CineLink reveals 2013 Work in Progress selection and adds two projects to Co-Production Market
Six out of close to 40 submitted projects have made the final cut for the CineLink Work in Progress section, taking place in Sarajevo on August 21-22. The Work in Progress sessions present fresh and promising upcoming films currently in post-production to top decision-makers from the European film industry.
This year's projects come from Georgia, Greece, Israel, Kosovo, Romania and Turkey.
Brides/ Patardzlebi (Georgia, France)
Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili
Wednesday 4:45 AM/ Tetarti 04:45 (Greece, Germany, Israel)
Directed by Alexis Alexiou
Manpower/Manpower (Israel, France)
Directed by Noam Kaplan
Three windows and a hanging/Tri dritare dhe nje varje (Kosovo, Germany)
Directed by Isa Qosja
World is Mine/ Lumea e mea (Romania)
Directed by Nicolae Constantin Tănase
The Lamb/Kuzu (Turkey, Germany)
Directed by Kutluğ Ataman
The seventh additional project will be announced during the festival – a documentary selected from the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the workshop organized by the Festival’s Documentary Competition Programme in collaboration with the Balkan Documentary Center.
Two major awards are presented in the Work in Progress section:
The Post Republic Award – services worth EUR 80.000
The Restart Award – services worth EUR 20.000
2013 Jury: Rebekka Garrido, Managing Director, The Post Republic; Zsuzsi Bánkuti Acquisition Manager, The Match Factory, and Arnaud Gourmelen, Selection Committee member at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs.
Also, two additional guest projects have been added to the CineLink Co-Production Market selection:
Me, Myself And Murdoch (Jordan)
Writer & Director: Yahya Alabdallah
Producer: Rula Nasser
Project in collaboration with Doha Film Institute
Upside down (Lebanon)
Writer & Director: Ahmad Ghossein
Producer: Georges Schoucair
Project in collaboration with Doha Film Institute and The Arab Fund for Arts & Culture
CineLink takes place during Sarajevo Film Festival on August 21-24, and is a development and financing platform for carefully selected regional feature-length fiction films destined for European co-production. Its activities are spread throughout the year and its aim is to provide a platform designed to meet the current needs and expectations of Southeast Europe’s film industry in reshaping.
CineLink is attended by around 500 industry professionals from across Europe and presents in total around 30 carefully selected projects open for co-production, as well as networking opportunities for the regional and European film industry.