Venice Film Market – European Gap-Financing Market

Venice Film Market – European Gap-Financing Market

(4th – 5th September, 2015)

The Venice Film Market – Industry Office is pleased to present, the 2nd edition of the European Gap-Financing Market, which will take place on September 4 and 5, 2015. The European Gap-Financing Market is a new platform intended to support the European producers to secure the final financing of their projects through one-to-one meetings with potential and appropriate international professionals.

Please find enclosed the BOOK OF PROJECTS with all the details of the selected titles as well as the Meeting Request Form to book your meeting with the producers and directors in attendance.

We would greatly appreciate if you could return your requests by Monday, August 31st.

This year the EGFM has the invaluable support of the MEDIA program of the European Union and the 15 selected projects are:

·         #flora63 by Stéphane ROBELIN (France/Belgium/Germany) – Ici et Là Productions

·         Bianco by Daniele VICARI (Italy/France) – MIR Cinematografica

·         Letters from War by Ivo FERREIRA (Portugal) – O Som e a Furia

·         Comic Sans by Nevio MARASOVIC (Croatia/ Slovenia)  – Kinorama

·         Diamond Island by Davy CHOU (France/ Cambodia) – Aurora Films

·         The Eremites by Ronny TROCKER (Germany) – zischlermann filmproduktion

·         Freaking by Julia DUCOURNAU (France/ Belgium/ Switzerland) – Petit Film

·         Children of the Night by Andrea DE SICA (Italy) – Vivo film

·         The Bank of Broken Hearts by Onur ÜNLÜ (Turkey) – Ay Yapim

·         The Swallows of Kabul by Zabou BREITMAN & Eléa GOBBE-MEVELLEC (France/ Luxembourg) – Les Armateurs/ Hengameh Panahi

·         The Death of Carturan by Liviu SANDULESCU (Romania) –Mandragora

·         Slovenia, Australia and Tomorrow the World by Marko NABERSNIK (Slovenia) – Perfo Production

·         The Whale by Andrea PALLAORO (Italy/ France/ Belgium)- Partner Media Investment

·         When my Father Became a Bush by Nicole VAN KILSDONK (The Netherlands) – Lemming Film

·         Zombillenium by Arthur DE PINS & Alexis DUCORD (France/ Belgium) – Maybe Movies

 

The first edition met with considerable success and indeed some of the titles presented in Venice last year in the meantime had their world premieres at two prestigious festivals: the Italian film Sworn Virgin by Laura Bispuri and produced by Vivo Film was presented in competition at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival, the Lithuanian  project Peace To Us in Our Dreams by Sharunas Bartas was presented as part of the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Two films will have their world premiere during the 72nd Venice Film Festival, Interruption by Yorgos Zois in the Orizzonti section and First Light by Vincenzo Marra in the Venice Days section.

Eight further films have been completed by now and some have already been released, while others will be presented at festivals in the coming months.

 

We are pleased to announce the partnership with FESTIVAL SCOPE, the B2B platform for film professionals, where the previous work by the directors in selection can be screened online. If you are already registered for Festival Scope you can directly go to: https://www.festivalscope.com/festival/european-gap-financing-market/2015