Transmedia Training for Film · Multi Platform Business School - MBS – The Media Business School

developing crossmedia business opportunities that engage audiences

  • about mpbs

    mpbs is a project-based, tutorial and consultation driven course, which focuses on the business aspects of creating cross-platform content.

    mpbs is designed for participants to develop their skills in creating crossmedia strategies and building sustainable business models for projects with transmedia potential. mpbs is led by Michel Reilhac, former Head of Acquisitions at Arte France and Executive Director of Arte France Cinema.

    mpbs offers content producers and executives ways of maximising their projects’ intellectual property (IP) value by developing cross media financing, production, marketing and international distribution strategies, with an emphasis on how to appeal and engage audiences and brands and maximise a project’s commercial value. Participants will also significantly extend their cross-sector professional network, promoting international collaborations.

    what participant say . . .

    “I was very happy with the course, it was very insightful and delivered on a high level”. Uros Gorican, Content Director Creative Director Planet 9 / Saatchi & Saatchi, (Slovenia)

    “Even beyond expectations”. Noel Qualter, Cineman Films (UK)

    professional network

    The programme will enable participants to significantly expand their professional network of contacts both with the other participants and attending experts, all active players in the crossmedia sectors.

  • course structure

    residential period – online consultation – market presentation

    mpbs is structured as a 5 day residential training period, online consultation over 6 months and market/investor forum project presentations*

    *For projects selected by the collaborating markets or investor forums.

    course content

    developing crossmedia strategies ·  maximising projects’ IP value ·  opportunities for creating new types of content  ·  audience/user behaviour ·  crossmedia financing strategies ·  concept marketing and project positioning  · marketing and distribution strategies (remodeling efficiency, community based strategies)  · investors and brands ·  identifying and maximising new revenue streams  ·  new business models and markets for crossmedia content ·  engagement  optimization strategies ·  making a content “contagious” ·  tructuring transmedia projects within digital release windows ·  telling crossmedia stories · strategies on using the 2nd and 3rd screen · planning and executing participative television programmes  · social media and audience interaction · latest trends and development in console ·  online and mobile games  · value chain of games sector · increasing value of proprietary web content · platform convergence ·  content and strategic use of mobile content ·  mobile and internet business models · content for the internet ·  social media and user involvement ·  on-demand distribution ·

  • target group

    mpbs is geared to producers, company executives and creators of audiovisual content (film, television, Internet, games and mobile) with a proven track record.


  • mpbs experts

    mpbs has been designed with input from leading industry professionals from across all sectors, many of whom act as experts and tutors during the course, led by Course Director, Michel Reilhac.

    Please visit the MBS experts section here

  • dates & venue

    Residential training: 14th - 18th July 2014 · Ronda, Málaga (Spain)

    The course includes online consultation.

    Application deadline: Open until filled.



  • fee & application requirements

    Participants from  EU member countries:

    The participation fee is 1,500€*. Additional team member: 800€*.  (Includes ground transport, accommodation and free or discounted accreditations to attend a number of MBS’ partner festivals)

    *Basic fee for nationals of media programme participating countries (All EU members, Croatia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland).

    Participants from non EU countries:

    The participation fee is 2,500€.  Additional team member: 1.000€.  (Includes ground transport, accommodation and free or discounted accreditations to attend a number of MBS’ partner festivals)

    application requirements

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Completed application form (download here)
    • Executive summary for the course project  (download here)
    • A passport sized photo
    • High proficiency in English

    The forms and the documents have to be sent by email to

  • partners

    Ayuntamiento de Ronda
    MEDIA Programme
    Northern Ireland Screen


  • contact

    Laura AlmellonesCourse Coordinator ·
    T. +34 952 873 944  M. +34 649 459 125
    skype: mpbs.mbs

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