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Polish Film Institute and EAVE continue with a successful partnership

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Polish Film Institute and EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs), one of the leading professional training, project development and networking organizations for audiovisual producers, are happy to announce the continuation of their successful partnership that will again and for the fourth time offer a scholarship for one Polish producer for the EAVE 2020 Producers Workshop.

The award of 30.000 PLN, sponsored by the Polish Film Institute towards the costs of the participation in the EAVE 2020 workshops, will be granted to one of the selected projects in development pitched at the Polish Days (July 30 – August 1, 2019), the most important industry event in Poland, held in the framework of the New Horizons International Film Festival (July 25 - August 4, 2019) in Wroclaw.

The award will be presented during the Polish Days awards ceremony on August 1, 2019, by EAVE’s CEO Kristina Trapp.

Last year`s beneficiary of the PISF/EAVE award has been Agnieszka Dziedzic (Koi Studio), who is now participating to EAVE Producers Workshop 2019.

Beata Rzezniczek (Madants), also participant of EAVE Producers Workshop 2019, is presenting EAVE project OTHER PEOPLE by Aleksandra Terpinska at the Polish Days this year.

Among the list of selected projects for Polish Days:

BIRD TALK by Xawery Zulawski, producer: EAVE graduate Marcin Wierzchoslawski

INTERIOR by Marek Lechki, producer: EAVE graduate Maciej Kubicki

TASTE OF PHO by Mariko Saga, producers: EAVE graduates Karsten Stöter and Mariusz Wlodarski

APPLES by Christos Nikou, producer: EAVE graduate Mariusz Wlodarski

SUNBURNED by Carolina Hellsgard, producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards

MIRA by Anna Jadowska, producer: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska.


Recent Polish projects successfully developed at EAVE are THE MUTE by Bartosz Konopka (Best Cinematography at Gdynia IFF 2018), UNITED STATES OF LOVE by Tomasz Wasilewski, which has received a Silver Bear at Berlinale 2016, and THE HERE AFTER by Magnus von Horn, which has been screened in Directors Fortnight in Cannes 2015.

EAVE could not imagine a better platform for this cooperation than the New Horizons International Film Festival, renowned for presenting uncompromising, innovative and original cinema from all over the world.

Please click here for more information about EAVE, PISF and New Horizons IFF.

To submit your project, please visit PISF webpage for the call for applications.

Page published 12 July 2019.


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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