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EAVE February News 2018


PUENTES projects KILLING THE DEAD & USPATAN in pre-production

The Estonian Film Institute supports feature film productions and minority co-productions in its first sessions of 2018. Among them are:

  • CLASS REUNION by René Vilrbe, producer: EAVE+ graduate Kristian Taska
  • DEAD WOMAN by Kadri Kousaar, producer: EAVE graduate Aet Laigu
  • GATEWAY 6 by Tanel Toom, producer: EAVE graduate Madis Tüür
  • MARIA’S CHILDREN by Zaida Bergroth, producer: EAVE graduate Evelin Soosaar-Penttilä
  • STONEHEART by Ilmar Raag, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Estonian National Coordinator Riina Sildos

www.meteoriit.ee

 

The Film Fund Luxembourg has announced the recipients of its latest round of funding, after the meetings held in early February. A total of 19 new audiovisual projects, including fiction features and short films, documentaries, animated titles and TV series receive Funding.

Development support:

  • FANON by Jean-Claude Barny, producer: EAVE graduate Paul Thiltges
  • MIR GEINT D’WELT by Eric Lamhène, producer: EAVE graduate and Head of Studies Jani Thiltges

Production Support:

  • 7 LIVES by Jan Kounen, producer: EAVE graduates Marion Guth and Stephane Hueber-Blies
  • ALICE by Eileen Byrne, producer: EAVE graduate Paul Thiltges
  • DE BESCH by Christophe Wagner, producer: EAVE graduate and Head of Studies Jani Thiltges
  • MY IDENTITY IS MY EXPANSE! by Karolina Markiewicz and Pascal, producer: EAVE graduate Marion Guth and Stephane Hueber-Blies
  • WHERE IS ANNE FRANK by Ari Folman, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Head of Studies Jani Thiltges

www.filmfund.lu

 

  • THE STORY OF MY WIFE by Ildiko Enyedi, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach is in development. An adaptation of the novel of the same name written in 1942 by Hungarian author Milán Füst, THE STORY OF MY WIFE introduces us to Jacob Störr, a hard-working Dutch sea captain. One day, he makes a bet in a café to marry the first woman who enters the place – and who should stroll in but Lizzy. Later, Störr's investigation to find out whether his wife is cheating on him or not brings him to the limits of life and death. Inforg-M&M Film together with Germany’s Komplizen, France’s Pyramide Productions and Italian outfit Dorje Film are producing the film. Backing comes from the Hungarian National Film Fund. Shooting is planned for next year in Budapest, Hamburg, Paris and the south of Italy.

www.komplizenfilm.de

 

  • PUENTES project KILLING THE DEAD by Hugo Giménez, producers: PUENTES graduates Gabriela Sabaté and Alexa Rivero is in pre-production with shooting planned for April. Production companies are Sabate Films (Paraguay), Altamar Films (Germany) and Zona Audiovisual (Argentina). The film receives production funding from the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF) and gets support by the Cinémas du Monde production scheme.

www.mataraunmuerto.com | www.sabatefilms.com.py 

 

  • PUENTES project USPANTAN by César Diaz, producer: PUENTES graduate Géraldine Sprimont is in pre-production. Guatemala nowadays: Ernesto, son of a political missing person, works for a Foundation that searchs and exhumes the corpses of the missing people left by the dictatorship. Through the search for the remains of his father, he'll unearth family secrets to discover his true identity. Produced by Need Productions (BE), Perspective Films (FR), La Casa de Produccion (GUA), the film received production support by Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Cinema du Monde and Eurimages. Shooting is planned for May in Guatemala.

www.needproductions.com

 

  • PUENTES project DOGS IN ANARCTICA (aka AURORA) by Marcel Rasquin, producer: PUENTES graduate Claudia Lepage is in development. The story of sexual awakening between a boy and a woman in a forgotten and isolated beach town is co-produced by Kiko Martinez’ Nadie es Perfecto

www.hellotres.com

 

  • LIFE THROUGH A DEAD MAN’S EYES by Jo Baier, producer: EAVE graduate Serge Bierset is in development. Zodiak Belgium is teaming up with American producer René Asch’s Berlin-based Films in Motion to co-produce the feature film about an aging Nazi concentration camp guard trying to evade capture by U.S. authorities. The story follows an escaped 84-year old Nazi SS death camp guard who, suspecting he’s in danger of being apprehended by U.S. authorities for war crimes, assumes an unlikely identity and hides in the most improbable place. Ash and Bierset are aiming to finance LIFE THROUGH A DEAD MAN’S EYES through the German Federal Film Board and Germany’s regional funds with support from the Belgium Tax Shelter and that country’s funds.

www.zodiakbelgium.com

 

The Irish National Film Agency has published its slate of supported productions for 2018. The most notable supported Irish productions include:

  • A GIRL FROM MOGADISHU by Mary McGuckian, executive producer: EAVE graduate Lesley McKimm
  • DUBLIN OLDSCHOOL by Dave Tynan, producer: EAVE graduate Ailish Bracken
  • FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY by Carmel Winters, producer: EAVE graduate Martina Niland
  • METAL HEART by Hugh O’Connor, producer: EAVE graduate Robert Walpole
  • THE LITTLE STRANGER by Lenny Abrahamson, producer: EAVE graduate Ed Guiney
  • VITA & VIRGINIA by Chanya Button, producer: EAVE graduate Katie Holly

www.irishfilmboard.ie

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EAVE project PSYCHOBITCH shooting now

  • GUT GEGEN NORDWIND by Vanessa Jopp, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach is in production. The plot: Leo receives emails in error from an unknown woman called Emmi. Being polite he replies, and Emmi writes back. A few brief exchanges are all it takes to spark a mutual interest in each other, and soon Emmi and Leo are sharing their innermost secrets and longings. The erotic tension simmers, and it seems only a matter of time before they will meet in person. But they keep putting off the moment – the prospect both excites and unsettles them. And after all, Emmi is happily married. Will their feelings for each other survive the test of a real-life encounter? And if so, what then? The film is a Komplizen Film production with Erfttal Film and Deutsche Columbia Pictures. Funded by the German FFA, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, DFFF, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.

www.komplizenfilm.de

 

  • THE HARVESTERS by Etienne Kallos, producer: EAVE graduate Sophie Erbs, Konstantinos Kontovrakis, Mariusz Wlodarski is in production. The French-Greek-Polish-South African co-production by Cinéma Defacto, Heretic, Lava Films and Spier Films gets support from the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, CNC – Aides aux Cinemas du Monde / Institut Français, Fondation Gan – Prix Opening Shot, French-Greek Coproduction Fund CNC/GFC, ant the Polish Film Institute.

www.cinemadefacto.com

 

  • HOW TO SELL A WAR by Rudolph Herzog, co-producer: EAVE graduate Vladimer Katchavara, executive producer: EAVE graduate Aleksi Bardy is shooting in Georgia. The film tells the story of an over-confident PR consultant who must create a fake news story that claims a war is still raging in Georgia in order to make sure the London-based event she is promoting, the Piece of Peace global charity event, is a huge success. HOW TO SELL A WAR is being produced by Dublin-based Film and Music Entertainment (IRE), co-producers are Georgia’s 20 Steps Productions and Kinomedia/GF. Financing comes from the UK’s Quickfire, Helsinki-based IPR.VC and Creative England, as well as the Georgian National Film Centre and the tax credit scheme of Enterprise Georgia. Production will take place on location in Georgia and Dublin.

www.20steps.ge

 

  • ISAAC by Jurgis Matulevicius, co-producer: EAVE graduate Kuba Kosma is shooting. The film has been more than five years in the making, and only a couple of shooting days are left to finish in Ukraine in April, although editing has already begun. The plot: In 1941, Lithuanian activist Andrius Gluosnis kills a Jew, Isaac, in the Lietukis garage massacre. Years later in Soviet Lithuania, Gluosnis’ film director friend Gutauskas returns from the USA to make a film about the massacre. While researching the details for the film, he finds out that his friend was not just a passive bystander. Gluosnis’ life begins to crumble during the preparations for the film, his guilt torturing him until he understands that he has to make peace with the victim. The co-production between Lithuania, Ukraine and Poland is a psychological drama composed of long takes. ISAAC is being produced by Stasys Baltakis of Lithuanian company Film Jam, and co-produced by Ukraine’s Esse House and Kuba Kosma’s Takfilm. The Lithuanian Film Fund is supporting the project.

www.takfilm.eu

 

  • THE PLAY by Alejandro Fernandez, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille is shooting. The black-and-white drama with comic elements follows the young director of a theatre in a Czech town. He attempts to stage a personal and ambitious play, Phaedra by Euripides, based on Miguel de Unamuno’s rendition from 1930 and set against the 1991-1992 privatisation of Czech enterprises. In the process, he faces myriad professional hurdles and personal crises. The co-production between Chile, the Czech Republic and France is funded by a grant from the Jeonju Cinema Project and the Chilean Film Fund.

www.arizonafilms.fr

 

  • EAVE project PSYCHOBITCH by Martin Lund, producers: EAVE graduates Ruben Thorkildsen, Guido Schwab, Marcel Lenz, Ditte Milsted is shooting. The plot: Marius is a middle school pupil, tormented by the very thought of not being a success. When the teacher teams him up with Frida, the outsider of his class, so begins a tumultuous relationship that will truly test Marius’ character and status. 

www.apeogbjorn.no

 

  • EIA’S CHRISTMAS AF PHANTOM OWL FARM by Anu Aun, producer: EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Laura Talvet, Maie Rosmann-Lill is in production. The film follows 10-year-old Eia, whose Christmas holiday takes an unexpected turn after being brought to a mysterious farm in rural Southern Estonia. She follows her heart to rescue an old primeval forest, helps two lovers find each other, and is destined to unwrap her family's well-kept secret. The adventure film for the whole family aims to bring the viewers closer to nature. The film uses two directors of photography; director of photography Heiko Sikka will film all of the acted scenes, and nature cinematographer Ants Tammik will film the documentary nature scenes of forest animals and birds. Luxfilm and Kinosaurus Film are coproducing funding comes from Estonian Film Institute’s Estonia 100 film programme. Shooting, which kicked off in January, takes place in Southern Estonia with some scenes shot in the capital Tallinn. The filming wraps in March.

www.luxfilm.ee 

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EAVE project BOYS WHO LIKE GIRLS

  • ONE LAST DEAL by Klaus Harö, producer: EAVE graduate Kaarle Aho is in post-production. The film is about an elderly art dealer who is desperate to find a real treasure before he retires, while trying to reconnect with his neglected family. ONE LAST DEAL is produced by Helsinki-based company Making Movies with support from the Finnish Film Foundation.

http://mamo.fi

 

  • IRON SKY: THE ARK by Timo Vuorensola, producer: EAVE graduate Tero Kaukomaa is in post-production. According to an official statement, the latest chapter of the series will follow two Chinese university-dropout audiophiles who decide to decode a cryptic voice message transmitted from the Moon. As it turns out, they will have to fight to save humanity as they face the mystical society of the Illuminati. The third instalment in the space Nazis franchise managed to raise funds through at least 500 backers from 30 different countries, although its €20 million budget is fully funded by China, making this the first co-production between Finland and China. IRON SKY: THE ARK is a Finnish-Chinese-Canadian co-production by Iron Sky Universe with China Film Group Corporation, Shandong Jiabo Culture Development Co, Pan Pan Pictures and Longevity International Enterprises. The film started shooting four months ago at Wanda Studios in Qingdao, China, and is currently wrapping in Finland.

http://ironsky.net/the-ark

 

  • LET ME FALL by Baldvin Z, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jukka Helle is in post-production. The film tells the story of 15-year-old Magnea and her eye-opening encounter with Stella. Stella's no-holds-barred lifestyle drags them both into a world of drugs, which brings serious consequences for each of them, and their relationship. Twelve years later, their paths cross again, and a reckoning between them becomes unavoidable. Produced by Reykjavik-based firm Icelandic Film Company in co-operation with Solar Films (Finland), the feature has received financial support from the Nordisk Film & TV Fond and the Icelandic Film Centre.

https://solarfilms.com/en

 

  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project THE DEPOSIT by Asthildur Kjartansdottir, producer: EAVE graduate Eva Sigurdardottir is in post-production. Gisella is a 40-year-old woman who rents out spare bedrooms in her lavish Reykjavik home to two immigrant women, Maria and Abeba. When Gisella loses her job as a journalist, she becomes desperate and begins to write a freelance article based on the lives of the women living in her home. An arrangement that begins well soon develops into Gisella’s worst nightmare as she loses control of her home and her sanity. The film is produced by Reykjavik-based firms Askja Films and Rebella Filmworks, and has the support of the Icelandic Film Centre.

https://vimeo.com/askjafilms

 

  • EAVE project BOYS WHO LIKE GIRLS by Inka Achté, produced by EAVE graduate Liisa Juntunen is in post-production. The Mumbai-set character-driven documentary follows three men as they each try to find a way to be a good man in a deeply patriarchal Indian society undergoing slow but certain reshaping of gender roles. The film is co-produced by Christian Falch (Gammaglimt Norway), with support from the Finnish Film Foundation and the Norwegian Film Institute.

www.napafilms.fi/

 

  • THE DISTANCE BETWEEN ME AND ME by Mona Nicoara and Dana Bunescu, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon is in post-production. The documentary about the Romanian poet Nina Cassian (1924-2014) was shot during the last year of Cassian’s life. The film is based on an idea by Ada Solomon and is produced by Romania’s Hi Film Productions and Sat Mic Film from the U.S., in co-production with Romanian Public Television (TVR) and with the support of the Romanian Film Centre and the Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union. The project was also financially supported by Orange România, Altex România, Cine Globe, Avon România, Renault Commercial Roumanie.

www.hifilm.ro

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6 films by EAVE producers nominated for the Césars

Six nominations for the French Césars:

  • A WEDDING by Stéphane Streker, co-producer: EAVE graduate Donnato Rotunno
  • EN ATTENDANT LES HIRONDELLES by Karim Moussaoui, producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards
  • GRAVE (RAW) by Julia Ducournau, producer: EAVE graduate and French National Coordinator Jean des Forêts, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Yves Roubain
  • FÉLICITÉ by Alain Gomis, producer: PUENTES graduate Geraldine Sprimont
  • THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT by Tarik Saleh, producer: EAVE graduate Kristina Aberg, co-producers: EAVE graduates Signe Byrge Sørensen, Monica Hellström, Marcel Lentz and Guido Schwab
  • UN BEAU SOLEIL INTERIEUR by Claire Denis, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart

www.academie-cinema.org

 

Nominated for the David di Donatello 2018 awards are:

  • NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
  • SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andreas Pfaeffli
  • CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT by Andrea De Sica, producers: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, Valerie Bournonville
  • ELLE by Paul Verhoeven, co-producers: EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye
  • LOVING VINCENT by Dorota Kobiela and EAVE graduate Hugh Welchman, producer: EAVE graduate Hugh Welchman

www.daviddidonatello.it

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Golden Bear, 3 Silver Bears and many more Awards for EAVE Producers in Berlin

Berlin International Film Festival 

 

Golden Bear for Best Film

  • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Philippe Avril

Silver Bear, Alfred Bauer Prize

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Silver Bear for Best Actress

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution

  • Elena Okopnaya for Costume and Production Design in DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich 

GWFF Prize for Best Debut

  • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Philippe Avril

 

Generation

Grand Prize of the Generation 14plus International Jury

  • Ties That Bind project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Gita Fara

Honorable Mention

  • ALLONS ENFANTS by Stéphane Demustier, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume Dreyfus

Grand Prize of the Generation Kplus International Jury

  • FORTUNA by Germinal Roaux, producer: EAVE participant Anne-Laure Guegan

Crystal Bear for Best Film of the Generation 14plus Youth Jury

  • FORTUNA by Germinal Roaux, producer: EAVE participant Anne-Laure Guegan

Honorable Mention

  • RETABLO by Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio L., co-producer: EAVE graduate Dag Hoel

 

Prizes of the Independent Juries

Ecumenical Jury Awards

  • IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter
  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
  • TEATRO DE GUERRA by Lola Arias, producers: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost

FIPRESCI Award

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Guild Film Prize

  • IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter

CICAE ART CINEMA Award

  • TEATRO DE GUERRA by Lola Arias, producers: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost

LABEL EUROPA CINEMAS Award

  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu

L’OREAL PARIS TEDDY NEWCOMER AWARD

  • RETABLO by Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio L., co-producer: EAVE graduate Dag Hoel

Caligari Film Prize

  • THE WOLF HOUSE by Cristobal Leon, Joaquin Cocina, producer: PUENTES graduate Catalina Vergara

Amnesty International Film Prize

  • ZENTRALFLUGHAFEN THF by Karim Aïnouz, producer: Interchange graduate Charlotte Uzu

Heiner Carow Prize

  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu

 

Development Awards

ARTE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

  • THE WAR HAS ENDED by Hagar Ben Asher, producer: EAVE participant Michael Rozenbaum

EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AWARD

  • THE WAR HAS ENDED by Hagar Ben Asher, producer: EAVE participant Michael Rozenbaum

 

Readers' Juries and Audience Awards

 Teddy Audience Award

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Berliner Morgenpost Audience Award

  • DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich 

www.berlinale.de

 

Spanish Academy Awards

  • THE BOOKSHOP by Isabel Coixet, producer: PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske won the main awards at the Goyas, the Spanish Academy Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Film
  • SUMMER 1993 by Carla Simon, producer: EAVE graduate and Spanish National Coordinator Maria Zamora also won three Goyas: Best New Director, Best Supporting Actor and Best New Actress
  • A FANTASTIC WOMAN by Sebastian Lelio, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Fernanda del Nido won the Goya for Best Latin American Film

www.premiosgoya.com

 

Danish Film Awards

  • 9 Danish Oscars for WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson. The Danish-Icelandic production has conquered the Robert Awards (Robertprisen) by taking home nine statuettes, including those for Danish Film of the Year and Best Director.

https://filmakademiet.dk/robert-prisen

 

British Academy Film Awards BAFTA

  • I AM NOT A WITCH by Rungano Nyoni, producer: EAVE graduate Juliette Grandmont, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Titus Kreyenberg was awarded Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer at the 2018 British Academy Film Awards BAFTA.

http://awards.bafta.org

 

Sundance Film Festival

  • AND BREATHE NORMALLY by Isold Uggadottir, producers: EAVE graduates Diana Elbaum, Annika Hellström won the Directing Award: World Cinema at the Sundance Film Festival.
  • THE QUEEN OF FEAR by Valeria Bertuccelli, producer: PUENTES graduates: Benjamin Domenech, Santiago Gallelli won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting (Valeria Bertuccelli).

www.sundance.org

 

Göteborg International Film Festival 

  • AMATEURS by Gabriela Pichler, producer: EAVE graduate Anna-Maria Kantarius won the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film and the Angelo Award at the Göteborg International Film Festival 
  • AND BREATHE NORMALLY by Isold Uggadottir, producers: EAVE graduates Diana Elbaum, Annika Hellström won the FIPRESCI Award
  • WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY by Iram Haq, co-producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter won the Audience Dragon Award
  • MY HEART BELONGS TO DADDY by Sofia Haugan, producers: EAVE graduate Carsten Aanonsen, David Herdies received a Special Mention

www.giff.se

 

Belgian Academy Awards 

 EAVE producers win big at the Magritte Awards:

  • making six prizes out of its six nominations, INSYRIATED by Philippe Van Leeuw, co-producers: EAVE graduates Tomas Leyers, Jacques Henri Bronckart has emerged as the undisputed winner of the Belgian awards ceremony with Magrittes for Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Sound and Best Original Score
  • KING OF THE BELGIANS, directed and produced by EAVE graduates Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth, co-producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings, Frans Van Gestel was awarded the Magritte for Best Actor (Peter Van Den Begin)
  • LE FIDÈLE by Michael R. Roskam, producer: EAVE graduate Peter Bouckaert won Best Supporting Actor (Jean-Benoît Ugeux)
  • DODE HOEK (BLIND SPOT) by Nabil Ben Yadir, producer: EAVE graduate Benoît Roland and EAVE graduate Peter Bouckaert was awarded Best Male Newcomer (Soufiaane Chilah)
  • DON’T TELL HER by Solange Cicurel, producer: EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum Magritte received the Magritte for Best Debut Film
  • HOME by Fien Troch, producer: EAVE graduate Antonio Lombardo won the Magritte for Best Flemish Film
  • A WEDDING by Stéphane Streker, co-producer: EAVE graduate Donnato Rotunno won the Magritte for Best Supporting Actress (Aurora Marion) and Best Costumes (Sophie Van Den Keybus)
  • GRAVE (RAW) by Julia Ducournau, producer: EAVE graduate and French National Coordinator Jean des Forêts, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Yves Roubain was awarded the Magritte for Best Co-produced Foreign Film

www.lesmagritteducinema.com

 

Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers

  • WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson won the Grand Prix du Jury at the Festival Premiers Plans d'Angers.

www.premiersplans.org

 

Five Awards for EAVE graduates at the Trieste International Film Festival:

  • ARRHYTHMIA by Boris Khlebnikov, producers: EAVE graduates Eva Blondiau, Natalia Drozd, Aleksi Hyvarinen won the Trieste Award for Best Feature Film
  • SOLDIERS. STORY FROM FERENTARI by Ivana Mladenovic, producer: EAVE graduate Jelena Mitrovic was awarded the Cineuropa Prize
  • THE MINER by Hanna Slak, producer: EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic received the Jury Award
  • THE DEAD NATION by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon won the Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Award
  • The Central European Initiative Award received EAVE graduate and Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon.

 www.triestefilmfestival.it

 

International Film Festival Rotterdam

  • THE REPORTS ON SARAH AND SALEEM by Muayad Alayan, co-producer: EAVE graduate Hanneke Niens Special Jury Award (for Best Screenplay) at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film won also won the Hubert Bals Fund audience award.
  • The KNF Award, given by the Circle of Dutch Film Journalists, was given to ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit

www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com 

 

French Academy Award

  • UNTIL THE BIRDS RETURN by Karim Moussaoui, co-producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards won Best Debut Film at the French Lumières Awards.
  • INSYRIATED by Philippe Van Leeuw, co-producers: EAVE graduates Tomas Leyers, Jacques Henri Bronckart won Best French-language Film.

www.academiedeslumieres.com

 

Six awards at the the Austrian Film Academy Awards for EAVE graduates:

  • LICHT by Barbara Albert, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger won five awards: Best Cinematography, Best Supporting Actress, Best Costume Designer, Best Make-up Artist and Best Production Design.
  • DIE BLUMEN VON GESTERN by Chris Kraus, producer: EAVE graduate and group leader Danny Krausz won the Best Actor Award (Lars Eidinger)

www.oesterreichische-filmakademie.at

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EAVE project WAJIB in French cinemas

In French cinemas

  • HUMAN FLOW by Ai Weiwei, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert. February 7.

www.majade.de

  • EAVE project WAJIB by Annemarie Jacir, producer: EAVE graduate Ossama Bawardi, co-producers: EAVE graduate Ruben Thorkildsen, PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors, February 14.

www.whenisawyou.com

  • WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson. February 21.

www.masterplanpictures.com

  • GANGSTA (PATSER) by Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland. February 28.

www.wrongmen.be

 

In Belgian cinemas

  • ES WAR EINMAL IN DEUTSCHLAND by Sam Garbarski, producers: EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, EAVE Group Leader Roshanak Behesht Nedjad, co-producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye. February 21.

www.samsa.lu

 

In Dutch cinemas

  • HANNAH by Andrea Pallaoro, co-producer: EAVE graduate Clément Duboin. February 22.

www.goodfortunefilms.com

 

In Italian cinemas

  • FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler. February 22.

www.bordcadre.ch

 

In Czech cinemas

  • LE FIDÈLE by Michael R. Roskam, producer: EAVE graduate Peter Bouckaert. February 22.

www.eyeworks.be

 

In Norwegian cinemas

  • THE WOUND by John Trengove, producers: EAVE graduates Elias Ribeiro, Cait Pansegrow, co-producer: Interchange graduate Trent. February 23.

www.urucumedia.com

 

In German cinemas

  • LICHT by Barbara Albert, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger. February 1.

www.endorfilm.cz

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PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES in festivals around the world

Berlin International Film Festival  (February 15 – 25)

 Competition

  • 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter, co-producers: EAVE graduates Undine Filter and EAVE group leader Danny Krausz, world sales: Beta Cinema 
  • ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • BLACK 47 by Lance Daly, producers: EAVE graduates Macdara Kelleher, Bernard Michaux, EAVE graduate and Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, world sales: Altitude Film Sales
  • DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich, world sales: Alpha Violet
  • FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, world sales: The Match Factory
  • IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • MEIN BRUDER HEIßT ROBERT UND IST EIN IDIOT by Philip Gröning, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andreas Pfaeffli, production consultant: EAVE graduate Martin Blankemeyer, world sales: The Match Factory
  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein, world sales: Luxbox
  • SEASON OF THE DEVIL by Lav Diaz, producers: Ties That Bind graduates Bianca Balbuena and Bradley Liew, sales agent: Films Boutique 
  • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, co-producer: EAVE graduate Phillipe Avril, world sales: Doc & Film International
  • TRANSIT by Christian Petzold, co-producer: EAVE graduate Antonin Dedet, world sales: The Match Factory  

Panorama

  • GENESIS by Arpad Bogdan, producer: EAVE graduate Andrea Taschler
  • HORIZON by EAVE graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili, producers: EAVE graduates Tinatin Kajrishvili, David Herdies
  • LAND by Babak Jalali, producer: EAVE+ graduate Christophe Audeguis, co-producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings, Frans van Gestel, world sales: BAC Films Distribution
  • L’ANIMALE by Katharina Mückstein, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger, world sales: Films Boutique
  • MARILYN by Martin Rodriguez Redondo, producers: PUENTES graduates Paula Zyngierman, Giancarlo Nasi, world sales : Film Factory Entertainment
  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • THE OMISSION by Sebastián Schjaer, co-producer: EAVE graduate Denis Vaslin, associate producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, world sales : Patra Spanou Film Marketing & Consulting
  • WHEN THE TREES FALL by Marysia Nikitiuk, co-producers: EAVE graduates Violetta Kaminska, Izabela Wojcik, world sales: Latido Films

Panorama Dokumente

  • SHUT UP AND PLAY THE PIANO by Philipp Jedicke, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Stephan Holl, world sales: Charades
  • GAME GIRLS by Alina Skrzeszewska, producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Laurent Csinidis, world sales: Doc & Film International
  • PARTISAN by Lutz Pehnert, producer: EAVE graduate Susann Schimk
  • THAT SUMMER by Göran Hugo Olsson, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen, world sales: Dogwoof
  • WHAT COMES AROUND by Reem Saleh, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou
  • ZENTRALFLUGHAFEN THF by Karim Aïnouz, producer: Interchange graduate Charlotte Uzu, world sales: Luxbox

Forum

  • INFINITE FOOTBALL by Corneliu Porumboiu, producer: EAVE graduate Marcela Ursu, world sales: MK2 Films
  • LA CAMA by Mónica Lairana, producer: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost, Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings
  • ONE OR TWO QUESTIONS by Kristina Konrad, producer: EAVE graduate Ursula Scribano
  • TEATRO DE GUERRA by Lola Arias, producers: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost
  • THE WOLF HOUSE by Cristobal Leon, Joaquin Cocina, producer: PUENTES graduate Catalina Vergara

Generation 14plus 

  • COBAIN by Nanouk Leopold, writer and producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • FORTUNA by Germinal Roaux, producer: EAVE participant Anne-Laure Guegan, world sales: Loco Films
  • KISSING CANDICE by Aoife McArdle, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andrew Freedman, world sales: Film Constellation
  • HIGH FANTASY by EAVE Film Finance Forum graduate Jenna Bass, producer: EAVE graduate David Horler, co-producer: Alexandra Hoesdorff, world sales: Mongrel International
  • RETABLO by Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio L., co-producer: EAVE graduate Dag Hoel
  • WHAT WALAA WANTS by Christy Garland, producer: EAVE graduate Anne Köhncke, world sales: Autlook Filmsales
  • DANMARK by Kaspar Rune Larsen, producer: EAVE graduate Henrik Underbjerg, world sales: WIDE Management

Generation Kplus 

  • ALLONS ENFANTS by Stéphane Demustier, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume Dreyfus, world sales: Stray Dogs
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project LOS BANDO by Christian Lo, producer: EAVE garduate Trine Aadalen Lo, world sales: Sola Media
  • MY GIRAFFE by Barbara Bredero, producer: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit, world sales: Attraction Distribution
  • THREADS by Torill Kove, producer: EAVE graduate Lise Fearnley
  • Ties That Bind project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Gita Fara, world sales: Cercamon

Berlinale Special

  • THE BOOKSHOP by Isabel Coixet, producer: PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske, world sales: Celsius Entertainment
  • THE HAPPY PRINCE by Rupert Everett, producer EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye, world sales: Beta Cinema

Kulinarisches Kino

  • LORELLO AND BRUNELLO by Jacopo Quadri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli

Perspektive Deutsches Kino 

  • WHATEVER HAPPENS NEXT by Julian Porksen, co-producer: EAVE graduate Agnieszka Dziedzic
  • OUTSIDE (DRAUSSEN) by Johanna Sunder-Plassmann, Tama Tobias-Macht, producer: EAVE+ graduate Titus Kreyenberg, world sales: unafilm

LOLA at Berlinale

  • AXOLOTL OVERKILL by Helene Hegemann, producer: EAVE graduate Hanneke van der Tas, world sales: The Match Factory  
  • DIE EINSIEDLER (THE EREMITES) by Ronny Trocker, co-producer: EAVE graduate Arash T. Riahi, world sales: Cercamon
  • DO YOU SOMETIMES FEEL BURNED OUT AND EMPTY? by Lola Randl, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper, world sales: Coin Film GmbH
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project RICHARD THE STORK aka ÜBERFLIEGER - KLEINE VÖGEL by Toby Genkel and Reza Memari, producers: EAVE graduate and Norwegian National Coordinator Kristine Knudsen and EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Caroline Hitland, world sales: Global Screen
  • EINGEIMPFT by David Sieveking, producer: EAVE graduate Martin Heisler, world sales: Flare Film GmbH
  • HUMAN FLOW by Ai Weiwei, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert, world sales: Human Flow UG
  • ICEMAN by Felix Randau, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • MY HAPPY FAMILY by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross, producers: EAVE+ graduate Jonas Katzenstein, EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille, world sales: Memento FilmBerlin GmbH
  • TEHRAN TABOO by Ali Soozandeh, co-producer: EAVE graduate Antonin Svoboda, world sales: Celluloid Dreams 
  • WESTERN by Valeska Grisebach, producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Boris Chouchkov, world sales: Films Boutique
  • WHEN PAUL CAME OVER THE SEA by Jakob Preuss, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann, world sales: MAGNETFILM GmbH

Berlinale Co-Production Market

  • ABDULLAH AND HIS SONS by Esen Isik, producer: EAVE graduate Brigitte Hofer 
  • ADVANTAGES OF TRAVELLING BY TRAIN by Aritz Moreno, producer: EAVE participant Merry Colomer
  • HOME by Franka Potente, producer: EAVE+ graduate Jonas Katzenstein
  • NOBODY LIKES ME by Tomas Weinreb and Petr Kazda, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • PELICAN BLOOD by Katrin Gebbe, producer: EAVE graduate Verena Gräfe-Höft
  • THE WAR HAS ENDED by Hagar Ben Asher, producer: EAVE participant Michael Rozenbaum
  • THE WOMAN WITH THE GUN by Yorgos Servetas, producer: EAVE participant Ioanna Bolomyti
  • THREE by Juanjo Gimenez, producer: EAVE graduate Luisa Romeo 
  • Ties That Bind project MOTEL ACACIA by Bradley Liew, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Bianca Balbuena, co-producer: Jeremy Chua
  • WHEN I’M DONE DYING by Nisan Dag, producer: EAVE graduate Muge Ozen 

CoPro Series  

  • IN A HEARTBEAT, producer: EAVE graduate Saar Yogev

Rotterdam-Berlinale Express

  • A WHITE, WHITE DAY by Hlynur Palmason, producer: EAVE graduate Anton Mani Svansson
  • EAVE project MON LEGIONNAIRE by Rachel Lang, producers: EAVE graduates Jeremy Forni and Benoit Roland

Talent Project Market

  • FLEE by Jonas Poher Rasmussen, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström 
  • LYNX by Sharipa Urazbayeva, producer: EAVE graduate Anna Katchko
  • SAVE – LAST OF THE FIRST, producer: EAVE participant Khalid Maimouni  
  • EAVE project THE ISLE OF THE DEMOISELLE by Micha Wald, producer: EAVE participant Anton Iffland Stettner

Berlinale Directors

  • THREE MINUTES OF SILENCE by Boris Khlebnikov, producer: EAVE graduate Natalia Drozd 
  • Ties That Bind project DOI BOY by Nontawat Numbenchapol, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Steve Chen

Company Matching

  • Mutante Cine, Uruguay: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein, PUENTES graduate Augusta Chiarino  

Berlinale Talents

  • Ties That Bind project DOUBLE HAPPINESS by Sebastian Mihailescu, producers: EAVE graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon and Ties That Bind graduate Diana Paroiu 
  • Ties That Bind project SYNCHRONICITY by Yusuke Kinoshita, producer Ties That Bind graduate: Ryohei Tsutsui 

World Cinema Fund Day

  • Director’s Talk: PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein
  • Producers’ Talk: EAVE graduates Helge Albers, Nicole Gerhards and Gema Juarez Allen

EFM

  • 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter and EAVE group leader Danny Krausz, world sales: Beta Cinema   
  • ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • AND BREATHE NORMALLY by Isold Uggadottir, producers: EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum, EAVE graduate Annika Hellström, world sales: The Match Factory
  • AN IMPOSSIBLY SMALL OBJECT by David Verbeek, co-producer: EAVE graduate Sinisa Juricic
  • ARTHUR & CLAIRE by Miguel Alexandre, producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings, Frans van Gestel, world sales: ARRI Media  
  • AXOLOTL OVERKILL by Helene Hegemann, producer: EAVE graduate Hanneke van der Tas, world sales: The Match Factory 
  • THE BENEFIT OF THE DOUBT by Samuel Tilman, producer: EAVE graduate Ellen De Waele, world sales: Be For Films  
  • Ties That Bind project BITTER FLOWERS by Oliver Meys, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville, world sales: Loco Films
  • CANDELARIA by Jhonny Hendrix, co-producers: EAVE graduate Dag Hoel, EAVE graduate Barbara Sarasola-Day, world sales: Beta Cinema  
  • CLOUD WHISPERS by Kerstin Polte, producer: EAVE+ graduate Jonas Katzenstein, world sales: The Yellow Affair  
  • COBAIN by Nanouk Leopold, writer and producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper, world sales: Beta Cinema 
  • CONTROL (HET TWEEDE GELAAT) by Jan Verheyen, producer: EAVE graduate Peter Bouckaert, world sales: Incredible Film
  • DIANE A LES ÉPAULES by Fabien Gorgeart, producer: EAVE graduate and French National Coordinator Jean des Forêts, world sales: Be For Films   
  • DIE EINSIEDLER (THE EREMITES) by Ronny Trocker, co-producer: EAVE graduate Arash T. Riahi, world sales: Cercamon
  • DIE MIGRANTIGEN by Arman T. Riahi, producer: EAVE graduate Arash T. Riahi
  • DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Miroslav Mogorovich, world sales: Alpha Violet  
  • DO YOU SOMETIMES FEEL BURNED OUT AND EMPTY? by Lola Randl, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper, world sales: Coin Film GmbH
  • EAVE project RADIOGRAM by Rouzie Hassanova, producer: EAVE graduate Gergana Stankova, co-producer EAVE graduate Muge Ozen, world sales: EAVE graduate Marco Valerio Fusco, Intramovies
  • FIGLIA MIA (DAUGHTER OF MINE) by Laura Bispuri, producer: Interchange graduate Marta Donzelli, co-producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, world sales: The Match Factory
  • FLEUVE NOIR by Eric Zoncka, producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart
  • FREEDOM by Jan Speckenbach, producer: EAVE graduate Jamila Wenske, world sales: Pluto Film
  • GAME GIRLS by Alina Skrzeszewska, producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Laurent Csinidis, world sales: Doc & Film International
  • GANGSTA (PATSER) by Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland, world sales: Indie Sales  
  • GOOD FAVOUR by Rebecca Daly, producers: EAVE graduates Conor Barry, Benoît Roland, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Marleen Slot, world sales: Visit Films  
  • GUTLAND by Govinda Van Maele, producer: EAVE graduate Gilles Chanial, world sales: Stray Dogs  
  • HUMAN FLOW by Ai Weiwei, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert, world sales: Human Flow UG
  • ICEMAN by Felix Randau, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • IT CAME FROM THE DESERT by Marko Mäkilaakso, co-producers: EAVE graduates Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff, world sales: Raven Banner Entertainment  
  • LA CAMA by Mónica Lairana, producer: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen Ingmar Trost Arnold Heslenfeld Laurette Schillings
  • LAND by Babak Jalali, co-producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings, Frans van Gestel, world sales: Bac Films
  • L’ANIMALE by Katharina Mückstein, producer: EAVE graduate Michael Kitzberger, world sales: Films Boutique
  • LA PART SAUVAGE by Guérin Van De Vorst, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland
  • LOVELING by Gustavo Pizzi, producers: PUENTES graduates Tatiana Leite, Agustina Chiarino, Fernando Epstein, world sales: New Europe Film Sales  
  • MAGICAL MYSTERY by Arne Feldhusen, producer: EAVE graduate Verona Meier
  • MARILYN by Martin Rodriguez Redondo, producers: PUENTES graduates Paula Zyngierman, Giancarlo Nasi, world sales: Film Factory Entertainment
  • MAYA DARDEL by Zachary Cotler, Magdalena Zyzak, producers: EAVE graduates Violetta Kaminska, Izabela Wojcik, world sales: The Yellow Affair  
  • MEIN BRUDER HEIßT ROBERT UND IST EIN IDIOT by Philip Gröning, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli, production consultant: EAVE graduate Martin Blankemeyer, world sales: The Match Factory
  • B’EST project MIRACLE by Egle Vertelyte, producer: B’EST graduate Lukas Trimonis, world sales: Wide
  • MY GIRAFFE by Barbara Bredero, producer: EAVE graduate Léontine Petit, world sales: Attraction Distribution  
  • MY HAPPY FAMILY by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross, producers: Marketing Workshop graduate Jonas Katzenstein, EAVE graduate Guillaume de Seille
  • NAMME by Zaza Khalvashi, producer: EAVE graduate Ieva Norviliene, world sales: Alpha Violet
  • NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville, world sales: Celluloid Dreams  
  • ONE STEP BEHIND THE SERAPHIM by Daniel Sandu producer: EAVE graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon, world sales: Indie Sales
  • OUTSIDE (DRAUSSEN) by Johanna Sunder-Plassmann, Tama Tobias-Macht, producer: EAVE + graduate Titus Kreyenberg, world sales: unafilm
  • PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE participant Beata Rzezniczek, world sales: New Europe Film Sales  
  • POUND FOR POUND by Mikkel Serup, producer: TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, EAVE+ graduate Bo Ehrhardt, world sales: Dutch Features Global Entertainment  
  • PUENTES project LA HOLANDESA by Marleen Jonkman, producer: PUENTES graduate Danielle Guirguis
  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein, world sales: Luxbox
  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project RICHARD THE STORK aka ÜBERFLIEGER - KLEINE VÖGEL by Toby Genkel and Reza Memari, producers: EAVE graduate and Norwegian National Coordinator Kristine Knudsen and EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Caroline Hitland, world sales: Global Screen  
  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • TEMPORADA DE CAZA (HUNTING SEASON) by Natalia Garagiola, producer: EAVE+ graduate Jonas Katzenstein
  • THE HAPPY PRINCE by Rupert Everett, producer EAVE graduate Sébastien Delloye, world sales: Beta Cinema
  • TEHRAN TABOO by Ali Soozandeh, co-producer: EAVE graduate Antonin Svoboda, world sales: Celluloid Dreams   
  • THAT SUMMER by Göran Hugo Olsson, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen, world sales: Dogwoof
  • TEATRO DE GUERRA by Lola Arias, producers: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost
  • THE HOWLING MILLER by Yann Le Quellec, producer: EAVE group leader Patrick Sobelman
  • THE OMISSION by Sebastián Schjaer, co-producer: EAVE graduate Denis Vaslin, associate producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler, world sales: Trapecio Cine
  • THE OTHER ISLAND by Joe Torres, producer: PUENTES graduate Claudia Lepage
  • THE REPORTS ON SARAH AND SALEEM by Muayad Alayan, co-producer: EAVE graduate Hanneke Niens
  • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Lazurean Gorgan, world sales: Doc & Film International
  • TRANSIT by Christian Petzold, co-producer: EAVE graduate Antonin Dedet, world sales: The Match Factory   
  • VENT DU NORD by Walid Mattar, co-producers: EAVE graduate Julie Esparbes and PUENTES graduate Anthony Rey
  • WESTERN by Valeska Grisebach, producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Boris Chouchkov, world sales: Films Boutique
  • WHAT WALAA WANTS by Christy Garland, producer: EAVE graduate Anne Köhncke, world sales: Autlook Filmsales
  • WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY by Iram Haq, co-producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter
  • WHEN PAUL CAME OVER THE SEA by Jakob Preuss, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann, world sales: MAGNETFILM GmbH

 

Berlin Critics’ Week

  • SCARY MOTHER by Ana Urushadze, producers: EAVE graduates Tinatin Kajrishvili and Lasha Khalvashi
  • YET TO RULE by Mihaela Popescu, producer: EAVE graduate Alex Teodorescu

http://wochederkritik.de

 

Glasgow Film Festival  (February 21 – March 4)

  • A FANTASTIC WOMAN by Sebastian Lelio, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Fernanda del Nido
  • FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • GOOD FAVOUR by Rebecca Daly, producers: EAVE graduates Conor Barry, Benoît Roland, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Marleen Slot
  • KISSING CANDICE by Aoife McArdle, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andrew Freedman
  • UN BEAU SOLEIL INTERIEUR by Claire Denis, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart
  • B`EST MIRACLE by Egle Vertelyte, producer: B’EST graduate Lukas Trimonis
  • NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
  • PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE graduate Amanda Livanou
  • SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli
  • THAT SUMMER by Göran Hugo Olsson, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen
  • THE BOOKSHOP by Isabel Coixet, producer: PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske
  • Ties That Bind project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Gita Fara
  • WESTERN by Valeska Grisebach, producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Boris Chouchkov
  • ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit

www.glasgowfilm.org/festival

 

FICUNAM Festival Internacional de Cine (February 28 – March 6)

  • 9 FINGERS by Francois-Jacques Ossang, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Haguenauer
  • FROM A YEAR OF NON-EVENTS by Ann Carolin Renninger, René Frölke, producer: EAVE graduate Ann Carolin Renninger
  • LIGHT YEARS by Manuel Abramovich, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech
  • MILLA by Valerie Massadian, producer: EAVE graduate Sophie Erbs
  • SEASON OF THE DEVIL by Lav Diaz, producers: Ties That Bind graduates Bianca Balbuena and Bradley Liew

www.ficunam.unam.mx/en

 

Belgrade International Film Festival  (February 23 – March 4)

  • A FANTASTIC WOMAN by Sebastian Lelio, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jonas Dornbach, Fernanda del Nido
  • ANA, MON AMOUR by Calon Peter Netzer, producers: EAVE graduate Oana Iancu, EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Jonas Katzenstein
  • DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich
  • HORIZON by EAVE graduate Tinatin Kajrishvili, producers: EAVE graduates Tinatin Kajrishvili, David Herdies
  • JUPITER’S MOON by Kornel Mundruczo, producer: EAVE graduate Viktoria Petranyi
  • LE FIDÈLE by Michael R. Roskam, producer: EAVE graduate Peter Bouckaer
  • NICO, 1988 by Susanna Nicchiarelli, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
  • SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli
  • SPOOR (POKOT) by Agnieszka Holland, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Johannes Rexin
  • SUMMER 1993 by Carla Simon, producer: EAVE graduate and Spanish National Coordinator Maria Zamora
  • TEMPORADA DE CAZA (HUNTING SEASON) by Natalia Garagiola, producer: EAVE + graduate Jonas Katzenstein
  • THE LEISURE SEEKER by Paolo Virzi, executive producer: EAVE graduate David Grumbach
  • THELMA by Joachim Trier, co-producers: Ties That Bind graduate Mikkel Jersin, PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors
  • THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT by Tarik Saleh, producer: EAVE graduate Kristina Aberg, co-producers: EAVE graduates Signe Byrge Sørensen, Monica Hellström, Marcel Lentz and Guido Schwab
  • TIERE (ANIMALS) by Greg Zglinski, producers: EAVE graduates Antonin Svoboda, Lukasz Dzieciol
  • UN BEAU SOLEIL INTERIEUR by Claire Denis, co-producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart

www.fest.rs

 

Audi Dublin Internationale Film Festival (February 21 – March 4)

  • ANA, MON AMOUR by Calon Peter Netzer, producers: EAVE graduate Oana Iancu, EAVE Marketing Workshop graduate Jonas Katzenstein
  • FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • GOOD FAVOUR by Rebecca Daly, producers: EAVE graduates Conor Barry, Benoît Roland, Monica Hellström, Signe Byrge Sørensen, Marleen Slot
  • HANNAH by Andrea Pallaoro, co-producer: EAVE graduate Clément Duboin
  • LE FIDÈLE by Michael R. Roskam, producers: EAVE graduates Peter Bouckaert and Maarten Swart
  • SICILIAN GHOST STORY by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, co-producer: EAVE graduate Andres Pfaeffli
  • THE BOOKSHOP by Isabel Coixet, producer: PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske
  • THAT SUMMER by Göran Hugo Olsson, producer: EAVE graduate Signe Byrge Sørensen
  • UNDER THE TREE by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, producers: EAVE graduate Ditte Milsted, PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske
  • WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY by Iram Haq, co-producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter
  • ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel, producer: PUENTES graduate Benjamin Domenech, EAVE graduate Léontine Petit

http://www.diff.ie/festival/films/P96

 

Luxembourg City Film Festival (February 22 – March 4)

  • FOXTROT by Samuel Maoz, associated producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler
  • GOOD MANNERS by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra, producer: EAVE graduate Clement Duboin
  • GUTLAND by Govinda Van Maele, producer: EAVE graduate Gilles Chanial
  • MARY SHELELY by Haifaa Al-Mansour, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator Cavid Grumbach
  • PITY by Babis Makridis, producer: EAVE participant Beata Rzezniczek

www.luxfilmfest.lu

 

ZagrebDox (February 26 – March 5)

  • DEAD DONKEYS FEAR NO HYENAS by Joakim Demmer, co-producers: EAVE graduates Heino Deckert, Margarete Jangard
  • EAVE project GHOST HUNTING by Raed Andoni, producer: EAVE graduate Palmyre Badinier
  • HUMAN FLOW by Ai Weiwei, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert
  • THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS by Simon Lereng Wilmont, producer: EAVE graduate Monica Hellström
  • THE PRINCE AND THE DYBBUK by Elwira Niewiera, Piotr Rosolowski, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ann Carolin Renninger

www.zagrebdox.net

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MEET EAVE IN MARCH!

@EAVE Producers Workshop 1, Luxembourg 8 - 15 March: CEO Kristina Trapp

@EAVE Producers Workshop 1, Luxembourg 8 - 15 March: Programme Manager Europe Satu Elo

@EAVE Producers Workshop 1, Luxembourg 8 - 15 March: Head of Studies Jani Thiltges

@10 years of MEDIA Office in Croatia event, Zagreb 22 - 25 March: CEO Kristina Trapp

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Call for Applications: PUENTES – Europe / Latin America Co-Production Workshop 2018

PUENTES is targeted at Latin American & European producers with projects, 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 without project. 4-5 of them will be selected to be an active part of the group.

The DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS is March 12, 2018.

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Upcoming deadlines

Films submissions for the 29th edition of FIDMarseille are open until March 31, 2018 - for films produced in 2018

AND - for films produced in 2017 not yet registered.

All films produced after January 1st, 2017, are eligible. Before submitting your film, please read carefuly the Rules and Regulations and the instructions below.
The festival receives each year almost 3000 films for the selection. These figures are constantly growing. We thank all the directors and producers who trust us by sending their films to the FIDMarseille selection.
In order to give the best care to the films and to improve our selection process, submissions are now charged with a fee.
Two forms are available :
- One for shorts (under 60 minutes), whose fee is 10€
- One for feature (equal or more than 60 minutes), whose fee is 25€
Please note that the length of the film does not concern the selection but only the submission. 

For any question, feel free to contact programmation@fidmarseille.org 

Before submitting your film, please read the Rules and Regulations. For any question, feel free to contact programmation@fidmarseille.org.

 

DOCSBARCELONA CALL FOR PROJECTS

DEADLINE: March 1, 2018

The call for projects is now open! Submit your documentary project before March 1st!

Check how to submit a project HERE

In which Industry Activities can you submit your project?

SPEED MEETINGS
DocsBarcelona main industry activity

WHERE AND WHEN: Thursday 24th and Friday 25th of May at CCCB.

It the Speed Meetings 40 projects will be selected to have one to one meetings of 15 minutes with international financiers.

This year, as novelty, 5 of them will also be presented at the Public Pitch.

In 2017 there were 37 financers, 40 projects and 463 meetings took place.

Click here to submit your project.

INTERACTIVE PITCH
Pitch your interactive documentary project

WHEN AND WHERE: Wednesday 23rd of May at CCCB.

If your project is an interactive documentary, web-based, cross-platform or a convergent media project, submit for the Interactive Pitch.

4 interactive projects will be presented in front of a selection of financers, especially interested in this kind of projects, and accredited professionals.

Click here to submit your project.

LATIN PITCH
Pitch your Latin American documentary project

WHEN AND WHERE: Thursday 24th of May at CCCB.

6 projects from Latin America will be presented in the Latin Pitch in front of a selection of financers, especially interested in this kind of projects, and accredited professionals. To apply, the project must have a minimum of a 60% of Latin American production and the director must have Latin-American nationality.

Click here to submit your project.

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Golden Bear, 3 Silver Bears and many more Awards for EAVE Producers in Berlin!

EAVE is thrilled to report a great success for our graduates @ the International Film Festival Berlin, winning the Golden Bear, 3 Silver Bears, the Prize for Best Debut, 3 prizes in the Generation sections as well as 15 awards handed out by Independent Juries:

 

Golden Bear for Best Film

  • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Philippe Avril

Silver Bear, Alfred Bauer Prize

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Silver Bear for Best Actress

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution

  • Elena Okopnaya for Costume and Production Design in DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich 

GWFF Prize for Best Debut

  • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, producer: EAVE graduate Philippe Avril

 

Generation

Grand Prize of the Generation 14plus International Jury

  • Ties That Bind project THE SEEN AND UNSEEN by Kamila Andini, producer: Ties That Bind graduate Gita Fara

Honorable Mention

  • ALLONS ENFANTS by Stéphane Demustier, producer: EAVE graduate Guillaume Dreyfus

Grand Prize of the Generation Kplus International Jury

  • FORTUNA by Germinal Roaux, producer: EAVE participant Anne-Laure Guegan

Crystal Bear for Best Film of the Generation 14plus Youth Jury

  • FORTUNA by Germinal Roaux, producer: EAVE participant Anne-Laure Guegan

Honorable Mention

  • RETABLO by Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio L., co-producer: EAVE graduate Dag Hoel

 

Prizes of the Independent Juries

Ecumenical Jury Awards

  • IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter
  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
  • TEATRO DE GUERRA by Lola Arias, producers: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost

FIPRESCI Award

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer at development stage: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenkel, co-producer: PUENTES group leader Fernando Epstein

Guild Film Prize

  • IN DEN GÄNGEN by Thomas Stuber, co-producer: EAVE graduate Undine Filter

CICAE ART CINEMA Award

  • TEATRO DE GUERRA by Lola Arias, producers: EAVE graduates Gema Juarez Allen, Ingmar Trost

LABEL EUROPA CINEMAS Award

  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu

L’OREAL PARIS TEDDY NEWCOMER AWARD

  • RETABLO by Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio L., co-producer: EAVE graduate Dag Hoel

Caligari Film Prize

  • THE WOLF HOUSE by Cristobal Leon, Joaquin Cocina, producer: PUENTES graduate Catalina Vergara

Amnesty International Film Prize

  • ZENTRALFLUGHAFEN THF by Karim Aïnouz, producer: Interchange graduate Charlotte Uzu

Heiner Carow Prize

  • STYX by Wolfgang Fischer, co-producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu

 

Development Awards

ARTE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

  • THE WAR HAS ENDED by Hagar Ben Asher, producer: EAVE participant Michael Rozenbaum

EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT AWARD

  • THE WAR HAS ENDED by Hagar Ben Asher, producer: EAVE participant Michael Rozenbaum

 

Readers' Juries and Audience Awards

 Teddy Audience Award

  • PUENTES project THE HEIRESSES by Marcelo Martinessi, producer: PUENTES graduate Karen Fraenke, co-producer: PUENTES graduate Christoph Friedel

Berliner Morgenpost Audience Award

  • DOVLATOV by Alexey German Jr., producers: EAVE graduates Isabella Wojcik, Violetta Kaminska, Serbian National Coordinator Miroslav Mogorovich 

www.berlinale.de

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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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