2021 sees EFP at the AFM (American Film Market, 1-5 November 2021) by hosting a panel and running FSS-support for World Sales to showcase their films from Europe.
EUROPE! How to co-produce an indie film between the US and Europe
2 November 2021, 9 am PDT; 5 pm CET, stage: Pacific
A case study on Stowaway, directed by Joe Penna, main cast Toni Collette, Anna Kendrick: The US and German co-producers share their journey of a true creative co-production. They speak about lucky breaks, sharing creative visions, trusting and understanding each other despite different cultures and industry habits, and about how important it is to have or get the knowledge about how to combine the different financing options with talent (cast and crew).
Maxime Cottray, Producer, XYZ Films, USA
Maximilian Leo, Producer, augenschein Filmproduktion GmbH, Germany
Ulrich Schwarz, Producer & Head of Production, RISE PICTURES, Germany
moderated by Sonja Heinen, Managing Director, European Film Promotion
*live panel for accredited AFM delegates; the session will be recorded and available afterwards
Stowaway by Joe Penna
Shortly after takeoff on the 42nd mission to Mars, a spaceship's crew discovers an accidental stowaway. After saving the young engineer's life, calculations are received from ground control: they have gone too far to turn back and the ship will not support all crew members for the entire trip. cast: Anna Kendrick, Daniel Dae Kim, Shamier Anderson, Toni Collette
world sales: XYZ Films
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