyone is invited to join us!

Opening Ceremony | Friday, June 8 | 04:00 - 05:00 pm


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Friday, June 8, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt, Aulweg 41, 35392 Giessen

Moderation: Astrid Matron

The Educational Day offers lectures and discussions that intend to bring together film and media scholars with creators. How did the web series world develop in the past t...

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Saturday, June 9, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt, Aulweg 41, 35392 Giessen

Moderation: Joël Bassaget

This day is dedicated to independent series production. Creators, festival directors, and producers will talk about all aspects of short form digital series making: the...

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Sunday, June 10, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

kurzweilamt im taT, Berliner Platz 1, 35390 Giessen & Stadttheater Giessen, Berliner Platz, 35390 Giessen

Moderation: Sandra Bertalanffy, Astrid Matron

The Business Day, that is held within the frame of the Seriale, offers a business platform for the web s...

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Friday, June 8, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hotel & Restaurant heyligenstaedt, Aulweg 41, 35392 Giessen

The Game of Pitch: the Art of Basic Tools

by Anne Santa Maria | Registration:

You have two minutes. People are watching you. Now stand up, there, in the spotlight! How do you...

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Award Ceremony

At the Award Ceremony 2018 on Sunday, June 10th at 8:00 pm, right after the Red Carpet, the most outstanding series will be awarded with 21 “die Seriale” awards, selected by an international jury. Hosts of the Award Ceremony 2018 will be Magdalena Kaim and Sandra Bertalanffy. The Award Cere...

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Program Brochure


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