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EAVE 2014 selection & Season’s greetings

EAVE 2014 selection & Season’s greetings

 

With 158 applications coming from 47 different countries, we are delighted to close the year announcing the participants for the EAVE 2014 European Producers Workshop: 51 promising producers from 28 countries have finally been selected for 2014. Out of the selected producers, 32 are bringing a project to EAVE (of which 6 documentaries). Find below the full list of participants.

 

2013: A successful year for EAVE comes to its close…

We are proud of the success of our producers in 2013:

*20 films produced by EAVE graduates in the race for the Oscars 2013
*3 awards at the Cannes Film Festival 2013
*16 awards at the Berlinale 2013
*4 awards at Locarno Film Festival 2013
*5 awards at the European Film Awards 2013

and many, many more…

 

 

WE WISH ALL OUR GRADUATES, COLLEAGUES AND FRIENDSA HAPPY NEW YEAR AND A PEACEFUL 2014,AND THANK OUR PARTNERS, DECISION MAKERS, EXPERTS AND PEDAGOGICAL TEAMFOR THEIR CONTINUING SUPPORT AND COMMITMENT!

THANK YOU.

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO ANOTHER EXCITING YEAR TOGETHER!

 

 

The selected participants for the EAVE European Producers Workshop 2014 are:

 

ARGENTINA

  • Gema Juarez Allen, Gema Films – CNC scholarship
  • Paula Massa, Utopica Group SRL

 

ARMENIA

  • ShushanKocharyan, Fund after
  • Aghasi Ayvazyan – CNC scholarship

 

AUSTRIA

  • Karin Haager, Flimmit GmbH

 

BULGARIA

  • Magdalena Ilieva, Abraxas Film

 

CROATIA

  • Matija Radeljak, Aning Film

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

  • Jan Macola, Mimesis Film

 

ESTONIA

  • EskoRips, NAFTA Films

 

FINLAND

  • Atte Laurila, Favex / Helsinki-filmi

 

FRANCE

  • Nathalie Algazi, La voie lactée
  • Didar Domehri, Manekifilms
  • Clément Duboin, Urban Factory
  • Sébastien Haguenauer, 10:15 Productions

 

GERMANY

  • Verena Gräfe-Höft, Junafilm
  • Jessica Landt, Beleza Film
  • Matthias Nerlich, Little Kong Films GmbH
  • Malika Rabahallah, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein
  • Ingmar Trost, Sutor Kolonko Filmproduktion

 

GREECE

  • Vicky Miha, Boo Productions
  • Christina Pelekani, Village Roadshow Greece
  • Konstantina Stavrianou, Graals.a.

 

HUNGARY

  • Judit Stalter, Laokoon Film

 

ICELAND

  • Anton Máni Svansson, FRÆ Films

 

IRELAND

  • Larry Bass, ScreentimeShinAwiL
  • Orla Bleahen-Melvin, Footnote Productions Limited
  • Ailish Bracken, Blinder Films Limited
  • John Keville, SP Films

ITALY

  • Philipp Moravetz, Echofilm

 

MALTA

  • Katryna Samut-Tegliaferro, Filming In Malta

 

NETHERLANDS

  • Rosan Boersma, CTM Docs
  • Janneke Doolaard, KeyDocs
  • Laurette Schillings, Topkapi Films
  • Derk-Jan Warrink, Lemming Film

 

NORWAY

  • Dyveke Graver, Cinenord

 

POLAND

  • Piotr Kobus, Manana Ltd
  • Agnieszka Kurzydlo, MD4 SP. Z O.O.
  • MarcinWierzchoslawski, Metro Films sp. Z o.o.


ROMANIA

  • Anamaria Antoci, 4 Proof Film – MDM scholarship


SERBIA

  • Milena Džambasovic, Brigada – MDM scholarship
  • Milan Stojanovic, SENSE Production

 

SINGAPORE

  • Fran Borgia, Akanga Film Asia – CNC scholarship


SLOVENIA

  • Miha Černec, Zavod Staragara

 

SOUTH AFRICA

  • Elias Ribeiro, Urucu Media

 

SWEDEN

  • Teresa Alldén, Eyeworks Film & TV Drama
  • Emma Kihlberg Dixgård, Red Sister AB
  • Anna Weitz, RåFILM&Mantaray Film

 

TURKEY

  • Asli Erdem, Beatrice Films
  • Emine Yildirim, Giyotin Films

 

UK

  • Libby Durdy, Warp Films
  • Sarah Hamilton, Sarah Hamilton Productions Ltd

 

URUGUAY

  • Mariana Secco, Salado – scholarship CNC

 

We are particularly grateful for the support of the German regional fund MDM and the French CNC. Thanks to this, 4 participants from Southern countries and 2 participants from Central and South Eastern Europe are able to participate at the programme.

 

Upcoming EAVE workshops& deadlines in 2014:

 

EAVE European Producers Workshop

Workshop 1: March 10-17, 2014(Luxembourg)
Workshop 2: June 16-23, 2014 (Bolzano, Italy)
Workshop 3: October 20-27, 2014 (TBC)
Application deadline for the 2015 workshops: September 19, 2014

 

EAVE Asia – TIES THAT BIND

Workshop 1: April 2014 Udine (Italy)
Workshop 2: October 2014Busan (South Korea)
Application deadline: February 6, 2014

 

Interchange – TFL/DIFF/EAVE

Workshop 1: May/June 2014 Turin (Italy)
Workshop 2: December 2014 Dubai (UAE)
Application deadline: TBC

 

B’EST – Baltic Bridge East by West

Workshop 1: dates TBC Russia
Workshop 2: November 2014 Tallinn (Estonia)
Application deadline: June 16, 2014

 

EAVE Film Marketing Workshop

November/December 2014 in Luxembourg 
Application deadline: October 1, 2014

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Please note that the EAVE office is closed during December 20, 2013 - January 1, 2014! Your EAVE team will be back on January 2, 2014.

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EAVE project CHRISTIAN in pre-production

 

  • Venice’s Biennale College – the development and production workshop for micro-budget films - has selected three films for production, including BLOOD CELLS by Joseph Bull and Luke Seomore, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate and group leader Samm Haillay. A decade after a catastrophe destroyed his family and their farm, an eruption from the past compels an exiled young man to embark on an odyssey through the broken and beautiful margins of contemporary Britain. 

www.thirdfilms.co.uk

In its third funding round in 2013 the South Tyrolean Film Fund BLS supports ten projects with an overall volume of 2 M Euro. Among them are the following films by EAVE graduates:

  • CAFFÈ by Christiano Bortone, co-producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Christine Alderson
  • PERSEVERANCE by Miha Knific, producers: EAVE 2007 graduate Sinisha Juricic and EAVE 2011 graduate Snezana Penev

www.bls.info

  • ANNE FRANK ANIMATION by Ari Folman, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum is in development. The Israeli director is set to script and direct a family driven animation film based on Anne Frank’s life and diary. The film will be produced by Purple Whale Films, a new Belgian outfit, co-owned by Folman’s Israeli production company, Bridgit Folman Film Gang, and Diana Elbaum’s Belgian production company Entre Chien et Loup. It marks the first time a director-producer team has been granted complete access to archives of the Anne Frank Fonds Basel founded by Otto Frank. Production is due to start in winter 2014.

www.entre-chien-et-loup.be

  • IN SEARCH OF A MIRACLE by Konstantin Bojanov co-producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Janja Kralj and EAVE 2007 graduate Serge Guez is in pre-production. Based on the non-fiction bestseller Nine Lives by William Dalrymple, this documentary follows four individuals in contemporary India who try to transcend the limits of their everyday existence through escape or devotion to a higher power. Produced by Crescendo Films, Film And Music Entertainment (F&ME), KinoElektron and Overdose Joint. Shooting is planned for January 2014 in India.

www.kinoelektron.com

  •  EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon has several films in development: THE DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND ME by Mona Nicoara, who is co-producing through her company Sat Mic, TARZAN’S TESTICLES by Alexandru Solomon, co- produced by EAVE 2011 graduate Cedric Bonin, ONE STEP BEHIND THE SERAPHIM, the first feature film of Daniel Gabriel Sandu. Through her company Parada Film, Ada Solomon develops several international projects as minority co-producer. BANAT by Adriano Valerio, produced by EAVE 2011 graduateFabio Battistin. VIKING LINE STORY by Stefan Constantinescu, produced by EAVE 2007 graduate Kristina Åberg. Maren Ade’s TONY ERDMANN, producer: EAVE2007 graduate Jonas Dornbach.

www.hifilm.ro

  • MELODY by Bernard Bellefroid, co-producer: EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges is in pre-production. The film is produced by Artémis Production in co-production with Samsa Films (Luxembourg) and Mille et Une Films (France), with the backing of the CCA, RTBF, the Film Fund Luxembourg and Wallimage/Bruxellimage. Filming will start on January 13 for 6 weeks in Brittany, Luxembourg, Odessa and Liverpool.

www.samsa.lu

  •  The Bulgarian National Film Center has selected three Romanian projects for minority co-production support: among them EAVE 2011 project CHRISTIAN by EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu, produced by EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu, and Radu Jude’s AFERIM, produced by EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon.

www.hifilm.ro | www.librafilm.net

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EAVE graduates shooting in Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, France and Croatia

 

  • DORA ODER DIE SEXUELLEN NEUROSEN UNSERER ELTERN by Stina Werenfels, producer: Interchange 2011 graduate Samir is in production. Co-producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Nicole Gerhards and EAVE 2008 graduate Oliver Neumann.

www.dschointventschr.ch

  • MEIN VATER by Visar Morina, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Nicole Gerhards is in production. The film received production funding by German FFA and Film- und Medienstiftung NRW.

www.nikofilm.de

  • HERE IS HAROLD by Gunnar Vikene, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Lizette Jonjic is shooting. Produced by Norwegian producer Maria Ekerhovd for Mer Film, Sweden's Migma Film, and SF Norge, the film tells the story of a Norwegian furniture dealer who wants to kidnap IKEA's founder. After principal photography in Bergen, Norway, the crew went to Kalix, Sweden, where shooting concludes on December 21. Based on a novella by Norwegian author Frode Grytten, HERE IS HAROLD is described as "a humorous, warm and human portrait of a man in an existential crisis."

www.migmafilm.se

  • NIKS MEKTOUB!, a Teledoc by Gülsah Dogan and THE MARKET by Marleine van der Werf, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin are in production. 

www.volyafilms.com

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MOTHER AND THE OTHER LOONIES IN THE FAMILY now in post-production

  • MOTHER AND THE OTHER LOONIES IN THE FAMILY by Ibolya Fekete, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Nicole Gerhards, co-producers EAVE 2012 graduate Kalin Kalinov and EAVE 2012 graduate Signe Leick Jensen is in post-production. Produced by Cinema-Film Kft, with co-producers KaBoAl Pictures and Toolbox Film. The film is funded by: MDM, MMK.

www.nikofilm.de

  • LUCIA DE B. by Paula van der Oest, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Reinier Selen, co-producers EAVE 2006 graduate Klara Björk, EAVE 2007 graduate Daniella Prah and EAVE 2010 graduate Bernard Michaux is in post-production. The psychological thriller / drama is based on a true story: Lucia de Berk was acquitted in 2010 from an accusation of multiple murders and attempted murder. The nurse from The Hague innocently spent over six years in prison. Nobody was blamed for the mistakes that were made. Therefore, the trial has the ambivalent honour to be the biggest miscarriage of justice in the Netherlands ever. Produced by Rinkel Film B.V. in co-production with Dutch broadcaster NCRV Swedish Filmkreatorerna, Luxembourgian Lucil Film and Belgian Living Stone. The film has been financed by the Netherlands Film Fund, the CoBO Fund, the NCRV, the Swedish Film Institute, Rinkel Film, and the Belgian Tax Shelter. Independent Films will release LUCIA DE B. in March 2014 in Dutch cinemas. 

www.rinkelfilm.com

  •  ZERO by Gyula Nemes, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jiri Konecny is in post-production. The film traces the misadventures of a beekeeper engaged in a desperate battle against consumerist society. Productions companies are 42film, Endorfilm, Katapult Film and Playtime. ZERO is funded by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), MEDIA Programme, Czech Film Commission and Hungarian National Film Fund.

www.endorfilm.cz

  • TRADING GERMANS by Razvan Georgescu, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon is in post-production. The film is dealing with the topic of how the German government bought ethnic Germans from Romania during communism. The budget is 350,000 EUR. The co-production with Februar Film is supported by MEDIA Programme and HBO Romania. 

www.hifilm.ro

EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin hat currently two films in post-production:

  • IN WHAT CITY DOES IT LIVE? by Seng Tat Liewand 
  • KURAI, KURAI TALES WITH THE WIND by Marjoleine Boonstra.

www.volyafilms.com

  • The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has selected eight Arab filmmakers as Sanad Fund grant recipients for 2013. IRAQI ODYSSEY, produced and directed by Interchange 2010 graduate Samir gets a post-production grant. DAOUD’S WINTER by Koutaiba Al Janabi, producer: Interchange 2013 graduate Trent receives development support.

www.dschointventschr.ch | http://vimeo.com/nfimotionpictures

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EAVE projects PARADJANOV and GLORIA in festivals around the world

Belgrade Auteur Film Festival (November 28 – December 3)

  • AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by Danis Tanovic, producers:EAVE 2008 graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia and Herzegovina Amra Baksic-Camo and EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar
  • A STRANGER by Bobo Jelcic, producer: EAVE 2013 graduate Zdenka Gold
  • A STREET IN PALERMO by Emma Dante, producers: Interchange 2010 graduate Marta Donzelli, EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli
  • CHILD’S POSE by Calin Peter Netzer, producers: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon and EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu
  • HELI by Amat Escalante, co-produced by EAVE 1995 graduate Léontine Petit and EAVE+ 2013 graduate Titus Kreyenberg
  • PUENTES 2011 project GLORIA by Sebastián Lelio, co-producer EAVE PUENTES 2011 graduate Josefina Undurraga
  • THE CONGRESS by Ari Folman, producers: EAVE 2011 graduate David Grumbach and EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum 

www.faf.rs/filmovi.php

 

Entrevues Belfort (November 30 – December 8)

  • A DAY IN THE OPEN by Govinda Van Maele, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Gilles Chanial
  • CASSE by Nadège Trebal, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet
  • MANPOWER by Noam Kaplan, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Janja Kralj
  • SOUTH NORTH WATER TRANSFER by Antoine Boutet, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Patrice Nezan
  • THE LAST OF THE UNJUST by Claude Lanzmann, production: EAVE 1992 graduate and group leader Danny Krausz
  • TIR by Alberto Fasulo, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Irena Markovic

www.festival-entrevues.com

 

Tblisi International Film Festival (December 2 - 8)

  • CHILD’S POSE by Calin Peter Netzer, producers: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon and EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu
  • FORGET ME NOT by David Sieveking, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Martin Heisler
  • HARMONY LESSONS by Emir Baigazin, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate and Russian National Coordinator Anna Katchko, co-producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter
  • HELI by Amat Escalante, co-produced by EAVE 1995 graduate Léontine Petit and EAVE+ 2013 graduate Titus Kreyenberg
  • IN BLOOM by Aana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß, co-producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • I’M GOING TO CHANGE MY NAME by Maria Saakyan, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Victoria Lupik
  • LOVE IS BLIND by Ilmar Raag, producer:  EAVE 2004 graduate and EAVE Board Member Riina Sildos
  • LOVE ME by Maryna Er Gorbach, Mehmet Bahadir Er, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Olena Yershova
  • OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh
  • PARADISE: LOVE by Ulrich Seidl, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder
  • EAVE 2009 project PARADJANOV, produced and co-directed by EAVE 2009 graduate Olena Fetisova, co-produced by EAVE 2009 graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili
  • THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Celine Baggen
  • THE LAST STATION, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Jens Meurer
  • THE PERVERT’S GUIDE TO IDEOLOGY by Sophie Fiennes, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly
  • TWO LIVES by Georg Maas, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Rudi Teichmann

www.tbilisifilmfestival.ge

 

Dubai International Film Festival (December 6 - 14)

  • ADIOS CARMEN by Mohamed Amin Benamraoui, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Geneviève De Bauw
  • IN BLOOM by Aana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß, co-producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter 

www.dubaifilmfest.com

 

Les Arcs European Film Festival (December 10 - 17)

Les Arcs 1950

  • CANNIBAL by Manuel Martin Cuenca, co-producers: EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu and EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu
  • CROSSING BOUNDARIES by Florian Flicker, producers: EAVE 2009 graduates Mathias Forberg and Viktoria Salcher
  • I AM FROM TITOV VELES, written and directed by Teona Strugar Mitevska, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Labina Mitevska
  • I BELONG by Dag Johan Haugerud, produced by EAVE 1995 graduate Sigve Endresen
  • LES ÂMES DE PAPIER by Vincent Lannoo, co-producer EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges
  • LOVE IS THE PERFECT CRIME by Jean-Marie Larrieu and Arnaud Larrieu, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum
  • MOTHER, I LOVE YOU by Janis NORDS, co-producer: EAVE B`EST 2012 graduate Alise Gelze
  • EAVE 2009 project PARADJANOV, produced and co-directed by EAVE 2009 graduate Olena Fetisova, co-produced by EAVE 2009 graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili
  • PUENTES 2011 project GLORIA by Sebastián Lelio, co-producer EAVE PUENTES 2011 graduate Josefina Undurraga
  • ROSIE by Marcel Gisler, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Susann Rüdlinger
  • SNOW by Aida Begic, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter
  • TWO LIVES by Georg Maas, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Rudi Teichmann 

In the framework of the partnership between EAVE & LES ARCS 1950 Co-production Village, the following projects by EAVE producers have been selected to participate:

  • DOGS by Bogdan Mirica, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Marcela Ursu
  • EQUATOR by Hans Van Nuffel, producer EAVE 2013 graduate Xavier Rombaut
  • IVAN’S CONFIRMATION by Branko Schmidt, producer EAVE 2013 graduate Zdenka Gold, EAVE 2013 graduate Natasa Damnjanovic and EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Board Member Danny Krausz
  • MERCEDES – FIRE HOSE by Jan Cvitkovic, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Jozko Rutar
  • NO FUN by Martine Doyen producer EAVE PUENTES 2011 graduate Anthony Rey
  • SCARRED HEARTS by Radu Jude, producer:  EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon
  • THE GOOD SOLDIER by Balint Kenyeres, producer EAVE 2012 graduate Andrea Taschler
  • THE FIXER by Adrian Sitaru, producers EAVE 2011 graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan and EAVE 2007 graduate and PUENTES Head of Studies Jean des Forêts
  • EAVE 2013 project THE LONGEST SUMMER ON EARTH by Masa Neskovic co-producers EAVE 2013 graduate Natasa Damnjanovic  and EAVE 2013 graduate Zdenka Gold
  • THE YARD by Mans Mansson producer: EAVE 2012 graduate China Åhlander
  • EAVE 2013 project APPETITE by John Huddles, producer EAVE 2013 graduate Alexandra Hoesdorff
  • OKTOBERFLESH by Rob Drummond, producer EAVE 2013 graduate Pamela Hansson

 Work-in-Progress films:

  • IN YOUR NAME by Marco van Geffen co-producers EAVE 1995 graduate Léontine Petit and EAVE 2011 graduate Janja Kralj
  • LIEBLING by Jeroen Perceval, producer EAVE 2013 graduate Xavier Rombaut
  • NO ONE’S CHILD by Vuk Rsumovic, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate and EAVE Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovic
  • PARIS OF THE NORTH by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, producer EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • EAVE 2011 project THE JUDGMENT directed and produced by EAVE 2011 graduate Stephan Komandarev
  • THE REAPER by Zvonimir Juric, producer AEVE 2007 graduate Ankica Juric Tilic
  • THE WAY OUT by Petr Vaclav, producer EAVE 2011 graduate Sophie Erbs

www.lesarcs-filmfest.com



Other festivals


11th Berlin French Film Week (December 5 - 11)

  • HENRI by Yolande Moreau, producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart

www.franzoesische-filmwoche.de

 

International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (November 20 – December 1)

  • KISMET by Nina Maria Paschalidou, co-producers: EAVE 2013 graduate Ana Alexieva and EAVE 2007 graduate Sinisha Juricic 

www.idfa.nl/industry/tags/project.aspx?id=b9a824a0-de9b-4c8e-a86a-6f9e0f454409

 

Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira Festival (December 1-8)

  • WHAT NOW? REMIND ME by Joaquim Pinto's, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Isabel Machado
  • VERSAILLES by Carlos Conceição, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Isabel Machado
  • LURA by Luís Bras producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Isabel Machado

http://www.cineclubedafeira.net/festival/

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Best Film and Best Supporting Actor Golden Globes® Nominations for RUSH

  • Nominated for the Golden Globes® in the categories Best Film, and Best Supporting Actor (Daniel Brühl) is: RUSH by Ron Howard, co-producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Jens Meurer 

www.goldenglobes.com

  •  MARIAGE À MENDOZA by Édouard Deluc, co-producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart and MOBILE HOME by François Pirot, producer: EAVE 1999 graduate Donato Rotunno will take part in the My French Film Festival in January and February.

www.MyFrenchFilmFestival.com

12 films by EAVE graduates selected at the Sundance Film Festival (January 16 – 26)

  • A MOST WANTED MAN by Lenny Abrahamson, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andrea Calderwood
  • BLIND by Eskil Vogt, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Sigve Endresen, co-produced by EAVE 1995 graduate Leontine Petit
  • COLD IN JULY by Jim Mickle, producer: PUENTES 2010 graduate René Bastian
  • CONCERNING VIOLENCE by Göran Hugo Olsson, producers: EAVE 2011 graduates Annika Rogell and EAVE 2010 graduate Monica Hellström
  • FEUCHTGEBIETE by David Wnendt, producer: EAVE group leader Peter Rommel
  • FRANK by Lenny Abrahamson, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney
  • HAPPINESS by Thomas Balmès, producer: EAVE 1999 graduate Kaarle Aho
  • L'INCONNU DU LAC by Alain GUIRAUDIE, co-producer: EAVE Film Finance Forum 2010 graduate Jean-Laurent Csinidis 
  • THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter 
  • TO KILL A MAN by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, producer: Puentes 2013 graduate Eduardo Villalobos, co-producer EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille 
  • WE COME AS FRIENDS by Hubert Sauper, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder
  • WHITE SHADOW von Noaz Deshe, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh 

www.sundance.org/festival

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EAVE project THE ACT OF KILLING wins Best Documentary @ the European Film Awards


Five films by EAVE graduates were awarded at the European Film Awards 

  •  Veerle Baetens won European Actress for her role in: THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Celine Baggen 
  •  The European Discovery prize (Fipresci Prize for Best First Film) was given to OH BOY by Jan Ole Gerster, producer: EAVE 2012 graduate Alexander Wadouh 
  •  The Best European Animation Film Award went to THE CONGRESS by Ari Folman, producers: EAVE 2011 graduate David Grumbach and EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum 
  •  EAVE 2010 project THE ACT OF KILLING by Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn, producers: EAVE 2010 graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen and EAVE 2011 graduate Anne Köhncke was awarded Best Documentary.
  •  DEATH OF A SHADOW by Tom Van Avermaet, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Ellen De Waele won the EFA for Best Short Film

www.europeanfilmawards.eu/en_EN/efanight/winners

  • TIR by Alberto Fasulo, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Irena Markovic received a Special Mention by the Jury of EntreVues Belfort Film Festival.

www.festival-entrevues.com

  • THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Celine Baggen scooped the LUX Prize, the award given out each year by the European Parliament in order to impulse cultural diversity and European debate through film.

brokencircle.pandorafilm.de/?

  •  FILTH by Jon S. Baird, co-producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Jens Meurer and EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum won the Best Actor Award (James McAvoy) at the British Independent Film Awards BIFA. 
  • Chloe Pirrie was awarded Most Promising Newcomer for SHELL by Scott Graham, producer: EAVE 2003 graduate David Smith, co-produced by EAVE 2003 graduate Helge Albers.

www.bifa.org.uk

  • EAVE 2009 project PARADJANOV, produced and co-directed by EAVE 2009 graduate Olena Fetisova, co-produced by EAVE 2009 graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili received the Special Jury Prize of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
  • The Best Director award went to AU REVOIR L’ÉTÉ by Koji Fukada, producer: EAVE TIES THAT BIND 2010 graduate Kiki Sugino.
  • CIRCLES by Srdan Golubovic, co-producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar received a special mention.

http://2013.poff.ee

Two of four Production Awards at this year’s TorinoFilmLab Meeting went to EAVE graduates:

  • FREAKING by Julia Ducournau, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate and PUENTES Head of Studies Jean des Forêts
  • NO ONE’S BOY by Fernando Guzzoni, producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Marianne Dumoulin
  • The Audience Award of the TorinoFilmLab went to LILY AND THE DRAGONFLIES by René Guerra, producer: PUENTES 2012 graduate Juliana Vicente.
  • EAVE 2011 graduate Enrica Capra won the Post-Production Award EP2C for the project WITHOUT THE IMPLANT by Giorgio Cugno.
  • The Les Arcs Coproduction Village Prize went to DOGS by Bogdan Mirica, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Marcela Ursu

www.torinofilmlab.it

  • Veronika Jenet has won the editing award for feature films of the Filmstiftung NRW with:EAVE 2006 project LORE by Cate Shortland, producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter and EAVE 2006 graduate Paul Welsh. 

www.filmplus.de

  • CHILD’S POSE by Calin Peter Netzer, producers: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon and EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu won the the Grand Prix of the Belgrade Festival of Auteur Film
  • Two best director awards went to AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by Danis Tanovic, producers: EAVE 2008 graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia and Herzegovina Amra Baksic-Camo and EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar, and A STRANGER by Bobo Jelcic, producer: EAVE 2013 graduate Zdenka Gold
  • A STREET IN PALERMO by Emma Dante, producers: Interchange 2010 graduate Marta Donzelli, EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli received a special mention
  • the audience voted for PUENTES 2011 project GLORIA by Sebastián Lelio, co-producer EAVE PUENTES 2011 graduate Josefina Undurraga

www.faf.rs

  • THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter is the winner of the Muhr AsiaAfrica Award at the Dubai Film Festival. Best Actor was Irrfan Khan for his role in THE LUNCHBOX. Ritesh Batra also received a Special Mention.
  • ADIOS CARMEN by Mohamed Amin Benamraoui, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Geneviève De Bauw won a Special Mention at the Dubai International Film Festival.

www.dubaifilmfest.com

  • WHAT NOW? REMIND ME by Joaquim Pinto's, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Isabel Machado received the Special Jury Award, Critics Award, the Audience Award, as well as the Film Societies Award at the Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira Festival

http://www.cineclubedafeira.net/festival/

  • VERSAILLES by Carlos Conceição, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Isabel Machado received the Critics Award in the short film section of the Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira Festival

http://www.cineclubedafeira.net/festival/

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THE LUNCHBOX in Belgian cinemas

In French Cinemas:

  • HENRI by Yolande Moreau, producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart started in France on December 4.

www.versusproductions.com

  • THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter was released in French cinemas on December 11.

www.rohfilm.de

  • MUSEUM HOURS by Jem Cohen, co-producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder started in France on December 18.

www.kgp.co.at

  • LES ÂMES DE PAPIER by Vincent Lannoo, co-producer EAVE 1992 graduate and EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges can be seen in French theatres from December 25.

www.samsa.lu

  • EKA & NATIA, producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille was released in France on November 27.

www.arizonafilms.net


In Belgian Cinemas:

  • HENRI by Yolande Moreau, producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart started in Belgium on December 11.

www.versusproductions.com

  • THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter was released in Belgian cinemas on December 11.

www.rohfilm.de

 

In German Cinemas:

  • AS TIME GOES BY IN SHANGHAI by Uli Gaulke, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate Helge Albers started in Germany on November 28.

www.flyingmoon.com


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COXLESS PAIR on TV

  • DIE MUSEUMSINSEL by Lutz Pehnert, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Susann Schimk was broadcasted by RBB on December 10.

www.credofilm.de

  • DAS FREMDE IN MIR by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Nicole Gerhards was shown by Arte on December 9.

www.nikofilm.de

  • COXLESS PAIR by Jobst Christian Oetzmann, producer EAVE 1991 graduate  Joachim Ortmanns was screened on December 16 on WDR.

http://www.lichtblick-film.com/spielfilme/film.asp?id=15

  • THE BUILDER'S CHALLENGE, 3D Film by Marc Jampolsky and Transmedia Experience by Julien Aubert, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Cedric Bonin was shown by ARTE on December 16 and 23. 
  • TOMBE 33 – UN MYSTÈRE EGYPTIEN by Thomas Weidenbach, producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Cedric Bonin was shown on Arte on December 21.
  • BIELUTINE – DANS LE JARDIN DU TEMPS by Clément Cogitore, producer EAVE 2011 graduate Cedric Bonin was broadcasted by Arte on December 10.

 

www.seppia.eu

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Upcoming deadlines

Visions du Réel - Doc Outlook International Market. Call for Applications. 

Deadline: 10 Jan. 2014 for films finished after Sept. 2013

Call for entries | New regulations

Call for film submissions to the next edition of Visions du Réel, Festival international de cinéma Nyon (25th April - 3rd May, 2014) is now on. 

Competitive sections

Compétition InternationaleIt includes three sections for feature length, medium length and short films and presents the best of the contemprary production. Only world, international and European premiers are considered. Special consideration is given to the World premiere. 

Helvétiques

A selection of medium length and short contemporary Swiss films. Special consideration is given to the world premieres. 

État d’esprit

A selection of films that explore the best of the world production focusing on the new talents. Special consideration is given to the world, international and European premieres. 

Regard Neuf

A selection of all first feature films included in the competitive sections of the festival. 

Premiers Pas

First short films by film school graduates. Special consideration is given to the world, international and European premieres.

Other sections (out of competition)

Atelier(s)

A tribute to a filmmaker acknowledged for his/her creativity and for the research spanning the entire corpus of his/her work. It includes screenings, discussions and workshops open to the public. 

Séances Spéciales

Special programs be discovered by a wide audience, especially films by renowed filmmakers among those presented to the main international festivals. 

Focus  

A panorama of the contemporary documentary production of a Southern or Eastern country that is currently developing at an international level. This program is organised in collaboration with the Doc Outlook - International Market, with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Visions Sud Est funds. It includes a selection of films of the invited country, a round table discussion and coproduction meetings. 

Doc Alliance selection

A selection of three films among those proposed by seven Doc Alliance festival partners.

http://www.visionsdureel.ch/en/doc-market/profil-docm/

 

Register to When East Meets West 2014

Accreditation until January 11, 2014

WEMW is aimed at gathering a large number of industry representatives so all film professionals who wish to attend are invited to apply!

WEMW will take place in Trieste from the 20th to the 22nd January 2014 within the frame of the 25th edition of the Trieste Film Festival. The programme will include the pitching of 20 selected projects, a framework programme with round tables, panel discussions, case studies, one-to-one meetings and it will be a two day exchange of knowledge about recent issues of the Eastern and Western European film markets.

Registration for the upcoming 2014 edition of WEMW are open! A unique opportunity to meet funders, commissioning editors, sales agents, distributors and producers, in particular from Eastern Europe, Italy and – only for 2014 – from Benelux (BE, LU, NL).

When East Meets West, that will take place in Trieste from the 20th to 22nd of January: if you wish to know who are the guests already confirmed you can have a look at the decision maker section!

The programme will include the pitching of 22 promising selected projects, a framework programme with round tables, panel discussions, case studies and one-to-one meetings. If you wish to have more details you can find a draft schedule in the programme section.

ACCREDITATION FORM & DEADLINE

In order to get your accreditation you need to fill in the online accreditation form together with a picture and the payment confirmation for the registration fee.

Accreditation forms are going to be available on www.wemw.it 

For any further information please visit www.wemw.it and www.triestefilmfestival.it

 

Georgia Opens Coproduction Funding Applications 

Applications are due by 10 January 2014. 

The Georgian National Film Centeris accepting applications for funding for film co-productions.The grants contest was announced on 10 December 2013. Applicants that have not met GNFC conditions will then have until 3 February to make amendments to their applications.

Grants are available to films with two coproduction partners eligible for European Convention funding and to coproductions with three or more partners, with one eligible European Convention country partner. 

 GNFC also announced that it will partner with the United Nations to support a documentary on the topic of domestic violence and violence toward women.

Contact:

Georgian National Film Centerg.

Gamsakhurdia Coast 4,Tbilisi , Georgia

Phone : +995 322 2999 200 | 2999 102

Nino Kukhalashvili, n.kukhalashvili @ gnfc.ge

Nino Shervashidze, n.shervashidze@gnfc.ge

 

FRONTIÈRES – International Co-Production Market

Brussels April 10-12, 2014
THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR FRONTIÈRES BRUSSELS IS DECEMBER 20!

Following two highly successful editions of the Frontières International Co-Production Market at the Fantasia International Film Festival, the market is now expanding its physical reach to Europe, to hold its third edition at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, from April 10 to 12, 2014. Frontières is the first and only co-production market to connect North America with Europe in an environment focused specifically on genre film production.

12 projects from European countries, Canada and the USA will be selected to be presented within Frontières this upcoming April in Brussels, to meet with producers, financiers, sales agents, distributors and production services entities looking to attach themselves to film projects in development.

To apply to Frontières, projects must be market premieres with a completed script (or treatment in some cases), and must be applicable to an international co-production environment majorly using European, American and/or Canadian shooting locations and production teams. The market is open to both seasoned filmmakers and directors proposing their first feature film project. Projects may be submitted by the main operating producer or by the director.

Submission details may be found at frontieresmarket.com. The selected projects will be announced in early February 2014. Accreditations and invitations will begin in January. 

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EAVE graduates in the GOLDEN GLOBES® race

EAVE graduates in the GOLDEN GLOBES® race

Out of 58 films running for the Golden Globes Foreign-Film Lineup, 10 are produced by EAVE producers:

  • CIRCLES by Srdan Golubovic, co-producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar (Serbia);
  • THE LUNCHBOX by Ritesh Batra, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Karsten Stöter (India);
  • BOY EATING THE BIRD’S FOOD by Ektoras Lygizos, executive producer: EAVE 2011 graduate Konstantinos Kontovrakis (Greece);
  • THE BROKEN CIRCLE BREAKDOWN by Felix van Groeningen, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Celine Baggen (Belgium);
  • PUENTES 2011 project GLORIA by Sebastián Lelio, co-producer EAVE PUENTES 2011 graduate Josefina Undurraga (Chile);
  • TWO LIVES by Georg Maas, producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Rudi Teichmann (Germany);
  • MOTHER, I LOVE YOU by Janis NORDS, co-producer: EAVE B`EST 2012 graduate Alise Gelze (Latvia);
  • BETHLEHEM by Yuval Adler, co-producers: EAVE 2003 graduate Sébastien Delloye and EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum (Israel);
  • CHILD’S POSE by Calin Peter Netzer, producers: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon and EAVE 2011 graduate Oana Giurgiu (Romania);
  • WADJDA by Haifaa Al Mansour, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier (Saudi Arabia)

www.goldenglobes.org

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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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