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CANNES 2018 Producers on the Move 2018

EFP unveils the 2018 Producers on the Move

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- 20 European producers have been selected to take part in the networking platform during the 71st Cannes Film Festival

EFP unveils the 2018 Producers on the Move

European Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations have announced the 2018 line-up for Producers on the Move. 20 of the most promising, up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in EFP's networking platform at the Cannes Film Festival (8–19 May). 

During the five-day event between 10–14 May, the exclusive group will take part in a tailor-made programme in order to foster international co-productions, intensify the exchange of experiences and help create new professional networks. EFP's longstanding programme is financially backed by the Creative Europe - MEDIA Programme of the European Union and the participating EFP member organisations.

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Two producers of this year's high profile group of Producers on the Move will present their films in the festival: Woman at War [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Benedikt Erlingsson
film profile
]
by Benedikt Erlingsson and co-produced by Iceland's Birgitta Björnsdóttir will screen in the Critics' Week, while the artistic documentary Samouni Road [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Stefano Savona
film profile
]
by Stefano Savona from Italy, co-produced by Marco Alessi together with French partners, will have its premiere in the Directors' Fortnight. 

In addition, former Producers on the Move will be competing with their films for the Palme d'Or: Girls of the Sun [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Eva Husson
film profile
]
by Eva Husson was produced by Didar Domehri and co-produced by Vladimer Katcharava and Joseph Rouschop. Cold War [+see also:
film review
trailer
Q&A: Pawel Pawlikowski
film profile
]
by Pawel Pawlikowski was executive produced by Piotr Dzieciol, and Happy as Lazzaro [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alice Rohrwacher
film profile
]
by Alice Rohrwacher, featuring former European Shooting Star Alba Rohrwacher, was produced by Tiziana Soudani. Last but not least The Wild Pear Tree [+see also:
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]
by Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan was co-produced by Labina Mitevska and Fabian Gasmia

The 2018 Producers on the Move are:

Veselka Kiryakova (Bulgaria)
Production company: Red Carpet

Oliver Sertic (Croatia)
Production company: Restart

Radovan Síbrt (Czech Republic)
Production company: Pink

Per Damgaard Hansen (Denmark)
Production company: Masterplan Pictures

Esko Rips (Estonia)
Production company: Nafta Films

Miia Haavisto (Finland)
Production company: Tekele Productions

Nicolas Anthomé (France)
Production company: bathysphere Productions

Fabian Massah (Germany)
Production company: Endorphine Production

Birgitta Björnsdóttir (Iceland)
Production company: Vintage Pictures 

Marco Alessi (Italy)
Production company: Dugong Films

Aija Berzina (Latvia)
Production company: Tasse Film

Lukas Trimonis (Lithuania)
Production company: In Script

Frank Hoeve (The Netherlands)
Production company: Baldr Film

Åshild Ramborg (Norway)
Production company: Maipo Film

Biljana Tutorov (Serbia)
Production company: Wake Up Films

Peter Badac (Slovak Republic)
Production company: BFILM

Rok Secen (Slovenia)
Production company: Monoo

Luisa Romeo (Spain)
Production company: Frida Films

David Herdies (Sweden)
Production company: Momento Film

Katrin Renz (Switzerland)
Production company: tellfilm

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