Belgium // JUMBO by Zoé Wittstock, produced by Annabella Nezri (Kwassa Films)
Bulgaria // DANTE'S HEAVEN by Dimitar Radev, produced by Nikolay Mutafchiev (PREMIERstudio Plus)
Croatia // MATER by Jure Pavlovic, produced by Bojan Kanjera (Peglanje snova)
Czech Republic // ORDINARY FAILURES by Cristina Grosan, in production by Marek Novak (Xova Film)
Denmark // ANOTHER ROUND by Thomas Vinterberg, produced by Kasper Dissing (Zentropa) © Henrik Ohsten
France // TITANE by Julia Ducournau, in post-production by Jean Christophe Reymond (Kazak Productions)
Germany // TWO BY TWO by Toby Genkel, Sean MacCormack, produced by Maite Woköck (Telescope Animation) © Ulysses, Fabriqued'Images, Skyline, MoetionFilms
Hungary // NATURAL LIGHT by Denes Nag, produced by Sara Laszlo (Campfilm) © Tamás Dobos
Ireland // THE LODGERS by Brian O'Malley, Phil Sheerin, produced by RuthTreacy (Tailored Films) © Charlotte Veg
Italy // THE MALACUSO SISTERS by Emma Dante, produced by Marica Stocchi (Rosamont)
Norway // SISTERS, THE SUMMER WE FOUND OUR SUPERPOWERS by Silje Salomonsen, Arild Ostin Ommundsen, produced by Gary Cranner (Chezville)
Poland // OTHER PEOPLE by Aleksandra Terpinska, in post-production by Beata Rzezniczek (Madants)
Portugal // THE DEAD QUEEN by Antonio Ferreira, produced by Tathiani Sacilotto (Persona Non Grata Pictures)
Romania // TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie, produced by Bianca Oana (Manekino Film)
Slovak Republic // SERVANTS by Ivan Ostrochovsky, produced by Katarina Tomkova (Kaleidoscope)
Slovenia // CONSEQUENCES by Darko Stante, produced by Andraz Jeric (Temporama)
Spain // ALEGRIA by Violeta Salama, in assembly by Clara Nieto (Powehi Films) © JulioVergne
Sweden // CLARA SOLA by Nathalie Alvarez Mesen, produced by Nima Yousefi (HOBAB)
Switzerland // FALLING by Samuel Perriard, in pre-production by Sarah Born (Catpics) © Catpics
The Netherlands // TAKE ME SOMEWHERE NICE by Ena Sendijarevic, produced by Iris Otten (Pupkin Film) © Emo Weemhoff

co-producing! in tough times

Which Co-Production Market is Best for my Project?

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presentation of selected co-production markets

Four international co-production markets present themselves. What projects are they looking for and what can they offer to producers? Is there new selection criteria for the next markt editions? How do new formats fare? Could it sometimes be better to take part in smaller co-production platforms?

Marit van den Elshout (CineMart Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Martina Bleis (Berlinale Co-Production Market, Germany)
Amra Baksic Camo (CineLink Co-Production Market Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Marge Liiske (Baltic Event Tallinn, Estonia)
moderator Sonja Heinen (EFP, Germany)

Diversity and Sustainability! New Criteria for Film Funds

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How are funds and producers dealing with 'checklists' around diversity and sustainability? Which opportunities are in fact opening up? Which films would no longer get funded under these new guidelines and what would be the reasons for that?

Helge Albers (Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Kjersti Mo (Norwegian Film Institute, Norway)
Tim Wagendorp (VAF Flanders Audiovisual Fund, Belgium)
moderator Andrea Schütte (Tamtam Film, Germany)

Which films should be produced these days? What are the Views of Sales Companies?

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After a short period of shock caused by the pandemic, rights holders had to look at different ways of doing business. What does this actually mean for arthouse films? How is the market changing (for good)? Will the current changes shape the future? Has the current situation led to a new taste by distributors?

Nicolas Brigaud-Robert (Playtime, France)
Susan Wendt (TrustNordisk, Denmark)
Hédi Zardi (Luxbox, France)
moderator Ada Solomon (HiFilm Productions, Romania)


producers on the move 2021 at the cannes festival

09.07.2021 - EFP (European Film Promotion) is welcoming 15 of the 20 European producers selected for this year's edition of EFP PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE at the …

shooting stars and producers on the move attached to 46 titles in cannes

30.06.2021 - EFP (European Film Promotion) is delighted to be able to announce that 20 former EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS from 13 countries and 40 PRODUCERS ON THE …


Each year, 20 promising, up-and-coming producers from throughout Europe are selected to participate in PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE - 444 over the last 21 years. 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. They take part in project pitching, 1:1 meetings and case studies, social events and an extensive promotion campaign, which includes online presentation and an introduction in the international trades.

PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE 2022 will take place as a combination of online sessions prior to the festival as well as in Cannes.

Interested producers shall contact their respective national film institute (see list here) by end of January 2022.

If you're interested in the criteria for being eligible to participate in Producers on the Move 2022 click here


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