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SARAJEVO 2018 Industry

CineLink reveals its first batch of Co-Production Market and Drama projects


- New titles by Igor Bezinović, Ivana Mladenović, Vuk Ršumović and Srdjan Vuletić are among the 13 projects in the selection

CineLink reveals its first batch of Co-Production Market and Drama projects
Director Ivana Mladenović

Sarajevo's CineLink has announced the first batch of projects that will take part in its Co-Production Market and Drama sections, including eight feature films by first- or second-time directors, and five TV series, all from South-Eastern Europe.

The line-up includes new feature films by Croatia's Igor Bezinović (A Brief Excursion [+see also:
film review
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) and Juraj Lerotić (Then I See Tanja), Romania's Ivana Mladenović (Soldiers. Story from Ferentari [+see also:
film review
interview: Dawid Ogrodnik
interview: Ivana Mladenovic
film profile
), and Greece's Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis, as well as TV series from Serbia's Vuk Ršumović (No One's Child [+see also:
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film profile
) and Milutin Petrović (Land of Truth, Love & Freedom), and Bosnia's Srdjan Vuletić (It's Hard to Be Nice). For the full list, scroll down.

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From 2-6 April, these projects will take part in the CineLink Project Development Workshop, where the filmmakers will work with script consultants (Franz Rodenkirchen, Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten and Marten Rabarts), as well as discussing aspects of directing, production, financing and marketing with seasoned film-industry professionals (Aida Begić, Čedomir Kolar, Gabor Krigler, Gabor Greiner, Damjan Kozole, Labina Mitevska, Eilon Ratzkovsky, Meinolf Zurhorst, Amra Bakšić Čamo and Jovan Marjanović).

The projects will be presented at CineLink Industry Days from 11-16 August.

Here is the full list of projects:

CineLink Co-Production Market

Brother's Keeper [+see also:
film review
interview: Ferit Karahan
film profile
(working title: Deskmate) (Turkey)
Director, writer, producer: Ferit Karahan

Fiume o morte! (France/Croatia/Slovenia)
Director, writer: Igor Bezinović
Producers: Fabrizio Polpettini, Tibor Keser, Marina Gumzi
Production companies: La BêteRestartNosorogi

Chemistry (Romania)
Director, writer: Adina Dulcu
Producers: Tudor Giurgiu, Bogdan Craciun
Production company: Libra Film Productions

The Elegy of Laurel (Montenegro)
Director, writer: Dušan Kasalica
Producer: Jelena Angelovski
Production company: Meander Film

War and War (Greece)
Director: Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis
Writers: Elizampetta Ilia Georgiadou, Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis
Producer: Yorgos Tsourgiannis
Production company: Horsefly Productions

Ivana the Terrible [+see also:
film review
interview: Ada Solomon
film profile
(working title: Summer Night, Half Past Ten ) (Serbia, Romania)
Director, writer: Ivana Mladenović
Producers: Jelena Mitrović, Ada Solomon
Production companies: Baš ČelikHi Film Productions

Balaur (Romania)
Director, writer: Octav Chelaru
Producers: Radu Stancu, Livia Radulescu
Production company: deFilm

Safe Place [+see also:
film profile
Director, writer: Juraj Lerotić
Producer: Boris T Matić
Production company: Propeler Film

CineLink Drama

Anatomy of a Crime (Serbia)
Creators: Vuk Ršumović, Ana Tomović
Director: Vuk Ršumović
Writers: Vuk Ršumović, Ana Tomović
Producers: Mirko Bojović, Uglješa Jokić
Production companies: BaBoon Production, Work In Progress (WIP)

> The Death (Greater than the Death) (Turkey)
Creators: Arya Su Altıoklar, Samim Türkmen
Directors: Erhan Yürük, Boran Güney
Writer: Tuna Dilligil
Producers: Metin Alihan Yalçındağ, Mehmet Altıoklar
Production company: KısaKes Production

Theseus (Greece)
Creator: Panagiotis Iosifelis
Writers: Panagiotis Iosifelis, Eleni Sideri
Producer: Eleni Pnevmatikou
Production company: Pnevma Productions

Frust (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Creator, writer: Srđan Vuletić

Bad Blood (Serbia)
Creator, director: Milutin Petrović
Writer: Vojislav Nanović
Co-writer (episodes 1-3): Milena Marković
Producer: Snežana Penev
Production company: This and That Productions

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