coco 2022 Announces Lineup


    COTTBUS: Projects selected for cocoPITCH and cocoWIP have been announced. The 24th edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus, will be held 9 – 11 November 2022 mainly in-person.

    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 2022.

    cocoPITCH 2022 Selected Projects:

    Asphalt (Greece, Slovenia)
    Directed by Minos Nikolakakis
    Produced by Asphalt
    Coproduced by asterisk*, Studio Virc

    Black Blood (Czech Republic)
    Directed by Beata Parkanová
    Produced by Ozet Film

    Deconstruction (Bulgaria, Italy)
    Directed by Pavel G. Vesnakov
    Produced by Red Carpet
    Coproduced by Dispàrte

    MIDPOINT - coco Award (MIDPOINT Feature Launch):

    Dolphin (Poland)
    Directed by Sonja Orlewicz- Zakrzewska
    Produced by Before My Eyes

    Fires (Montenegro, Italy, Serbia, Croatia)
    Directed by Nikola Ljuca
    Produced by Code Blue Production
    Coproduced by Slingshot Films, Biberche, Terminal 3

    Inheritance (Ukraine)
    Directed by Stanislav Bytiutskyi
    Produced by Contemporary Ukrainian Cinema

    Maricel (Cyprus, Greece)
    Directed by Elias Demetriou
    Produced by Filmblades
    Coproduced by Homemade Films

    The Origin of the World (Hungary, Germany)
    Directed by Borbála Nagy
    Produced by Lupa Pictures
    Coproduced by Voices Films

    Red (Romania)
    Directed by Liviu Săndulescu
    Produced by The East Company Productions

    Special Pitch Award FilmFestival Cottbus:

    Supermarket (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    Directed by Nermin Hamzagić
    Produced by SCCA/pro.ba

    Spite (Serbia)
    Directed by Andrijana Stojković
    Produced by Baboon Production

    State (Ukraine)
    Directed by Nikon Romanchenko
    Produced by Man

    Washed and Buried (Slovenia, Italy)
    Directed by Martin Turk
    Produced by Bela Film

    cocoWIP 2022 Selected Projects:

    Almost Entirely a Slight Disaster (Turkey)
    Directed by Umut Subaşı
    Produced by Yunik Film

    Blazing (Hungary)
    Directed by Balázs Dudás
    Produced by CineSuper

    Era (Kosovo, North Macedonia)
    Directed by Parta Kelmendi
    Produced by Nam Creative
    Coproduced by List Production, Company 21

    Seventh Heaven (Croatia)
    Directed by Jasna Nanut
    Produced by Petnaesta Umjetnost

    When You Are 17 (Georgia, Germany)
    Directed by Giorgi Mukhadze
    Produced by Terra Incognita Films
    Coproduced by unafilm

    Transilvania Pitch Stop - coco Award: 

    Where Elephants Go (Romania)
    Directed by Gabi Virginia Șarga & Cătălin Rotaru
    Produced by Green Cat Film, Atelier de Film

    Click HERE for the press release.