EFP announces Producers on the Move

By FNE Staff
Nine young producers from Central Europe are among the 23 Producers on the Move presented European Film Promotion (www.efp-online.com ) during the Cannes film festival on May 15-18.

The event, which is support by the MEDIA Programme (ec.europa.eu/media), serves as a networking platform for the up-and-coming producers. According to EFP, as many as 50% of the participants have gone on to engage in co-productions with their international counterparts.

The CEE participants at the 2010 event include the following:

Anneli Ahven, Exitfilm (Estonia)
selected by Baltic Films
i.e. Shop of Dreams by Peeter Urbla

Vladimir Anastasov, Sektor Film
(Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia)
selected by Macedonian Film Fund
i.e. As If I'm not There by Juanita Wilson

Pavel Berčík, Evolution Films (Czech Republic)
selected by Czech Film Center
i.e. A Tear Is Needed (short) by Kristina Dufkova

Daniel Burlac, Elefant Films (Romania)
selected by Romanian Film Promotion
i.e. The Way Beyond by Alexandre Iordachescu

Kamen Kalev, Waterfront Film (Bulgaria)
selected by National Film Centre Bulgaria
i.e. Eastern Plays by Kamen Kalev

Tamás Liszka, SzimplaFilm (Hungary)
selected by Magyar Filmunió/ Hungary
i.e. Reportrait (short) by Igor Lazin

Jelena Mitrović, Baš Čelik (Serbia)
selected by Film Center Serbia
i.e. The Trap by Srdan Golubović

Silvia Panáková, ARINA (Slovak Republic)
selected by Slovak Film Institute
i.e. My Husband's Women by Ivan Vojnár

Kamila Polit, Prasa & Film (Poland)
selected by Polish Film Institute
i.e. All That I Love by Jacek Borcuch