Creative Forum 2021

The EBU Creative Forum is the annual event showcasing the most innovative European public service media factual and entertainment formats produced recently. It is a unique forum offering EBU Members and organizations from other public broadcasting unions worldwide the opportunity to engage in dialogue about TV formats, organize co-productions and the sharing of studio facilities, and pool their creative potential. It is organized by the EBU in close cooperation with the Formats Core Group.

Target audience

  • Heads of Development
  • Factual and Entertainment editors
  • Commissioners for non-fiction programmes
  • Acquisition managers 
  • Programme planners 
  • Distribution managers


Wednesday 29 September

10.00 - 11.30 CEST

  • Netherlands (VPRO): Make it!
  • Poland (TVP): Connoisseurs of History
  • Denmark (DR): Wild Things
  • Ireland (RTE): The Toughest Team
  • Latvia (LTV): Riga City Election Debate
  • Greece (ERT): Van Life
  • France (FTV): Time Travel
  • Belgium (VRT): The Campsite

14.00 - 15.30 CEST

  • Netherlands (NTR): Election Quiz
  • Sweden (SVT): The Truth About Skincare
  • UK (ITV): Don't Rock the Boat
  • Netherlands (BNNVARA): The Racism Knowledge Test
  • Sweden (SVT) Help! I´m going to the Opera!
  • Norway (NRK): Born Winners
  • Germany (ZDF): 13 Questions
  • Lithuania (LRT): Dance Plus City
  • France (FTV): Yours Sincerely


Thursday 30 September

10.00 - 11.30 CEST

Some of the major global distributors will present their latest formats.
(To be annonced soon)



Register by: 20 Sep 2021



Registration policy: free for EBU Members

Contact detail

Anne Brochot
TV Project Manager
+41 22 717 2888