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TORONTO 2012

Producers Lab Toronto: line-up 2012 confirmed

- 12 producers from Europe and 12 from Canada to take part of the EFP event at the TIFF

Producers Lab Toronto: line-up 2012 confirmed

The third edition of Producers Lab Toronto 2012 is set to launch during the Toronto International Film Festival from September 5 to 8, 2012. Twenty-four hand-picked European and Canadian producers will be looking for co- production partners.

The international co-production event is organized by European Film Promotion (EFP) in collaboration with Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) and the Toronto International Film Festival®, and backed by the MEDIA Mundus Programme of the European Union. Additional support comes from Eurimages and Telefilm Canada.

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Participating producers taking part in the Producers Lab Toronto 2012 program have prior co- production experience and high-quality projects suitable for the international marketplace. 12 producers from Europe and 12 from Canada will spend three days during TIFF exchanging stories, ideas and information on funding and co-production on both sides of the Atlantic. The aim is to generate business relationships leading to concrete European-Canadian co-productions, and to increase the visibility of the producers and their projects during the international festival. European participants are selected by the EFP network from the alumni of their prestigious Cannes-based networking platform Producers on the Move. Canadian producers are selected by OMDC and TIFF from an open call across Canada. The selection of all participants is based on prior experience and suitable projects and objectives for the Lab. European participants

Tine Grew Pfeiffer, Alphaville Pictures Copenhagen (Denmark)
Nicole Gerhards (interview), NiKo Film (Germany)
Yorgos Tsourgiannis (interview), Horse Fly Productions (Greece)
Arnar Knútsson (interview), Filmus Productions (Iceland)
Macdara Kelleher (interview), Fastnet Films (Ireland)
Donato Rotunno, Tarantula Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Els Vandevorst, N279 Entertainment (The Netherlands)
Fernando Vendrell, david & golias (Portugal)
Ada Solomon (interview), HiFilm Productions (Romania)
Isona Passola, Massa D'Or Produccions (Spain)
Peter Hiltunen, Illusion Film & Television (Sweden)
Dan Wechsler (interview), Bord Cadre films (Switzerland)

Canadian participants

Patricia Fogliato, Enigmatico Films
Aisling Chin-Yee, Prospector Films
Svet Doytchinov, Yantra Films
Sarah Timmins, Corvid Pictures
Yanick Letourneau, Peripheria Productions
Rayne Zukerman, Zazie Films
Daniel Bekerman, Scythia Films
Stephen Traynor, The Film Farm
April Mullen, WANGO Films
Rajvinder Uppal, At The End Of The Day Productions
Anita K. Sharma, Studio Entertainment
Lauren Grant, Clique Pictures

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