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EAVE January News 2013


EAVE News January 2013


**** EAVE producers shooting in France, New Mexico, USA, and Ireland **** 

**** Two awards for EAT SLEEP DIE in Angers ****

**** Success for ANISHOARA and ASHDRIVER in Trieste ****

**** CIRCLES wins in Sundance ****

**** EAT SLEEP DIE scoops main awards at the 2012 Guldbagge Award **** 

**** Three awards for THE FIFTH SEASON in Les Arcs ****

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In Development / Pre-production January 2013

The EURIMAGES co-production fund announced the final selections for 2012: 17 features films are funded for a total of €5.87m, among them are the following films by EAVE graduates:

- AND THERE WAS LOVE IN THE GHETTO… by Andrzej Wajda & Jolanta Dylewska, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Anna Wydra

- CANNIBAL by Manuel Martin Cuenca, co-producers: EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu and EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu

- EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE by Wim Wenders, producers: EAVE 2010 graduates Gian-Piero Ringel and EAVE 2011 graduate Erwin Schmidt

- I AM NOT HIM by Tayfun Pirselimoglu, co-producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille

- LAZAR by Sveczar Ristovski, co-producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille 

- THE SIX-FINGERED MAN by Yannis Economides, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduates Maria Tsigka

- WHITE GOD by Kornél Mundruczo, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Viktoria Petrany

www.ffa.de

- TIES THAT BIND 2011 project FLAPPING IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE by Diep Nguyen Hoang, producer: TIES THAT BIND 2011 graduate David Lindner received funding by CNC Aide aux cinemas du monde.

www.filmallee.com

- A MIRACLE by Ben Hopkins, co-producer: EAVE 2002 graduate Helge Albers is in pre-production. The film about a despairing London schoolteacher who sets off to Turkey on an unlikely money making scheme is financed by Screen Yorkshire and British Film Institute (BFI). Shooting on locations in Britain and Turkey is planned for late 2013.

www.benhopkins.eu

- EAVE 2012 project AMERICAN INTERIOR, produced by EAVE 2012 graduate Catryn Ramasut is funded by the Welsh S4C and Film Agency. Production started in January.

www.ieieproductions.com

- PUENTES 2012 project MUDO by Daniel Martín Novel, producer: PUENTES 2012 graduate Ana Fernandez Saiz is supported by IBERMEDIA development fund.

http://www.improntafilms.com

- EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon is developing a Romanian-Hungarian co-production, ONE STEP BEHIND THE SERAPHIM by Daniel Gabriel Sandu. The project has been selected for the Talent Project Market of the Berlinale Talent Campus. The film is a coming of age story based on true events about a 14 years boy who enters a theological seminary where he faces a system based on corruption. The budget is 800,000 EUR. A 30-day shoot is planned in 2014. The project received a development grant from the Romanian National Centre for Cinema.

www.hifilm.ro

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In Production January 2013

- LES AMES DE PAPIER by Vincent Lanoo, co-producer: EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges is in production. The story: When romance begins to blossom between a writer of obituaries and the wife of one of the subjects, her husband suddenly returns from the dead. The CNC is supporting the film. Shooting in Luxembourg, France, Belgium lasts until late February.

www.samsa.lu

- FRANK by Lenny Abramson, producer: EAVE 1992 graduate Ed Guiney is in production. The fictional story of a musical genius and his 1980s band is funded by Film4, Irish Film Board and Northern Film And Media. Shooting on locations in New Mexico, USA, and Ireland started in the first week of January. 

http://elementpictures.ie

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In Post-production January 2013

- EAVE 2011 project MONUMENT TO MICHAEL JACKSON by Darko Lungulov, producers: EAVE 2011 graduate Snezana Penev and EAVE 2011 graduate Aneta Lesnikovska has completed its principal photography and it is about to enter the post-production. This co-production between Serbia, Germany and Macedonia is supported by EURIMAGES, MEDIA, MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg Fund, SEE Cinema Network, Macedonian Film Fund, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, Province of Vojvodina film fund and City of Belgrade film fund. The film was shot on locations in Serbia and Macedonia and the production lasted six weeks. 

www.thisandthat.rs

- A THOUSAND TIMES GOODNIGHT by Erik Poppe, co-producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Lesley McKimm is in post-production. The film about a war photographer who has to decide between her family and work with Juliette Binoche in the leading role was supported by Eurimages, Nordic Film & Television Fund, Norwegian Film Institute and Swedish Film Institute.

www.newgrangepictures.com

- EAVE 2011 project THE JUDGMENT, produced by EAVE 2011 graduate Stephan Komandarev is in post-production. Shootings started in October in Bulgaria and has ended in December in Germany. The film about a complicated relationship between father and son, living in a poor Bulgarian village is produced by Argo Film (Bulgaria), Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion (Germany), Sektor film (Macedonia and Propeler Film (Croatia). Miki Manojlovic plays one of the leading roles. Support comes from Bulgarian Film Centre, Bulgarian National Televison, Macedonian Film Fund, MBB, MDD, DFFF, Croatian Audio-Visual Centre and EURIMAGES.

www.argofilm.eu

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Festivals and Markets January 2013

Festivals

 

Palm Springs International Film Festival  (January 3 – 14)

- CHILDREN OF SARAJEVO by Aida Begic, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Karsten Stöter

- CRAWL by Hervé Lasgouttes, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

- EAT, SLEEP, DIE by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlander

- THE FIFTH SEASON by EAVE 1995 graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum, EAVE 1992 graduate Philippe Avril

- I, ANNA by Barnaby Southcombe, associate producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Dirk Decker 

- IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- JUMP by Kieron J Walsh, executive producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly

- KID by Fien Troch, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Antonino Lombardo

- LA PLAYA D.C. by Juan Andrés Arango, producer: PUENTES 2012 graduate Diana Bustamante

- EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter, PUENTES expert Benny Drechsel, EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh

- MARIE KROYER by Bille August, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Signe Leick Jensen

- A PERDRE LA RAISON by Joachim Lafosse, producers: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart & EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges 

- THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY by Sophie Fiennes, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly 

- LE REPENTI by Merzak Allouache, co-producer: EAVE 1999 graduate Marianne Dumoulin

- RUST & BONE by Jacques Audiard, line producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

- YEMA by Djamila Sahraoui, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

- THE SUICIDE SHOP by Patrice Leconte, co-producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Sébastian Delloye

- SÜSKIND by Rudolf Van Den Berg, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Reinier Selen

- TABU by Miguel Gomes, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jonas Dornbach

- TIME OF MY LIFE by Nic Balthazar, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Peter Bouckaert

- TWO LIVES by Georg Maas, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Rudi Teichmann

- UNFAIR WORLD by Filippos Tsitos, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Alexandra Boussiou

- THE WALL by Julian Roman Pölsler, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Antonin Svoboda

www.psfilmfest.org

 

 

Tromso International Film Festival (January 14 – 20)

- EAT SLEEP DIE by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlander

- IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- LA SIRGA by Andrés Vega, producer: PUENTES-AUSTRALAB 2012 graduate Diana Bustamante 

- EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter, PUENTES expert Benny Drechsel and EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh

- MERCY (GNADE) von Matthias Glasner, co-producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Kristine Knudsen

- MUSEUM HOURS by Jem Cohen, co-producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder 

- OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh 

- SHADOW DANCER by James Marsh, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney 

- TABU by Miguel Gomes, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jonas Dornbach

- WADJDA by Haifaa Al Mansour, co-producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier 

www.tiff.no

 

Slamdance Film Festival (January 18-24)

- BATTERY MAN by Dusan Saponja, Dusan Cavic, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Snezana Penev

- DOMESTIC by Adrian Sitaru, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan

- THE LAST SHEPHERD by Marco Bonfanti, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Franco Bocca Gelsi

http://showcase.slamdance.com

 

Trieste Film Festival (January 19 - 25)

- EAVE 2004 project UNE ESTONIENNE A PARIS by Ilmar Raag, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate and EAVE Board Member Riina Sildos

- IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- OF SNAILS AND MEN, directed by EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu 

- THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY by Sophie Fiennes, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly 

- VANISHING WAVES by Kristina Buozyte, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Ieva Norviliene 

- WHAT IS LOVE by Ruth Mader, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder

When East Meets West

WEMW’s line-up of projects being pitched in Trieste to potential co-producers and financiers consists of 12 fiction films and 10 feature documentaries. Selected projects of EAVE graduates were: 

- ANISHOARA by Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Jonas Weydemann

- CHRISS THE SWISS by Anja Kofmel, producer: INTERCHANGE 2011 graduate Samir

- EAVE 2012 project ASHDRIVER by Greg Zglinski, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Lukasz Dzieciol

- GREY CARNATIONS by Zijad Ibrahimovic, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli

- FIZZ, LITTLE SHOP OF JUICES by Stefan Tolz, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- PERSEVERANCE by Miha Knific, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Sinisa Juricic

- THE JEW’S HARP by Diego Pascal Panarello, producer: EAVE 1992 graduate Stefano Tealdi

www.triestefilmfestival.it


Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers (January 18 - 27)

- A MONTH IN THAILAND by Paul Negoescu, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon

- OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh 

- EAT SLEEP DIE by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlander

www.premiersplans.org

 

International Film Festival Rotterdam  (January 26 - February 6)

- AVANTI POPOLO by Michael Wahrmann, executive producer: PUENTES 2011 graduate Renata Moura

- BOY EATING THE BIRD’S FOOD by Ektoras Lygizos, executive producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Konstantinos Kontovrakis

- CROSSING BOUNDARIES by Florian Flicker, producers: EAVE 2009 graduates Mathias Forberg and FMW 2009 graduate Viktoria Salcher

- EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter, PUENTES expert Benny Drechsel, EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh

- FINAL CUT by György Palfi, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Viktor Huszár 

- FORGET ME NOT by David Sieveking, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Martin Heisler

- IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- KARAOKE GIRL by Visra Vichit-Vadakan, producer: TIES THAT BIND 2011 graduate Pran Tadaveerawat 

- LA PLAYA D.C. by Juan Andrés Arango, producer: PUENTES 2012 graduate Diana Bustamante

- LEONES by Jazmín López, producers: PUENTES 2011 graduate Benjamín Doménech and EAVE 2007 graduate and PUENTES Head of Studies Jean des Forêts

- MATEI CHILD MINER by Alexandra Gulea, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Celine Maugis

- OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh 

- ROLAND HASSEL by Måns Månsson, producers: EAVE 2010 graduate Charlotte Most and EAVE 2001 graduate Martin Persson

- THE FIFTH GOSPEL OF KASPAR HAUSER by Alberto Gracia, producer: Interchange 2011 Felipe Lage Coro

- THE FIFTH SEASON, directed and produced by EAVE 1995 graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE 1992 graduate Philippe Avril

- THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY by Sophie Fiennes, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly 

- UNE HISTOIRE D’AMOUR by Hélène Fillières, producer: EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges

- WADJDA by Haifaa Al Mansour, co-producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier 

CineMart

- AFERIM! by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE 2006 graduate Franco Bocca Gelsi

- DEAD AND BEAUTIFUL by David Verbeek, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Léontine Petit

- EVERYTHING WE ALWAYS HAD WAS NOW by Martijn Maria Smits, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper

- FUTURE HISTORIES by Fiona Tan, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Floor Onrust

- LATE TO DIE YOUNG by Dominga Sotomayor, producer: PUENTES 2011 graduate Benjamin Domenech 

- LOW TIDE by Daniel Mann, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Jennifer Sabbah

- THE LOBSTER by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney

- THEY HAVE ESCAPED by Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate & Finnish National Coordinator Aleksi Bardy

Art:Film

- FUTURE HISTORIES by Fiona Tan, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Floor Onrust

Rotterdam Lab

Two EAVE 2012 graduates participated at the Rotterdam Lab to continue building up their international network and experience at this international festival and market: Bonnie Skoog Feeney (Sweden) and Dagne Vildziunaite (Lithuania). Also attending were EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh, EAVE 2007 graduate Sinisha Juricic, EAVE 2012 graduate Jonas Weydemann, EAVE 2013 participant David Horler and EAVE 2012 graduate Reinette van de Stadt, EAVE 2013 participant Pamela Hanson, EAVE TIES THAT BIND 2010 graduate Bee Thiam.

www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com

 

Göteborg International Film Festival (January 27 – February 6)

- A NIGHT TOO YOUNG by Olmo Omerzu, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jiri Konecny

- ARAF – SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN by Yesim Ustaoglu, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Serkan Çakarer

- BEYOND THE HILL by Emin Alper, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Enis Köstepen 

- CALL GIRL by Mikael Marcimain, executive producer: EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish National coordinator Helena Danielsson

- EVERYBODY IN OUR FAMILY by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper

- SB I KNEW HIM WELL by Giacomo Durzi and Giovanni Fasanella, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Marianna De Liso 

- IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- LA PIROGUE by Moussa Touré, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Caroline Daube 

- LE THÉ OU L’ÉLECTRICITÉ by Jérôme Le Maire, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Isabelle Truc 

- OF SNAILS AND MEN, directed by EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu 

- QUEEN OF MONTREUIL by Sólveig Anspach, producer: EAVE group leader Patrick Sobelman 

- SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE by Ilian Metev, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Siniša Juricic 

- THE FIFTH SEASON by EAVE 1995 graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum

- WHAT IS LOVE by Ruth Mader, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder

- VILLEGAS by Gonzalo Tobal, producer: PUENTES 2011 graduate Benjamin Domenech

- YEMA by Djamila Sahraoui, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

www.giff.se

 

Sundance Film Festival (January 17 - 27)

- CIRCLES by Srdan Golubovic, co-producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar 

- HOUSTON by Bastian Günther, producers: EAVE 2012 graduate Martin Heisler, EAVE 1991 graduate Joachim Ortmanns 

- THE CURSE by Fyzal Boulifa, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Gavin Humphries 

- THE MOO MAN by Andy Heathcote, producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Heike Bachelier

www.sundance.org

 

Solothurner Film Festival (January 24 – 31)

- A PERDRE LA RAISON by Joachim Lafosse, producers: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart & EAVE 1992 graduate and Head of Studies Jani Thiltges 

- BOY EATING THE BIRD’S FOOD by Ektoras Lygizos, executive producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Konstantinos Kontovrakis

- LEONES by Jazmín López, producer: producer: PUENTES 2011 graduate Benjamín Doménech

- OPÉRATION LIBERTAD by Nicolas Wadimoff, co-producer: INTERCHANGE 2011 graduate Samir

- PARADISE: LOVE by Ulrich Seidl, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder

www.solothurnerfilmtage.ch

 

Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis Saarbrücken (January 21 - 27)

- DIE LEBENDEN (THE DEAD AND THE LIVING) by Barbara Albert, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jonas Dornbach 

- DER BERÜHRBARE by Marcel Wehn, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Arek Gielnik 

www.max-ophuels-preis.de

 


Other festivals


transmediale Berlin (January 29 – February 3)

- MY NAME IS JANEZ JANSA by Janez Jansa, co-producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar 

www.transmediale.de

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Nominations and Awards January 2013

Nominations

 

- THE CURSE by Fyzal Boulifa, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Gavin Humphries has been nominated in the Short Film category for this year's BAFTA Film Awards.

www.quarkfilms.com

 

24 films have been pre-nominated for the German Film Awards. Nine of them are produced by EAVE graduates. The Lolas will be presented on April 26. 

- DAS LEBEN IST NICHTS FÜR FEIGLINGE by André Erkau, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Dirk Decker

- DIE KIRCHE BLEIBT IM DORF by Ulrike Grote, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Ilona Schultz

- EAVE 2008 project FUER ELISE by Wolfgang Dinslage, producers: EAVE 2010 graduate Marcel Lenz and EAVE 2008 graduate Guido Schwab

- EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter, PUENTES expert Benny Drechsel, EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh

- FORGET ME NOT by David Sieveking, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Martin Heisler

- INVASION by Dito Tsintsadze, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Ebba Sinzinger

- MERCY (GNADE) von Matthias Glasner, co-producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Kristine Knudsen

- OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh 

- SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE by Ilian Metev, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Siniša Juricic 

www.deutsche-filmakademie.de

 

- CALL GIRL by Mikael Marcimain, executive producer: EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish National coordinator Helena Danielsson has been nominated in eleven categories for the Guldbagge Swedish Academy Award.

- EAT SLEEP DIE by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlander received four nominations 

- AVALON by Axel Petersén, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Erika Wasserman was nominated two times. 

www.sfi.se/en-GB/Press/Press-archive/Nominations-for-the-2012-Guldbagge-Awards/

Nominated for the Magritte Awards in Belgium are:

- 38 WITNESSES (38 TEMOINS) by Lucas Belvaux, producer: EAVE group leader Patrick Sobelman

- A PERDRE LA RAISON by Joachim Lafosse, producers: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart & EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges 

- RUST & BONE by Jacques Audiard, line producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

- MOBILE HOME by François Pirot, producer: EAVE 1999 graudate Donato Rotunno 

- THE INVADER by Nicolas Provost, producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart

- LE THÉ OU L’ÉLECTRICITÉ by Jérôme Le Maire, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Isabelle Truc 

www.lesmagritteducinema.com

Awards

 

- EAT SLEEP DIE by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlander won two awards at the Premier Plans Angers Film Festival: the Grand Prix for Best European Film and the Best Actress Award for Nermina Lukac.

- OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh won the Audience Award at the festival. 

www.premiersplans.org

 

- ANISHOARA by Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Jonas Weydemann received the When East Meets West Jury Award at the Trieste Film Festival.

- EAVE project ASHDRIVER by Greg Zglinski, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Lukasz Dzieciol was given a Special Mention by the Jury.

- The grant for the participation in the next edition of the EAVE EUROPEAN PRODUCERS WORKSHOP goes to Bulgarian producer Ana Alexieva, from Agitprop for the project FROM KREMONA TO CREMONA.

www.triestefilmfestival.it

 

- CIRCLES by Srdan Golubovic, co-producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar was awarded the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

www.sundance.org

 

- THE FIFTH SEASON by EAVE 1995 graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum, EAVE 1992 graduate Philippe Avril won three awards at the LES ARCS European Film Festival. Aurelia Poirier was named Best Actress while the film also picked up Best Cinematography. In addition, it won the Cineuropa Award, presented to a film produced or co-produced by countries participating in the MEDIA programme or a member of the Eurimages programmes.

www.lesarcs-filmfest.com

 

- The Bavarian Film Award for Best Director of Photography was given to Jakub Bejnarowicz for MERCY (GNADE) by Matthias Glasner, co-producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Kristine Knudsen.

- The prize for Best Score went to Max Richter for EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter, PUENTES expert Benny Drechsel, EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh.

- The Pierrot for the Best Male Newcomer received Sabin Tambrea for his performance as the young monarch in LUDWIG II by Peter Sehr, executive producer: EAVE 1992 graduate and group leader Danny Krausz.

www.bayern.de

 

- RUST & BONE by Jacques Audiard, line producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet scooped Best Director and Best Screenplay at the 18th Lumières Awards, attributed by foreign journalists working in Paris.

www.academielumieres.com

 

- CALL GIRL by Mikael Marcimain, executive producer: EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish National coordinator Helena Danielsson has won 4 awards among which also the best cinematography award at the Guldbagge Swedish Academy Awards.

- EAT SLEEP DIE by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlanderreceived the awards for best picture, best director, best screenplay and best actress in a leading role

- AVALON by Axel Petersén, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Erika Wasserman was awarded the best actor in a leading role and best actor in a supporting role awards.

http://www.sfi.se/en-GB/Press/Press-archive/2012-Guldbagge-Award-Winners/

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In Cinema and on TV January 2013

In cinema

- HOT HOT HOT by Beryl Koltz, associate producer: EAVE Head of Studies and 1992 graduate Jani Thiltges was released in France on January 2.

www.samsa.lu

- PARADISE: LOVE by Ulrich Seidl, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder started on January 3 in Germany and one week later in Belgium.

www.kgp.co.at

- THE LONELIEST PLANET by Julia Lotev, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate and group leader Roshanak Behesht Nedjad, EAVE 2002 graduate Helge Albers was released in Germany on January 3.

www.flyingmoon.com

- RUST & BONE by Jacques Audiard, line producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet has been on German screens from January 10.

www.neon.fr

- TABU by Miguel Gomes, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jonas Dornbach has been screening in Belgian theatres from January 9.

www.komplizenfilm.de

- SHADOW DANCER by James Marsh, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney started in Belgium on January 16.

elementpictures.ie

- FORGET ME NOT by David Sieveking, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Martin Heisler had its German release on January 31

www.lichtblick-film.de


On TV

- DER BERÜHRBARE by Marcel Wehn, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Arek Gielnik is broadcasted on ARTE on February 6 at 12 midnight.

www.indifilm.de

- THE BUILDER'S CHALLENGE, 3D Film by Marc Jampolsky and Transmedia Experience by Julien Aubert, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Cedric Bonin is shown by ARTE on February 15 at 20:45.

www.seppia.eu

- EYES WIDE OPEN by Haim Tabakman, associate producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Dirk Decker was broadcasted by ZDF on January 28 at 00:05 h.

www.rivafilm.de

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Upcoming Deadlines

Upcoming deadlines

 

DOK.Incubator Rough Cut Workshop Is Calling for Participants

DEADLINE: MARCH 5th 2013!

DOK.Incubator, a unique workshop in Europe that provides individual mentorship for documentary projects from the rough cut stage to its release, is calling for participants for 2013! We are searching for artistic European documentaries aiming for a theatrical release and a wide international and festival life.

The sophisticated editing and precise distribution strategy that DOK.Incubator provides its participants have proved to be a great opportunity for a documentary to be screened, sold and recognized worldwide.

We invite the whole creative team (producer, director and editor) of a rough cut ready for the start of May 2013, more info and online submissions are available at www.dokincubator.net


Leadership and Strategic Company Development Programme

Deadline for Applications – March 29, 2013

Developing a leadership strategy, leadership culture and business strategy is a substantial investment, but one that will yield real results for your company. These benefits include the ability to implement planning, adapt to change, foster innovation and make informed, strategic decisions that support the future growth of your company. To develop a business in this way demands a leader who looks beyond the day-to-day operations to hold a global view. 

Screen Leaders provides you with the opportunity to take a step back and invest in your own development and in your company’s development. Our team will work with you and your company, to plan strategically, influence change, collaborate and communicate effectively. Screen Leaders is a leadership course. It is specifically designed for professionals working in the creative industries: film, television, animation, digital media, distribution, exhibition and facility companies.

When does the programme taking place?

Module 1 – 20th -23rd of June 2013 Ireland

Module 2 – July 2013 (2 days tbc with each company) in Ireland and Berlin

Module 3 - 28th November to the 1st December in Germany

One day of meetings on the implementation of your strategic plan and leaderships coaching in October 2013 (tbc with each company)

Target Participants

CEOs, company owners and/or CFOs of companies in film, television, animation, documentary, digital media or facilities and services, which are growing and have potential to become leaders in their industries. 

How much does it cost?

Screen Leaders EU costs €5,000 per participating company, to include two representatives. Included in the price are accommodation and all meals. Travel costs are excluded.

Scholarships are available for the 12 new EU member states (Romania, Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Bulgaria, Latvia, Lituania, Slovakia, Cyprus and Malta)


For more information on the application process and to get further information on the course content please contact Helen McMahon at +353 1 6077461 or email helen.mcmahon@fas.ie


The Pixel Lab 2013 Now open for applications!

Application deadline: Friday 5 April, 18:00 BST. 


Power to the Pixel is now accepting applications to The Pixel Lab, its leading cross-media workshop for experienced European media professionals. 

Participants will come away with an unrivalled understanding of how to create, finance and distribute story IP across multiple platforms, and maximise audience engagement. The Pixel Lab is also a prime opportunity to cultivate new professional partnerships across different media industry sectors.

Encouraging a collaborative, project-focused environment, participants will have their ideas challenged and informed by the world's top practising cross-media professionals, with plenty of networking opportunities and one-to-one meetings. 

This year's tutors include cross-media writer and producer Sean Coleman (UK); artistic advisor for Venice Biennale College & former executive director at ARTE France Cinéma, Michel Reilhac (FR); media architect and educator, Inga von Staden (DE). See the full list of tutors here: http://www.powertothepixel.com/events-and-training/pttp-events/pixel-lab-2013/tutors-experts 

All participants attend an initial six-day residential workshop in Belgium. Participants attending with a project go on to receive three months of distance mentoring, followed by a four-day workshop including attendance at PttP's annual Cross-Media Forum in London in October 2013. 

Past participants include European funders, commissioners, film/TV/games producers, writers, story architects, interactive designers, directors, format developers, arts professionals, advertising executives, developers

Applying with a project:

Only producers/IP owners who have extensive experience of taking a creative project to market will be considered.

Projects must have stories with the potential to extend across at least two platforms eg. film, games, TV, mobile, publishing, live event, social media, interactive. 

Please visit our website: http://www.powertothepixel.com/events-and-training/pttp-events/pixel-lab-2013 for full details and to download an application form or email lab@powertothepixel.com with any enquiries.

 

25th Galway Film Fleadh 9th – 14th July 2013


This year's Galway Film Fleadh, which runs 9th-14th July, is now open for feature entries. 

Deadline for receipt of entries is Friday 22nd March 2013.

Entry form, rules and regulations can all be found on the Galway Film Fleadh website at www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

 

The Galway Film Fair

In addition to the film festival the Fleadh also operates The Galway Film Fair. The Galway film Fair is an umbrella term for the many industry events taking place during the festival including Ireland’s only Film Marketplace

The Galway Film Fair's unique selling points:

  • Transatlantic Bridge
  • Intimate and informal atmosphere
  • Privileged access to the world's leading financiers
  • Showcasing new European and International cinema to leading Film Buyers, Distributors and Festival Programmers.

The Marketplace represents a unique opportunity to meet with the world's leading financiers in an intimate and informal atmosphere, allowing new talent to be discovered and long term partnerships to be made.The Marketplace co-ordinates prescheduled meetings between filmmakers with projects in development and/or completed films and invited Film Financiers, Distributors, Sales Agents, Broadcasters, Film Funds and Major Producers. 

In addition to the Marketplace other events include:

  • Masterclasses (directing, writing, acting, producing, casting, post-production). 
  • The Real Deal (in association with the Irish Film Board), a one-day event focusing on developments within the industry featuring international keynote speakers. 
  • The Pitching Award, a live event where five short-listed applicants pitch an idea for a film to a panel of industry experts. The winner receives €3,000 which they can use in whatever way they see fit.

For more information on the Galway Film Fair please E-mail: fair@galwayfilmfleadh.com 

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Sofia Meetings – Special Opportunity for EAVE producers!

Sofia Meetings – Special Opportunity for EAVE producers


Dear EAVE producers,


For those of you who wish to attend Sofia Meetings, please don't miss the deadline coming up soon: March 1, 2013.

The 10th Sofia Meetings will take place from 14th until 17th of March 2013 in the framework of the 17th Sofia International Film Festival.

Sofia Meetings is a coproduction market. It consists of Fiction Feature Films Pitching - presentation for first, second orthird feature film projects by directors/producers from Europe, looking for financial partners (producers, funds, sales, distributors) and Balkan Screenings – presentation of new films from Bulgaria and the Balkan region to festival representatives, sales companies and distributors.

The programme consists of presentation of the projects, followed by one to one meetings, panel discussions, case studies and many other additional events. 

Thanks to the partnership between Sofia Meetings and EAVE 6 EAVE producers who are interested to attend Sofia Meetings will be invited.

The festival will offer accommodation for the period of the market.

If you are interested, please contact tina@eave.org before March 1, 2013.

For further information, please see http://siff.bg/sofiameetings/

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EAVE AT THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM 2013

WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE A STRONG PRESENCE OF EAVE PRODUCERS AT THE 2013 ROTTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL.

 

FILMS BY EAVE PRODUCERS AT THE FESTIVAL

- MATEI CHILD MINER by Alexandra Gulea, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Celine Maugis

- EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter, PUENTES expert Benny Drechsel, EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh

- LA PLAYA D.C. by Juan Andrés Arango, producer: PUENTES 2012 graduate Diana Bustamante

- IN THE FOG by Sergei Loznitsa, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert

- WADJDA by Haifaa Al Mansour, co-producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier 

- THE FIFTH SEASON, directed and produced by EAVE 1995 graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE 1992 graduate Philippe Avril

- THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY by Sophie Fiennes, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly 

- BOY EATING THE BIRD’S FOOD by Ektoras Lygizos, executive producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Konstantinos Kontovrakis

- THE FIFTH GOSPEL OF KASPAR HAUSER by Alberto Gracia, producer: Interchange 2011 Felipe Lage Coro

- CROSSING BOUNDARIES by Florian Flicker, producers: EAVE 2009 graduates Mathias Forberg and Viktoria Salcher

- UNE HISTOIRE D’AMOUR by Hélène Fillières, producer: EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges 

- OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 paricipant Alexander Wadouh 

- FINAL CUT by György Palfi. producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Viktor Huszár 

- LEONES by Jazmín López, producers: PUENTES 2011 graduate Benjamín Doménechand EAVE 2007 graduate Jean des Forêts

- FORGET ME NOT by David Sieveking, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Martin Heisler

- ROLAND HASSEL by Måns Månsson, producers EAVE 2002 graduate Martin Persson and EAVE 2010 graduate Charlotte Most 

- AVANTI POPOLO by Michael Wahrmann, executive producer: EAVE PUENTES 2011 graduate Renata Moura

 

EAVE PRODUCERS & PROJECTS SELECTED FOR CINEMART

CineMart, the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s co-production market has selected 32 film projects - 8 of them produced by EAVE graduates and participants.

- AFERIM! by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon

- DEAD AND BEAUTIFUL by David Verbeek, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Léontine Petit

- EVERYTHING WE ALWAYS HAD WAS NOW by Martijn Maria Smits, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper

- FUTURE HISTORIES by Fiona Tan, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Floor Onrust

- LATE TO DIE YOUNG by Dominga Sotomayor, producer: PUENTES 2011 graduate Benjamin Domenech 

- LOW TIDE by Daniel Mann, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Jennifer Sabbah

- THE LOBSTER by Yorgos Lanthimos, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney

- THEY HAVE ESCAPED by Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate & Finnish National Coordinator Aleksi Bardy

 

EAVE PRODUCERS & PROJECTS SELECTED FOR Art:Film

- FUTURE HISTORIES by Fiona Tan, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Floor Onrust

 

EAVE PRODUCERS AT THE ROTTERDAM LAB

We are delighted to continue our partnership with CineMart and the Rotterdam Lab with 2 EAVE 2012 graduates selected to continue building up their international network and experience at this international festival and market: Bonnie Skoog Feeney (Sweden) and Dagne Vildziunaite (Lithuania).

- Also attending: EAVE graduates Alexander Wadouh, Sinisha Juricic, Jonas Weydemann, David Horler, Reinette van de Stadt.

- EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges will hold a case study at the Rotterdam Lab and EAVE CEO Kristina Trapp will be part of the Speed Dating sessions of the Lab.

 

EAVE & CINELINK Drinks

EAVE and CINELINK are organizing a networking cocktail on Tuesday, January 29 (on invitation only).

 

MEET EAVE AT CINEMART

EAVE CEO Kristina Trapp, EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges and EAVE Workshop Manager Satu Elo will be available to meet interested producers.

Contact: eave@eave.org


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CLOSING THE GAP: EQUITY INVESTMENT TRAINING COURSE 2013

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS LAUNCHES FOR CLOSING THE GAP: EQUITY INVESTMENT TRAINING COURSE 

Seeking funding for your film or TV project? Interested in pitching to equity investors? Want to learn how to close your project’s budget gap?  

Closing The Gap is a training course for film and TV producers run by creative industries financing consultancy peacefulfish (Berlin/London/Brussels) in association with the pan-European investor network Media Deals (Paris), the Apulia Film Commission (Bari), and the Mallorca Film Commission (Palma).

The course trains producers on how to identify, approach, and pitch to private equity investors, teaching business skills that producers can use to find new sources of financing in the current financial climate. Investors participating in the training both as experts and on the pitch panel include: 

 > venture capital fund managers

> business angels

> representatives from business angel networks 

Through the course, producers learn innovative financing and transmedia marketing and distribution strategies, prepare a business plan and pitch presentation targeted to an equity investor audience, have a range of networking opportunities, receive extensive one-to-one feedback and pitch coaching and—at the course’s conclusion—pitch their projects to a panel of investors. 

Producers should apply with a specific project. 

The course fee is 900 euro, which includes both on-site workshops, Skype consultations with the course tutors, and lunches and some dinners for the attending producer.    

Scholarships are available from peacefulfish.  

Application deadline is: 21 January 2013

For additional information about the workshop including locations and dates, as well as to download the application form, visit: www.closing-the-gap.net 


Or e-mail: closingthegap@peacefulfish.com

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Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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