TheEuropean Cinema Workshops (ACE) will be held this year from Dec 6-12 inRoubaix/Tourcoing in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region of
Theworkshops are an opportunity for European producers to gather with European andUS professionals in order to examine financing, co-production and distributionpotential for, in this year's case, a total of 17 projects. Producers from
ProducerMartin Pope of the
TheNord Pas-de-Calais region along with the Belgian fund Wallimage will presenttheir financing policies as well as available locations.
ACEwas founded in 1993 by a group of European producers including David Puttnam and Rene Cleitman. Following Cleitman's death in2004, Philippe Carcassonne took over his role on the board of directors whichis overseen by the Irish Film Board's Simon Perry. With 200 members from 22countries, ACE is sponsored by