Thirteenprojects will be pitched to potential production partners during this year'stwo-day Connecting Cottbus co-development forum between November 10-11.

Theyinclude new films from:

Bulgaria's Art Fest, co-producer of the omnibus film Lost And Found; Germany's Noirfilm, producer of Didi Danquart's Offset; Slovenia's Studio Arkadena, producer of Miha Hocevar's On The Sunny Side; Romania's Libra Film, producer of Tudor Giurgiu's Love Sick

Paneldiscussions at the forum on November 10 will centre on the Hungarian taxincentive system and the potential for co-productions with Germany as well as feature acase study of the making and distribution of Robert Adrian Pejo'sDallas Pashamende.

OnNovember 11, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg's chiefexecutive Kirsten Niehuus and her fundercolleague Manfred Schmidt of MDM will join with Polish producer Dariusz Jablonski and Agnieszka Odorowicz and Maciej Karpinski of the newly-created Polish Film Centre to discuss the preparationsfor a German-Polish co-development fund.