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EDN names in the news


EDN names in the news is an update on recognitions and achievements by EDN members. This edition comes with news on Joan Gonzales opening new festival, Carmen Cobos film continuing festival succes and beActive getting an Emmy nomination

Wrong Time, Wrong Place by John Appel

Joan Gonzales opens new festival with DocsBarcelona brand
Spanish EDN member Joan Gonzales from Parallel 40 has added a new initiative to the festival and industry brand DocsBarcelona. At the end of October the first edition of DocsBarcelona+Medellín will take place. It is a new film festival taking place in Colombia.

Stories from Zimbabwe, India, Chile, Spain, Colombia and Uruguay will screen in Medellin. 
The program will present 15 films out of a selection of documentaries mostly screened at DocsBarcelona in previous editions. The festival program will be completed with an agenda of industry activities such as master classes with guest directors, rough cut sessions with documentary professionals and an Executive Production Workshop-Seminar by Joan Gonzàlez himself.
See the EDN member profile of Joan Gonzales, Parallel 40.
See DocsBarcelona+Medellín in our online festival database.  

Carmen Cobos produced Wrong Time, Wrong Place continues festival success
After being the opening film of IDFA 2012, the Carmen Cobos produced and John Appel directed Wrong Time, Wrong Place has been on a long 2013 festival tour including among others Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, USA; Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Greece; Hot Docs, Canada. Wrong Time, Wrong Place was awarded twice at the Macedonian Make Dox Film Festival, where it won the Onion Award, which is the main prize, and the award for Moral Approach.
See the EDN member profile of Carmen Cobos, Cobos Films. 

beActive gets Emmy nomination for multi-platform series Beat Girl
Multi-platform series Beat Girl, produced by EDN members beActive just got an Emmy nomination in the Best Series category. The award winners will be presented in New York on February 2014. 

Created by transmedia writer and producer Nuno Bernardo, Beat Girl spans across cinema, TV, social media, web diaries, app, music releases and print. The series was produced using Irish section 481 tax incentives and Portuguese fund FICA.

beActive is a film, TV and digital studio with offices in Dublin, London, Lisbon and Sao Paulo. This is beActive’s second Emmy nomination. The company’s first nomination was in 2010 with the thriller ‘Final Punishment.
See the EDN member profile of Isabel Lopes, beActive.

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