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2013 Eurovision Creative Forum

The Eurovision Creative Forum is the only annual public service event for screening programme formats from Europe and beyond.


  • The first annual format screening event with only Public Service content 
  • The possitibily to meet and talk to the creators or producers of all these programs
  • The opportunity to vote for the 7 BEST AWARDS competition
  • Among 20 of Europe's most recent, innovative, entrhalling and touching TV, you will experience: 

All genres

From pure entertainment to factual, from religion to education, from show to documentary. It is also an opportunity to meet the creators and producers to learn more about the formats and share experiences.

Happy surprise - NHK Japan

A documentary series that helps people to create surprises for someone who is special to them.
The key for keeping the surprise a secret is a fake TV documentary...

The legend - MTVA Hungary

The program presents the life and works of a Hungarian music legend that had a great effect on national pop music life. Songs of that legendary person are performed by musicians popular with young audience in their own music style. The entertaining show recalls the typical life and mood of the particular era through games and quizzes.

The genealogy roadshow - RTE Ireland

Filmed as a "touring" event, this program helps ordinary people find extraordinary stories from their family history.
A team of experts dig deep into records to verify claims and solve family secrets in a part historical detective story, part emotional journey.
The 7th Eurovision Creative Forum was held in Berlin on 17 September 2012. At the end of this one-day event, TV professionals from all over the world were invited to elect their 7 favourite formats.

An extended Creative Forum

In the 2013 edition, the Eurovision Creative Forum will be extended to the fields of Fiction and Children Programmes:

This event is for Active & Associate EBU Members


Please book your hotel here


Berlin, Germany

Event contact

Bettina Brinkmann
+ 41 22 717 24 17

Anne Brochot
+41 22 717 28 88

Additional Event Details

The Eurovision Creative Forum will take place under the frame of the Eurovision TV Meetings: Berlin 2013.

*More on the winners of the 2013 Creative Forum 7 Best Formats award can be found here.