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EAVE January News 2020


BOY FROM HEAVEN receives funding

Nordisk Film & TV Fond backed four new feature films in January. Two of them are produced by EAVE graduates.

  • COMPARTMENT NUMBER 6 by Juho Kuosmanen, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki
  • THE OPPONENT by Milad Alami, producer: EAVE graduate Annika Rogell

www.nordiskfilmogtvfond.com

RE-ACT: Six selected projects receive co-development funding. Among them:

  • THE JUNGLE by Gregor Bozic, producer: EAVE graduate Marina Gumzi
  • THE LOST SON by Darko Stante, producer: EAVE graduate Miha Cernec
  • GOD WILL NOT HELP by Hana Jusic, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic
  • HELLO ISABEL by Anja Kofmel, producer: EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic

www.filmreact.eu/funding

BOY FROM HEAVEN by Tarik Saleh, producers: EAVE graduates Kristina Åberg, Misha Jaari and Mark Lwoff is in development. The political thriller unfolds in a prestigious religious university in Cairo. On the first day back after the summer holidays, the grand imam collapses and dies in front of his students. This marks the start of a ruthless battle for influence to take his place. The film is supported by Arte France Cinéma and co-produced by France’s Memento Film Production, Sweden’s Atmo, Morocco’s Kasbah Film and Finland’s Bufo. The shoot will take place in August 2020 in Morocco and Sweden.

www.atmo.se




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PUENTES project HELLO MY FRIEND now in production

O2 by Margus Paju, producer: EAVE graduate Esko Rips, EAVE+ graduate Kristian Taska, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jukka Helle, B’EST graduate Lukas Trimonis is in production. O2 is being produced by Esko Rips for Nafta Films and Kristian Taska for Taska Film. The co-producers are Jukka Helle for Finland’s Solar Films, Janis Kalejs for Latvia’s Film Angels and Lukas Trimonis for Lithuania’s InScript. The project received support from the Estonian Film Institute and was presented at last year’s Baltic Event Works in Progress.

www.nafta.ee

PETITE FLEUR by Santiago Mitre, producers: EAVE graduate and group leader Didar Domehri, EAVE graduate and PUENTES Head of Studies Fernanda del Nido has now commenced filming in France. Written by Santiago Mitre and Mariano Llinas, the script is an adaptation of the novel Petite Fleur (Jamais ne meurt) by the Argentine writer Iosi Havilio.  PETITE FLEUR is produced by Didar Domehri on behalf of Paris-based firm Maneki Films and is co-produced by the Argentine firm La Unión de Los Ríos (Agustina Llambi Campbell and Santiago Carabante), by the Belgian outfits Panache Productions and La Compagnie Cinématographique (André Logie and Gaëtan David), by the Spanish group Setembro Cine (EAVE graduate and PUENTES Head of Studies Fernanda del Nido), but also by the French firm Logical Pictures (Fredéric Fiore and Tim Belda) and the regional outfit Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma. In the role of associate producers, we find Playtime, alongside the SOFICA companies Arte/Cofinova, Indéfilms and Cinéaxe. Supported by Eurimages, Argentina’s National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts INCAA and the Île de France region, the feature film has also been pre-purchased by Ciné+ and is shored up by Movie Tax Invest. Developed with the backing of the CNC and its Aide au développement (Development Grant), but also bolstered by the support of Creative Europe Media, Indéfilms Initiative, B Media Développement and Procirep, not to mention the writing subsidy made available by the Provence-Alpes-Côté d'Azur region.

www.fullhouse-films.com

PUENTES project HELLO MY FRIEND by Bettina Blümner, producer: EAVE graduate Jamila Wenske started shooting in Havana. The road movie follows three friends Katharina, Judith and Benjamin as they travel to Cuba to search for Judith's brother Vanja, who has disappeared on the island during a research semester studying the legendary manatee. While Katharina seems to be more interested in picking up local men for sexual adventures, a tender love story develops between Benjamin and Judith. But then she attracts the amorous attentions of the salsa dance teacher Ignacio with unforeseen repercussions. Produced by Achtung Panda! Media in co-production with Marinka Filmes, and with support from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and BKM.

https://www.german-films.de/film-archive/browse-archive/view/detail/pos/1180/film/hello-my-friend/index.html

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SANDRA GETS A JOB now in post-production

THE WINDSEEKER by Mihai Sofronea, producers: EAVE graduates Tudor Giurgiu and Bogdan Craciun, co-producer: Borislav Chouchkov is currently in post-production. Shooting started in Bucharest in April last year, moving to the Romanian and Bulgarian seaside in June and September.

www.librafilm.net

DO NOT HESITATE by Shariff Korver, producers: EAVE graduates Leontine Petit and Konstantinos Kontovraki is in post-production. DO NOT HESITATE is being produced by Erik Glijnis, Leontine Petit and Emily Morgan for Amsterdam-based outfit Lemming Film, Dutch public broadcaster NTR, and Konstantinos Kontovrakis and Giorgos Karnavas for Greece’s Heretic. The project is also being backed by the Netherlands Film Fund through the Film Production Incentive, the CoBO Fund, the Greek Film Centre, EKOME and Creative Europe - MEDIA.

www.lemmingfilm.com

SANDRA GETS A JOB by Kaupo Kruusiauk, producer: EAVE graduate Anneli Ahven is in post-production.

www.kinokompanii.ee

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EAVE project PSYCHOBITCH wins ArteKino Festival

Trieste Film Festival

  • THE FATHER by Kistina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou won the

www.triestefilmfestival.it



When East Meets West

Five awards for EAVE graduates at the Co-production Forum of When East Meets West at Trieste:

Film Centre Serbia Development Award

  • WOMEN DO CRY by Mina Mileva and EAVE graduate Vesela Kazakova, producer: EAVE graduate Vesela Kazakova

EAVE Producers Workshop Scholarship

  • Ion Gnatiuc of Niste Filme (Moldova), Project: ELECTING MISS SANTA by Raisa Razmerita

Pop Up Film Residency Award

  • EAVE project ORDINARY FAILURES by Cristina Grosan, producer: EAVE graduate Marek Novak

First Hand Fabulous Award and Flow Digital Cinema Award

  • EVERYTHING WILL NOT BE FINE by Adrian Pîrvu, Helena Maksyom, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon

Film Centre Serbia LSTAward

  • HOLY FATHER by Andrei Dascalescu, producer: TTB graduate Anda Ionescu

Selected Projects of RE-ACT – Co-Development Funding Scheme:

  • THE JUNGLE by Gregor Bozic, producer: EAVE graduate Marina Gumzi
  • THE LOST SON by Darko Stante, producer: EAVE graduate Miha Cernec
  • GOD WILL NOT HELP by Hana Jusic, producer: EAVE graduate Ankica Juric Tilic
  • HELLO ISABEL by Anja Kofmel, producer: EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic

www.wemw.it


Les Arcs Film Festival

  • ATLANTIS by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko won the main award, the Flèche de Cristal at the Les Arcs Film Festival in December.
  • INSTINCT by Halina Reijn, producers: EAVE graduates Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings won Best Actress and the Prix Cineuropa
  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler won the Interfilm Church Film Prize and was awarded Best Music
  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann won the Prix du Public

http://lesarcs-filmfest.com


French Critics Syndicate

The French Critics Syndicate handed out its awards for 2019:

  • DELPHINE ET CAROLE INSOUMUSES by Callisto Mc Nulty, producer: EAVE graduate Nicolas Lesoult was awarded Best French Documentary
  • ELECTRIC SWAN by Konstantina Kotzamani, producer: EAVE graduate Maria Drandaki won Best French Short Film

www.cineuropa.org



Guldbaggen

  • AND THEN WE DANCED by Levan Akin, producer: EAVE FFF graduate Ketie Daniela picked up the Swedish Guldbaggen Awards for Best Film, Best Lead, Best Script and Best Cinematography . The film also won the Greta, the annual award handed out by the Swedish Film Critic Association.
  • TRANSNISTRA by Anna Eborn, producer: EAVE graduate David Herdies was awarded Best Documentary Film
  • ANIARA by Hugo Lilja, Pella Kagerman, producer: EAVE graduate Annika Rogell won Best Director, Best Visual Effects, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role
  • THE PERFECT PATIENT by Mikael Håfström, producer: EAVE graduate Helena Danielsson won Best Make-up and Best Costumes
  • SWOON by Mans Marlind, Björn Stein, producer: EAVE graduate Kristina Aberg won Best Original Score
  • 438 DAYS produced by EAVE graduate Karl Fredrik Ulfung won Best Sound/Sound Design

www.guldbaggen.se



Tromso International Film Festival

  • ATLANTIS by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko won the main award, the Aurora Prize at the Tromso International Film Festival
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux was awarded the Don Quixote Prize

www.tiff.no


Max Ophüls Filmfestival

  • WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER by Johanna Moder, producer: EAVE Oliver Neumann was awarded Best Director at the Max Ophüls Filmfestival.
  • EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by EAVE graduate Arash T. Riashi won the Audience Award.

www.max-ophuels-preis.de


ArteKino Festival

  • EAVE project PSYCHOBITCH by by Martin Lund, producer: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ditte Milsted won the ArteKino Festival, organised in December by Arte in conjunction with Festival Scope (and with backing from Creative Europe).

www.artekinofestival


Premios Feroz

  • ADVANTAGES OF TRAVELLING BY TRAIN by Aritz Moreno, producer: EAVE graduate Merry Colomer won the award for Best Comedy at the Premios Feroz, handed out by the Spanish Association of Film Journalists.

www.morenafilms.com


Bavarian Film Awards

  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann won the Bavarian Film Award in the category “Producers”.

www.weydemannbros.com


Cinemart

IFFR Pro Awards have been handed out at the 39th Cinemart:

  • INFANTA by Natalia Garagiola, producer: EAVE graduate Benjamin Domenech won the Eurimages Co-production Development Award
  • A SHADOW CREEPS IN SILVER TREES by John Trengove, producer: EAVE graduates Cait Pansegrouw, Elias Ribeiro won the Filmmore Post-production Award
  • SLEEPWALKERS by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon won the ArteKino International Prize
  • ELECTRIC SLEEP by Zeynep Dadak, producer: EAVE+ graduate and EAVE group leader Titus Kreyenberg won the new IFFR Pro Young Network Award
  • LA HIJA DE TODAS LAS RABIAS by Laura Baumeister, producer: PUENTES graduate Eva Chillon and
  • TTB project NINGDU by Lei Lei, producers: Ties That Bind graduates Ying Liang and Isabelle Glachant won the Dutch Post-production Award granted by the Netherlands Film Fund, the Hubert Bals Fund, and the Netherlands Post production Alliance

https://iffr.com/en/cinemart


Lumière awards

  • IT MUST BE HEAVEN by Elia Suleiman, producers: EAVE graduates Martin Hampel, Laurine Pelassy won Best International Co-production at Lumière awards presented by The Advanced Imagining Society
  • ADULTS IN THE ROOM by Costa-Gavras, producer: EAVE graduate Alexandre Gavras won Best Music.

https://theadvancedimagingsociety.com/


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CORPUS CHRISTI nominated for the Oscars

American Academy Awards / the Oscars

Four films by EAVE graduates with 9 nominations in 8 categories are in the race for the Oscars:

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley competes with six nominations (Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa, co-producer: EAVE graduate Patrice Nezan, sales: EAVE graduate Jan Naszewski is in for Best International Feature Film
  • A SISTER by Delphine Girard Belgium, producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart competes for Best Live Action Short Film
  • BROTHERHOOD by Myriam Joobeur, producer: EAVE graduate Sarra Ben Hassen is in for Best Live Action Short Film as well.

www.oscars.org


European Shooting Stars

EFP (European Film Promotion) has presented the ten best up-and-coming actresses and actors from Europe for its 2020 European Shooting Stars. Among them:

  • Pääru Oja, in: MIKHEL by Ari Alexander Ergis Magnusson, co-producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Estonian National Coordinator Riina Sildos
  • Victoria Carmen Sonne, in: HOLIDAY by Isabella Eklöf, producer: Interchange graduate Trent
  • Levan Gelbakhiani, in: AND THE WE DANCED by Levan Akin, producer: EAVE graduate Mathilde Dedye, EAVE FFF graduate Ketie Daniela
  • Bartosz Bielenia, in: CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa, co-producer: EAVE graduate Patrice Nezan
  • Ella Rumpf, in: RAW by Julia Ducournau, producer: EAVE graduate and French National Coordinator Jean des Forêts, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Yves Roubin  

The award ceremony will take place during the Berlin International Film Festival 2020.

www.efp-online.com/en

British Academy Film Awards

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley is nominated for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards BAFTA in the categories Adapted Screenplay and Original Score.

The 2020 awards ceremony will take place on February 2.

http://awards.bafta.org


German Filmprize

Pre-nominated for the German Filmprize are the following films by EAVE graduates:

  • 7500 by Patrick Vollrath, producer: EAVE+ graduate Jonas Katzenstein.
  • AQUARELA by Victor Kossakovsky, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
  • BORN IN EVIN by Maryam Zaree, producers: EAVE graduates Arash T. Riahi, Sabine Gruber, Karin C. Berger
  • DIE INSEL DER HUNGRIGEN GEISTER by Gabrielle Brady, producer: EAVE graduate Alexander Wadouh
  • GIPSY QUEEN by Hüseyin Tabak, producer: EAVE graduate Danny Krausz
  • GUT GEGEN NORDWIND by Vanessa Jopp, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • HEIMAT IST EIN RAUM AUS ZEIT by Thomas Heise, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
  • INVISIBLE SUE Markus Dietrich, producers: EAVE graduates Marcel Lenz, Guido Schwab, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
  • I WAS AT HOME, BUT by Angela Schanelec, line producer: EAVE graduate Jana Cisar, co-producer: EAVE graduate Natasa Damnjanovic
  • O BEAUTIFUL NIGHT by Xaver Böhm, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • PELICAN BLOOD by Katrin Gebbe, producer: EAVE graduate Vera Gräfe-Höft
  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann
  • ZU WEIT WEG by Sarah Winkenstette, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann

www.deutscher-filmpreis.de

Magritte Awards

  • DUELLES by Olivier Masset-Depasse, producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart is leading the nominations for the Magritte Awards, the Belgian Academy Awards, with 10 namings, followed by
  • LOLA by Laurent Micheli, producers: EAVE graduates Benoit Roland, Sebastien Haguenauer and
  • PUENTES project OUR MOTHERS by César Díaz, producer: EAVE graduate Delphine Schmit, Géraldine Sprimont with 6 nominations.
  • SEULE À MON MARIAGE by Marta Bergman, producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Yves Roubin and EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon competes in 3 categories.

www.lesmagritteducinema.com


Finnish Jussi Awards

Nominated for the Finnish Jussi Awards are the following films by EAVE graduates:

  • DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS by J-P Valkeapää, producers: EAVE graduate Aleksi Bardy, B’EST graduate Helen Vinogradov, co-producers: B’EST graduate Alise Gelze and EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina
  • FORCE OF HABIT by by Kirsikka Saari, Elli Toivoniemi, Anna Paavilainen, Alli Haapasalo, Reetta Aalto, Jenni Toivoniemi, Miia Tervo, producer: EAVE graduate Elli Toivoniemi
  • IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE by Timo Vuorensola, producers: EAVE graduates Tero Kaukomaa, Oliver Damian, Peter de Maegd
  • THE MAGIC LIFE OF V by Tonislav Hristov, producer: EAVE graduate Kaarle Aho

The award ceremony will be held in Helsinki on March 20.

http://ses.fi/en/news


The Césars

Nominated for the 45th French Césars are the following films by EAVE graduates:

  • PROXIMA by Alice Winocour, co-producer: EAVE graduate Nina Frese nominated for Best Actress (Eva Green)
  • ATLANTICS by Mati Diop, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Jean-Yves Roubin nominated for Best First Film
  • THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL by Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec, Zabou Breitman, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stephan Roelants  nominated for Best Feature Animation
  • LOLA by Laurent Micheli, producers: EAVE graduates Benoit Roland nominated for Best Foreign Film
  • THE TRAITOR by Marco Bellocchio, producer: EAVE graduate Anastasia Michelagnol nominated for Best Foreign Film

The award ceremony will be held on February 28.

https://www.academie-cinema.org/

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JOJO RABBIT in cinemas all over Europe

In French cinemas

  • THE UNKNOWN SAINT by Alaa Eddine Aljem, producer: PUENTES and EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Alexa Rivero. January 1.   

www.altamar-films.com

  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler. January 1.     

www.bordcadrefilms.com

  • GHOST TROPIC by Bas Devos, producers: EAVE graduates Tomas Leyers, Benoit Roland. January 1.

www.mindsmet.be

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley. January 29.

www.defenderfilms.co.nz

  • A WHITE, WHITE DAY by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson, co-producers: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, PUENTES graduate Nima Yousefi, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin. January 29.

www.snowglobefilm.com



In Belgian cinemas

  • GHOST TROPIC by Bas Devos, producers: EAVE graduates Tomas Leyers, Benoit Roland. January 1.

www.mindsmeet.be

  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler. January 1.     

www.bordcadrefilms.com

  • THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach. January 22.

www.komplizenfilm.de

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley. January 29.

www.defenderfilms.co.nz



In UK cinemas

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley. January 1.

www.defenderfilms.co.nz

  • THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye. January 31.

www.entre-chien-et-loup.be



In Dutch cinemas

  • HELLHOLE by Bas Devos, producer: EAVE graduate Tomas Leyers. January 23.  

www.mindsmeet.be



In Swiss cinemas

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley. January 16.

www.defenderfilms.co.nz

  • LE MILIEU DE L’HORIZON by Delphine Lehericey, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye. January 16.

www.entre-chien-et-loup.be



In Austrian Cinemas

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley. January 23.

www.defenderfilms.co.nz

  • IT MUST BE HEAVEN by Elia Suleiman, producers: EAVE graduates Martin Hampel, Laurine Pelassy. January 17.  

www.twentytwentyvision.eu



In German cinemas

  • IT MUST BE HEAVEN by Elia Suleiman, producers: EAVE graduates Martin Hampel, Laurine Pelassy. January 15.  

www.twentytwentyvision.eu

  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley. January 22.

www.defenderfilms.co.nz



In Irish cinemas

  • THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE by Terry Gilliam, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye. January 31.

www.entre-chien-et-loup.be



In Serbian cinemas

  • ASYMMETRY by Masha Neskovic, producer: EAVE graduate Snezana van Houwelingen. January 30.

www.thisandthat.rs


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PUENTES project DEATH WILL COME AND SHALL HAVE YOUR EYES selected for IFFR

Palm Springs International Film Festival  (January 3 – 12)

  • ADVENTURES OF A MATHEMATICIAN by Thorsten Klein, producers: EAVE graduates Lena Vurma, Joanna Szymanska
  • ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille  
  • ATLANTIQUE by Mati Diop, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Jean-Yves Roubin
  • A WHITE, WHITE DAY by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson, co-producers:  EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, PUENTES graduate Nima Yousefi, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin
  • BAGHDAD IN MY SHADOW by Interchange graduate Samir  
  • CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa, co-producer: EAVE graduate Patrice Nezan
  • DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS by J-P Valkeapää, producers: EAVE graduate Aleksi Bardy, B’EST graduate Helen Vinogradov, co-producers: B’EST graduate Alise Gelze and EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina
  • EAVE project SOLE by Carlo Sironi, producers: EAVE graduates Giovanni Pompili and Aga Wasiak
  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • INSTINCT by Halina Reijn, producers: EAVE graduates Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings
  • IT MUST BE HEAVEN by Elia Suleiman, producers: EAVE graduates Martin Hampel, Laurine Pelassy
  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley
  • LINA DE LIMA by María Paz González, producer: EAVE graduate Maite Alberdi
  • MONOS by Alejandro Landes, producer: EAVE+ graduate and PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein
  • MR. JONES by Agnieszka Holland, co-producer: EAVE graduate Angus Lamont
  • OLEG by Juris Kursietis, producers: EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina, EAVE graduates Isabelle Truc and Guillaume de Seille, B’EST graduates Alise Gelze, Lukas Trimonis
  • PUENTES project OUR MOTHERS by César Díaz, producers: EAVE graduates Delphine Schmit, Géraldine Sprimont
  • OUT STEALING HORSES by Hans Petter Moland, co-producer: EAVE graduate Lizette Jonjic
  • PATRICK by Tim Mielants, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Peter Bouckaert, Frans van Gestel
  • PELICAN BLOOD by Katrin Gebbe, producer: EAVE graduate Vera Gräfe-Höft
  • ROUNDS by EAVE graduate Stephan Komandarev, producer: EAVE graduate Katya Trichkova
  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann
  • THE BAREFOOT EMPEROR, directed and produced by EAVE graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE graduates Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld and Laurette Schillings
  • THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND by Chiwetel Ejiofor, producer: EAVE graduate Andrea Calderwood
  • THE COUNTY by Grimur Hakonarson, producer: EAVE graduate Jamila Wenske
  • THE PERFECT PATIENT by Mikael Håfström, producer: EAVE graduate and Swedish National Coordinator Helena Danielsson
  • THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL by Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec, Zabou Breitman, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stephan Roelants
  • TEL AVIV ON FIRE by Sameh Zoabi, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux
  • THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY by Amjad Abu Alala, producers: EAVE graduates Ingrid Lill Högtun, Hossam Elouan
  • ZERO IMPUNITY by Nicolas Blies, EAVE graduate Stéphane Hueber-Blies, Denis Lambert, producers: EAVE graduates Stephan Roelants, Marion Guth

www.psfilmfest.org


Pune International Film Festival, India (January 9 – 16)

  • ATLANTIS by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko
  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • SYNONYMS by Nadav Lapid, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann
  • THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL by Eléa Gobbé-RMévellec, Zabou Breitman, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stephan Roelants
  • THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach

www.piffindia.com


Tromso International Film Festival (January 13 – 19)

  • ATLANTIS by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux
  • EAVE project PSYCHOBITCH by Martin Lund, producer: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen
  • FALLING by Marina Stepanska, producer: EAVE graduate Olena Yershova
  • HEIMAT IST EIN RAUM AUS ZEIT by Thomas Heise, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
  • IVANA THE TERRIBLE by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE and TTB graduate Diana Paroiu
  • JOJO RABBIT by Tika Waititi, producer: EAVE graduate Chelsea Winstanley
  • KUESSIPAN by Myriam Verreault, producer: EAVE graduate Félize Frappier  
  • MONOS by Alejandro Landes, producer: EAVE+ graduate and PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein
  • THE LAST SERB IN CROATIA by Predrag Licina, producer: EAVE graduate and Croatian National Coordiantor Ankica Juric Tilic
  • TRANSNISTRA by Anna Eborn, producers: EAVE graduates David Herdies, Michael Krotkiewski
  • VOLCANO by Roman Bondarchuk, producer: EAVE graduate Olena Yershova, co-producer: EAVE graduate Tanja Georgieva
  • WHEN THE TREES FALL by Marysia Nikitiuk, co-producers: EAVE graduates Violetta Kaminska, Izabela Wojcik

www.tiff.no


Santa Barbara International Film Festival (January 15 – 25)

  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project WHITE ON WHITE by Théo Court, producer: PUENTES graduates Giancarlo Nasi and Eva Chillón (Marketing Workshop graduate developing the project: Luis Renart)
  • CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa, co-producer: EAVE graduate Patrice Nezan
  • KUESSIPAN by Myriam Verreault, producer: EAVE graduate Félize Frappier  
  • STITCHES by Miroslav Terzic, producers: EAVE graduate Zdenka Gold, Adis Djapo, EAVE graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia and Herzegovina Amra Bacsic Camo
  • SHINDISI by Nick Agiashvili, co-producer: EAVE graduate Vladimer Katcharava
  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann

https://sbiff.org



Trieste Film Festival (January 17 – 23)

 Feature Film Competition

  • ASYMMETRY by Masha Neskovic, producer: EAVE graduate Snezana van Houwelingen
  • CAT IN THE WALL by Mina Mileva, TTB graduate Vesela Kazakova, producer: TTB graduate Vesela Kazakova, co-producer: TTB group leader Christophe Bruncher
  • IVANA THE TERRIBLE by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE and TTB graduate Diana Paroiu
  • MONSTERS by Marius Olteanu, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National coordinator Ada Solomon
  • OLEG by Juris Kursietis, producers: EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina, EAVE graduates Isabelle Truc and Guillaume de Seille, B’EST graduates Alise Gelze, Lukas Trimonis
  • OROSLAN by Matjaz Ivanisin, producer: EAVE graduate Miha Cernec
  • THE FATHER by Kistina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou

Out of Competition

  • ROUNDS by EAVE graduate Stephan Komandarev, producer: EAVE graduate Katya Trichkova
  • EAVE project STORIES FROM THE CHESTNUT WOODS by Gregor Bozic, producer: EAVE graduate Marina Gumzi
  • THE LAST SERB IN CROATIA by Predrag Licina, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic

Special Events

  • PERFECT STRANGERS by Tadeusz Sliwa, producer: EAVE graduate Kuba Kosma
  • THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach

Documentary Competition

  • BATASTORIES by Peter Kerekes, producer: EAVE graduate Cedric Bonin
  • TRANSNISTRA by Anna Eborn, producers: EAVE graduates David Herdies, Michael Krotkiewski

www.triestefilmfestival.it

 


When East Meets West

When East Meets West Co-Production Forum

  • 1970 by Darko Lungulov, producer: EAVE graduate Snezana van Houwelingen
  • TTB project DOUBLE HAPPINESS by Sebastian Mihailescu, producers: TTB and EAVE graduate Diana Paroiu and EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon
  • GIRLS & GODS by Verena Soltiz, producer: EAVE graduate Arash T. Riahi
  • IRENE’S WORLD by Mery Aghakhanyan, producer: EAVE graduate Armine Anda
  • EAVE project NOT A WORD by Hanna Slak, producer: EAVE graduate Michel Balagué
  • EAVE project ORDINARY FAILURES by Cristina Gro?an, producer: EAVE graduate Marek Novák
  • SANDBAG DAM by Cejen Cernic, producer: EAVE graduate and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic
  • EAVE project STRAY BODIES by Elina Psykou, producer: EAVE graduate Ivan Madeo, Rea Apostolides, EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Alessandra Principini
  • THE MONKEY AND THE GIRL by Ann-Kristin Reyels, producer: EAVE+ graduate and EAVE group leader graduate Titus Kreyenberg
  • THIS IS MY MOMENT by Lieven Corthouts, producer: EAVE graduate Emmy Oost
  • TOO CLOSE by Botond Pusok, producer: EAVE graduate Irina Andreea Malcea
  • WOMEN DO CRY by Mina Mileva and EAVE graduate Vesela Kazakova, producer: EAVE graduate Vesela Kazakova

Last Stop Trieste

  • EVERYTHING WILL NOT BE FINE by Adrian Pîrvu, Helena Maksyom, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon
  • HOLY FATHER by Andrei Dascalescu, producer: TTB graduate Anda Ionescu
  • I’LL STAND BY YOU by Virginija Vareikye, Maximilien Dejoie, producer: B’EST graduate Lukas Trimonis
  • SOVIET MAN by Ivo Briedis, producers: EAVE graduate Inese Boka Grube, EAVE participant Elina Gedina Ducena

First Cut Lab

  • AND THEY MAY STILL BE ALIVE TODAY by Tudor Cristian Giurgiu, producer: EAVE graduate Bogdan Craciun
  • THE STAFFROOM by Sonja Tarokic, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic

This is IT

  • THE ANGEL IN THE WALL by Lorenzo Bianchini, producer: EAVE and TTB graduate Samantha Faccio

Midpoint Shorts

  • JUNGLE LAW by Madli Laane, producer: B’EST graduate Anneli Ahven

Midpoint Spotlight

  • A SENSITIVE MAN by Tomas Klein, producer: EAVE participant Tomas Michalek
  • HORIA by Ana-Maria Comanescu, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon
  • RIVIERA by Orfeas Peretzis, producer: EAVE graduates Konstantinos Vassilaros, Alexandre Gavras
  • TRACES by Dubravka Turic, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic

Cold Open
The program targets 10 independent producers with a background in feature film producing, aspiring to shift to high quality television content and offers a diverse selection of participating countries. Including the following EAVE graduates:

  • Karin Berghammer
  • Eva Blondiau
  • Radu Stancu
  • Nadia Trevisan
  • Dragana Jovovic

http://www.wemw.it/

 

Black Movie Festival Geneva (January 17 – 26)

  • A TALE OF THREE SISTERS by Emin Alper, co-producers: EAVE graduates Enis Köstepen, Stienette Bosklopper, Jonas Dornbach
  • MONOS by Alejandro Landes, producer: EAVE+ graduate and PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein
  • NOVA LITUANIA by Karolis Kaupinis, producer: EAVE graduate Marija Razgute
  • THE ANNOUNCEMENT by Mahmut Fazil Coskun, producer: EAVE graduate Borislav Chouchkov

www.blackmovie.ch



Ramdam Film Festival Tournai (January 18 – 28)

  • MATRIOCHKAS by Bérangère Mcneese, producer: EAVE graduate Julie Esparbes

www.ramdamfestival.be


Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis Saarbrücken (January 20 – 26)

  • EIN BISSCHEN BLEIBEN WIR NOCH by EAVE graduate Arash T. Riahi
  • GLITZER UND STAUB by Anna Koch, Julia Lemke, producer: EAVE graduate Martin Heisler
  • B'EST project SUNBURNED by Carolina Hellsgård, producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards, co-producer: B’EST graduate Johanna Aust
  • TAGUNDNACHTGLEICHE by Lena Knauss, producer: EAVE graduate Dirk Decker
  • WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER by Johanna Moder, producer: EAVE graduate Oliver Neumann

www.max-ophuels-preis.de


International Film Festival Rotterdam  (January 22 – February 2)

 Bright Future

  • AIR CONDITIONER by Fradique, producer: EAVE graduate Jorge Cohen
  • A LOVE UNKNOWN by John Clang, producer: TTB graduate Jeremy Chua
  • CHACO by Diego Mondaca, producer:  PUENTES graduate Álvaro Manzano, coproducers:  PUENTES graduates Barbara Francisco, Georgina Baisch
  • DRAMA GIRL by Vincent Boy Kars, producer: EAVE graduate Olivia Sophie Van Leeuwen
  • KALA AZAR by Janis Rafa, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantinos Kontovrakis, EAVE+ graduate Giorgo Karnavas
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS, YIWU by Mladen Kovacevic, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
  • THE FEVER by Maya Da-Rin, producer: PUENTES graduate Leonardo Mecchi, EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • THE UNKNOWN SAINT by Alaa Eddine Aljem, producer: PUENTES and EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Alexa Rivero
  • THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION by Jeremiah Lemonhang Mosese, producers: EAVE graduates Cait Pansegrouw, Elias Ribeiro and Bongiwe Selane

Voices

  • A DARK, DARK MAN by Adilkhan Yerzhanov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • ALL THIS VICTORY by Ahmad Ghossein, producer: EAVE graduate Myriam Sassine
  • A SON by Mehdi M.Barsaoui, co-producer: EAVE graduate Myriam Sassine
  • ATLANTIQUE by Mati Diop, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Jean-Yves Roubin
  • ATLANTIS by Valentyn Vasyanovych, producer: EAVE graduate Vladimir Yatsenko
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project WHITE ON WHITE by Théo Court, producer: PUENTES graduate Giancarlo Nasi
  • CHILDREN OF THE SUN by Prasanna Vithanage, co-produced by EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Alan Mc Alex
  • CORPUS CHRISTI by Jan Komasa, producer: EAVE graduate Patrice Nezan
  • EDEN by Agnes Kosics, producers: EAVE graduates Jozsef Berger and Oana Giurgiu
  • GHOST TROPIC by Bas Devos, producers: EAVE graduates Tomas Leyers, Benoit Roland
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project  GOLD (GOUD) by Rogier Hesp, producer: EAVE graduate Frank Hoeve
  • MARONA'S FANTASTIC TALE by EAVE graduate Anca Damian, producers: EAVE graduates Anca Damian and Thomas Leyers
  • PROXIMA by Alice Winocour, co-producer: EAVE graduate Nina Frese
  • PUENTES project DEATH WILL COME AND SHALL HAVE YOUR EYES by José Luis Torres Leiva, producer: PUENTES graduate Catalina Vergara  
  • TENCH by Patrice Toye, producers: EAVE graduates Antonio Lombardo, Hanneke Niens
  • THE BAREFOOT EMPEROR, directed and produced by EAVE graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE graduates Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld and Laurette Schillings
  • THE LONG WALK by Mattie Do, producer: TTB graduate Justin Deimen
  • THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • TWO OF US by Filippo Meneghetti, producer: EAVE graduate Donato Rotunno
  • VALLEY OF SOULS by Nicolas Rincon Gille, producer: EAVE graduate Aurélien Bodinaux
  • VIENDRA LE FEU by Oliver Laxe, co-produced by EAVE graduates Donato Rotunno and Elise André
  • WORKING GIRLS by Frédéric Fonteyne and Anne Paulicevich, producers: EAVE graduates Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Antonio Lombardo
  • YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY by Amjad Abu Alala, producers: EAVE graduates Ingrid Lill Högtun, Hossam Elouan
  • ZOMBI CHILD by Bertrand Bonello, producer: Interchange graduate Judith Lou Lévy

Deep focus

  • EMPTY HORSES by Peter Lichter, producer: EAVE graduate Dora Nedeczky

Perspectives

  • ADULTS IN THE ROOM by Costa-Gravras, producer: EAVE graduate Alexandre Gavras
  • MEANWHILE ON EARTH by Carl Olsson, producer: EAVE graduate Anne Köhncke
  • THE END WILL BE SPECTACULAR by Ersin Çelik, producer: EAVE graduate Alba Sotorra

 

Cinemart

  • A SHADOW CREEPS IN SILVER TREES by John Trengove, producer: EAVE graduates Cait Pansegrouw, Elias Ribeiro
  • ELECTRIC SLEEP by Zeynep Dadak, producer: EAVE + graduate Titus Kreyenberg
  • INFANTA by Natalia Garagiola, producer: EAVE graduate Benjamin Domenech
  • SHOCK THE MONKEY by Blies Brothers, producers: EAVE graduate Marion Guth, EAVE participant François Le Gall
  • SLEEPWALKERS by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon
  • THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS by Morgan Knibbe, producer: EAVE graduate Frank Hoeve
  • THE WOLF, THE FOX & THE LEOPARD by David Verbeek, producer: EAVE graduate Léontine Petit
  • WOMEN DO CRY by Mina Mileva and EAVE graduate Vesela Kazakova, producer: EAVE graduate Vesela Kazakova

Rotterdam Lab

  • EAVE graduate Diana Paroiu, Hi Film, Romania
  • EAVE graduate Julia Wagner, Heartwake, Germany
  • EAVE participant Mmabatho Kau, Raindrop Media, South Africa

https://iffr.com


Sundance Film Festival (January 23 – February 2)

 World cinema dramatic competition

  • EXIL Visar Morina, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach, co-producer: EAVE + graduate Jean-Yves Roubin  
  • JUMBO Zoé Wittock, producers: EAVE graduates Anaïs Bertrand, Annabella Nezri, Gilles Chanial
  • THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION by Jeremiah Lemonhang Mosese, producers: EAVE graduates Cait Pansegrouw, Elias Ribeiro and Bongiwe Selane
  • TO KILL A MAN by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, producer Puentes graduate Eduardo Villalobos, co-producer EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • YALDA, A NIGHT FOR FORGIVENESS by Massoud Bakhshi, producer: EAVE graduate Marianne Dumoulin, co-producers: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards, EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu

World cinema documentary competition

  • ACASA, MY HOME by Radu Ciorniciuc, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean-Gorgan
  • EPICENTRO by Hubert Sauper, producer: EAVE graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder  
  • INTO THE DEEP by Emma Sullivan, producer: EAVE graduate Mette Heide
  • THE EARTH IS BLUE AS AN ORANGE by Iryna Tsilyk, producer: EAVE graduate Giedre Zickyte
  • THE MOLE AGENT by Maite Alberdi, producers: EAVE graduates Ingmar Trost, Denis Vaslin, Fleur Knopperts

Premieres

  • HERSELF by Phyllida Lloyd, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney
  • THE NEST by Sean Durkin, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney

Spotlight

  • AND THEN WE DANCED by Levan Akin, producer: EAVE graduate Mathilde Dedye, EAVE FFF graduate Ketie Daniela
  • BAD HAIR by Oskar Lehemaa, producer: EAVE graduate Evelin Soosaar Penttilä
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux
  • THE PERFECT CANDIDATE directed and produced by Interchange graduate Haifaa Al-Mansour

Kids

  • BINTI by Frederike Migom, Producer: Katleen Goossens, co-producer: Annabella Nezri

www.sundance.org



Solothurner Filmtage (January 24 – 31)

  • BAGHDAD IN MY SHADOW by Interchange graduate Samir  
  • DELPHINE ET CAROLE INSOUMUSES by Callisto Mc Nulty, producer: EAVE graduate Nicolas Lesoult
  • ECHO (BERGMAL) by Runar Runarsson, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • LE MILIEU DE L’HORIZON by Delphine Lehericey, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye
  • PAUL NIZON – DER NAGEL IM KOPF by Christoph Kühn, producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfäffli
  • SONG WITHOUT A NAME by Melina León, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • THE OPERATIVE by Yuval Adler, producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL by Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec, Zabou Breitman, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stephan Roelants
  • THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach

www.solothurnerfilmtage.ch

 

Göteborg International Film Festival (January 24 – February 3)

  •  A WHITE, WHITE DAY by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson, co-producers: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, PUENTES graduate  Nima Yousefi, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin
  • B’EST project SUNBURNED by Carolina Hellsgard, producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards, co-producer: B’EST graduate Johanna Aust
  • BUDDHA IN AFRICA by Nicole Schafer, producer: EAVE graduate David Herdies
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux
  • DELPHINE ET CAROLE INSOUMUSES by Callisto Mc Nulty, producer: EAVE graduate Nicolas Lesoult
  • DOGS DON’T WEAR PANTS by J-P Valkeapää, producers: EAVE graduate Aleksi Bardy, B’EST graduate Helen Vinogradov, co-producers: B’EST graduate Alise Gelze and EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina
  • EAVE project DIARY OF DIANA B. by Dana Budisavljevic, producer: EAVE graduate Miljenka Cogelja, co-producers: EAVE graduate Vlado Bulajic, EAVE graduate Snezana van Houwelingen 
  • EAVE project FLATLAND by Jenna Bass, producers: EAVE graduates David Horler, Alexandra Hoesdorff, EAVE graduate and group leader Roshanak Behesht Nedjad, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate and EAVE group leader Titus Kreyenberg
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project DISCO by Jorunn Myklebust Syversen, producer: Maria Ekerhovd (Marketing Workshop graduate developing the project: Oistein Refseth)
  • EAVE project SOLE by Carlo Sironi, producers: EAVE graduates Giovanni Pompili and Aga Wasiak
  • GAMES PEOPLE PLAY by Jenni Toivoniemi, producers: EAVE graduates Venla Hellstedt, Elli Toivoniemi
  • HELLHOLE by Bas Devos, producer: EAVE graduate Tomas Leyers
  • INSTINCT by Halina Reijn, producers: EAVE graduates Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings
  • IVANA THE TERRIBLE by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE and TTB graduate Diana Paroiu
  • KUESSIPAN by Myriam Verreault, producer: EAVE graduate Félize Frappier  
  • MARONA'S FANTASTIC TALE by EAVE graduate Anca Damian, producers: EAVE graduates Anca Damian and Thomas Leyers
  • NOVA LITUANIA by Karolis Kaupinis, producer: EAVE graduate Marija Razgute
  • PELICAN BLOOD by Katrin Gebbe, producer: EAVE graduate Vera Gräfe-Höft
  • PROXIMA by Alice Winocour, co-producer: EAVE graduate Nina Frese
  • PSYCHOSIS IN STOCKHOLM by Maria Bäck, producer: EAVE graduate Anna-Maria Kantarius
  • PUENTES project AUGUST by Armando Capó, producer: PUENTES graduate Marcela Esquivel Jimenez, co-producer: EAVE Interchange graduate Nathalie Trafford
  • PUENTES project OUR MOTHERS by Cesar Diaz, producers: PUENTES graduates Géraldine Sprimont, Delphine Schmit
  • SYSTEM CRASHER by Nora Fingscheidt, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann
  • THE BAREFOOT EMPEROR, directed and produced by EAVE graduate Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE graduates Frans van Gestel, Arnold Heslenfeld and Laurette Schillings
  • THE FATHER by Kistina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou
  • THE FEVER by Maya Da-Rin, producer: PUENTES graduate Leonardo Mecchi, EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • THE MONEYCHANGER by Federico Veiroj, producer: PUENTES graduate Hernan Musaluppi
  • THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL by Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec, Zabou Breitman, co-producer: EAVE graduate Stephan Roelants
  • THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION by Jeremiah Lemonhang Mosese, producers: EAVE graduates Cait Pansegrouw, Elias Ribeiro and Bongiwe Selane
  • YOU WILL DIE AT TWENTY by Amjad Abu Alala, producers: EAVE graduates Ingrid Lill Högtun, Hossam Elouan
  • WAREN EINMAL REVOLUZZER by Johanna Moder, producer: EAVE graduate Oliver Neumann

WORKS IN PROGRESS

  • ANY DAY NOW by Hamy Ramezan, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki
  • BURNING MAN by Itonje Søimer Guttormsen, producer: EAVE graduate Maria Ekerhovd
  • CHILDREN OF THE ENEMY by Gorki Glaser-Müller, producer: PUENTES graduate Kristoffer Henell
  • EAVE project THE PENULTIMATE by Jonas Kærup Hjort, producer: EAVE graduate Rikke Tambo Andersen
  • FLEE by Jonas Poher Rasmussen, producers: EAVE graduates Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Maria Ekerhovd
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project LAMB by Valdimar Jóhannsson, producer: EAVE graduate Hrönn Kristinsdóttir (Marketing Workshop graduate developing the project: Ewa Bojanowska)
  • SHORTA by Frederik Louis Hviid, Anders Ølhom, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Leick Jensen
  • SWEAT by Magnus von Horn, producer: EAVE graduate Mariusz Wlodarski
  • THE INNOCENT by Eskil Vogt, producer: EAVE graduate Maria Ekerhovd

www.giff.se


Premiers Plans Festival Angers (January 17 – January 26)

  • A WHITE, WHITE DAY by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson, co-producers: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, PUENTES graduate Nima Yousefi, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin
  • COLLECTIVE by Alexander Nanau, producer: EAVE graduate Bernard Michaux
  • EAVE project PSYCHOBITCH by Martin Lund, producer: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen
  • GIRAFFE by Anna Sofie Hartmann, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • IVANA THE TERRIBLE by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, EAVE and TTB graduate Diana Paroiu
  • LUCIA IN LIMBO by Valentina Maurel, producer: EAVE graduate Benoît Roland
  • OVERSEAS by Sung-A Yoon, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
  • THE GIRL WITH A BRACELET by Stéphane Demoustier, producer: EAVE graduate Jean des Forêts, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Yves Roubin
  • TWO OF US by Filippo Meneghetti, producer: EAVE graduate Donato Rotunno

www.premiersplans.org

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MEET EAVE IN FEBRUARY!

@European Co-Production Forum, February 7-8, Brussels

EAVE Programme Manager Europe Satu Elo

 

@Berlinale, February 21-26, Berlin

EAVE CEO Kristina Trapp

EAVE Head of Studies Lise Lense-Møller

EAVE Programme Manager Europe Satu Elo

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EAVE IMPACT and new season of EAVE ONE-TO-ONE web-series

EAVE IMPACT is EAVE’s new set-up to think the future of the film industry outside the box.

It is the new umbrella for innovative sessions and events / talks / think tanks / videos that EAVE organises beyond our core workshop programmes to analyse the film industry and keep inspiring innovation for the future of it.

We are launching the new hub with the EAVE IMPACT ONE-TO-ONE Season 2: a mini-web-series of 5-minutes episodes with deep, personal and informal conversations between important industry players.

The main subject of this second season is financing in the film industry and audiovisual sector.

EAVE IMPACT ONE-TO-ONE Season 2 will include conversations with industry professionals such as Yohann Comte / Charades, Petri Kemppinen / Nordisk Film&TV Fund, Titus Kreyenberg / unafilm and many others.  








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“STREAMERS BY THE NUMBERS”  by Linda Beath now online

Have you missed the special EAVE IMPACT session at When East Meets West this year?

In partnership with WEMW, EAVE proudly presents the session "STREAMERS BY THE NUMBERS"  by EAVE Finance expert Linda Beath, available to watch until February 26.

How the sVoD platforms are performing given their newly competitive environment. How many people are subscribing, and to how many services? Where are they most popular? What are the streamers buying, and promoting? And most importantly for us, what is their impact on the sustainability of independent producers in Europe?

Here is your chance to catch up and watch the session during January 27 - February 26 on www.eave.org, EAVE Vimeo or EAVE Facebook page!

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TIES THAT BIND: extended call until February 6!

TIES THAT BIND is now open for applications until February 6.

TIES THAT BIND is the leading training programme for European-Asian co-production. The participants will work with top-notch industry professionals from both continents. The sessions will focus on script development, co-production between Asia and Europe, public and private financing in the two regions, marketing and distribution, and the legal aspects of co-production. They will meet leading Asian and European sales agents, funders and potential co-producers during the FOCUS ASIA in Udine and the Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Forum in Singapore.

TTB is targeted at European & Asian producers. We will select 5 European and 5 Asian producers. In addition to feature fiction films, we are open as well to TV series or animation fiction films in development. We encourage that you bring your directors to the workshop.

We also welcome applications of European professionals interested in working with Asia such as sales agents, financiers, distributors, festival programmers, co-production market representatives, or European producers who wish to focus on their career development. We will select 5 career participants to be an active part of the group. In order to benefit from all aspects of the programme, they will be able to partner with project participants and attend the meetings with the experts and decision makers together.

Application and more information on: https://eave.org/programmes/ties-that-bind-2020/

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Last days to apply for the 10th edition of EAVE+!

EAVE+ offers 15 producers the opportunity to discuss their company structures and management practices together with high-profile industry experts during 4 days.

In immersive role-plays, design thinking and scenario planning exercises, group work, individual coaching and through an interdisciplinary approach, the EAVE+ workshop will tackle the business side of running a film company.

EAVE+ will take place during March 31 – April 5, 2020 in Luxembourg.

Applications are open for independent producers with a solid track record and international experience from Europe and the rest of the world until February 3, 2020.

The programme is designed for proucers who have been running their own company for five years + and/or who have worked five years + at senior management level in another company. We strongly recommend that two individuals at senior management level attend from each company.

Application form and more information: https://eave.org/programmes/eave-10th-edition/


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PUENTES 2020 open call for applications!

EAVE PUENTES is open for applications until February 24!

At the EAVE PUENTES – Europe / Latin America Co-Production Workshop the projects are being developed over one year by the attending producers under the guidance of top notch consultants, working on the script development, the financial, co-production, marketing and distribution strategies and where the producers extended their professional network meeting key players of the industry in Europe and Latin America.

EAVE PUENTES is targeted at Latin American & European producers focusing on project development, 10 of which will be selected for the workshop. We are also open to receive the applications of other European professionals interested in working with Latin America (sales agents, financiers, distributors, festival programmers, co-production market representatives) or European producers focusing on career development (not bringing a specific project). 4-5 of them will be selected to be an active part of the group.

Application and more information on: https://eave.org/programmes/puentes-2020/

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Call for Applications: EAVE PUENTES – Europe / Latin America Co-Production Workshop 2020

Apply now and until February 24, 2020 for the EAVE PUENTES 2020 edition!

EAVE PUENTES is the most relevant and successful training programme for developing European-Latin American co-production as the track record of the most recent successful productions shows:

OUR MOTHERS (NUESTRAS MADRES), by César Diaz & produced by Géraldine Sprimont won among many others the prix SACD de la Semaine de la Critique, Caméra d'Or, Grand Golden Railprix in Cannes, Spanish Cooperation Award at San Sebastian 2019, was nominated to represent Belgium in the Oscar race 2020.

THE SHARKS (LOS TIBURONES), by Lucia Garibaldi & produced by Pancho Magnou won Best Director at Sundance 2019 - World Cinema Dramatic Competition, Grand Prix Coup de Cœur at Cinélatino – Rencontres de Toulouse.

MATERNAL by Maura Delpero & produced by Alessandro Amato (Disparte, Italy) has received the among other awards a Special Mention of the Concorso Internazionale Jury, Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film and Ecumenic Jury Award and Second Prize of the Youth Jury at Locarno FF 2019, Special Mention for Best Feature Film (Section Competencia Argentina) and FIPRESCI Prize for the Best Argentine Film at International Film Festival Mar del Plata 2019.

The above mentioned projects had been selected for the EAVE PUENTES – Europe / Latin America Co-Production Workshop, where the projects were developed over one year by the attending producers under the guidance of top notch consultants, working on the script development, the financial, co-production, marketing and distribution strategies and where the producers extended their professional network meeting key players of the industry in Europe and Latin America.

EAVE PUENTES is targeted at Latin American & European producers focusing on project development, 10 of which will be selected for the workshop. We are also open to receive the applications of other European professionals interested in working with Latin America (sales agents, financiers, distributors, festival programmers, co-production market representatives) or European producers focusing on career development (not bringing a specific project). 4-5 of them will be selected to be an active part of the group.

The selected participants attend 2 workshops. The first one will be held in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Italy (June 28 – July 4, 2020) in partnership with FVG Audiovisual Fund, with the support of MIBACT. Workshop 2 will be held in Uruguay (December 2 – 8) 2020, just before Ventana Sur (December 8 – 12) in partnership with Mutante Cine, with the support of ICAU (Instituto de Cine y Audiovisual del Uruguay), Egeda, Montevideo Socio Audiovisual and Centro Cultural España and IBERMEDIA PROGRAMME that allow us to provide scholarships to participants from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and Italy.  

Thanks to a special partnership, all participants are able to attend VENTANA SUR (December 8-12) in Buenos Aires after workshop 2.

Find out all about the target group, the application criteria and regulations on the EAVE website:  https://eave.org/programmes/puentes-2020/

Download the application form here!

The DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is February 24, 2020.

The selection will be made by a selection committee and published on April 14, 2020.

Selection interviews might be held via SKYPE.

If you wish to have further information, please contact: puentes@eave.org

http://www.eave.org

The PUENTES workshop is made possible with the support of the Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union and IBERMEDIA, and with the recognition of the Directorate-General for Cinema of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.

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EAVE+ workshop on running sustainable film companies – apply for the April edition!

EXTENDED deadline for applications: February 3, 2020!

EAVE+ offers 15 producers the opportunity to discuss their company structures and management practices together with high-profile industry experts during 4 days.

In immersive role-plays, design thinking and scenario planning exercises, group work, individual coaching and through an interdisciplinary approach, the EAVE+ workshop will tackle the business side of running a film company.

Top-notch business and management coaches will explore topics such as cashflow management, leadership, company strategies, negotiation with financiers and partners, and raising finance from investors.
EAVE+ will take place during March 31 – April 5, 2020 in Luxembourg.

«EAVE+ was a ground breaking step in the shaping of the future of our company.»
Santiago Gallelli, Rei Cine, Argentina, EAVE+ 2019

Applications are open for independent producers with a solid track record and international experience from Europe and the rest of the world until February 3, 2020.

The programme is designed for proucers who have been running their own company for five years + and/or who have worked five years + at senior management level in another company. We strongly recommend that two individuals at senior management level attend from each company.

Led by EAVE+ Head of Studies Jani Thiltges (Samsa Film, LU), the workshop will tackle topics such as: How to grow as a company? How to reinvent yourself after failure? How to sustain a viable business? What kind of leader am I? How to improve my team management? How to achieve a better life work balance?

Part of the programme is a special workshop by marketing strategist and business development consultant AC Coppens (The Marketing Catalysts), supporting the producers in their entrepreneurial effort - as companies founders, leaders or managers. With strategic scenario development tools and exercises specifically designed for their individual purposes, we will explore strategy options to sustain and develop their company in a challenging and competitive context.

Among the experts for this session will be EAVE consultant Linda Beath, who will take the EAVE+ participants to the next level of company management: how to hire and fire, cashflow management, how to structure your business, and other burning management issues.

EAVE management coach Michael Comyn (The Fearless Organisation IE) will work on the individual leadership qualities and resilience in private coaching sessions.

Marc Bordure (FR), General and Financial Manager of the French production company AGAT FILMS & Cie / Ex Nihilo, will discuss questions related to the company structure and go into some detail about setting up a production company development fund.

Christophe Vidal (Natixis Coficiné, FR) will share his advice for producers working with banks and go through some of the criteria of a bank for choosing clients and lending money, the required application documents as well as different kinds and structures of loans.   

EAVE+ is organised once a year in Luxembourg with support of the Creative Europe - MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union and Film Fund Luxembourg.

More information on: https://eave.org/programmes/eave-10th-edition/

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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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