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LES ARCS 2018 Industria

El eficaz Work in Progress de Les Arcs selecciona 15 títulos

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- Los 15 largometrajes en posproducción, aún sin agentes de ventas, presentarán sus primeros extractos el 16 de diciembre, mientras fuera de competición se encontrarán The County y dos títulos flamencos

El eficaz Work in Progress de Les Arcs selecciona 15 títulos
El director Babis Makridis, cuyo proyecto Birds ha sido seleccionado

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After announcing its programme (read the article here), its jury (chaired by Ruben Östlund), its guests, the 20-project selection for the Village des Coproductions and the eight successful Talent Village individuals (news), the 10th edition of Les Arcs Film Festival(from 12 to 15 December) unveiled the list of 15 films in post-production (representing 23 European countries, co-production countries included, which still do not have international sellers attached), due to be presented on Sunday, 16 December at the Work in Progress (WiP) meeting. An event that is hotly anticipated by professionals given the great international careers of numerous previous titles (the last two editions have produced the likes of Koko-di Koko-da [+lee también:
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by the Swedish director Johannes Nyholm, who will be participating at Sundance in 2019, Girl [+lee también:
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, Diamantino [+lee también:
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, Chris the Swiss [+lee también:
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, In My Room [+lee también:
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, Core of the World [+lee también:
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, Cassandro the Exotico! [+lee también:
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, Dovlatov [+lee también:
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, The Real Estate [+lee también:
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, Winter Flies [+lee también:
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, I Am Not A Witch [+lee también:
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and My Happy Family [+lee también:
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The 2018 selection, compiled by Frédéric Boyer, artistic director of Les Arcs Film Festival (who received 130 applications for the WiP), includes several filmmakers who are currently launching their careers, such as the Greek director Babis Makridis (in competition at Rotterdam in 2012 with L [+lee también:
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and at Sundance this year with Pity [+lee también:
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), the Slovakian director Ivan Ostrochovský (multi-awarded for the fiction feature Koza [+lee también:
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in 2015 and the documentary Velvet Terrorists [+lee también:
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in 2013), the Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu (Orizzonti Grand Prix at Venice in 2007 with Autumn Ball [+lee también:
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, in competition at Sundance and Rotterdam in 2010 with The Temptation of St. Tony [+lee también:
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and at the 2014 Berlinale with Free Range [+lee también:
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), the Swedish director Levan Akin(noticed at Berlin in 2015, in the Generation programme, with The Circle [+lee también:
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and multi-award-winning, most notably at Tribeca in 2012 with Certain People), the Swiss director Niccolò Castelli (read the article here - revealed at Locarno in 2012, in the Filmmakers of the Present section with his first feature Tutti giù [+lee también:
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) and finally the Romanian director Marian Crişan (Special Jury Prize at Locarno in 2010 with Morgen [+lee también:
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The Slovenian director Damjan Kozole’s film is also due to be showcased (read thearticle and interview - awarded at Karlovy Vary in 2016 with Nightlife [+lee también:
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, and in competition at Berlin in 2003 with Spare Parts), as well as the Macedonian director Milcho Manchevski (Golden Lion at Venice in 1994 and nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995 with Before the Rain).

Also of note is the Lithuanian director Lina Lužytė (known for Together For Ever [+lee también:
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, selected at Karlovy Vary in 2016, in the East of the West section) and the Chilean director (who grew up in Spain), Theo Court (discovered at Rotterdam in 2011 with Ocaso), the Italian documentary artist (based in London) Victoria Fiore, the Polish director Marek Lechki (discovered in 2010 withErratum), as well as a string of first featuresfrom the Spanish directors Xesc Cabot and Pep Garrido, the Portuguese director João Maia andthe German director Nora Fingscheidt.

The Work in Progress films will be judged by a jury composed of Gaia Furrer (Giornate degli autori at Venice), Trevor Groth (30West) and Alex Traila (Sarajevo Festival, foreign relations at the Romanian Film Centre). Five titles will be in the running for the €50,000 Eurimages Lab Project Award(Atlas, Birds, Homeless, White on White [+lee también:
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 and Willow), while the other ten will be competing for the TitraFilm Prize(€10,000 for image and/or sound post-production).

Finally, it's worth noting that to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Les Arcs Film Festival, excerpts from The County [+lee también:
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by the Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarson will be presented (whose first feature, Rams [+lee también:
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, attended the Village des Coproductions in 2013 and the Work in Progress event in 2014), which is already on an international seller's line-up, as is the case for the two Belgian titles due to participate out-of-competition at WiP as part of a partnership with Flanders Image: Patrick by Tom Mielants and Rain Anyway by  Gust Van den Berghe.

The selected films:

Work in Progress

And Then We Danced - Levan Akin
Production : French Quarter Film (Sweden), Takes Film (Georgia)

Atlas - Niccolò Castelli
Production : Imagofilm Lugano (Switzerland), Climax (Belgium)

Berliner - Marian Crișan
Production : Rova Film (Romania)

Birds - Babis Makridis
Production : Neda Films (Greece) for Fondation Onassis

Half-Sister [+lee también:
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- Damjan Kozole
Production : Vertigo (Slovenia), Film House Bas Celik (Serbia), Propeler Film (Hungary), Sisters And Brother Mitevski Production (Macedonia)

Hide And Seek - Victoria Fiore
Production : My Accomplice (UK), Bronx Film (Italy)

Homeless - Xesc Cabot and Pep Garrido
Production : Alhena Production (Spain), Atiende Films (Spain)

Interior - Marek Lechki
Production : Telemark (Poland), Heliograf (Poland), Kineskop (Poland), Monternia (Poland), Toof (Poland)

System Crasher [+lee también:
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- Nora Fingscheidt
Production : Weydemann Bros. Gmbh (Germany), Kineo Filmproduktion (Germany), Oma Inge Film (Germany)

The Castle - Lina Lužytė
Production : Artbox (Lithuania), Samson Films (Ireland)

The Disciple - Ivan Ostrochovský
Production : Punkchart Films (Slovakia), Film & Music Entertainment (Ireland), Negativ Ltd. Film Productions (Czech Republic), Point Film (Romania)

The Last Ones - Veiko Õunpuu
Production : Homeless Bob Production (Estonia), Bufo (Finland), PRPL (the Netherlands)

Variaçoes: Guardian Angel [+lee también:
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- João Maia
Production : David & Golias (Portugal)

White On White [+lee también:
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- Theo Court
Production : El Viaje Films (Spain), Pomme Hurlante Films (France), Kundschafter Films (Germany), Don Quijote Films (Chile)

Willow - Milcho Manchevski
Production : Banana Film (Macedonia), Pioneer Pictures (Hungary), Saga Film (Belgium), Tirana Film Institute (Albania)

Work in Progress Hors Compétition

Patrick - Tom Mielants
Production : Savage Film (Belgium). Sales : Beta Cinema (Germany)

Rain Anyway - Gust Van den Berghe
Production : Minds Meet (Belgium). Sales : Coproduction Office (France)

The County [+lee también:
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 - Grímur Hákonarson
Production : Netop Films (Iceland), Profile Pictures (Denmark), One Two Films (Allemagne), Haut et Court (France). Sales : New Europe Film Sales (Poland)

(Traducción del francés)

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