EFP presents "Ten Euro Directors to Watch" at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Passionate and fresh new European cinema is again attracting thousands of young festival goers during the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
(KVIFF, July 1 - 9). At the invitation of European Film Promotion
(EFP) and KVIFF, ten first and second time directors from across Europe are presenting their films at "Variety's Ten Euro Directors to Watch"
from July 3 - 4 to enthusiastic audiences as well as the film industry and international press. Launched 14 years ago, this popular sidebar has strengthened its focus on creative filmmakers who are at the beginning of their feature film careers and have created exciting films bearing an exceptional perspective. The ten directors were selected by critics from the international trade magazine Variety. The MEDIA Programme of the EU and the ten participating EFP member organisations are supporting the event.
The participants of the "Variety's Ten Euro Directors to Watch" programme were introduced to the film industry and press.
Left to right, back row: Lisa Aschan, Zuzana Liová, Valdís
Óskarsdóttir, Hans Van Nuffel, Claudio Cupellini, Ben Wheatley. Front row: David Dusa, Alexandru Maftei, Yasemin Samdereli, Jannicke Systad
Participating EFP member organisations:
The directors listed below are presenting their films at “Variety's Ten Euro Directors to Watch”
British Council, Cinecittà Luce – Filmitalia, Flanders Image, German Films, Icelandic Film Centre, Norwegian Film Institute, Romanian Film Promotion, Slovak Film Institute, Swedish Film Institute and Unifrance.
Contact at EFP
Jo Mühlberger, Project Director
mobile +49-160-440 9595
Mareen Gerisch, Head of Press
phone +49 40- 390 6252
Press contact in Karlovy Vary
Radovan Holub, Press Agent
mobile +420 723- 667 835