The Netherlands - BROTHERS by Bram Schouw, produced by Frank Hoeve (Baldr Film)
Bulgaria - ÁGA by Milko Lazarov, produced Veselka Kiryakova (Red Carpet)
Croatia - DAYS OF MADNESS by Damian Nenadić, produced by Oliver Sertić (Restart)
Czech Republic - WHEN THE WAR COMES by Jan Gebert, produced by Radovan Síbrt (Pink)
Denmark - WINTER BROTHERS by Hlynur Palmason, produced by Per Damgaard Hansen (Masterplan Pictures)
Estonia - THE SECRET SOCIETY OF SOUPTOWN by Margus Pasju, produced by Esko Rips (Nafta Films)
Finland - MIAMI by Zaida Bergroth, produced by Miia Haavisto (Tekele Productions)
France - MAKALA by Emmanuel Gras, produced by Nicolas Anthomé (Bathysphere Productions)
Germany - SYMPHONY OF NOW by Johannes Schaff, produced by Fabian Massah (Endorphine Production)
Iceland - THE SWAN by Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir, produced Birgitta Björnsdottir (Vintage Pictures)
Italy - SAMOUNI ROAD by Stefano Savona, produced by Marco Alessi (Dugong Films)
Latvia - OLEG by Juris Kursietis, produced by Aija Berzina (Tasse Film)
Lithuania - MIRACLE by Egle Vertelyte, produced by Lukas Trimonis (In Script)
Norway - THE ASH LAD: IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING by Mikkel Brænne Sandemose, produced by Åshild Ramborg (Maipo Film)
Serbia - WHEN PIGS COME by Biljana Tutorov, produced by Biljana Tutorov (Wake Up Films)
Slovak Republic - FILTHY by Tereza Nvotová, produced by Peter Badač (BFILM)
Slovenia - HISTORY OF LOVE by Sonja Prosenc, Rok Sečen (Monoo)
Spain - MARIA AND EVERYBODY ELSE by Nely Reguera, produced Luisa Romeo (Frida Films)
Sweden - MADRE by Simón Mesa Soto, produced by David Herdies (Momento Film)
Switzerland - BLUE MY MIND by Lisa Brühlmann, produced by Katrin Renz (Tellfilm)


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Each year at the Cannes Film Festival, 20 promising, up-and-coming producers from throughout Europe are selected to participate in PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE. The initiative is aimed at connecting young, enterprising European producers with potential co-production partners, strengthening their industry networks and, at the same time, providing a solid and visible platform for this next generation of European filmmakers. The producers go through a rigorous selection process which places the top contenders in a tightly focused working environment during the festival. They take part in project pitching, 1:1 meetings and case studies, social events and an extensive press campaign, which includes online presentation and profiles in the international trades.

Criteria for participation:

The programme is open to 20 producers from 20 different European countries.

The nomination of each national participant is made by the respective national EFP member organisation.

The final selection of the 20 participants is based on a point system which considers the following criteria:

  • the producer's experience in an international co-production (limit of 3 co-productions as a majority producer)

  • the producer's feature length film(s) have had a theatrical release and /or a VoD / SVoD / DVD / TV release outside of the production countries involved

  • the producer has had a feature length film screened in the international section at a major festival

  • the producer's feature length film was awarded Best Film in the producer's home country ie recipient of a national film award

  • the producer has a strong project to pitch suitable for an international co-production

  • 20% of the financing of the submitted project is already in place

If you are interested in participating in Producers on the Move 2019, please contact the national EFP member organsiation in early March.


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PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE is co-financed by the participating EFP member organisations.


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