Tensecond feature film projects have been selected for this year's third editionof the Sofia Meetings co-production forum (March 17-18).
During the two day event,filmmakers will have an opportunity to pitch to more than 50 internationalproducers and film funds.
The line-upincludes three filmmakers who have films screening in Sofia International Filmfestival's International Competition: Macedonian-born SergeiStanojkovski (Contact),Bosnian Nenad Djuric (whosefirst feature Skies Above The Landscapewill have its world premiere in Sofia on Thursday March 16), and France's David Lanzmann (Doo Wop).
Half of the new projects are by young women filmmakers who won awards atinternational festivals in the past four years with their feature debuts suchas
The thirdedition of the Sofia Meetings co-production forum will also be used byBelgrade-based Art & Popcorn and Germany's Icon Film to present Serbianfilmmaker Stefan Arsenjevic's feature project Love And Other Crimes, which hadpreviously been selected for this year's Rotterdam's CineMartand the Berlinale Co-Production Market and will behandled internationally by sales agent The Match Factory.
The 10selected projects are:
5th & 6th Violin aka The Love Carousel - dir: Sergei Stanojkovski (
Angel's Landing - dir: AlmutGetto (
Baksy - dir: GulshadOmarova (
Duel - dir: NenadDjuric (
How Much Love... - dir: Silvia Pesheva (
Islands - dir: SergeiPotemkin (
Love and Other Crimes - dir: Stefan Arsenjevic(
Small Red Shoes - dir: Marina Razbezkina(
Teah - dir Hanna A.W. Slak (
The SofiaMeetings' organisers have also invited an additional three projects to bepitched : Aneta Lesnikovska'smockumentary of the making of the first Balkan Dogmafilm, Does Its Hurt'; Viktor Chouchkov Jr.'s Tilt astory about a group of friends in the new Bulgaria; and Serbian Darko Lungulov's Belgrade/NewYork-set love story, Here And There.