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:
Raggie (Estonia, Denmark)Directed by Meelis Arulepp, Karsten KiilerichProduced by A Film EstoniaCoproduced 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 MiailheProduced by Les films de l’ArlequinCoproduced by Balance Film, MAUR film, ARTE France
Cricket & Antoinette (Croatia)Directed by Luka RukavinaProduced by Diedra Supported by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre
Even Mice Belong in Heaven (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, France)Directed by Jan Bubeníček & Denisa GrimmováProduced by Fresh Films, Hausboot, Animoon, CinemArt SK, Les Films du CygneCoproduced 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 DamianProduced by Aparte FilmCoproduced by Take FiveSupported bythe Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA, and the Romanian Film Centre
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)
Lala – A Fairy’s Heart (Hungary)Directed by Attila Gigor
The Hand That Feeds (Hungary)