L’Atelier has been created in 2005 to stimulate creative filmmaking and encourage the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. So far, out of 231 projects accompanied until 2019, 182 are completed and 19 are currently in pre-production. In 2020, despite the sanitary crisis, the shooting of three projects was possible and twelve projects are currently in preproduction. For L’Atelier’s 18th edition, 15 projects from 15 countries have been selected, from the new director to the well-known filmmaker.
Anna Ist by Rosanne Pel
Chimbo cheBere (The Hyenas Song) by Naishe Nyamubaya
Cotton Queen by Suzannah Mirghani
Guria by Levan Koguashvili
Hamlet from the Slums by Ahmed Fawzi Saleh
Made In EU by Stephan Komandarev
Philax by Rûken Tekeş
Sam by E del Mundo
The Beer Girl In Yangon by Sein Lyan Tun
The Blind Ferryman by Ali Al-Fatlawi
Awdah by Ihab Jadallah
The Forest by Tomas Weinreb & Petr Kazda
The Last Tears Of The Deceased by Beza Hailu Lemma
Where The River Begins by Juan Andres Arango
You Are My Everything by Michal Vinik
L’Atelier will also organize meetings from 22 to 27 May with these talented directors and connect them with film industry professionals interested in investing in their projects.
Appointments will be made on the FESTICINE platform from 04/01/22 to 05/09/22.