COTTBUS: The 21st edition of connecting cottbus, the longest-running East-West coproduction market, has opened its call for submissions to the event which runs 6-8 November 2019.
Thirteen pitch projects and six works in progress will be selected for the 2019 edition. All applicant films should originate in or be connected with Eastern Europe. Projects in development are accepted through 17 July. Works in progress are accepted through 22 August.
Producers, sales agents, commissioning editors and other industry representatives can apply to attend without a project through 7 October.
The coproduction market is also boosting the presence of genre projects through a new collaboration with the Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival.