Sarajevo's Docu Rough Cut Boutique selects five projects
- Projects from Hungary, Romania, Serbia and Bulgaria will take part in two training sessions ahead of the final event at the Sarajevo Film Festival
The Sarajevo Film Festival's Docu Rough Cut Boutique (DRCB), a regional platform dedicated to documentary projects in an advanced phase of the editing process, has announced the projects that it has selected for its ninth edition.
Two projects hail from Hungary: Divas by Máté Kőrösi, and Melissa’s Story by Asia Dér and Sára Haragonics. The remaining three projects are Holy Father [+see also:
film profile] by Romania's Andrei Dascalescu, In Praise of Love [+see also:
film profile] by Serbia's Tamara Drakulić and Legacy by Bulgaria's Petya Nackova.
“This year’s submissions showed us that there is new talent emerging in our regional documentary scene. Interestingly, many applications arrived from Hungary, submitted by rather young, committed filmmakers who are razor-sharp in their observations of the reality around them,” say Rada Šešić and Martichka Bozhilova, directors of DRCB. “Lots of the applications received were from female directors and producers, and we are delighted that gender equality is scoring better and better every year.”
The projects will take part in two workshop sessions before being invited to the final presentation at the Sarajevo Film Festival in August: the first will be held in Budapest at the end of March, in collaboration with Duna Dok and HBO Europe, and the second in Sofia in June.
Here is the full list of DRCB projects:
Divas - Máté Kőrösi (Hungary)
Producer: Borbála Csukás
Editor: Alexandra Láng
Production company: ELF Pictures
Legacy - Petya Nackova (Bulgaria)
Producer: Katya Trichkova
Editor: Svetla Petrova
Production company: Contrast Films
Melissa’s Story - Asia Dér, Sára Haragonics (Hungary)
Producers: Sára László, Marcell Gerő, Noémi Veronika Szakonyi
Editor: Flóra Erdélyi
Production company: Campfilm
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