For the first time Work in Progress (WIP) projects will be in competition at connecting cottbus November 9 and 10
Cottbus, October 17, 2017 – connecting cottbus one of the leading international gatherings for film professionals focusing on Eastern European cinema announces its Work in Progress selection coco WIP 2017.
In its 19th edition in 2017, competition for one of the four coco WIP slots was hard – the selection was made from 50 submissions from 25 countries.
A novelty this year, connecting cottbus (coco) will enable the selected Work in Progress projects to present themselves at the co-production market. The projects are competing for the € 35,000 coco WIP Award, an in-kind prize sponsored by the German post-production company D-FACTO MOTION.
The full list of selected Work in Progress projects
CRYSTAL SWANdirector: Darya Zhuk | producer: Birgit Gernboeck | production company: Demarsh Film | country: Germany
HIERdirector: Bálint Kenyeres | producer: Jamila Wenske | production company: One Two Films GmbH | country: Germany
SPEEDWAYdirector: Dorota Kędzierzawska| producer: Arthur Reinhart | production company: Kid Film | country: Poland
VOROSHILOVGRADdirector: Yaroslav Lodygin| producer: Vladimir Yatsenko | production company: LIMELITE | country: Ukraine
connecting cottbus is supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Creative Europe/MEDIA and MDM Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung.
More information about connecting cottbus can be found online at www.connecting-cottbus.de/ or on facebookwww.facebook.com/connecting.cottbus.