connecting cottbus 2021 Announces Lineup


    COTTBUS: The 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West coproduction market at FilmFestival Cottbus, will be held in a hybrid format 3-5 November 2021. The selection of projects in development and works in progress includes 19 projects.

    Producers, sales agents, commissioning editors and other industry representatives active in East-West European coproduction can apply to attend as potential partners by 17 October 2021.
    cocoPITCH Selected Projects 2021:

    Bikechess (France, Kazakhstan)
    Directed by Assel Aushakimova

    The Bomber (Latvia), Midpoint - coco Award (Midpoint Feature Launch)
    Directed by Pauls Ķesteris
    Produced by Film Office Latvia

    China Sea (Lithuania)
    Directed by Jurgis Matulevičius
    Produced by Film Jam

    Happiness (Poland)
    Directed by Marta Minorowicz
    Produced by IKH Pictures Production

    Hysteria (Russia), Special Pitch Award FilmFestival Cottbus
    Directed by Ivan I. Tverdovsky

    Ortalan (Ukraine)
    Directed by Nariman Aliev

    She (Poland)
    Directed by Agnieszka Zwiefka
    Produced by Harine Films

    Smaragda (Cyprus)
    Directed by Emilios Avraam
    Produced by Bark Like A Cat Films

    This Beautiful Night (Turkey)
    Directed by Ozan Yoleri

    Tundra Blues (Russia)
    Directed by Andrey Redkin

    Virgins (Croatia, North Macedonia)
    Directed by Dora Šustić
    Produced by Antitalent, List Production

    The Ways We Look at the Sun (Romania), Transilvania Pitch Stop - coco Award
    Directed by Ioana Țurcan
    Produced by Studioset Production, Anchor Films

    We Haven’t Met until This Summer (Belarus, Russia, Poland)
    Directed by Darya Zhuk
    Produced by Kairos Films, Exteme Emotions

    The White Mare (Slovakia)
    Directed by Teodor Kuhn
    Produced by Filmaari

    cocoWIP Selected Projects 2021:

    Air Blue Silk (Georgia)
    Directed by Irine Jordania
    Produced by Parachute Films

    The Art of Falling (Bulgaria)
    Directed by Orlin Milchev
    Produced by Geopoly
    Klondike (Ukraine, Turkey)
    Directed by Maryna Er Gorbach

    Liuben (Spain, Bulgaria)
    Directed by Venci Kostov
    Produced by Malas Compañías, Portokal, Balance Media

    M (North Macedonia, Croatia, Kosovo, France)
    Directed by Vardan Tozija
    Produced by Focus Pocus Films, 4 Film, In My Country Postproduction, Les Contes Modernes

    The Word (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia)
    Directed by Beata Parkanová
    Produced by love.FRAME  
    Click HERE for the press release.