Eye on Films gears up for Cannes
- The global network is preparing a varied line-up of films for the upcoming Cannes Film Market
Now in its fourth year, Eye on Films (EOF) is readying its line-up for the upcoming Cannes Film Market, which will take place from 14-23 May 2014 as part of the 67th Cannes Film Festival. The network continues to guarantee the circulation of a selection of first feature films in partner festivals in European and non-European countries, as well as their commercial exploitation.
The line-up’s new acquisitions that will be screened at the Cannes Film Market include Tomislav Mrsic’s comedy Cowboys [+see also:
film profile] (Croatia – winner of the Audience Award at the Pula Film Festival 2014), and horror thrillers The Man in the Orange Jacket [+see also:
interview: Aik Karapetian
interview: Roberts Vinovskis
film profile] (Latvia/Estonia) by Aik Karapetian and Roseville (Bulgaria) by Martin Makariev. Natalie Saracco’s The Maneater [+see also:
film profile] (France), Ivan Ikic’s Barbarians [+see also:
interview: Ivan Ikic
film profile] (Serbia/Slovenia) and Tamar Van Den Dop’s Supernova [+see also:
film profile] (Netherlands/Germany/Belgium – selected in the Berlinale’s Generation Section) will be the three dramas present in the line-up, which will also include documentaries Anna’s Gate (France) by Patrick Dumont and François Hébrard, and N – The Madness of Reason [+see also:
film profile] (Belgium/Netherlands/Germany – selected in the Berlinale’s Forum Section) by Peter Krüger.
EOF’s selection has also shone the spotlight on US titles Golden Kingdom by Brian Perkin and Before You Know It, a documentary by PJ Raval. The network also has four other forthcoming films in its line-up: Mikel Rueda’s A escondidas [+see also:
film profile] (Spain), Jerôme Jacob’s The Cradle of Shadows (France), Tala Hadid’s The Narrow Frame of Midnight (Morocco/France/UK – still in post-production) and Pavle Vuckovic’s Panama (Serbia – still shooting).
More information about the films and the market screenings can be found here. The Eye on Films project, developed by Wide with the support of the MEDIA Mundus programme, brings together 86 international partners, including 46 festivals and 40 distributors.