Work in Progress

A Wip screening at 2000 meters above the sea

The Work In Progress session screens excerpts from European films in post-production to sales agents, festival programmers, distributors and funds.

The WIP selection is there! 

The Work in Progress presentation will be online on the platform of the Industry Village from Wednesday, January 20, 2021.


The selected projects will be competing for three awards: 


  • Eurimages Lab Project Award

Worth 50,000 euros in cash. This award is dedicated to innovative projects in terms of content, form and production. This year, 6 projects out of the 17 selected in competition are eligible for this award (A Flower In The Mouth, Human Flowers Of Flesh, If You Are A Man, Magdala, Reflection, The Scars Of Ali Boulala).


  • TitraFilm Prize

Worth 10,000 euros in kind, this prize presents itself in the form of image/sound post-production support.

Only the projects not eligible for the Eurimages Lab Project Award are competing for this award.


  • Alphapanda Audience Engagement Award

Les Arcs Industry Village has the pleasure to collaborate this year again with the company Alphapanda to provide an Audience Engagement Award oriented towards digital film marketing. The company will attribute to one project an award of 5,000 euros - composed of 600 euros of advertising spend and 4,400 euros in-kind to develop a digital marketing strategy and implement a social media campaign around the awarded film’s festival premiere. All films participating in the Work in Progress are eligible for this prize.


The Eurimages and TitraFilm awards will be presented by a jury of film industry professionals composed of:

  • Claire Burger – Film director
  • Fabien Lemercier – Journalist
  • Eva Sangiorgi – Director of the Viennale, Austria
  • Karel Och – Artistic Director of Karlovy Vary IFF, Czech Republic
  • Alex Trӑilӑ – Eurimages Representative


The Alphapanda Audience Engagement award will be granted by a jury composed of:

  • Juliette Schrameck – Producer
  • Mathias Noschis – Alphapanda
  • Joanna Solecka – Alphapanda


Excerpts from the selected films will be uploaded online and accessible to accredited professionals (sales agents, distributors, festival programmers) between Wednesday 20th and Friday 22nd of January.


The selected work-in-progress projects for Les Arcs Industry Village 12th edition of the festival are:


A FLOWER IN THE MOUTH by Eric Baudelaire, produced by Les Films Du Worso (France), Flaneur Films (Germany), and Poulet-Malassis Films (France)

APPLAUSE by Juraj Lehotský, produced by Arytmia (Slovakia), Black Balance (Czech Republic), Harine Films (Poland), Kaleidoscope (Slovakia), and Radio and Television Slovakia (Slovakia)

CLARA SOLA* by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén, produced by Hobab (Sweden), Laidak Films (France, Germany), Need Productions (Belgium), Pacifica Grey (Costa Rica), and Resolve Media (USA)

GERDA* by Natalia Kudryashova, produced by Russian Resurrection Llc (Russia), and Central Partnership Llc (Russia)

HUMAN FLOWERS OF FLESH by Helena Wittmann, produced by Fünferfilm Ug (Germany), and Tita Productions (France)

IF YOU ARE A MAN* by Simon Panay, produced by Loull Production (France), Acacia Productions (Burkina Faso), and Moteur S’il Vous Plaît (France)

LA SALAMANDRE* by Alex Carvalho, produced by Cinenovo (France), High Sea (France), N Filmes (Brasil), San Cinema (Germany), and Scope Pictures (Belgium)

LET IT BE by Łukasz Grzegorzek, produced by Koskino (Poland), and Lower Silesia Film Centre (Poland)

MAGDALA by Damien Manivel, produced by Mld Films (France)

MAN AND DOG* by Stefan Constantinescu, produced by Microfilm (Romania), Doppelganger (Sweden), Klas Film (Bulgaria), and Pandora Film Produktion GmbH (Germany)

PATCHWORK* by Petros Charalambous and Janine Teerling, produced by Amp Filmworks (Cyprus), and Transfax (Israel)

REFLECTION by Valentyn Vasyanovych, produced by Forefilms (Ukraine)

SMALL BODY* by Laura Samani, produced by Nefertiti Film (Italy), Tomsa Films (France), and Vertigo (Slovenia)

SUMMERLIGHT AND THEN COMES THE NIGHT** by Elfar Adalsteins, produced by Berserk Films (Iceland), Pegasus Pictures (Iceland), Polar Bear (Belgium), and Vilda Bomben Film AB (Sweden)

THE BIRD ATLAS by Olmo Omerzu, produced by Endorfilm (Czech Republic), Cvinger Film (Slovenia), Melocoton Films (France), and Punkchart films (Slovakia)

THE LEGIONNAIRE* by Hleb Papou, produced by Clemart (Italy), and Mact Productions (France)

THE SCARS OF ALI BOULALA* directed by Max Eriksson, produced by Sisyfos Film Production Ab (Sweden), and Folk Film (Norway)


*First feature film; **Second feature film


Frédéric Boyer
Artistic Director

Jérémy Zelnik
Head of Industry

Anna Ciennik
Industry Village Manager

Pierre-Emmanuel Fleurantin 

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