LAST DAYS TO APPLY!  EAVE partnership with La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut Français in Cannes

Press release

Dear EAVE producers,

EAVE is delighted to continue for the 8th year the successful partnership with La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut Français (formerly known as La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde) in Cannes.

La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut Français is a programme helping talented young filmmakers from emerging countries succeed in the international film market. For La Fabrique 2018, 10 talented filmmakers from emerging countries and their projects in development have been selected. La Fabrique will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year in Cannes!

EAVE organizes a special networking event at La Fabrique during Cannes Film Festival, which consists of one-on-one meetings. Selected EAVE producers will be invited to meet the international delegation of project representatives from emerging countries outside Europe.

The one-to-one meetings will be organized on Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 afternoon on Cinémas du Monde pavilion (n°109).

If you are interested in meeting some of the selected projects,

* please contact and for the individual project material,

* and send a short motivation statement, CV and company profile to

by Monday, April 25.

In case of selection, the CV and company profile will be published in a small booklet produced for the event. 

The selected projects and filmmakers for La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut Français are:

SOUTH AFRICA Miles from Nowhere by Samantha Nell (EAVE Project)– Fiction, first feature film - Produced by Bongiwe Selane / Blingola Media – Coproduced by Claire Gadea and Marie-Pierre Macia / MPM Film (France), Cait Pansegrouw / Urucu Media (South Africa) 

CÔTE D’IVOIRE Night of the Kings by Philippe Lacôte – Fiction, second feature film - Produced by Ernest Kouamé / Wassakara Productions  

NIGER Zinder by Aïcha Macky – Documentary, first feature film - Produced by Ousmane Samassekou / Tabous Production - Coproduced by Clara Vuillermoz / Les Films de Balibari (France) and Erik Winker/ Corso Film (Germany)  

CHAD Dia by Achille Adoumbaye Ronaimou – Fiction, first feature film Produced by Faissol Gnonlonfin / Merveilles Production 


BOLIVIA She Wolf by Kiro Russo – Fiction, second feature film produced by Kiro Russo / Socavon Cine – Coproduced by PUENTES Graduate Alexa Rivero / Altamar Films (France) 

COLOMBIA The Pack by Andrés Ramirez Pulido – Fiction, first feature film - produced by Johana Agudelo Susa / Valiente Gracia 

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Candela by Andrés Farias – Fiction, first feature film - Produced by Pablo Lozano / Monte y Culebra SRL – Coproduced by Louise Hentgen / Vertical (France) and Santiago de la Paz / Nomadas (Mexico) 


THAILAND Regretfully at Dawn by Sivaroj Kongsakul – Fiction, second feature film - Produced by Pimpaka Towira / Extra Virgin 


UKRAINE Seraphyma by Marysia Nikitiuk – Fiction, second feature film Produced by Igor Savychenko / Directory Films 


IRAN Black Knight by Emad Aleebrahim Dehkordi – Fiction, first feature film - Produced by Babak Aleebrahim Dehkordi / E.A.D. Films 

Find out more about the selected projects here.

Further information on

Page published 20 April 2018.

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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