EDN Congratulates! Projects Awarded by DOCSDF, Latvian National FF and Eurimages
EDN congratulates! is a series of news stories where we congratulate documentary teams from EDN workshops when they have achieved great results.
Film Studio DEVIŅI and directed by Ināra Kolmane
For this edition of EDN congratulates! we are proud to recognize three former projects that participated in the EDN workshops Twelve for the Future, Crossing Borders and Docs in Thessaloniki. Two projects have been awarded during DOCSDF and the Latvian National Film Festival, whereas one project received significant funding through Eurimages.
Ruch and Norie
This project participated in Crossing Borders 2012. The documentary Ruch and Norie won four prizes at the Lielais Kristaps Latvian National Film Festival's awards ceremony on 24 October 2015. The heart-warming human-interest story, produced by Film Studio DEVIŅI, was awarded Best Documentary, with director Ināra Kolmane also receiving awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay. The Best Cinematography award in a feature-length documentary went to the film’s DoP, Andrejs Verhoustinskis.
Crossing Borders - The Eurasia-Pacific Documentary Training is an international training programme launched in 2010 by Documentary Campus and EDN. It brings together filmmakers and documentary experts from both Europe and Asia, who are highly motivated to collaborate with each other across national borders, and have the ambition to enter each other’s markets both artistically and financially.
Those Who Said No
This documentary project was pitched at Docs in Thessaloniki 2014. Those Who Said No had been awarded by DOCSDF International Film Festival /Mexico as "Best Documentary".
Docs in Thessaloniki is an EDN workshop format consisting of a five-day program, where up to 21 selected documentary projects are developed, re-written and pitched to a panel of international financiers.
This project participated in Twelve for the Future 2011. The Tower by Mats Grorud (Norway) has been awarded EUR 350.000,00 by Eurimages. The Co-producers are Tebk TV (Norway), Les Contes Modernes (France) and Cinenic Film (Sweden).
Twelve for the Future is a project driven co-production workshop for young Nordic documentary producers and directors. The workshop aims at developing projects for international co-production, establishing a professional network for the participants as well as connecting Nordic talents and relevant financiers.
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