Friday, March 03, 2017
Today were announced the 15 projects from 16 directors which will participate in the 2017 edition of the Cinéfondation Atelier. What follows are the news from the official site.
The Cinéfondation’s Atelier has been created in 2005 to stimulate creative filmmaking and encourage the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. So far, out of 186 projects accompanied, 145 have been completed and 14 are currently in pre-production. For L’Atelier’s 13th edition, 15 projects from 14 countries have been selected, from the new director to the well-known filmmaker.
Please take note that the Livre des Projects will be available at the beginning of April and this post will be updated accordingly to include the book.
Alam, Firas Khoury, Palestine
Bedridden, Byamba Sakhya, Mongolia
Candy Town, Yanillys Perez, Dominican Republic
City of Small Blessings, Chen-Hsi Wong, Singapore
Cu Li Nevers Cries, Phan Ngoc Lan, Vietnam
Day After Tomorrow, Kamar Ahmad Simon, Bangladesh
Decompression, Yona Rozenkier,Israel
Go Youth, Carlos Armella, Mexico
Ningdu, Lei Lei, China
Otto the Barbarian, Ruxandra Ghitescu, Romania
Sew the Winter to my Skin, Jahmil X.T. Qubeka,South Africa
Summer E5, Emily Young, UK
Taste, Le Bao, Vietnam
Teenage Jesus, Marie Grahtø Sørensen, Denmark
The Translator, Rana Kazkaz and Anas Khalaf, Syria
From May 19 to 25 L'Atelier will arrange meetings with the directors for film industry professionals interested in investing in their projects.
Update with the Livre des Projects