While the Men Are Away heads to Berlinale

While the Men Are Away heads to Berlinale

SBS series While the Men Are Away has been selected as one of 15 series that will be showcased as part of trade event, Berlinale Series Market.

Produced by Arcadia, the series follows the story of Francesca who is left in charge of an apple farm after her husband Harry Whitmore enlists in World War II. She recruits local women from the Australian Women’s Land Army and “certified coward” Robert to help her run day-to-day operations.

The Berlinale Series Market is scheduled to take place from 19 to 21 February at Gropius Bau in Berlin. The upcoming conference will explore industry challenges, trends and perspectives within the demanding world of serial content.

The 15 selected series’ will be showcased at CinemaxX as part of the Berlinale Series Market Selects programme.

“High-quality serial content long ago became an integral part of the market,” European Film Market director Dennis Ruh says.

“Distribution companies with series in their portfolio are well-rewarded financially. And with the Berlinale Series Market, the EFM has developed into an attractive centre for trading high-quality serial content.

“We are delighted to present a diverse selection of carefully chosen, promising new series from Europe, North and South America, Africa and Australia, featuring a wide range of genres and excellent sales potential.”

Source: Business News Australia