Ex Oriente Film 2017 has announced the selection of 12 projects
- The Institute of Documentary Film has presented the titles chosen for the international training programme focused on development and funding of creative documentary films
The Institute of Documentary Film has presented 12 documentary projects that have been selected for the 15th edition of the Ex Oriente Film workshop, an international training programme focused on development and funding of creative documentary films. For Ex Oriente Film open call in 2017, IDF received a high number of applications from 40 different countries all over the world.
The selected projects for Ex Oriente Film 2017 (read all about them here):
Boylesque - Bogna Kowalczyk (Poland)
Producers: Tomasz Morawski, Alicja Jagodzińska
Eagles from Țaga - Popescu Adina, Ghervas Iulian-Manuel (Romania)
Producer: Mitcu Claudiu
ELKEA: Borders of Self-control - Hanka Nováková (Czech Republic)
Producer: Kateřina Traburová
The Great Accelerator - Oleksiy Radynski (Ukraine)
Producer: Lyuba Knorozok
Holy Culture! - Ksenia Gapchenko (Russia)
Producer: Marusya Syroechkovskaya
Lady Porn - Zoe D'Amaro (Italy/Poland)
Producer: Danuta Krasnohorska
Lesson of Love - Malgorzata Goliszewska, Kasia Mateja (Poland)
Producer: Anna Stylinska
Ordinary Film - Liubou Ziamtsova (Belarus)
Producer: Maryia Yahorava, Mikalai Laureniuk
Telebridge - Ivo Briedis (Latvia)
Producer: Elina Gedina – Ducena, Gints Grübe
Company of Steel - Yulia Gontaruk (Ukraine)
Producer: Igor Savychenko
Go Back! - Boris Despodov Despodov
Producer: Plamen Bontchev, Boris Despodov Despodov (Bulgaria)
The first session of the workshop will be held on 26 June – 1 July in beautiful venue in historical centre of Split. The selected participants will focus on the development of the documentary project, primarily its story potential, as well as researching the potential for documentary co-production and laying the groundwork for project production. The teams will gain assistance and advice from leading filmmakers and experts. The tutors for the 2017 workshop first session include renowned Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter; you can find the full list of tutors here.
Part of the programme is also open to the public, including inspirational lectures, masterclasses, and screenings.
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