Films by EAVE Producers in the run for the Oscars

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Numerous films by EAVE graduates have been submitted for International Feature Film Award nominations at the 96th Academy Awards. The final nominees will be announced in early 2024.

We are proud that among the submitted films six were developed in recent years in core EAVE programmes (CITIZEN SAINT, MAMI WATA, BEHIND THE HAYSTACKS at the Producers Workshop, THE SETTLERS at the Marketing Workshop, AUTOBIOGRAPHY and TIGER STRIPES at Ties That Bind).

We will keep our list updated with the latest submissions!



  • ABOUT DRY GRASSES by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach


  • BLAGA’S LESSONS by Stephan Komandarev, producers: EAVE graduates Stephan Komandarev and Katya Trichkova


  • BYE BYE TIBERIAS by Lina Soualem, producer: EAVE graduate Ossama Bawardi


  • CITY OF WIND by Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir, producer: Interchange and B'EST graduate Charlotte Vincent, co-producers: EAVE graduates Rachel Daisy Ellis, Denis Vaslin, Fleur Knopperts, Filipa Reis, Oliver Damian


  • DO NOT EXPECT TOO MUCH OF THE END OF THE WORLD by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE graduate and Romanina National Coordinator Ada Solomon, co-producers: EAVE graduates Paul Thiltges, Adrien Chef, EAVE group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic, executive producer: EAVE graduate Dan Wechsler


  • EAVE project BEHIND THE HAYSTACKS by Asimina Proedrou, produced by EAVE graduate Ioanna Bolomyti


  • EAVE project CITIZEN SAINT by Tinatin Kajrishvili, producer: EAVE graduate Lasha Khalvashi, co-producers: Borislav Chouchkov, Carine Chichkowsky, Denis Vaslin


  • EAVE Marketing Workshop project THE SETTLERS by Felipe Galvez, produced by EAVE, PUENTES, MW and EAVE+ graduate Giancarlo Nasi, PUENTES graduates Benjamín Domenech, Santiago Gallelli, TTB graduate Stefano Centini, co-producers: EAVE and PUENTES graduate Katrin Pors, EAVE graduate Ingmar Trost, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • EXCURSION by Una Gunjak, producers: EAVE graduate and National Coordinator Bosnia Herzegovina Amra Baksic Camo, EAVE graduate Adis Djapo, co-producers: EAVE graduates Sinisa Juricic, Jelena Mitrovic, Gary Cranner


  • FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, TTB graduate Mark Lwoff


  • GODLAND by Hlynur Palmason, producers: EAVE graduate Katrin Pors, TTB graduate Mikkel Jersin, EAVE graduates Anton Mani Svansson, Peter Possne, co-producer: EAVE graduate and group leader Didar Domehri


  • GOODBYE JULIA by Mohamed Kordofani, producer: EAVE graduate Ingrid Lill Hogtun


  • HANGING GARDENS by Ahmed Yassin Al Daradji, producer: EAVE graduate May Odeh

North Macedonia

  • HOUSEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS by Goran Stolevski, producers: EAVE graduates Marija Dimitrova, Beata Rzezniczek, National Coordinator Croatia Ankica Juric Tilic, National Coordinator Serbia Milan Stojanovic, associate producers: EAVE graduate Jan Naszewski, PUENTES graduate Marcin Luczaj

Costa Rica

  • I HAVE ELECTRIC DREAMS by Valentina Maurel, producer: EAVE graduate Benoît Roland


  • INSHALLAH A BOY by Amjad Al Rasheed, producer: EAVE graduate Rula Nasser


  • IN THE SHADOW OF BEIRUT by Garry Keane, Stephen Gerard Kelly, producer: EAVE graduate Myriam Sassine


  • EAVE project MAMI WATA by C.J. Obasi, produced by EAVE graduate Oge Obasi


  • MY FREEDOM by Ilze Kunga-Melgaile, producers: EAVE graduate and Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina, EAVE graduate Marija Razgute


  • OMEN by Baloji, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland, co-producer: EAVE graduate Sander Verdonk


  • OPPONENT by Milad Alami, producers: EAVE graduates Annika Rogell, Peter Possne, Ruben Thorkildsen


  • PHOTOPHOBIA by Ivan Ostrochovský, Pavol Pekarčík, producers: EAVE graduates Katarina Tomkova, Tomáš Michálek


  • RIDERS by Dominik Mencej, producers: EAVE graduates Miha Černec, Danijel Pek, Serbian National Coordinator Milan Stojanović, co-producer: EAVE graduate and Slovenian National Coordinator Jozko Rutar


  • SIRIN by Senad Sahmanovic, co-producer: EAVE graduate Alem Babic


  • SLOW by Marija Kavtaradze, producer: EAVE graduate Marija Razgute, co-producers: EAVE graduates Luisa Romeo, Anna-Maria Kantarius


  • SMOKE SAUNA SISTERHOOD by Anna Hints, producer: EAVE graduate Marianne Ostrat


  • SWEET DREAMS by Ena Sendijarevic, producer: EAVE graduate Leontine Petit


  • THE DELINQUENTS by Rodrigo Moreno, producer: EAVE graduate Ezequiel Borovinsky, EAVE and TTB graduate Gilles Chanial, co-producer: EAVE participant Julia Alves


  • THE LAST ASHES by Loïc Tanson, associate producers: EAVE graduate, group leader and EAVE+ Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator Bernard Michaux


  • THE PEASANTS by DK and Hugh Welchman, co-producers: EAVE graduates Jelena Angelovski, Jan Naszewski


  • THE PROMISED LAND by Nikolaj Arcel, producer: EAVE graduate Lizette Jonjic


  • THIS IS WHAT I REMEMBER by Aktan Arym Kubat, producer: EAVE graduate Carine Chichkowsky, Denis Vaslin, Fleur Knopperts


  • THUNDERS by Ioane Bobeica, producer: EAVE graduate Sergiu Cumatrenco Jr.


  • TOTEM by Lila Avilés, co-producer: EAVE graduate Per Damgaard Hansen


  • TRACES by Dubravka Turic, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Croatian National Coordinator Ankica Juric Tilic, EAVE graduates Ieva Norvilliene, Marija Stojanovic


  • TTB project AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Makbul Mubarak, producer: EAVE and TTB graduate Yulia Evina Bhara, co-producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards


  • TTB project TIGER STRIPES by Amanda Nell Eu, produced by TTB graduate Foo Fei Ling, co-producers: EAVE and TTB graduates Fran Borgia and Yulia Evina Bhara, EAVE graduate, TTB group leader and German National Coordinator Jonas Weydemann, EAVE graduate Ellen Havenith

Page published 1 October 2023. Updated 31 October 2023.

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