SARAJEVO: Two projects from Romania and one each from Georgia and Macedonia are among the ten projects selected for Sarajevo Work in Progress sessions set to take place within CineLink on 17 and 18 August 2016. The 22nd Sarajevo Film Festival, the umbrella event around CineLink, will take place from 12 to 20 August 2016.
The ten projects come from: Romania, Iran, Turkey, Israel, Georgia, Lebanon, Tunisia and Macedonia. The jury is composed of: Jan Naszewski from New Europe Film Sales; Giona A. Nazzaro from the Venice Film Festival Critics' Week; Michael Reuter of The Post Republic and a representative from TRT.
There are three prizes: the new TRT Award (30,000 EUR in cash), the Restart Award (postproduction services worth 20,000 EUR) and The Post Republic Award (postproduction services worth 50,000 EUR).
In addition, two projects from Mexico and one from Qatar were announced as guest projects at the CineLink Co-Production Market.
WORK IN PROGRESS SELECTED PROJECTS:
Breaking News (Romania)Directed by Iulia RuginăProduced by Libra FilmSupported by the Romanian Film Centre
Mean Anomaly (Iran)Directed by Ali Ahmadzadeh
Daha (Turkey)Directed by Onur Saylak
Holy Air (Israel)Directed by Shady Sarour
Hostages (Georgia, Russia)Directed by Rezo GigineishiliProduced by 20 Steps ProductionCoproduced by Nebo FilmsSupported by the Georgian National Film Centre
Nils (Israel)Directed by Ram Nehari
One of These Days (Lebanon)Directed by Nadim Tabet
Thala My Love (Tunisia)Directed by Mehdi Hmili
The Secret Ingredient (Macedonia)Directed by Gjorce StavreskiProduced by Fragment Film – SkopjeSupported by the Macedonian Film Agency
Touch Me Not (Romania, Germany, France, Bulgaria)Directed by Adina PintilieProduced by Manekino Film Coproduced by 4 Proof Film, RohFilm, Les Films de l'Étranger and , Agitprop LtdSupported by the Romanian Film Centre, Eurimages, Strasbourg Urban Community, MEDIA Programme and others