New Horizons Studio+, organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Polska, involves four days of workshops and lectures on various aspects related to the promotion and development of projects. Its main task is to provide young professionals with knowledge about the international film market, as well as to help them in determining their career paths.
New Horizons Studio+ partners include: EAVE - one of the leading professional training, project development and networking organization in Europe, the organizer of the EAVE Producers Workshop and the EAVE Marketing Workshop; London Film Academy and Ale kino+ television channel. We are happy to continue cooperation with The British Council. A special guest: Ewa Puszczyńska – the producer of Cold War by Paweł Pawlikowski will give a lecture as part of Creativity Talks. The partnership with the Embassy of the Netherlands, Romanian Institute of Culture, French Institute, Austrian Cultural Forum, Cervantes Institute and Danish Cultural Institute also provides invaluable support.
This year's lineup of experts includes the following outstanding experts: David Pope (London Film Academy); Alya Belgaroui (EAVE), sales agent representing Wild Bunch; Aranka Matits (EAVE), representing Featurette; Raquel Cabrera from The Film Agency and Ewa Puszczyńska from Opus Film.
Media partners include Film & TV Kamera, Film Pro and Film New Europe.
Having changed its format last year, Studio New Horizons+ is for director and producer pairs who are developing their first or second feature film. There will be 10 participants from Poland and 10 from Denmark, Austria, Ukraine, Romania, and the United Kingdom.
Below is a full list of selected participants and projects. Heartfelt congratulations to everyone!
Kosmos Michał Marczak Anna Różalska
Wet Monday Justyna Mytnik Marta Gmosińska
False Positive Katarzyna Płazińska Kamil Skałkowski
Back to Sleep Ewa Wikieł Simon Lubinski
Even If You Fall Asleep Aniela Gabryel Agnieszka Dziedzic
The Family Dinner (Austria) Peter Hengl Lola Basara
Familia (UK) Alice Rosso Mikel Iriarte
The Floor is Lava (Ukraine) Kateryna Gornostai Viktoria Khomenko
Crissea IV (Romania) Vladimir Dembinski Bogdan Craciun
If the Light Takes Us (Denmark) Anna Maria Helgadottir Per Damgaard Hansen