Works in Progress 2011

80 milionów / 80 million

Directed by:Waldemar Krzystek
Poland, 100 min, drama/comedy

Release date:Autumn, 2011
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film language:Polish
Film´s website:www.80milionow.com

Film synopsis:
Poland, Lower Silesia, the beginning of a very cold winter 1981. After the series of entrapments by the Security Service a confrontation between the opposition and the communists seems to be inevitable. Just before the proclamation of martial law a group of young Solidarity activists decide to play va bangue and organize a rash action to take out 80 million of the Union money from one of the Wroclaw’s banks before the account would be blocked. Security Service officers follow their steps. It’s the beginning of a gripping tournament in which also priests and curb dealers will play their parts. Each side has aces up their sleeve.

Waldemar Krzystek - Filmography:
"W zawieszeniu" ("Suspended") 1987, Awards: Best Debut Director Award at The Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (1987); "Ostatni prom" ("The Last Ferry") 1989, Awards: President of Gdynia Special Award at The Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (1989); "Zwolnieni z życia" ("Dismissed from Life") 1992, Awards: FIPRESCI Prize, Special Prize of the Jury and Silver Seashell for Best Actress Krystyna Janda at San Sebastian IFF (1992) "Mała Moskwa" ("Little Moscow") 2008, Awards: Grand Prix - The Golden Lion - and Best Actress Award for Svetlana Khodchenkova at Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (2008), People’s Choice Award at Moscow IFF (2009)

Producer´s Filmography:
"0_1_0" , 2008, directed by Piotr Łazarkiewicz (executive producer, co-producer) Awards: Polish Filmmakers Association Award at Polish Film Festival in Gdynia (2008); "Zwerbowana miłość" ("Recruited Love"), 2010, directed by Tadeusz Król (producer) Awards: Best Actress Award for Joanna Orleańska at Debut Films Festival "The Young and Cinema" in Koszalin, Poland (2010); "Sala samobójców" ("Suicide Room"), 2011, directed by Jan Komasa (co-producer)Awards: FIRPRESCI Award at International Festival of Independent Cinema "Off Plus Camera" in Krakow (2011); "Maraton tańca"("Dance Marathon") 2011, directed by Magdalena Łazarkiewicz (co-producer);

Producer´s Statement:
We would like to present hard moments from the polish history at the beginning of the 80’s in an unconventional way. ”80 million” tells about ordinary young people who were able to do extraordinary things. Our story is based on true events that took place in December 1981 in Wroclaw. "80 million" is in post-production at the time. The editing is finished. Total budget was: 1.875,000 Euro. The polish premiere of the film is scheduled for Autumn, 2011. Our goal is to find distributors, festivals and sales agents outside Poland interested in this film.


Producer: Sylwester Banaszkiewicz, Marcin Kurek
Screenplay: Krzysztof Kopka, Waldemar Krzystek
Camera: Piotr Sliskowski
Music: Zbigniew Karnowski
Cast: Krzysztof Czeczot, Wojciech Solarz, Maciej Makowski, Piotr Glowacki, Adam Ferency, Agnieszka Grochowska, Jan Frycz, Miroslaw Baka

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Agata Walkosz / Assistant Producer
Mediabrigade
ul. Karkonoska 10
53-015 Wroclaw
Poland
Tel. +48717991451 / Fax. +48717991450
agata@mediabrigade.pl / www.mediabrigade.pl
Phone at the festival: +48 607 944094

Urszula Rzemieniewska / Production Assistant
Mediabrigade
ul. Karkonoska 10
53-015 Wroclaw
Poland
Tel. +48717991451 / Fax. +48717991450
rzemieniewska@gmail.com / www.mediabrigade.pl

Working version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Aşk ve Devrim / LOVE and REVOLUTION
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:F. Serkan Acar
Turkey, 112 min, drama

Release date:-
Film is in postproduction
Film language:Turkish
Film´s website:-

Film synopsis:
The film opens with one of the great milestones of the 20th century. Kemal, a university student of around 20, hears news of the fall of ‘socialism’ on a tiny radio in the shambles of his shared student flat. Before his eyes, a world view he has newly espoused, that has shaped his value system, is being destroyed by the people who live within that very system.
Despite the debacle unfolding on their doorstep, the revolutionary organization Kemal belongs to continues resolutely with its struggle in universities and labour circles, defying all kinds of police and state oppression. If Kemal’s political struggle is consuming, so too is his emotional world.

F. Serkan Acar - Filmography:
He was born in Artvin in 1975. He studied psychology at Istanbul University. He also published some cinema magazines. He worked in television and cinema productions as an assistant director and production manager since 1997. He founded KUZEY FILM in 2007 and produced Sonbahar (Autumn). Sonbahar (Autumn) won more than 30 awards all around Europe and Asia. He shooted his first feature Aşk ve Devrim (Love and Revolution) in 2011.

Producer´s Filmography:
Kuzey Film is İstanbul based independent production company founded in 2007. Kuzey Film’s first objective is to work with new generation directors ad scriptwriters and find solutions for the realisation of productions. Their first production Sonbahar(Autumn)won more than 30 awards all around Europe and Asia. 2011 - "AŞK VE DEVRİM” (LOVE AND REVOLUTION) 2010 – "TAKİYE” (TAKIYE) 2010 - "ISTANBUL” (ISZTAMBUL) 2008 - "SONBAHAR” (AUTUMN)

Producer´s Statement:


Producer: M. Serkan Turhan, F.Serkan Acar
Screenplay: M. Serkan Turhan
Camera: Feza Çaldiran
Music: Cem Yildiz
Cast: Gün Koper, Deniz Denker

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

F. Serkan Acar / Producer of the film, director
Kuzey Film Production
Firuzağa Mah. Kasatura SK.No.4 Beyoğlu
34433 Instanbul
Turkey
Tel. 00 902 122 527 713
sacar@filmfabrikistanbul.com
Phone at the festival: 00 905 326 332 456

Working version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Aurora / Vanishing Waves

Directed by:Kristina Buozyte
Lithuania, France, Belgium, aprox. 120 min, drama

Release date:2012
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
Film language:Lithuanian, english
Film´s website:http://www.tremora.com/films_aurora.html

Film synopsis:
VANISHING WAVES – unconventional love story shown through the psychological thriller with sci-fi elements. This contemporary tale describes the astonishing journey, in the mysterious woman mind, of an inhibited man who finally awakens to the life. Started with solid scientific experiment, all turns into uncontrolled personal drama. This story explores the nature of desire by exposing links and contradictions between the organic human body and imaginary one.


Kristina Buozyte - Filmography:
"The Collectress” 84 min. (debut feature), fiction, 2008 - film got "silver crane" award for the best film of the year and was nominated in all categories. Participated in more than 40 film festivals, was premiered in Karlovy Vary film festival and participated in Pusan, Cairo, Mannheim, Cottbus, San Paulo, Valencia, Chicago among others. And it was shown in MOMA (NEW YORK). Other films: "Juozas Meškauskas” 24 min., documentary, 2006 "Change the record” 19 min., fiction, 2005 "Ward Nr. 23” 15min., fiction, DV, 2004

Producer´s Filmography:
"ANARCHY IN ZIRMUNAI" (by Saulius Drunga) 93 min, 2010 - got Media New Talent award (Cannes film festival, 2007), premiered in Moscow film festival, competition "Perspectives". "Low Lights" (by Ignas Miskinis) 92 min, 2009 - got "Silver Crane" award for best film of the year in 2009, was premiered in Karlovy Vary film festival, participated in many film festivals - Pusan, Hamburg, Cottbus, Sevilla among others. "The Collectress" (by Kristina Buozyte) 83 min, 2008 - got "Silver Crane" award for the best film of the year. Was premiered in Karlovy Vary film festival and participated in Pusan, Cairo, San Paulo, Valencia, among others. "Diringas" (by Ignas Miskinis 90 min, 2006.

Producer´s Statement:
Film is in post-production. Missing 100.000 Eur. to complete the film.


Producer: Ieva Norviliene
Screenplay: Kristina Buozyte, Bruno Samper
Camera: Feliksas Abrukauskas
Music: tbc
Cast: Marius Jampolskis, Jurga Jutaite

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Ieva Norviliene / Producer of the film
Tremora
Gyneju 4 - 327
LT-01109 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel. +370 686 975 84 / Fax. +370 524 975 78
ieva@tremora.com / www.tremora.com
Phone at the festival: +370 686 975 84

Working version of the film

Balkan Is Not Dead / Balkan Is Not Dead

Directed by:Aleksandar Popovski
Republic of Macedonia, 105 min, drama

Release date:January, 2012
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
Film language:Macedonian, Turkish, French

Film synopsis:
The beginning of the 20th century finds the Balkans under the vague collapse of the great Ottoman Empire. A Macedonian family from Bitola tries to survive, preserve its roots and remain together. "Balkan Is Not Dead” is a story about two religions Christianity and Islam, two nations, two philosophies and each ready to fight the other to a complete extermination, a story about a period that in great manners corresponds with the present.
At first sight, it seems quite impossible for a love story to take place in such a milieu but as we can see at the end it is not a question of freedom or death; it is a question of love or hate.

Aleksandar Popovski - Filmography:
Aleksandar Popovski graduated with a BA in Film and Drama. Films: 1993 film omnibus "LIGHT GRAY”,"BOO, YOU TAILORS!”(1995),"GOODBYE 20TH CENTURY” (1998). This film participated on many international film festivals. It was awarded Melies D’Argent at the Helsinki Film Festival for the best European film in the field of the fantastic, B–Movie Award at the New York Film Festival for the best editing and the best set design, King Nobel at the First Internet Film Festival-Brussels,and the FantaFestival-Roma for the best actor. 2008,short film "METAMORPHOSES”,co-produced by Kino Oko Production and Partysans Production. His feature film "BALKAN IS NOT DEAD” is currently in post production.

Producer´s Filmography:
2011 BALKAN IS NOT DEAD/postproduction Dir.A.Popovski Producer 2009 AS IF I’M NOT THERE,feature Dir.J.Wilson Co-Producer Festivals:Sarajevo Film Festival,2010 Toronto Film Festival,2010 Berlinale,2011–Cinema for Peace Palm Springs,2011,Official Selection IFTA,2011-Best Movie, Best Director, Best Script Istanbul IFF, 2011-FACE Award Kairo Film Festival,2010 Silver Pyramid 2008 HUMAN ZOO Dir.R.Rasmussen Line Producer MK Festivals:Berlinale 2009,Panorama 2005 BAL CAN CAN Dir.D.Mitrevski Associate Producer Awards:Moscow International Film Festival,Russia(Special Mention of the Film Critic’s Guild of Russia)2005 7th Motovun Film Festival, Croatia/Award "From A to A”,2005

Producer´s Statement:
The film is currently in the post production. The budget is 910 000 euros. We are missing the whole sound post production and music recording to complete the film. Due to a special concept of this film and it’s universal message we strongly believe in a wider distribution, Europe and US. Big interest from Balkan countries especially from Turkey. The crew was multinational, Macedonians, Croatians, Italian and Turkish. The idea to make this film generally comes from a very successful theater play written by Dejan Dukovski.


Producer: Robert Naskov
Screenplay: Dejan Dukovski, Aleksandar Popovski, Ana Lasic
Camera: Dejan Dimeski
Music: Kiril Dzajkovski
Cast: Rade Serbedzija, Natasa Tapuskovic, Nikola Ristanovski

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Robert Naskov / Producer of the film
Kino Oko
Nobelova 12a/6
1000 Skopje
Macedonia
Tel. +3892 3222 478 / Fax. +389 2 3213 643
robert@kinooko.com.mk / www.kinooko.com.mk
Phone at the festival: +38970 255670

Robert Jazadziski / Line Producer
Kaval Film
Jane Sandanski 88/1-7
1000 Skopje
Macedonia
Tel. +389 2 24 47 107 / Fax. +389 2 24 47 107
kaval@kaval.com.mk / www.kavalfilm.com.mk
Phone at the festival: +38970 279 092

Working version of the film

Dubrovsky / Dubrovsky
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Kirill Mikhanovsky
Russia, 100 min, drama

Film language:Russian
Film´s website:http://tvindie.ru/movie/in_production/27/

Film synopsis:
Vladimir is a successful banker and a regular at trendy night clubs. Masha is a diligent law student and a loving daughter. It looks like they have bright future ahead. However, an unexpected quarrel between two eccentric fathers forces their offspring to live through the conflict of Pushkin’s novel.

Kirill Mikhanovsky - Filmography:
FISH DREAMS 2006 / 115min / Brazil – Russia – USA - Semaine de la Critique (Cannes 2006) – Prix Regards Jeunes - Spirit of Fire IFF (Russia) – Silver Taiga Award - Sofia IFF (Bulgaria) – Special Jury Prize - Miami IFF (USA) – Heineken Red Star Award - ArtFilm Festival (Slovakia) – Grand Jury Prize & The Don Quixote Award - Seattle IFF (USA) – Heineken Red Star Award - Torun IFF (Poland) – Best Screenplay AUDITIONS 2004 / 18 min / USA INHALE, EXHALE 2002 / 12 min / USA THE VOYEUR 2001 / 7 min / USA TERRA, TERRA 1999 / 27 min / USA 

Producer´s Filmography:
2011 – GIRL AND DEATH, dir. Jos Stelling, co-production with Jos Stelling Films (Netherlands) (in pre-production) 2011 DUBROVSKY, dir. Kirill Mikhanovsky 2011 GUY FROM MARS, dir. Sergey Osipyan 2011 GROMOZEKA, dir. Vladimir Kott(Official selection Rotterdam IFF, New Directors/New Films (New York), KINOTAVR IFF(Russia)) 2008 THE FLY, dir. Vladimir Kott - Shanghai IFF - BEST FILM; Alexandra Tyuftey – special mention of the jury - European Cinema Festival in Lecce (Italy) – FIPRESCI AWARD - "Black Nights” IFF in Tallinn - Alexandra Tyuftey – "Best Actress” 2007 DUSKA, dir. Jos Stelling, an Eyeworks/Egmont and TVINDIE production (Dutch Oscar contender 2007; EFA Award contender 2008)

Producer´s Statement:
Status: in production (shooting); Budget: 1.5 mln USD; We are looking for European distribution partners - International sales/ distribution companies. The film will have theatrical release in Russia and Eastern Europe. -- The script is based on a famous novel by Alexander Pushkin. Put into contemporary settings by a well-know Moscow journalist, the classic story of rivalry, revenge, filial duty, and romance was just waiting for the right moment to come. And it came: many events desctibed in the script appear to forecast the actual news of today.


Producer: Yevgeny Gindilis
Screenplay: Konstantin Chernozatonsky, Mikhail Brashinsky, Kirill Mikhanovsky
Camera: Anastasiy Mikhailov
Cast: Danila Kozlovsky, Klavdiya Korshunova, Yury Tsurilo, Alexander Mezentsev

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Yevgeny Gindilis / Producer of the film
Tvindie Film Production
9, bld. 1 Pokrovka str.
101000 Moscow
Russia
Tel. (+7495) 623 0432 / Fax. (+7495) 623 0432
gindilis@tvindie.ru / www.tvindie.ru
Phone at the festival: +7985 763 0242

Ekaterina Gershenzon /
Tvindie Film Production
9, bld. 1 Pokrovka str.
101000 Moscow
Russia
Tel. (+7495) 623 0432 / Fax. (+7495) 623 0432
kgershenzon@gmail.com / www.tvindie.ru
Phone at the festival: +7905 7928104

Working version of the film

Ferah Feza / Ships
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Elif Refig
Turkey, 100 min, drama

Release date:2012
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Turkish

Film synopsis:
Dreaming of a better life else where Ali slacks off his ship supplier job and keeps looking for the signs that will lead him to a more satisfying life. While trying to meet the person who he believes will accompany him on his journey to the far lands, he gets struck by lighting. He miraculously survives and starts falling a sleep at unexpected times and having a dream of a magical ship called Vamos.

Elif Refig - Filmography:
Elif Refig completed her M.F.A. in film at Columbia University in New York. Her screenplay Adanmış Detaylar (Devoted Details) was a finalist for the 2004 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab. She received GoetheInstitute Gestures of Reconciliation Prizewith her short Esperanza Starring. Elif Refig receivedthe Academy of Motion Picture Grant in 2004 and 2007. Her nextfilm Erkek Adam (Man to Be), was supported by Kodak, the Caucus Foundation and the Open Society Institute. She also won the Best Foreign Filmmaker Award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Elif Refiğ received Turkish Ministry of Culture scriptdevelopment grant and productionfund for her debut feature Ferah Feza (Ships).

Producer´s Filmography:

Producer´s Statement:
The shooting of Ferah Feza (Ships) was completed in December 2010 on low budget. The film is still in the editing process. There is a 3 day shooting planned for the second week of June. I’m still negotiating for the funding of post production of the film that includes film scanning, audio mix, color grading and film prints. I’m aiming to complete the film until September and start the festival run with the Berlinale.


Producer: Elif Refiğ
Screenplay: Elif Refiğ
Camera: Türksoy Gölebeyi
Music: Ahmet K. Bilgiç, Okan Kaya
Cast: Uğur Uzunel, Makbule Akbaş

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Elif Refig / Producer of the film
Muhtelif Yapimlar
Özogul Sok.
34472 Istanbul
Turkey

elifre@gmail.com

Working version of the film

Fleke / Blurs
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Aldo Tardozzi
Croatia, 94 min, drama/thriller

Release date:2012
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Croatian
Film´s website:www.flekefilm.com

Film synopsis:
LANA (17) is a girl from an average Zagreb family. She`s getting ready to spend the night with her
boyfriend IGOR (25). On their way to the concert they decide to make love in a taxi owned by Igor`s
friend. This should`ve been Lana`s first time.Things went wrong when their intimate encounter got
interrupted by the nosies from another taxi. There was a robbery and attempted murder going on.
Lana wanted to stop their love game, but Igor has forced her to continue. Lana run away from him
and met IRENA (17) in a nightclub, a troubled girl who`s been spending the night in search for drugs.
A series of circumstances join Lana and Irene together while they wander the city …

Aldo Tardozzi - Filmography:
He was born in 1974 in Zagreb, Croatia. Studied Philosophy on University of Phylosophy in Zagreb. He graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb 2001 (as a Film and TV Director). He is director of awarded documentaries Think Pink, The begining of a beautiful friendship, A story from Nunić, Eddy is gone and TV series The blind spots, Biba’s world, Periferija city, Home, sweet home, A diary of a blonde. He is credited as a 1st assistant director in many Croatian features, TV shows, commercials and in coproduction movies. Works also as a screenwriter.

Producer´s Filmography:
Ljubo Zdjelarevic graduated from Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb. He studied Production at Academy of Dramatic Art. He is author of several awarded short videos. Since 2001 he has been working as a freelancer in audiovisual industry. He is executive director of One Take Film Festival. Barbara Jukopila graduated Production from the Academy of Dramatic Art in Zagreb. She has continued her studies (MA) in major: Production of Audiovisual and Multimedia Projects. She produced shorts such as "Chocolate Cake” (Mediterranean film festival Tangiere 2010.) and "Red” (Sarajevo film festival) which was awarded for best actress and best young director at Days of Croatian Films 2010.

Producer´s Statement:
At the moment the film is in postproduction, but it will have its national premiere by the end of July 2011 at Pula film festival, in Croatia. After national premiere, our goal is to reach international audience by having the international premiere at one of several important film festivals. After festival distribution, the film will be released in theatres in Croatia, in 2012. This is the story about two teenage girls and their effort to establish anattainable friendship. We made this film because we felt that we all have something to give to this project and to this story. The film was made thanks to each and every crew member who gave his or her contribution.


Producer: Ljubo Zdjelarevic, Barbara Jukopila, Tomislav Vujic
Screenplay: Aldo Tardozzi
Camera: Darko Drinovac
Music: Luka Zima
Cast: Iskra Jirsak, Nika Miskovic

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Aldo Tardozzi / film director
Kinoteka
Draskoviceva 4
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel. + 385 91 551 3226
atardozzi@yahoo.com / www.flekefilm.com
Phone at the festival: + 385 91 551 3226

Barbara Jukopila / Producer of the film
Kinoteka
Jurisiceva 1A
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel. + 385 91 560 0363
barbarajukopila@yahoo.com / www.filmfleke.com
Phone at the festival: + 385 91 560 0363

Working version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Forgotten king / Forgotten King

Directed by:Nikoloz Khomasuridze
Georgia, 115 min, drama

Release date:November 11th, 2011
This is the film´s final distribution title
This film is director´s debut
Film is finished
Film language:Georgian
Film´s website:www.forgottenkingmovie.com

Film synopsis:
Story based on true and fiction events and includes some codes from the famous Georgian poem "The Knight in the Tiger’s Skin" written by Shota Rustveli in the end of 12th century. Well known film producer Demetre Orbeli (DAVIT) and his wife Elene (Salome Paghava) visited their homeland Tbilisi, Georgia in 11.11.11 which is the best day for time traveling in the past. In the hotel they were attacked by nazi killers but were saved by Monk Warriors who bring them to unbossomed Giorgi’s (Badri Kakabadze) Castle. Giogri and Demetre travel in the past to find out the truth about the real descendant of the King and the facts which were hidden during the centuries. . .

Nikoloz Khomasuridze - Filmography:
Lawyer Nikoloz Khomasuridze was so passionte if film that after his 8 years of Law carrer in Georgia (Europe), he went to film school and graduated from The Los Angeles Film School in 2008. After that he wrote, produced and directed several short and feature films (Didgori; American Seagull; I’m just a MESSAGE; Case #0011). The main challenge was making the longest continuous single take in film history. "Forgotten King" is Nikoloz’s directorial debut and 105 minutes film in one shot. Now he has pre production of the Action/Drama feature film "Jeans Generation" based on a true story from 80’s of Soviet Georgia, when 7 artists decided to escape from the Soviet Union and hijacked the plane.

Producer´s Filmography:
George Kavtaradze & Nikoloz Khomasuridze are friends from childhood. Both worked as Lawers and now they make films together (Shorts: Didgori-Land of Sacrificed Knights; I`m Just a Message; Case #0011) "Forgotten King" is thier first feature film and already have in pre production of new feature project "Jeans Generation" based on a true story, filming in the end of September in Tbilisi, Geogia and in Los Angeles, CA.

Producer´s Statement:
Working on this unique film "Forgotten King" was very challanging, Making whole 105 minutes film in one continuous take is not easy and no one done it before. Finding investors, planning and managing locations (Hotel, City road 11km/8m & Soundstage), crew departments, cast, stunt drivers, scenes transitions. It was a crazy experience for the first time feature film makers. And now we are realy proud to say that we never gave up and we did it! Our distribution strategy is to show everyone our film to say, that everything is possible and we can make our dreams on screen. This is world record film shot and now we are submitting this film for Guinness Records too. Thank you!


Producer: Nikoloz Khomasuridze & George Kavtaradze
Screenplay: Nikoloz Khomasuridze
Camera: Igor Tochilnikov & Jonatan Edvards
Music: Chabuka Amiranashvili
Cast: Davit Katsarava; Salome Paghava, Paata Mkheidze; Badri Kakabadze; Salome Gasviani, Elugja Burduli; Givi Chuguashvili & others

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Nikoloz Khomasuridze / Producer of the film
Nikolozfilms LTD
#11 Ilia Chavchavadze Ave.
0179 Tbilisi
Georgia
Tel. +99592124633
nikoloz.nikolozfilms@gmail.com / www.nikolozfilms.com
Phone at the festival: +37257511206

Razuvaeva Alla / Producer of the film
Nikolozfilms LTD
#11 Ilia Chavchavadze Ave.
0179 Tbilisi
Georgia

nikoloz.nikolozfilms@gmail.com / www.nikolozfilms.com

Working version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Horses are Green on the Wall / Horses are Green on the Wall

Directed by:Dan Chisu
Romania, 107 min, drama

Film is in postproduction
Film language:romanian

Film synopsis:
"Horses Are Green on the Walls” is a story about the illusion of becoming rich in Romania. In a country where stories of striking it rich are everywhere, anyone thinks such a thing is not only possible, but it’s easily achievable. The storyline follows two destinies: one is of a young couple that could have gotten rich and the other is of an old one who, because of their lack of knowledge when it comes to modern technology, gets fooled by e-mail spam. Finally we realize that the illusion of becoming rich puts ordinary people in extraordinary situations.

Dan Chisu - Filmography:
DIRECTOR/DAN CHISU FILMOGRAPHY: documentary film "Fata morgana"– 1999 "WebSiteStory"- 2009 "The Bear"- 2009 "Horses are green on the walls"- 2011

Producer´s Filmography:
GIULIANO DOMAN PRODUCER:- TV Series:"Virtual", "The Sailor’s Girls" - documentaries:"Nichita Stanescu",2007;"Noica",2011 - "Before and After 22/12/1989",short,2009 - "The Mother of God from the ground floor",short,2010 - "Lunch Break",short film,2011 - "Floating Things",feature film,2009 - "Horses are green on the wall",feature film,2011 CO-PRODUCER:"Tanti",2008 DAN CHISU PRODUCER:"Horses are green on the wall",2011; "WebSiteStory",2009 CO-PRODUCER: -Short films: Dincolo, Zapping– Hanno Hofer; Ocolul Pompierilor– Cristi Mungiu -Feature films: "The Famous Paparazzo",1999;"The Bear",2009

Producer´s Statement:
The two seemingly unrelated stories are in contrast. One explores the process of getting rich or better said the illusion of getting rich of two ordinary people without much knowledge. Although they are fair and honest, the power of money brings out most unexpected attitudes. Neither of the two would have behaved like this in normal circumstances. Money is the evil eye. Money makes friendships fall apart, family members to sue one another, sparks jealousies. But it is the main engine of our lives. The other story is about destiny and coincidence. It is a clear expression of the everyday life. It’s about life’s revenge against you for your superficiality and lack of attention.


Producer: Giuliano Doman & Dan Chisu
Screenplay: Dan Chisu
Camera: Ovidiu Gyarmath
Music: Paul Ilea
Cast: Adrian Titieni, Tudor Smoleanu, Ionut Visan, Anca Florescu

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Dan Chisu / Producer of the film
Bucharest
Romania

dchisu@gmail.com
Phone at the festival: +40722408140

Working version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Kamfora / Camphor
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Filip Marczewski
Poland, 90 min, drama

Release date:TBC
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Polish/Romani
Film´s website:www.akson-studio.pl

Film synopsis:
The scandalous, naughty, and sensual story of a forbidden love, set against the backdrop of a conflict between neo-Nazis from a local sports club and a group of Gypsies.

Filip Marczewski - Filmography:
Filip Marczewski. Born in 1974. Graduated in Humanities (MISH) from the University of Warsaw and in Film Directing from the National Film School in Łódź. Winner of over 20 awards at International Film Festivals in: Kiev, Moscow, St.Louis, Prague, Bruxelles, Aubagne, Huesca, Rio de Janeiro, Barcelona, Kyoto and a Student Academy Award nomination for his short feature "Melodramat" ("Melodrama"). "Kamfora" ("Camphor") is his full-length feature debut.

Producer´s Filmography:
Akson Studio, one of the five leading production companies in Poland, specializes in cinema and television production of feature, documentary films, entertainment shows, TV programmes/series, educational programmes, and TV theatre plays. Akson Studio cooperates with Andrzej Wajda. One of the co-produced films, "Katyń" (2.7 M viewers), was nominated for Oscar® by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the Best Foreign Film category. "Tatarak", Andrzej Wajda’s last picture, has been equally internationally acclaimed, the premiere took place at Berlinale 2009, where the director received prestigious Alfred Bauer Prize.

Producer´s Statement:
The film tells a story about human desires and fears: love, betrayal and friendship. Overcoming social taboos is a universal theme, equally relevant for audiences in Poland and abroad. It is the first contemporary Polish film in which the Roma community plays a key part, part of the dialogue in the film is in the Romani language. The total budget of the film is 4.6 M PLN (ca. 1.1 M EUR), it is in a post-production phase. The financing is closed. Kino Świat is planned to be the Polish distributor, the Polish premiere is scheduled for 2012. The world sales is open. The main cast: Agnieszka Grochowska (Polish European Shooting Star 2007) and Mateusz Kościukiewicz (Best Actor, KVIFF, 2010).


Producer: Akson Studio
Screenplay: Grzegorz Loszewski, Filip Marczewski
Camera: Szymon Lenkowski
Music: open
Cast: Agnieszka Grochowska, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Anna Prochniak, Maciej Marczewski, Pawel Krolikowski

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Maria Letowska / state film commission
Polish Film Institute
ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 21/23
00-071 Warsaw
Poland
Tel. +48 22 42 10 536 / Fax. +48 22 42 10 546
maria.letowska@pisf.pl / www.pisf.pl
Phone at the festival: +48 695 363 334

Working version of the film

Konfident / Confidant
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Juraj Nvota
Slovak Republic, 108 min, drama

Release date:february 2012
Film is in postproduction
Film language:Slovak
Film´s website:www.attackfilm.sk

Film synopsis:
Adam – a radio operator of the civil airport became an object of interest of the secret police. He called their attention as an excellent student, as an exemplary soldier.The government of one party and one true needed some reliable people. After the Moscow regime many experts were fired.Adam is suddenly ordered to work for the Secret Police,to department of monitoring. At the beginning he does not realize the consequences and gains advantages of a good work and a state apartment with furniture.Later he starts to see the reverse side of his job and that by his work he is harming destinies of families. One day he realizes that not only he is monitoring, but he is even monitored.



Juraj Nvota - Filmography:
Juraj Nvota-graduaded at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava,studying dramatic direction,has made three feature films and more than 100 plays. His awards and participation in festivals are:Award IGRIC-prize of the Slovak film critics for the movie Cruel Joys, Moscow IFF - prize Silver Arrow, prize IGRIC for the film Music, 14 nominations and 2 awards "The Sun in a Net" -the prize of the Slovak National Academy for the film Music, for the best film and the best director,the Special Prize in Warsaw Filmfest 2008.

Producer´s Filmography:
Ľubomír Slivka-graduaded at the Academy of Performing Arts,studying scriptwriting,author of many television movies,two feature films, script editor and producer.Awards:the Golden Palm award in Mexico IFF 2009 for the movie Gypsy Virgin -the award for outstanding achivement. Katarina Vanzurová-graduaded at the Economic University, Foreign Trade. Worked in film business as head of production for twenty years on projects as Gypsies of Europe-tv series,co-production of Slovak Republic and Germany,feature films The Castle Stories,Green Ash-made for Ministry of Culture in Iran, The Fragments from a Small Town, Gypsy Virgin,Confidant and animated film The True Adventurs of Baron Munchhausen.

Producer´s Statement:
Confidant is in post production at present, the theatrical opening in Czech and Slovak Republics in February 2012.I want to make this movie as I like the script and on the side of Slovak cinematography I consider this movie as a way how we can settle with a theme which is still alive in our society,but until now nobody has made any kind of feature film about it. We got an excellent cast and crew for the film/Jan Malíř as a director of photography,Alois Fišárek as film editor,to name just a few/and a a satisfactory budget of 1,8 million eur.I believe Confidant has a strong distribution potential. We plan to submit the film to festivals and to find a sales agent for the worldwide release.


Producer: Katarína Vanžurová,Ľubomír Slivka
Screenplay: Ľubomír Slivka
Camera: Jan Malíř
Music: Pawel Mykietyn
Cast: Jiří Mádl,Michaela Majerníková,Ondřej Vetchý,Jan Budař,Táňa Pauhofová,Ady Hajdu,

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Ľubomír Slivka / Producer of the film, +author of the script
ATTACK FILM
Košická 58
821 08 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel. 004212 52620941 / Fax. 004212 52620941
attack@nextra.sk / www.attackfilm.sk
Phone at the festival: 00421903780403

Katarína Vanžurová / Producer of the film
ATTACK FILM
Košická 58
821 08 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel. 00421903712204 / Fax. 004212 52620941
attack@nextra.sk / www.attackfilm.sk
Phone at the festival: 00421903712204

Working version of the film

L / L
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Babis Makrids
Greece, min, drama

Release date:winter 2011-12
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:greek

Film synopsis:
_ What would be your last word?
- Monegasque.

Babis Makrids - Filmography:
Babis Makridis was born in northern Greece in 1970. He studied film in the Stavrakos Film School and immediately started working in the industry in various assistant positions. He embarked on a wildly successful career as a director in advertising and video clips in 1998. His short film "The Last Fakir"(2005) was awarded the Newcomer’s Prize at the Drama Short FIlm Festival, Greece. "L” is his first feature.

Producer´s Filmography:
Amanda Livanou was born in Athens and studied at the London School of Economics (MA History 1994). She has been working as an independent film & television producer since 1996. She has produced, co-produced and Line Produced 10 feature films and documentaries including numerous international productions shot in Greece. She has worked at the Greek Film Center (2002-2004) as special advisor to the Managing Director. She is a graduate of the EAVE Training Workshop. Selected titles include BackDoor, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me, Signs & Wonders, Athens Blues, Chip & Ovi, Arcadia Lost.

Producer´s Statement:
The film is an independent production and was shot in 35mm for 25 days in locations in and around Athens. It a collaborative effort between people who have been working together for a number of years, and without whose contribution in time and resources it would have been impossible to make. Nevertheless the film is financed and will be completed in late fall 2011. We would like to present it in one of the major festivals in winter 2011-12 and we would like to do so with a sales agent who will believe in it and nurture it in its festival and sales progress.


Producer: Amanda Livanou, Babis Makridis
Screenplay: Efthymis Filippou, Babis Makrids
Camera: Thimios Bakatakis
Music: Coti K.
Cast: Aris Servetalis, Makis Papadimitriou, Yannis Bostantzoglou, Thanassis Dimou

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Amanda Livanou / Producer of the film
BEBEN FILMS
36 Amaroussiou Halandriou str.
151 25 Athens
Greece
Tel. +30 210 6100 100 / Fax. +30 210 6100 109
lthemovie@gmail.com, amanda@topcut.tv
Phone at the festival: + 30 210 6944 757 339

Working version of the film

Night Boats / Night Boats

Directed by:Igor Mirkovic
Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, 100 min, drama/comedy

Release date:January 2012
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Croatian
Film´s website:www.nightboats.com

Film synopsis:
Night Boats is a melodrama about a love in an old people’s home. Helena and Jakov thought their life was over until love stroke them. And they take off from the bleak institution, like some teenagers running from home. They take off into their romance – a romance they thought they would never experience again.

Igor Mirkovic - Filmography:
2009 „Bill Collector" - short fiction 13’, exe. production: Studio dim Jury Award for best script, Best Short Award, Audience Award -19th Croatian Film Days 2010 2008 "Waste”, short fiction 20’, production: Studio dim Award for the Best Film - Ljubljana Short Film Festival FF600 Jury Award for best script, Best Short Award - 17th Croatian Film Days 2008 2006 "Lucky Kid” feature-length documentary 97’, production:Gerila DV film, Vizije SFT Croatian film critics’ award for the best documentary - 13th Croatian Film Days 2004 2001 "Who Wants to Be a President?" feature-length documentary 104’, production: Motovun FF Critics’ Jury Award - Palić Film Festival, Subotica, Serbia

Producer´s Filmography:
2009 "Sevdah”, documentary 66’ Dir: Marina Andree Skop Audience Award - Sarajevo FF, B&H 2009 Audience Award - BHFF New York 2010 Best Music Award - Kimera FF, Campobasso, Italy 2010 Audience Award - Starigrad FF, Croatia 2010 2008 "Slap" - short fiction, 20" Dir: Nebojsa Slijepcevic Best Camera Award – 19th Croatian Film Days 2010, Croatia 2008 "Bill Collector" - short fiction, 20" Dir: Igor Mirkovic Jury Award for best script, Best Short Award, Audience Award -19th Croatian Film Days 2010 2008 "Waste”, short fiction, 20’ Dir: Igor Mirkovic Award for the Best Film - Ljubljana Short FF600 Best Script and Best Short Award - 17th Croatian Film Days 2008

Producer´s Statement:
Film is in the postproduction and world premiere is planned for January 2012. For international audience, our goal is to make a good film for digital cinemas and TV broadcast. This film, with its strong love and dramatic story, that audience of every age can identify with, have chance for commercial success. Our plan is to attach a strong sales agent with wide network of TV broadcasters for possible presale and aquisition of the film. Untill now we have TV Slovenia and Croatian TV as coproducers on the board. By following global trends, we are planning to put bigger focus on digital theatre distribution.


Producer: Marina Andree Skop, Darija Kulenovic Gudan
Screenplay: Igor Mirkovic, Elvis Bosnjak
Camera: Silvestar Kolbas
Music: Hrvoje Stefotic
Cast: Ana Karic, Radko Polic, Renata Ulmanski, Lana Baric

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Marina Andree Skop / Producer of the film
Studio dim
Ilica 159
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel. 38513906277 / Fax. 38513906277
marina@dim.hr / www.dim.hr
Phone at the festival: 385913697046

Working version of the film

Panihida / Panihida

Directed by:Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu
Rep. of Moldova, Germany, 60 min, drama

Release date:-
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Moldovan (Romanian)

Film synopsis:
Recently one of the oldest women living in a small village in Moldova died in one of the houses. Young and old generation come together in order to say goodbye to the old Lady who was mother, grandmother, friend and neighbor. Tradition collides with modern spirit, people from far away return and meet people who have never left the village. On a very hot day in August during the Panikhida – the orthodox burial-ceremony – it comes to an explosion of emotions, memories, facts and absurdities.

Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu - Filmography:
Hinterhof (2010, shortfilm, e.g. Cannes Next Generation 2010) Între ziduri (2008, shortfilm, e.g. *winner ZINEBI Bilbao, *Trieste Film Festival audience award, *best short Motovun Film Festival, Tampere Film Festival and many more)

Producer´s Filmography:
excerpt: CLASH! (animation, 85 min., in production, *Gerd Ruge Award for development) B for Baby boy (90 min, fiction, in production, *Cannes Residence 2010) Roma Rally (60 min, documentary, in production, *winner of Robert Bosch Coproduction Prize 2011) Silencio en la tierra de los sueños (fiction, 90 min.,in postproduction) Panihida (60 min, fiction, in postproduction, *winner of Robert Bosch Coproduction Prize 2010)

Producer´s Statement:
The film is currently in postproduction, finishing date is 31.8.2011. PANIHIDA is the winner of the Robert Bosch Coproduction Prize 2010 and won the 1st prize for the best pitch at the Wendland Shorts Film Festival in Germany.


Producer: Jonas Weydemann
Screenplay: Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu
Camera: Tito Molina
Music: -
Cast: Ana Lisnic, Petru Roşcovan, Valeriu Ţurcanu

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Jonas Weydemann / Producer of the film, Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu
Weydemann Bros. GbR
Kottbusser Damm 73
10967 Berlin
Germany
Tel. +49 30 67928270 / Fax. +49 30 67928270
jonas@weydemannbros.com / www.weydemannbros.com
Phone at the festival: +49 176 80035191

Jakob D. Weydemann / Director
Weydemann Bros. GbR
Kottbusser Damm 73
10967 Berlin
Germany
Tel. +49 30 67928270 / Fax. +49 30 67928270
jakob@weydemannbros.com / www.weydemannbros.com

Working version of the film

Paradise / Paradise
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Panagiotis Fafoutis
Greece, 110 min, drama/comedy

Film is in postproduction
Film language:Greek

Film synopsis:
The members of carnival float crew ‘Paradise’, dressed up as Adam and Eve, creepy crawly snakes and juicy red apples, take part in their local carnival, dancing to samba and techno under the drizzling rain.
Marianna returns to Greece on a whim to surprise her boyfriend, secretly plotting to stay with him forever, while Nikos is using the carnival as an excuse to confess his love to his unsuspecting boss. Eugenia hesitates to tell her daughter about her clandestine romance with the much younger carnival crew leader, while Ilias has no qualms about begging his estranged wife to come home.
In the midst of carnival madness, four duets are staking their claim on their own private Paradise.

Panagiotis Fafoutis - Filmography:
The Heir (I Klironomos) (2009) -350.000 admissions in Greece Lulu’s snails (short) (2005) -Drama Short FF (Best Balkan Film, Best Actor, Best Music Award, Greek Film Center Award), Greek State Quality Award Red Sky (short) (2003) -Drama Short FF (2nd Prize for Best Fiction Film, Best Editing Award, Greek Film Center Award), Tirana IFF (MEDIA AWARD), Greek State Quality Award The Hawker (O Gogos) (short) (2003) - Sienna Film Festival (Best Fiction Film), Fike-Evoral Film Festival (Best European Film), Monde Rural Lama Corse Film Festival (2nd Prize), Capalbio Film Festival (Special Mention of Young Jury), Drama Short Film Festival (Best Fiction Film, Best Script, Best Actress)

Producer´s Filmography:
Homeland (Hora Proelefsis) (2010) by Syllas Tzoumerkas - International Film Critics’ Week- Venice IFF 2010, Tallinn IFF 2010, Goteborg IFF 2011, Istanbul IFF 2011, Monaco FF 2011 (Best Direction Award), Karlovy Vary IFF 2011 - www.homelandfilm.gr Casus Belli (short) (2010) by Yorgos Zois - 67th Venice IFF, 33rd Drama IFF (Best Film Award), Rotterdam IFF 2011, Clermont Ferrand Short FF 2011, Gulf Short FF 2011 (Best short film Award), Palm Springs ShortFest 2011-www.casusbellifilm.com Tale 52 (2008) by Alexis Alexiou (exec prod) - 2008 Rotterdam IFF Tiger Awards Competition, Toronto IFF 2008, Sitges IFF 2008 (Best Screenplay Award) and a series of other film festivals - www.tale52.gr

Producer´s Statement:
The film is in post-production stage. Budget: 700.000 eur (we lack 30.000-50.000 eur). The film deals with the issue of love relations set in a colourful background (the carnival). Based on humour, music and the joyful carnival ambience, it will attempt to attract a varied audience of men and women, targeting mainly young people. Our target is to achieve participation in one of the main European film Festivals (mainly for 1st or 2nd feature films) and premier theatrically just before the 2012 carnival period. The film will be ideal to be broadcasted by various tv channels worldwide because of its seasonal interest (carnival), which means that it can be broadcasted more than once.


Producer: Maria Drandaki
Screenplay: Panagiotis Fafoutis
Camera: Yorgos Papandrikopoulos
Music: George Pallikaris
Cast: Natassa Zagka, Mihalis Fotopoulos, Olia Lazaridou, Erricos Litsis, Christos Loulis, Constantinos Avarikiotis, Maria Skoula, Andreas Konstantinou,

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Maria Drandaki / Producer of the film
Pan Entertainment
44 Chrysostomou Smirnis str. Chahlandri
15233 Athens
Greece
Tel. + 30 210 698 50 50 / Fax. +30 210 6985053
drandaki@pan.com.gr / www.pan.com.gr
Phone at the festival: +30 6944846012

Working version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Příliš mladá noc / A Night Too Young
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Olmo Omerzu
Czech Republic, Slovenia, 75 min, drama

Release date:January-February 2012
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Czech

Film synopsis:
Two boys find themselves in a young girl’s flat with two other men and here they experience their first encounter with love and sexuality. The children lose track of time. They were expected home long ago. They drink, throw up and are intoxicated by love and "the shameless, unbridled and licentious" world in which David, Kateřina and Štěpán live. Childhood does not only appear as a central theme, but also frames its statements. The world of children is reflected in the world of adults and vice versa, giving them an "adult" alter ego, so we can imagine what will happen to them, how their lives will develop.

Olmo Omerzu - Filmography:
Olmo Omerzu (1984, Ljubljana) short films: 2008 THE SECOND ACT – Special Mention Fresh Film Fest Karlovy Vary 2008 - Meo Award for the Best Short Film – Estoril Film Festival, Portugal 2008 - Cinepur Prize – for the Best Short Film FAMU FEST Praha 2008 - Special Mention for Directing Portoroz, Slovenia 2008 - Special Mention for the Best Actress for Ivana Uhlirova – Festival Premiers Plan Angers, France 2009 2006 LOVE 2005 MASKS 2005 AT FOUR AFTERNOON 2004 NOTHING

Producer´s Filmography:
Jiri Konecny is Prague based producer of fiction and documentary films, founder of the production company ENDORFILM. Two films in the official programme of Karlovy Vary IFF 2011: MATCHMAKING MAYOR by Erika Hnikova THEATRE SVOBODA by Jakub Hejna) selected recent awards: MATCHMAKING MAYOR (E. Hnikova) – Tagesspiegel Readers’ Prize for the Best Forum Film – Berlinale 2011 I LOVE MY BORING LIFE (J. Gogola) – Best Czech Documentary Film – Jihlava IDFF 2009 / FIPRESCI Award – 50th Krakow Film Festival 2010 PHANTOM OF LIBERTY II (K. Zalud) – Special Mention for the Best Documentary – Finale Plzen 2010 WINGLESS (I. Trajkov) – Macedonian Nominee for Oscar 2010 Best Foreign Language Film

Producer´s Statement:
"This isn’t a classic childhood or coming of age story, but an allegory where male and female archetypes play out in the world ot children. There is a border between the children’s and adults’ worlds, but both sin and innocence pass freely, ignoring society’s bans and taboos." Olmo Omerzu, director The shooting was finished in May 2011. The film will be edited until September 2011. We are looking for the international sales agent / distributor.


Producer: Jiří Konečný
Screenplay: Bruno Hájek, Jakub Felcman, Olmo Omerzu
Camera: Lukáš Milota
Music: Petr Marek
Cast: Natálie Řehořová, Martin Pechlát, Jiří Černý, Jan Vaši, Vojtěch Machuta

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Jiří Konečný / Producer of the film
endorfilm
Přímětická 4
140 00 Praha 4
Česká republika
Tel. +420 602 358 373 / Fax. +420 241 730 780
jiri@endorfilm.cz / www.endorfilm.cz
Phone at the festival: +420 602 358 373

Natálie Řehořová / actress from the film
endorfilm
Přímětická 4
140 00 Praha 4
Česká republika
Tel. +420 732 807 760
rehorova.naty@seznam.cz
Phone at the festival: +420 732 807 760

Working version of the film

Rodina je základ státu / Long Live the Family

Directed by:Robert Sedláček
Czech Republic, 106 min, drama

Release date:20.10.2011
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film language:czech
Film´s website:www.rodinajezakladstatu.cz

Film synopsis:
Thirty-year-old Libor is the father of two children, a former teacher, now a senior bank executive whose company went bankrupt because fraud by the managers was uncovered. The investigators offer to plea bargain in exchange for Libor’s coope­ration, and also suggest what all they know about him. Apparently there is plenty for a prison sentence.
Libor takes time to reflect and convinces his wife to go away for a few days. Is he fleeing from justice, or does he merely want to delay the moment of truth, when he tells his wife he will have to go to jail? Or is there something else going on entirely?

Robert Sedláček - Filmography:
Rules of Lies (2006) - Czech Lion 2006 (Best Screenplay) Men in Rut (2009) – Variety Critics Choice (KVIFF 2010) The Greatest Czechs (2010) – Film Critics Award 2010 – Best Actress Long Life the Family! (2011)

Producer´s Filmography:
Play Brecht! (in development, Karel Vachek, 2015) Long Live the Family! (postproduction, Robert Sedláček, 2011, KVIFF 2011 – industry screening, Works in Progress) Obscurantist and his Lineage (postproduction, Karel Vachek, 2011) The Greatest Czechs (Robert Sedláček, 2010, KVIFF 2011 – oficial selection) Catenaccio á la Drnovice or Journey to the Beginning of Time of Economic Transformation (Radim Procházka, 2010)

Producer´s Statement:
- film is in the postproduction - czech cinema release October 20th 2011 - looking for world premiere and international sales


Producer: Radim Procházka
Screenplay: Robert Sedláček
Camera: Petr Koblovský
Music: Lenka Dusilová, Beata Hlavenková, Michal Rataj
Cast: Igor Chmela, Eva Vrbková and others

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Radim Procházka / Producer of the film
Produkce Radim Procházka
Řehořova 54
130 00 Praha 3
Česká republika
Tel. +420 603 862 161 / Fax. +420 222 212 041
radim@radimprochazka.com / www.radimprochazka.com
Phone at the festival: +420 603 862 161

Final version of the film
The completed film will be available on DVD at the Video Room of the Film Industry Office

Sobiratel Pul / Bullet Collector

Directed by:Alexander Vartanov
Russia, 121 min, drama

This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Russian

Film synopsis:
He’s fourteen and he doesn’t like his life at all. Trying to escape from reality, he dreams of another one.
In that reality his father is the mighty warrior from the order of Bullet Collectors. For ages The Bullet Collectors have had feud with The Wood Borers and every night they fight each other on deserted city streets. In that reality everything is clear: he’s noble, generous and fearless. But in the real world he’s usually weak and cowardly.
He’s alienated from both his parents and his classmates. He flees home and ends up in the ruthless correction facility for children. In there his fantasy world and reality become one.

Alexander Vartanov - Filmography:

Producer´s Filmography:
"Bullet Collector" (2011, in production) "’Till Night Tear Us Apart" (2012, in production)

Producer´s Statement:
Status - post-production Budget - $ 85000 Goals - find the dictributor for the movie


Producer: Elena Stepanisheva/Alexander Vartanov
Screenplay: Yuri Klavdiev, Alexander Vartanov
Camera: Fedor Lyass, Ivan Finogeev, Dmitry Vladimirov
Music: Alexander Turkunov, Alexey Aigui
Cast: Ruslan Nazarenko, Yulia Aug, Pyotr Fedorov, Alisa Khazanova, Sergey Shnurov

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Alexander Vartanov / Producer of the film, Director
Chapulla Bay
Viktorenko street, 16
125167 Moscow
Russia
Tel. +0079036175468
orsonwelles@mail.ru
Phone at the festival: +0079036175468

Elena Stepanischeva / Producer of the film, Production Company Co-Founder
Chapulla Bay
Viktorenko street, 16
125167 Moscow
Russia
Tel. +007 9165943786
ls@chapullabay.com
Phone at the festival: +007 9165943786

Working version of the film

The Gambler / The Gambler

Directed by:Szabolcs Hajdu
Hungary,USA, min, drama

Release date:2012
Film language:Romanian/English

Film synopsis:
"The Gambler” is a free adaptation of Fyodor M. Dostoevsky’s classic novel, a masterpiece of modern European literature. Set in Las Vegas "The Gambler” tells the story of a wealthy Eastern-European family whose misunderstanding of the American ways results in the loss of their dignity and self-respect. Our film mainly concentrates on the character depiction of the Eastern European man, it shows complicated human relationships and passionate love affairs with the turbulent world of casinos in the background.

Szabolcs Hajdu - Filmography:
- BIBLIOTHEQUE PASCAL(2010) Rouen A l’Est, du nouveau - Grand Prix Tiburon International Film Festival Best Screenplay: Szabolcs Hajdu, Best Cinematography: András Nagy Ankara Festival on Wheels - Turkish Film Critics Association’s Award Ostrava Kamera Oko - Main Award to András Nagy Sarajevo Film Festival - CICAE Award, Cineuropa Award Berlinale - Forum of New Cinema - WHITE PALMS Essonne CINESSONNE: Grand Prix Istanbul Cinema & History Meeting International Film Festival -Best Film KVIFF -Special Mention East of the West Ljubljana International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Award Cannes Director’s Fortnight - OFF HOLLYWOOD (2008) - STICKY MATTERS (2000) - TAMARA (2004)

Producer´s Filmography:
2012 Mirage (d:Szabolcs Hajdu) – producer, in pre-production Selection: Cinelink 2010, CineMart 2010, Paris Project 2010 2011 The Gambler (d:Szabolcs Hajdu) – producer, in production 2010 Bibliothèque Pascal (d: Szabolcs Hajdu) – line producer Berlinale Forum of New Cinema 2010 2008 The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner (o: Svetat e golyam i spasenie debne otvsyakade, d: Stephan Komandarev) – prod. manager Warsaw International Film Festival - Special Jury Award 2007 Overnight (o: Overnight, d: Ferenc Török) – line producer 2006 White Palms (o: Fehér tenyér, d: Szabolcs Hajdu) – prod. manager Cannes Director’s Fortnight

Producer´s Statement:
The team behind „The Gambler" is working together for years now, both the creators and the actors are regular partners of the director, so it’s a well established company with the same ideas about filmmaking. Our U.S. partner Zoltán Hajdu founded his independent production company Art Films which aims to produce projects of U.S. interest. The two companies plan long-term collaboration by utilizing the European state funding and the American private investor structure to produce and distribute English language films for the international market. Status: in production (65% shot) Budget: 700.000 EURO Goals at KVIFF: Looking for co-production partners for shooting and post-production


Producer: Andrea Taschler, Zoltam Miklos Hajdu
Screenplay: Szabolcs Hajdu
Camera: András Nagy
Cast: Andi Vasluianu, Orsolya Török-Illyés, Ion Sapdaru, Oana Pellea Shamgar Amram

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Andrea Taschler /
Mirage film studio
1094, Berzenczey Str. 37 3/8
Budapest
Hungary
Tel. +36302700270
mirage@miragefilm.hu
Phone at the festival: +36302700270

Nandor Lovas /
Mirage film studio
1094, Berzenczey Str. 37 3/8
Budapest
Hungary
Tel. +36203891528
mirage@miragefilm.hu
Phone at the festival: +362038911528

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Tigre / Tigers
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Juraj Krasnohorsky
Slovakia, 95 min, comedy/thriller

Release date:completion October 2011
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Slovak
Film´s website:www.artichoke.sk

Film synopsis:
After years of fantasizing about a woman’s voice in the radio, BADGER, a young man in his late twenties, finally decides to meet her. Badger’s life takes an unexpected twist, when his lifelong friends HYENA and PIGEON discover, that a man is trying to kill him. The man is a Russian ex-hitman hired to kill Badger for his extensive zeal as a state attorney of law, persecuting local mafia on a court trial. At the same time, the killer happens to be the husband of the radio speaker, with whom Badger just started a romance. The circle is closed. Now it is not just a question of falling in love anymore. For Badger, it is about staying alive.

Juraj Krasnohorsky - Filmography:
X=X+1 - short film, 2009, 15min. Distributed in cinemas in Slovakia and selected in numerous festivals with awards (Festroia, Short Shorts Japan,...). 2004 - today: More than 15 short documentary and short feature films, numerous commercials and music videos.

Producer´s Filmography:
TIGERS is the first project of the company Artichoke, founded in 2010 by director/producer Juraj Krasnohorsky and production manager Henrieta Cvangova. Juraj Krasnohorsky previously co-produced the awarded short film X=X+1. Henrieta Cvangova produced the short film Otec (Father) by Lukas Hanulak, which won numerous student awards, among which the main prize at the Sehsuchte 2010 festival.

Producer´s Statement:
The film is in final editing, expected completion in October 2011. Total budget is 434.000 Eur. As of today, we raised 337.000 Eur of which 58% private and 42% government funding. The film is missing sound and image post-production. We are looking for co-production for this stage. It should be premiered at a larger winter film festival. National release beginning 2012, both theatrical and VOD. The film crew includes Cannes awarded French DOP Andre Bonzel, multi-awarded Czecho-Slovak composers Michal Novinski and Jan P. Muchow, and talented editor Marek Kralovsky. TIGERS fills up the gap in Slovak cinema, for a visually appealing, comic, young and fresh film with a self reflective humor.


Producer: Juraj Krasnohorský,
Screenplay: Lucia Siposová, Juraj Krasnohoský
Camera: André Bonzel
Music: Michal Novinski, Jan Muchow
Cast: Diana Mórová, Karel Dobrý, Richard Stanke, Robo Roth, Kristína Tóthová, Milan Ondrík, Ľubo Bukový, Ivica Sláviková

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Juraj Krasnohorský / Producer of the film, Director
Artichoke
Čapkova 16
SK-811 04 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel. 00421 904 185 692
juraj@artichoke.sk / www.artichoke.sk
Phone at the festival: 00421 904 185 692

Lucia Siposová / Producer of the film, Screenwriter
Bratislava
Slovak Republic

sipluc@yahoo.com

Working version of the film

To kill a beaver / To kill a beaver
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Jan Jakub Kolski
Poland, cca 98 min, drama

Release date:2012
Film is in postproduction
Film language:Polish

Film synopsis:
To some people wars reach with delay as if a wave caused by a cataclysm, whose epicenter was in a distant galactic.

The main character – 37 year old – reveals his background and history only gradually as he seems to be focused on renovating his old house and falling in passionate love with a girl from a neighborhood. His endeavor though shows signs of anxiousness, uncertainty and trauma that consequently materialize in a conviction of carrying on a secret mission. His past military service in Afghanistan and deep feelings towards a girl from Dagestan, overlap with a peaceful surroundings of a countryside, where the only obstacle are the beavers building their tames on a river nearby.

Jan Jakub Kolski - Filmography:
JAN JAKUB KOLSKI One of the most distinguished Polish film directors, an author of numerous films and theatre plays, a cinematographer (a graduate of the Cinematography at Lodz Film School), a writer. Each of his new films is a remarkable event in the Polish cinema, each of them won numerous prizes in Poland and abroad. FEATURE FILMS (selected): 1990 The Burial of a Potato 1993 Johnny the Aquarius – Cannes Un Certain Regard 1995 Playing from the Plate – Berlinale Forum, Tokyo IFF’s Jury Prize 1998 The History of Cinema in Popielawy – Berlinale Panorama 2003 Pornography – Venice IFF 2009 Happy Aphonia 2010 Venice – Best Artistic Achievement at the Montreal World FF

Producer´s Filmography:

Producer´s Statement:
film is in the editing phase, with a principal shooting finished with the end of June 2011


Producer: Jan Jakub Kolski
Screenplay: Jan Jakub Kolski
Camera: Jan Jakub Kolski
Cast: Eryk Lubos

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Aleksandra Biernacka / Local Sales Agent
TVP SA
J.P. Woronicza 17
00-999 Warsaw
Poland
Tel. +48 22 547 6774 / Fax. +48 22 547 8070
Aleksandra.Biernacka@tvp.pl / www.international.tvp.pl
Phone at the festival: +48 601 600 275

Working version of the film

Vendeta / Vendetta

Directed by:Miroslav Ondruš
Czech Republic, 90 min, thriller

Release date:11/2011
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:czech
Film´s website:www.vendeta-film.cz

Film synopsis:
On one day, over the course of a few hours, revenge will entwine the
fates of a number of people. Which of them is the murderer and who
is the victim? A straightforward thriller, an exciting story about revenge and the clash of two characters performed by great actors:
Ondřej Vetchý and Oldřich Kaiser. We hope our story will keep
the audience on the edge of their seats and won’t let them go
until the end of the titles.

Miroslav Ondruš - Filmography:
Vendeta (2011)

Producer´s Filmography:
Bionaut Films productions include Brats (Smradi, 2002, dir. Zdeněk Tyc, Karlovy Vary IFF 2002 competition, Istanbul IFF – best director, Czech Film Awards – seven nominations including best film, award for best actor – Ivan Trojan), Who is Afraid of the Wolf (Kdopak by se vlka bál, 2008, 59th Berlinale Generation, best Czech film at Finale Plzen 2009, released in aprox. 8 territories) and Walking Too Fast (Pouta, dir. Radim Špaček, Pusan IFF, Warsaw Film Festival competition, winner of 5 Czech Film Awards, incl. best film and 5 Czech Film Critics Awards, making it one of the best films in recent Czech cinema).

Producer´s Statement:
Vendeta with its fast-paced and thrilling story combined with serious subject matter should satisfy regular audiences as well as festival goers. Film is now in postproduction and we are looking for international sales agent and hope to attract one of the A list festivals.


Producer: Vratislav Šlajer
Screenplay: Miroslav Ondruš
Camera: Martin Štrba
Music: Petr Ostrouchov
Cast: Ondřej Vetchý, Oldřich Kaiser

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Vratislav Šlajer / Producer of the film
Bionaut Films
Dělnická 47
170 00 Praha 7
Česká republika
Tel. +420 222 967 358 / Fax. +420 222 967 357
vratislav@bionaut.cz / www.bionaut.cz
Phone at the festival: +420 777 210 165

Working version of the film

Zázrak / Miracle
(This is the film’s working title and may change)

Directed by:Juraj Lehotský
Slovakia, Czech Republic, 90 min, drama

Release date:Summer 2012
Film language:Slovak
Film´s website:http://www.artileria.sk/en/work_in_progress/

Film synopsis:
The intimate and poignant story of a fourteen-year old girl who finds herself referred to a re-education centre as a result of her love affair. In the centre she redefines her relationship towards her family and the world. She is desperate to love but this is denied her. Despite all the restrictions imposed on her, she is determined to live her life to the full.

Juraj Lehotský - Filmography:
Juraj Lehotský (1975, Bratislava) studied at the Higher Art and Crafts School in Bratislava (SUPŠ), specializing in photography and documentary film directing at the Academy of Music Arts in Bratislava (VŠMU). Lehotský’s first full-length documentary BLIND LOVES (2008) premiered in Quinzaine des Realisateurs, won the CICAE Art Cinema Award in Cannes 2008 and screened at the 2009 IFF Rotterdam., 2009 Toronto IFF and 2009 Karlovy Vary IFF.

Producer´s Filmography:
ARTILERIA The independent film production company Artileria, Ltd. was established in 2006 in Bratislava by Marko Škop and Ján Meliš. All three full-length creative documentaries Artileria produced had wide international success. OTHER WORLDS (dir. Marko Škop) won a Special Jury Mention and Audience Award at the 2006 Karlovy Vary IFF. BLIND LOVES (dir. Juraj Lehotský) had its world premiere in the frame of the Quinzaine des Realisateurs and won CICAE Art Cinema Award in Cannes 2008. Artileria’s third feature length documentary film OSADNÉ (dir. Marko Škop) was awarded the Best Documentary film at the 2009 Karlovy Vary IFF.

Producer´s Statement:
The project of director Juraj Lehotský and co-writer Marek Leščák which marks the continuing co-operation of Artileria with these two authors after the success of BLIND LOVES. A Slovak-Czech co-production of companies Artileria and Negativ. The film was supported by the MEDIA Programme, the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Czech State Fund for the Support and Development of Czech Cinematography. The film is in production - the Spring phase consisting of 12 shooting days has been concluded. There are still 38 shooting days planned in Autumn and Winter. The film should be released in Spring - Summer 2012.


Producer: Marko Škop, Ján Meliš, Petr Oukropec, Pavel Strnad
Screenplay: Juraj Lehotský, Marek Leščák
Camera: Norbet Hudec
Cast: Michaela Bendulová, Robert Roth

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Marko Škop / Producer of the film
Artileria
Drobného 23
841 01 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Tel. +421 903 789 198
skop@artileria.sk / www.artileria.sk
Phone at the festival: +421 903 789 198

Working version of the film

Все ушли / Everybody’s gone

Directed by:Georgy Paradzhanov
Russia, 120 min, drama

Release date:October
This is the film´s final distribution title
Film is in postproduction
This film is director´s debut
Film language:Russian
Film´s website:under construction

Film synopsis:
We all come from the childhood. Many years on, Garry returns to his native town. Everything feels alien and strange. Our hero comes back to recover his memories, the good ones and the bad ones, the pleasant ones and the painful ones. Will the old fortune-teller Nina, a well-known dream gatherer in the city, be able to set an already grownup man free of the chains of the past, which had become unbearable by that time? Or will the hero called Garry alleviate her life by discovering his freedom?

Georgy Paradzhanov - Filmography:
2010 - "Prima" - documentary 2007 - "Adam’s Children" - documentary - Stambul festival 2005 - "Let Our Days Be Long" - documentary - Participant of the 62d Venice Film Festival 2004 - "In Died In Childhood" - documentary - Participant of the 57th Cannes Film Festival 2000 - "I’m A Seagull" - documentary - Participant of the 57th Venice Film Festival, the golde medal of the Lumiere brothers, Ministry of Culture of Russia award 1993 - "Jado" - feature short film - Locarno Film Festival Jury Prize 1991 - "Burial Season" - feature short film - Karlovy Vary Film Festival Grand Prix, Kodak prize "For the best image" at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Rimini Film Festival Jury Prize

Producer´s Filmography:
2011 - "Everybody’s gone" - feature film 2010 - "Prima" - documentary 2006-2007 - "The Diaspora" - a series of documentary feature films 2002-2009 - produced various television series and several TV movies 2001 - "Just The Two Of Us" - feature short film - Official selection at the Cannes Film Festival 2001 "Certain Regard"

Producer´s Statement:
The film is under postproduction. The film’s general budget is 1.2 million euro of which is currently spent 1 million. The budget deficit is 200 000 euro without promotion costs. The film is a bright example of European art house cinema with a high potential. We would like to find a European sales agent who could take care of the right positioning of the film in Europe at the current stage of production.


Producer: Ekaterina Filippova
Screenplay: Georgy Paradzhanov
Camera: Sergey Machilsky
Music: -
Cast: Avtandil Makharadze, Natalya Kolyakanova, Zurab Kipshidze

CONTACT AT THE FESTIVAL:

Ekaterina Filippova / Producer of the film
Atlantic Film Company
Novoslobodskaya str., 71/56
127055 Moscow
Russia
Tel. +7 903 717 69 69
studio_atlantic@mail.ru/katia_filipp@mail.ru / under construction
Phone at the festival: +7 903 717 69 69

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