KFF INDUSTRY:  Projects selected to CEDOC Market and to the pitchings DOCS TO START and DOCS TO GO

The selection of the projects submitted to CEDOC Market from all over the world has just been completed as well as the final list of the participants of this year’s edition of  DOC LAB POLAND. The projects which are taking part in the programme, will be presented at two pitching sessions Docs to Go and Docs to Start.   This year’s 10th edition of these two events co-organised by the Wladyslaw Slesicki Film Foundation held at the KFF Industry during Krakow Film Festival, will take place again under the slogan DOC LAB POLAND & UKRAINE.

DOCS TO START AND DOCS TO GO 

22 projects are qualified to jubilee 10th edition of  DOC LAB POLAND,  the biggest in Poland program for development, consultation, presentation and promotion of documentary films. Among the films in development and post production stage which will take part in the second workshop session with the international tutors and experts in Krakow are new projects by the established and awarded filmmakers like Michał Bielawski, Maciej Kubicki and  Paweł Chorzępa.

DOC LAB POLAND is organised by the Wladyslaw Slesicki Film Foundation in the collaboration of  Krakow Film Festival and KFF Industry since 2015. As a results of the previous 9 edition are 190 developed and presented projects from among which 80 films have been already completed and awarded all over the world.  

The program is divided into two parts: START –  for projects in development, and GO – for projects at the editing stage. The tutor of this year’s edition are the outstanding international experts from the documentary film industry : Rada Šešić – head of documentary program at  Sarajevo FF and co-head of the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, Peter Jaeger – the founder of the one of the world’s leading sales agents for creative docs Autlook Filmsales and a consulting company – Jaeger Creative, Adriek van Nieuwenhuiyzen – head of the IDFA Industry, Guevara Namer – curator of the  DOK Co Pro Market at DOK Leipzig and  Ove Rishoj Jensen – for many years working for EDN, now head of the  FIPADOC  Industry Forum and his own consulting company – Paradiddle Pictures.

The authors of the projects will have an opportunity to present their works towards international film industry at two pitching sessions: Docs to Start i Docs to Go at the  KFF Industry in the end of May. Among the experts and decision makers who confirm their attendance are the representatives of the biggest film festivals like:  IDFA (The Netherlands), FIPADOC (France), CPH:DOX (Denmark), Doclisboa (Portugal), Documentary Edge (New Zealand), RIDM (Canada), Hong Kong IFF, Docs Barcelona (Spain) Ji.hlava International Documentary FF (Czechia), Sundance FF (USA) or Visions du Reel (Switzerland) and sales agencies:Cat’n’Docs (France), Cinephil (Israel), Movies for Festivals (Spain),  Syndicado (Canada),  3Boxmedia International Sales (Germany), Fortissimo Films (The Netherlands), Film Delights (Austria) or New Docs (Germany). 

The directors and producers of the most interesting projects will have a chance to be awarded with one of the awards or special mentions granted by one of the partners: Canal+, Wroclaw Feature Film Studio, FINA, Fixafilm, MX35, Multilab – Krakow Technology Park, DOK Leipzig, IDFA, Institute of Documentary Film, FIPADOC and Polish Docs PRO.

DOCS TO GO PROJECTS 2024:

Cambodjana, dir. Michał J.Owerczuk, Agata Modzelewska, Imagine Media
Child of Dust, dir. Weronika Mliczewska, prod. Weronika Mliczewska, Hanna Drewek, Ya Man Studio
Dos Mundos, dir. Jarosław Migoń, prod. Marcin Pietuch, Marcin Pietuch Fabryka Dekoracji,
High Enough, dir. Mikołaj Janik, prod. Andrzej Pałka, Wonderer Andrzej Pałka
How to Play a War, reż. Anna Chasova , prod. Tetiana Pavliuk, View Lab (Ukraine)
Isabella, dir. Joanna Janikowska, prod. Anna Gawlita, Marta Szymanowska, Kijora Film
On My Own Terms, dir. Tadeusz Chudy, prod. Marta Wierzbicka, Smart Films Marta Wierzbicka
The World is (not) a Mine, dir. Natalia Koniarz, prod. Maciej Kubicki, Telemark
What the… Hen!, dir. Joanna Deja, prod. Justyna Kluczewska, Maciej Ostatek, Raban
Women occupied, reż. Tetiana Hanzha, Zoia Volk, prod. Oksana Ivantsiv, Zoia Volk (Ukraine)

 DOCS TO START PROJECTS 2024:

En garde, dir. Mateusz Wajda, prod. Paweł Ziemilski, MX35 Wajda Ziemilski
Entr’actes, reż. Yuriy Shylov, prod. Olha Tuharinova – Alarm Productions (Ukraina)
Ghetto Classics, reż. Katia Priwiezeciew, prod. Katia Priwiezeciew, Maciej Maciantowicz, Dynamo film
How I Became a Hijacker, dir. Andrew Carter, prod. Aleksandra Szczęsna, Hasko Film
In the Circle, dir. Michał Bielawski, prod. Maciej Kubicki, Telemark
Like Your Father, dir. Olga Taraszka, Damian Daniłowicz, prod. Damian Daniłowicz, Olga Taraszka
My Dear Vira, reż. Maryna Brodovska, Olga Chernykh, prod. Nataliia Sukach, Olga Chernykh, Cosmos Agency (Ukraina)
Kalijuga, dir. Tomasz Wysokiński, prod. Piotr Kobus, Mańana
Simon, dir. Stefan Łazarski, prod. Agnieszka Skalska, Blue Onion Agnieszka Skalska
Step into the Comfort Zone, dir. Yuriy Dvizon, prod. Olesya Lukyanenko, Bulava Production, (Ukraina)
Survival’s Theory, dir. Paweł Chorzępa, prod. Joanna Chorzępa, Bees Film House
Waltz from the Well, dir. Tymon Nogalski, prod. Sławomir Richert, Katarzyna Tymusz, Warsaw Production Team

CEDOC MARKET

This year’s 10th edition of the Central European Documentary Co-Production Market, the only documentary co-production market in Poland for producers who are looking for partners from Europe and around the world, will host 35 documentary films in development and 10 producers without projects. 

A record number of 100 documentary projects in development from all over the world were submitted this year among them the films from Poland, Ukraine, South Korea, Congo, Mexico, USA, UK, Israel, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, UK, Scotland, Ireland, and Romania. 

Among the experts and decision makers are the experienced producers like Alex Tondowski, Natalia Imaz, Christian Popp, Outi Rousu, Ümit Uludağ, Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan, Irina Malcea Candeajak, as well as the representatives of the markets and industry events, films funds and broadcasted like Women Make Movies (USA),  P.O.V. (USA), THE WHY Foundation (Denmark), Sundance Institute (USA), ZDF (Germany),  HBO Max /Warner Bros (Czech Republic), TVN Discovery (Poland), Canal + (Poland), Czech TV (Czech Republic), Current Time TV (Czech Republic), East Doc Platfrom / East Silver (Czech Republic),  Documentary Campus (Germany), DOK Incubator (Czech Republic), AGORA Doc Thessaloniki (Greece) or  Docs Barcelona Industry (Spain). 

CEDOC MARKET PROJECTS 2024:

Abortion In The Holy Land, dir.  Efrat Shalom Danon, prod. Osnat Trabelsi – Trabelsi Productions, Israel
Bay Okan, dir.  Mumin Baris, prod. Bay Okan, K. Onur Karakus – Nikaia Films, Layla Film, Turkey
Children of The Unknown: Breaking the Silence, dir.  Yulia Vishnevets, prod. Eugenia Vengerova Finist.doc, Georgia
Comfort Limit, dir. Alexander Koridze, prod. Alexander Koridze – Spark, Georgia
The Dancing Void, dir. Madara Dišlere, prod. Dace Siatkovska – Sunday Rebel Films, Latvia
Exodus, dir. Maciej Puczyński, prod. Maciej Puczyński – OMProductions, Poland
The Flight of Icarus (Lot Ikara), dir. Daniele P. de Plano, prod. Wojciech Karubin – Movie Mates, Poland, Italy
The Girl On The Rope, dir. lnur Pasha, prod. Turkan Huseyn, Elnur Pasha, Zeynab Isgandarova – Chinar Film, Azerbaijan
Glorious Utopia, dir.  Marek Moucka, prod. Tomas Gic, Katarina Krnacova – Silverart, Slovakia
Go Charlie, dir.  Alex Harron, prod. Ross Wilson – Ross Wilson Productions, UK / Scotland
Goodbye Andy Brown, dir.  Lars Erlend Tubaas Øymo, prod. Karianne Berge – Indie Film AS, Norway
How To Bury a Hole?, dir.  Piotr Jasiński, prod. Radim Procházka – Kuli Film, Czech Republic
The Island of Freedom, dir.  Haruna Honcoop, prod. Haruna Honcoop – BE WATER MY FRIEND, Czech Republic
The Jump into the Void, dir.  Oriol Gispert, Toni Comas, prod. Marta Palacín – La Lupa Produccions, Spain
K + R = , dir.  Lena Kusnierikova, prod. Monika Lostakova – Super film s.r.o., Slovakia
Keepers of the Ruins, dir.  Mariia Shevchenko, prod. Ella Shtyka – Indie Media Polis, Ukraine
Kopa – the Napoleon of Football (Kopa – Napoleon Footbolu), dir.  Iwo Kardel, prod. Paweł Nowacki – MEDIA PAWEŁ NOWACKI, Poland
The Last Rebels, dir.  Martina Scalini, prod. Gianluca De Angelis – Tekla Films, Italy
Leave Easy Come Back Safe, dir.  Sasha Kulak, Masha Maroz, prod. Julia Shaginurova – Einbahnstraße Productions, Germany
Left Behind, dir.  Nasib Farah, prod. Maria Robstad Nielsen – Emjay Productions, Denmark
Lessons of Chemistry, dir.  Magda Grudniewska, prod. Magda Grudniewska, Egor Efimov,  Poland

Little Village, dir.  Komeil Soheili, prod. Masoud Soheili, Jooyoung Kim – Yooran film, South Korea
Maiden Ukraine, dir.  Taisiia Kutuzova, prod. Alona Savchuk – Crimean Waves, Ukraine
Missing in Action, dir.  Kateryna Holovko, Marharyta Melnychuk, prod. Aliona Kachkan, Oleksandr Popudrenko, Eugene Rachkovsky – TABOR, Ukraine
Motherland, dir.  Anna-My Novotny, Tomas Stark, prod. Gustav Ahlgren, Weronika Mliczewska – Picky Pictures AB, Sweden
My name is Christine. Christine Granville, dir.  Sylwia Rosak, prod. Maciek Ostatek, Justyna Kluczewska – Zespół Filmowy Raban sp. z o.o., Poland
One Inch Eastward, dir.  Irina Maldea, prod. Brendan Culleton, Ralitsa Golemanova, Olha Symonenko – akajava films, Irland
Princess Warrior, dir.  Ioana Turcan, prod. Cristina Badea – Adenium Film, Romania
She Got Game, dir.  Elena Rebeca Carini, prod. Matteo Pecorara & Irina Malcea Candea – Luna Film/Small Boss, Romania
Stand on One’s Feet (Stanąć na nogi), dir.  Piotr Domagała, prod. Karol Gnat – Magneto Media / Awake Films, Poland
Strange Bird, dir.  Shakked Auerbach, prod. Dan Shadur – Shadurian Productions, Israel
A Summer of Nothing, dir.  Alina Manolache, prod. Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan, Elena Martin – FILMWAYS, Romania
The True Maestro, dir.  Maciej Pisarek, prod. Maciej Pisarek – BING BONG, Poland
Turning Point (Punkt zwrotny), dir.  Michał Szcześniak, prod. Zbigniew Domagalski, Monika Błachnio – Studio Filmowe Kalejdoskop, Poland
Wrestlers (Wrestlerzy), dir.  Grzegorz Szczepaniak, prod. Marta Dużbabel – ATM GRUPA S.A., Poland

Producers without projects:

Alex Tondowski – Tondowski Film (Germany)
Christian Popp – Tag Film (France)
Konrad Głąbek – Multilab (Poland)
Kristian Van der Heyden – Harald House Belgium BV (Belgium)
Natalia Imaz – Parabellum film GmbH (Germany)
Outi Rousu – Pystymetsä (Finland)
Paweł Płonka – 24MEDIA (Poland)
Rosa Garcia – 601 Producciones Audiovisuales (Spain)
Ümit Uludağ – CORSO Film- und Fernsehproduktion – Roelly Winker GbR (Germany)
Yauchen Dziachek – USA / JETSONIX LLC (USA)

DOC LAB POLAND i CEDOC Market are co-organised by the  Władysław Ślesicki Film Foundation and  Krakow Film Foundation. The events are held at KFF Industry during the Krakow Film Festival. s

KFF INDUSTRY 2024: 

Producer: Krakow  Film Foundation

Project carried out with the financial support of the Visegrad Fund, the Polish Filmmakers Association the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage within a program Centrum Rozwoju Przemysłów Kreatywnych: Rozwój Sektorów Kreatywnych and the Municipality of Kraków.

Partners: Władysław Ślesicki Film Foundation, Polish Animation Producers Association, KIPA, KBF, Krakow Film Commission, ASP w Krakowie, Krakow Technology Park, DAE – Documentary Association of Europe, Institute of Documentary Film, DOK Leipzig , Thessaloniki IDFF, Festival dei Popoli, Wroclaw Feature Film Studio, Fixafilm, Sound Mind, Crew United, Lassota Krawiec 

Media patronage: Business Doc Europe, Modern Times Review, Film&TV Camera, Magazyn Filmowy SFP, Polish Docs, Polish Shorts, Polish Animations

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