CLUJ-NAPOCA: Eleven projects from Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Turkey have been selected for the coproduction platform Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS), which will take place during the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) on 9-10 June 2017.
The eleven projects chosen from among more than 60 submissions are from first time and sophomore directors. This is the first time Transilvania Pitch Stop is open to the region (Romania, Moldova, Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, Greece, Turkey and Georgia).
Also starting this year, an Eurimages Coproduction Development Award (20,000 EUR) will be awarded at TPS together with postproduction services offered by Chainsaw Europe (30,000 EUR) and a prize awarded by the Romanian Film Centre and DACIN-SARA (5,000 EUR).
Six projects coming from first and second time filmmakers from Romania and Moldova will participate in a development workshop from 5 to 8 June 2017.
LIST OF SELECTED PROJECTS, COPRODUCTION PLATFORM:
Africa (Bulgaria)Directed by Maya VitkovaProduced by Viktoria Films
The Empty House (Georgia)Directed by Rati TsiteladzeProduced by Artway Film
Apples (GreeceDirected by Christos NikouProduced by Boo Productions
Chemistry (Romania)Directed by Adina DulcuProduced by Libra Film Productions
I Hate Berlin (Romania)Directed by Valentin HoteaProduced by Hi Film Productions
The Man Who Surprised Everyone (Russia)Directed by Natalya Merkulova, Alexey ChupovProduced by Pan Atlantic Studio
The Heroes Were Dancing (Serbia)Directed by Nikola LjucaProduced by Dart Film
The Return of Elijah (Serbia)Directed by Mladen DjordjevicProduced by SENSE Production
The Little Things (Turkey)Directed by Kivanc SezerProduced by Nar Film
Idle Moments (Turkey)Directed by M. Cem ÖztüfekçiProduced by istos film
Snow and Bear (Turkey)Directed by Selcen ErgunProduced by Albino Zebra
Click HERE for the list of projects selected for the development workshop.