Producers from Europe, Canada, New Zealand and Australia are getting ready for the seventh edition of the PRODUCERS LAB TORONTO. The tightly knit networking event at the Toronto International Film Festival®, running from September 6 to 9, will provide an exclusive programme of one-on-one meetings, case studies and extensive funding sessions for the 24 hand-picked participants with the aim to initiate and support the realization of trans-atlantic co-productions.

The international co-production forum is organized by European Film Promotion (EFP) in collaboration with the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) and the Toronto International Film Festival®. The Producers Lab is financially supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme in association with Screen Australia, the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), the participating EFP member organisations, Eurimages and Telefilm Canada.

® Toronto International Film Festival is a registered trademark of the Toronto International Film Festival Inc.

EUROPEAN PARTICIPANTS 2016


France
Hélène Cases
Lionceau Films
e.g. Angele & Tony, 2011 by Alix Delaporte
nominated by: UniFrance films


United Kingdom    
Camilla Deakin    
Lupus Films
e.g. Ethel & Ernest, 2016 by Roger Mainwood    
nominated by: British Council


Slovak Republic    
Mira Fornay
Mirafox
e.g. My Dog Killer, 2013 by Mira Fornay    
nominated by: Slovak Film Institute


Germany    
Amir Hamz
Bon Voyage Films
e.g. Der Nachtmahr, 2016 by AKIZ    
nominated by: German Films


Hungary    
Anna Jancsó
Librecine
e.g. Little Soldier, 2016 by Stella Corradi (short)
nominated by: Magyar Filmunió/ Hungarian National Film Fund


Croatia    
Anita Juka    
4 Film
e.g. You Carry Me, 2015 by Ivona Juka    
nominated by: Croatian Audiovisual Centre


Ireland    
Kathryn Kennedy    
Kennedy Films
e.g. My Name Is Emily, 2015 by Simon Fitzmaurice    
nominated by: Irish Film Board


Estonia    
Katrin Kissa    
Homeless Bob Production
e.g. The Temptation Of St. Tony, 2009 by Veiko Õunpuu    
nominated by: Estonian Film Institute


Sweden    
Petter Lindblad    
Snowcloud Films
e.g. Siv Sleeps Astray, 2016 by Catti Edfeldt & Lena Hanno Clyne    
nominated by: Swedish Film Institute


Switzerland    
Christof Neracher
Hugofilm Productions
e.g. Aloys, 2016  by Tobias Nölle    
nominated by: Swiss Films

CANADIAN PARTICIPANTS


Coral Aiken    
Aiken Heart Films
e.g. The People Garden, 2016 by Nadia Litz


Katie Bird Nolan
Babe Nation Creations
e.g. Ways To Water, 2016 by Kit Weyman



Tara Boire
boomerang films
e.g. Together Alone, 2014 by Mateo Guez


Tim Doiron    
WANGO Films
e.g. 88, 2015 by April Mullen


Borga Dorter    
Gearshift Films
e.g. The Waiting Room, 2015 by Igor Drljaca


Nicole Hilliard-Forde
Motel Pictures
e.g. The Other Half, 2016 by Joey Klein


Kim McCraw    
micro_scope
e.g. Endorphine, 2015 by Andre Turpin


Thomas Michael
Fella Films
e.g. Backcountry, 2014 by Adam Macdonald


Paul Scherzer    
Six Island Productions
e.g. Coconut Hero, 2015 by Florian Cossen


Glen Wood 
ViDDYWELL FiLMS
e.g. Two 4 One, 2015 by Maureen Bradley

PARTICIPANTS FROM AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND


Australia    
Tania Chambers    
Feisty Dame Productions
e.g. Kill Me Three Times, 2014 by Kriv Stenders


Australia    
Alex White    
Whitefalk Films
e.g. Florence Has Left The Building, 2014 by Mirrah Foulkes (short)


New Zealand    
Fraser Brown    
FB Pictures
e.g. Orphans & Kingdoms, 2014 by Paolo Rotondo


New Zealand    
Nadia Maxwell
Overactive Imagination
e.g. Here Be Monsters, 2012 by Nic Gorman (short)

Contact @ EFP

Further Contacts

TIFF
Communications Department
proffice@tiff.net
+1 416- 934 3200

OMDC
Suzan Ayscough
OMDC Head of Communications
sayscough@omdc.on.ca
+1 416- 642-6619

Screen Australia
Scott Dawkins
Communications Manager
Scott.Dawkins@screenaustralia.gov.au
+61 2 8113 5886   

New Zealand Film Commission
Jasmin McSweeney
Head of Marketing
jasmin@nzfilm.co.nz
+64 21 630 368

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