TIES THAT BIND Announces its 2020 Selection

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THAT THAT BIND (TTB), the leading workshop programme connecting professionals from Asia and Europe, proudly announces the selection of 25 participants including directors out of a record number of 66 applications from 30 countries!

TTB takes place over 12 months through 2 workshops and an online module offering deep and comprehensive knowledge of the European and Asian film industries and markets. The participants benefit from high-level development under the guidance of top-notch experts from both continents, and have the opportunity to meet with key decision makers during SAFF - Southeast Asian Film Financing Forum, Singapore, and FOCUS ASIA, the Industry Section of the Udine Far East Film Festival,  Italy.

In addition to the two TTB workshops, the TTB participants will have the opportunity to participate as Industry Guests of the upcoming online edition of FOCUS ASIA, the Industry Section of the Udine Far East Film Festival (FEFF). They will be able to sign-up for online webinars, schedule online individual meetings with industry professionals from Europe and Asia, and join online industry circles featuring top-notch sales agents, distributors and producers from Asia who will share insight about the coproduction possibilities in their countries.

The following 20 participants focusing on project development with feature films and TV series in development and 5 participants focusing on career development wanting to extend their knowledge and network towards Asia have been selected to participate in TTB 2020:

  Alemberg Ang

  vy/ac Productions, Philippines
  Project: Dancing the Tides by Xeph Suarez


  Geremia Biagiotti

  Intramovies, Italy



  Julia Cöllen

  Fünferfilm, Germany
  Project: The Greenhouse by Luise Donschen


  Silje Grüner

  Evil Doghouse Studios & Europafilm, Norway



  Sigmund Elias Holm

  Western Norway Film Commission, Norway



  Tsai Hsin-Hung

  House on Fire International, Taiwan
  Project: Lost and Found by Natasha K.H. Sung


  Naoko Ishise

  Jackfruit International, Singapore/Japan
  Project: Purple Sun by Carlo Enciso Catu


 NGUYEN Luong Hang

  East Films, Vietnam
  Project: Youthfully Yours by TRINH Dinh Le Minh


 Amalie Lyngbo Quist

  Beo Starling, Denmark
  Project: Longevity by Rasmus Kloster Bro



 Richard Mewis

  108 Media, UK/Singapore
  Project: Mrs Raffles, Showrunner: Alison Hume



 Filipa Reis

  Uma Pedra no Sapato, Portugal
  Project: UK KEI by Leonor Teles




  Third Floor Production, Myanmar
  Project: Fruit Gathering by Aung Phyoe



 Nadia Trevisan

  Nefertiti Film, Italy
  Project: The Rope by Alberto Fasulo



 Bérénice Vincent

Totem Films, France



Agathe Vinson

Film Development Council of the Philippines, France/Philippines



TIES THAT BIND is organised by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund, EAVE, Udine Far East Film Festival and Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA), and supported by the Creative Europe - MEDIA sub-programme of the European Union and Aurora Media Holdings. TIES THAT BIND is held in conjunction with Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore.

For more information please contact:
EAVE Coordinator, Tanika Sajatovic:
FVG Audiovisual Fund, Alessandro Gropplero:,

Page published 30 June 2020.

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