CineLink Coproduction Market Announces Nine New Projects


    SARAJEVO: Nine new projects, including films from Bulgaria, Croatia and Slovenia, have been added to the line-up of the 2016 CineLink Coproduction Market, organised by the Sarajevo Film Festival running 12-20 August, for a total of 15 projects. Six projects were announced in April and already took part in CineLink Project Development Workshops.


    Selected projects will be competing for awards totalling more than 100,000 EUR in cash and services. Amongst the awards there are prizes from Eurimages, Arte, the Macedonian Film Agency and the Post Republic.

    Additional guest projects to be presented at this year's CineLink should be announced in coming weeks.

    For the last 15 years film professionals from the region, Europe and the world have been gathering at Sarajevo Film Festival's industry events making it the major hub for Southeast European film professionals and a crucial player in the expansion of regional cinematographic coproduction.

    The nine new projects are:

    God Exists, Her Name is Petrunija (Macedonia)
    Directed by Teona S. Mitevska
    Scriptwriters: Elma Tataragić, Teona S. Mitevska
    Producer: Labina Mitevska
    Production company: Sisters And Brother Mitevski

    Illyricum (Croatia)
    Directed by Simon Bogojević Narath
    Producers: Ira Cecić, Ankica Jurić Tilić
    Production Company: Kinorama

    Religija Noćnih Šetnji (Serbia)
    Directed by Nikola Ležaić
    Producer: Jelena Mitrović, Nikola Ležaić
    Production Company: Baš Čelik, Pr Qče

    Samo Zatvori Oči (Croatia)
    Directed by Jure Pavlović
    Producers: Luka Venturin, Bonaj Kanjera
    Production Company: Sekvenca

    Dustcatcher (Bulgaria, Germany, France)
    Directed by Pavel Vesnakov
    Producers: Sebastian Weyland, Monica Balcheva, Knut Jäger, Hélène Cases
    Production Company: Moviemento Ltd. (Bulgaria), Heimathafen Film (Germany) & Media Gmbh (France)

    MILF (Austria)
    Directed by Dinko Draganović, Siniša Vidović
    Producers: Markus Fischer
    Production Company: Fischerfilm

    Mare (Croatia, Switzerland)
    Directed by Andrea Štaka
    Producers: Andrea Štaka
    Production Company: Okofilm Productions

    Daisi Or Red Sunset (Georgia)
    Directed by Dea Kulumbegshvili
    Producers: Rati Oneli, Jim Stark
    Production Company: Ofa

    My Name Is Damian (Slovenia)
    Directed by Maja Weiss
    Producer: Danijel Hočevar
    Production Company: Vertigo

    Previously announced projects are:

    Butterflies (Turkey)
    Directed by Tolga Karacelik
    Producer: Cem Doruk
    Production Company: Karacelik Films

    Ela and Hilmi (Turkey)
    Directed by Ziya Demirel
    Producer: Anna Maria Aslanoglu
    Production Company: Istos Film

    The Heroes Were Dancing (Serbia)
    Directed by Nikola Ljuca
    Producer: Nataša Damnjanović
    Production Company: Dart Film

    Looking for Venera (Kosovo)
    Directed by Norika Sefa
    Producer: Belina Jano
    Production Company: Animated Society

    Memories from The Future (Greece)
    Directed by Konstantinos Antonopoulos
    Producer: Fani Skartouli
    Production Company: Kipoi (The Gardens)

    Otto the Barbarian (Romania)
    Directed by Ruxandra Maria Ghitescu
    Producer: Iuliana Tarnovetchi
    Production Company: Alienfilm