FNE at Jihlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producers Announced

    FNE at Jihlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producers Announced photo: Jihlava IDFF

    JIHLAVA: The 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF (24-29 October 2019) has announced the 18 selected 2020 Emerging Producers, with half of the group coming from CEE territories. The event is the only one of its kind devoted to European producers of documentary films.

    Croatia, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and Slovakia are among the represented countries. This year’s guest (non-European) country is Taiwan. Along with a networking and presentation workshop in Jihlava, the group will participate in a four-day meeting and presentation at the Berlinale.

    The selected participants are producers with at least one successful film production credit. The programme was created as a practical gateway into the film industry with a focus on creative documentary, offering guidance and networking in the areas of distribution and film sales. Over the course of seven editions, 129 film producers have become Emerging Producer alumni.

    The full list of Emerging Producers 2020 is:

    Vincent Metzinger, Belgium
    Rea Rajčić, Croatia
    Jitka Kotrlová, Czech Republic
    Puk Eisenhardt, Denmark
    Jean-Baptiste Fribourg, France
    Tekla Machavariani, Georgia
    Angelos Stavros Rallis, Greece
    Patricia Dintino, Hungary
    Roberto Cavallini, Italy
    Giedrė Burokaitė, Lithuania
    Łukasz Długołęcki, Poland
    Marcian Lazar, Romania
    Tomáš Krupa, Slovakia
    Irene M. Borrego, Spain
    Angela Bravo, Sweden
    Yulia Serdyukova, Ukraine
    Fawzia Mahmood, The United Kingdom

    Guest country: Taiwan, Yin-Yu Huang

    FNE will be publishing individual profiles of Emerging Producers from the CEE region.