Projects From FNE Partner Countries at Cartoon Movie 2020

    Even Mice Belong in Heaven by Denisa Grimmová and Jan Bubeníček Even Mice Belong in Heaven by Denisa Grimmová and Jan Bubeníček

    BORDEAUX: Titles from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Poland, Romania and Hungary are among the 66 projects from 20 countries selected for the 22nd edition of Cartoon Movie, which will take place in Bordeaux from 3 to 5 March 2020.

    Of these 66 projects, five are sneak previews, six are projects in production, 27 in development and 28 projects in concept.

    Among the projects in production are Anca Damian’s The Island, a Romanian/Belgian coproduction, and Even Mice Belong in Heaven by Jan Bubeníček and Denisa Grimmová, a coproduction between the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and France.

    FNE Partner Countries Projects Selected for Cartoon Movie 2020:

    Sneak Previews:

    Raggie (Estonia, Denmark)
    Directed by Meelis Arulepp, Karsten Kiilerich
    Produced by A Film Estonia
    Coproduced by A.Film Production (Denmark)
    Supported by the Estonian Film Institute, the Estonian Cultural Endowment, the Danish Film Institute

    The Crossing (France, Germany, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Florence Miailhe
    Produced by Les films de l’Arlequin
    Coproduced by Balance Film, MAUR film, ARTE France

    In Production:

    Cricket & Antoinette (Croatia)
    Directed by Luka Rukavina
    Produced by Diedra
    Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

    Even Mice Belong in Heaven (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, France)
    Directed by Jan Bubeníček & Denisa Grimmová
    Produced by Fresh Films, Hausboot, Animoon, CinemArt SK, Les Films du Cygne
    Coproduced by the Czech Television, Barrandov Studio, Radio and Television Slovakia
    Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, the Polish Film Institute, French regional funds Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, Grand-Est, Région Sud and Eurimages

    The Island (Romania, Belgium)
    Directed by Anca Damian
    Produced by Aparte Film
    Coproduced by Take Five
    Supported bythe Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA, and the Romanian Film Centre

    In Development:

    Geno (Georgia)
    Directed by Dato Kiknavelidze

    Schubert’s Winterreise (U.K., Poland, France, Germany)
    Directed by Alex Helfrecht

    The Last Whale Singer (Germany, Canada, Czech Republic)
    Directed by Reza Memari

    The Shrew of Destiny (Poland, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Marcin Wasilewski

    Twice Upon a Time (Serbia, Canada)
    Directed by Vojin Vasović

    Fleak (Finland, Malaysia Poland, France)

    In Concept:

    Lala – A Fairy’s Heart (Hungary)
    Directed by Attila Gigor

    The Hand That Feeds (Hungary)