Nadean Rawlins is participating in the Lab with a project called ‘Traytown’.
The award celebrates a filmmaker who has created a ”authentic, credible and emotionally striking visual language”.
Speakers included Eurimages exec Roberto Olla, BBC diversity head Miranda Wayland, director Shamira Raphaëla and financier Elisa Alvares.
Winners hailed from India, France, Kosovo, Argentina and Bosnia.
Esther Bannenberg will stay until at least June as the fund looks to restructure this year.
Five projects win cash prizes at the closing of IFFR Pro Days and CineMart.