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EAST DOC PLATFORM 2019 Prix

Museum of the Revolution triomphe à East Doc Platform

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- Cette coproduction serbo-croate a gagné les Prix EDP et IDFA ; parmi les autres lauréats : des projets de République tchèque, de Russie, d'Ukraine et de Serbie

Museum of the Revolution triomphe à East Doc Platform
Les gagnants d'East Doc Platform 2019 (© Michal Hančovský)

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The East Doc Platform (EDP), the largest industry platform for Central and Eastern European documentaries, which took place from 9-15 March as an integral part of the One World Prague Documentary Film Festival, announced its awards last night at a ceremony in one of the event's venues, the Tibet Open House.

Serbian filmmaker Srdjan Keča's project Museum of the Revolution triumphed, winning the main prize, the EDP Award, worth €7,500, and the IDFA Forum Award, which provides the winning team with travel, accommodation, and access to the market and the training programme at the biggest European documentary festival. The project is a co-production between Serbia's UZROK and Croatia's Restart

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The Czech project Wolves on the Borders! by Martin Páv received an EDP Honourable Mention. The HBO Europe Development Award, worth €2,000, went to The New Imperium by Russian director Anna Shishova-Bogolubova, produced by Ethnofund.

Czech-Japanese filmmaker Haruna Honcoop's Olympic Halftime picked up the Golden Funnel Award, worth €1,000, as well as the newly established Sunny Side of the Doc Award, which provides the team with three accreditations and two nights’ accommodation at the La Rochelle-based event. The film is a co-production between the Czech Republic, Slovakia and France. 

The Czech TV Co-production Award, worth €6,000, went to A Marriage, a Czech-US co-production co-directed by Kateřina Hager and Asad Faruqi

The Russian-Estonian Untitled Rastorguev Project by Susanna Baranzhieva pocketed the Current Time TV Award, while the Docs Barcelona Award, providing the winner with an invitation to this particular festival market's speed meetings, was given to Fragile Memory by Ukraine's Ihor Ivanko

The Sheffield Doc/Fest Award, which offers the best Czech project a pass to the British event, went to Kiruna - A Brand New World by Greta Stocklassa. The film was presented in the Czech Docs… Coming Soon section and will have its world premiere in the International Competition of Visions du Réel. 

The biggest German documentary event, DOK Leipzig, gave out two prizes. The Russian project The Pit by Nikolay Bem will take part in the festival's Co-production Meeting, while Bottlemen by Serbia's Nemanja Vojinović will be presented at the DOK Preview.

For a detailed report on the winning projects, visit Cineuropa next week.

Here is the full list of the East Doc Platform award winners:

East Doc Platform Award
Museum of the Revolution - Srdjan Keča (Serbia/Croatia)
Production companies: UZROK, Restart

Honourable Mention
Wolves on the Borders! - Martin Páv (Czech Republic)
Production company: Frame Films

HBO Europe Development Award
The New Imperium - Anna Shishova-Bogolubova (Russia)
Production company: Ethnofund

Czech TV Co-production Award
A Marriage - Kateřina Hager, Asad Faruqi (Czech Republic/USA)
Production company: Bohemian Productions 

Golden Funnel Award
Olympic Halftime - Haruna Honcoop (Czech Republic/Slovakia/France)
Production companies: D1film, VIRUSfilm, Grab the Cat

Current Time TV Award
Untitled Rastorguev Project - Susanna Baranzhieva (Russia/Estonia)
Production companies: TVINDIE, Marx Film

IDFA Forum Award
Museum of the Revolution - Srdjan Keča

DOK Leipzig Co-production Meeting Award
The Pit - Nikolay Bem (Russia)
Production company: Siberian Studio of Independent Cinema

DOK Leipzig Preview Award
Bottlemen - Nemanja Vojinović (Serbia)
Production company: Rt dobre nade

Sunny Side of the Doc Award
Olympic Halftime - Haruna Honcoop

Docs Barcelona Award
Fragile Memory - Ihor Ivanko (Ukraine)
Production company: Babylon '13

Sheffield Doc/Fest Award
Kiruna - A Brand New World - Greta Stocklassa (Czech Republic)
Production company: Analog Vision

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