14-21 December 2019 D-148

Industry

Coproduction Village

December 14 - 17, 2019

This 3-day long event is open to professionals interested in new partnerships with the projects selected by the team of Les Arcs festival.

THE CALL 2019 FOR PROJECTS IS NOW OPEN!

To apply for the 11th edition of Les Arcs Coproduction Village, subscribe online here.

The subscription is to be done in English. Mandatory attachments can be in English or French. 

A selection of 20 projects of European feature films in development presented to professionals interested in a financial or a production participation.

The programme is:
  • one-to-one meetings organized in the morning, giving the opportunity to the selected producers to meet their potential partners (producers, sales agents, distributors, national and regional funds…)
  • conferences organized at the end of each day and followed by cocktails and parties, to develop informal relationships in a casual atmosphere
  • leasure activities between professionals, such as the European Cinema Ski Cup, contributing to the networking 
Projets application for 2019: 
  • June 20: call for projects opens - apply online
  • September 6: deadline for submission 
Main criteria for applying:
  • the main producer must be European
  • live-action, animation or documentary, minimum length of 70min
  • the director has already directed films (feature or short) or have a substantial track record in another artistic field
  • producer(s) must be looking for additional sources of financing and/or coproducer(s) and for a sales agent

The online application must be done in English, but attachments can be sent in English or French.

Mandatory attachments are:
  • Long Synopsis (2 to 5 pages)
  • Treatment or Script
  • Financing plan
  • Estimated Budget
  • Picture

The selections' results will be announced early November.

The festival covers accreditation, 3 nights accommodation, and the shuttle from Geneva airport or Bourg Saint Maurice train station to Les Arcs for one representative per selected project. Special fares are proposed to 2nd and 3rd representative of the project. The number of representatives per project is limited to 3 persons and one two bedroom apartment.

Focus on Finland & Baltic Countries in 2019

Our guest countries being Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, a special focus on their Cinema and their fundings/production systems will be held through conferences and case studies.

8 projects coming from these countries will be selected to our Industry sections.

SELECTION OF PROJECTS 2018

For its 10th edition, the 20 following projects were selected for the Coproduction Village:

 

ARMAND * by Halfdan Ullman Tøndel produced by Ape&Bjørn (Norway)

ASHES AND SNOW ** by Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen produced by Oslo Pictures (Norway)

BLACK DOG * by Marylise Dumont produced by Shellac (France)

CAPTURING SAMI * by Adi Voicu produced by Axel Film Echipamente (Romania)

EACH OF US ** by Anne Zohra Berrached, Carla Simón, Meritxell Colell produced by Alhena Production (Spain)

GODARD KNOWS THE TRUTH by Spiros Stathoulopoulos produced by Neda Film (Greece)

HEART’S EASE * by Igor Poplauhin produced by Kinokult Producers Center (Russia)

I FEEL BLOOD * by Dean Puckett produced by Grasp The Nettle Films Ltd. (United-Kingdom)

I NEVER CRY ** by Piotr Domalewski produced by Akson Studio (Poland)

ILLUSION ** by Marta Minorowicz produced by Alter Ego Pictures (Poland)

MAGNETICS * by Vincent Cardona produced by Easy Tiger and Srab Films (France)

MEIS by Boudewijn Koole produced by Witfilm (Netherlands)

MISTER SIROCCO AND THE KINGDOM OF THE WINDS * by Benoît Chieux produced by Sacrebleu Productions (France)

OTHER PEOPLE * by Aleksandra Terpinska produced by Madants (Poland)

PANTYLOVER(DOT)COM * by Niclas Larsson produced by MostFilm AB (Sweden)

RASCAL * by Peter Dourountzis produced by 10:15! Productions (France)

REPLY TO A LETTER FROM HELGA ** by Asa Helga Hjörleifsdottir produced by Zik Zak Filmworks (Iceland)

THE DELICATE BALANCE OF TERROR by Jagoda Szelc produced by Nur (Poland)

THIERRY by Peter Monsaert produced by Lunanime (Belgium)

WOKEN * by Alan Friel produced by Fantastic Films (Ireland)

* First feature film projects

** Second feature film projects

 

Les Arcs Coproduction Village’s selection aims at highlighting the diversity and breadth of European cinema, in terms of geography as well as to present a balance between newcomers and experienced directors.

In 2018, 12 European countries were represented in this selection, and we were proud to gather 11 young and promising directors with their first feature films. Among all the directors attached to the projects received by the Coproduction Village, 27% were women and 73% were men. In the selection, 6 out of the 20 projects (30%) were directed by women.

All the participants selected with their projects benefited from one-to-one pre-scheduled meetings with producers, sales agents, distributors, and from all the networking events organized in the resort.

One conference was also held during the Coproduction Village. It was related to our focus country, Poland.

In 2018, ArteKino Festival allocated to the 2 following projects, a 2000€ award each :

- OTHER PEOPLE by Aleksandra Terpinska produced by Madants (Poland)

- RASCAL by Peter Dourountzis produced by 10:15! Productions (France)

Contacts

Jérémy Zelnik
Head of Industry

Anna Ciennik
Industry Village Manager

Pierre-Emmanuel Fleurantin 
C.E.O.

Coproduction Village  
village-copro@lesarcs-filmfest.com
+ 33 (0)1 82 28 50 10

This event is organized in partnership with Europe Creative Media, the CNC, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the Finnish Film Foundation, the Lithuanian Film Centre, the Estonian Film Institute, the National Film Centre of Latvia, the Procirep, the SACD, the Culture avec la Copie Privée, the SACEM, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, Eurimages, Cofiloisirs, France Télévisions, EAVE, ACE, Cineuropa, TitraFilm, Screen International, the European Producers Club, the Cinéfabrique, the T-Port, JPA Agency, 22D Music, the Kosovo Cinematography Center, the Norwegian Film Institute, the Czech Film Fund, the Film Center Serbia, the Swedish Film Institute, Screen Ireland, the Icelandic Film Centre, the Film Français, Festivalscope, the Bureau Export, Olffi, Connext and Blue Efficience.

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