European Writers Club

How the European Writers Club is opening doors & why it’s needed

Getting scripted shows off the ground has never been easy but squeezed budgets and streamer pull-backs are making life even harder. Richard Middleton explores how one European scheme is connecting creatives, producers and broadcasters. The past 18 months have been something of a turbulent time for the European scripted sector, with all manner of obstacles […]

European Writers Club hires Danish Film Institute alum Noemi Ferrer

The European Writers Club (EWC) has hired Noemi Ferrer, the former head of international at The Danish Film Institute, to work across its expanding slate of initiatives targeting greater collaboration on scripted series. Ferrer, who was previously executive director at Denmark’s DR Sales, will assist EWC director Thomas Gammeltoft in expanding the organisation’s network and […]

Exclusive: France TV joins fast-growing European Writers Club initiative

France Télévisions has become the latest broadcaster to join the European Writers Club (EWC), a three-pronged initiative led by the former CEO of Copenhagen Film Fund to create and fuel drama commissioning. The EWC is supported with funding from the European Union and broadcasters including SVT in Sweden, Norway’s NRK, TV2 Denmark, RTÉ in Ireland, Germany’s ZDF, Videoland in Netherlands, RTP in Portugal and, now, France […]