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EDN names in the news


EDN names in the news is an update on awards and recognitions presented to EDN members. This edition comes with news about Final Cut For Real joining Cathedral of Cultures, Farewell Comrades awarded Grimme Awards and Jacob Oliver Krarup being awarded in Cannes.

Farewell Comrades

Final Cut For Real joins the Cathedral of Cultures with Redford and WendersEDN Company Member Final Cut For Real is one of the co-producers taking part in the international documentary series Cathedrals of Culture. The series will be directed by Robert Redford, Wim Wenders, Michael Madsen, James Marsh, Michael Glawogger and Karim Ainouz.

The six internationally acclaimed filmmakers will each portray an outstanding building and explore its greater social context. Each episode will be in 26 minutes and presented on both 2D and 3D versions. Wenders’ Neue Road Movies is the main producer of Cathedrals of Culture with Germany’s public broadcaster RBB in collaboration with Arte. Final Cut for Real are the main producers of Michael Madsen’s film, and co-producers the other five films. So far, Nordic co-financiers are the Danish Film Institute, DR and NRK. The series will be available for distribution and broadcast in 3D and 2D in spring of 2014.

Here are the profiles of EDN Company Members Final Cut For Real.

Links to the EDN Financing Guide: RBB, ARTE, Danish Film Institute, DR and NRK.

Farewell Comrades awarded German Grimme Awards
The TV-series Farewell Comrades!, Executive Produced by EDN member Christian Beetz, has been awarded with the Grimme Award 2013 in the category Information. The Grimme Award is one of the most prestigious TV-awards in Germany.

Farewell Comrades is a crossmedia production consisting of a TV-series, web format and book. It is co-produced with 16 European broadcasters and over 30 partners. Over six episodes, the series follows the 16-year countdown leading to the final collapse of the Soviet world and Socialist utopia.

Here is the EDN Member Profile of Christian Beetz. 

Cannes award to film produced by Jacob Oliver Krarup, Fourhand Films
The short film Whale Valley, produced by EDN member Jacob Oliver Krarup from Fourhand Films, received a Special Mention at the Cannes Short Film Competition.

The film is directed by Danish-Icelandic Guðmundur Arnar. The special mention was presented to him at the Cannes Film Festival closing ceremony in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. The film is a tale about the strong bond between two brothers who live in a remote fjord in Iceland.

Here is the EDN Member Profile of Jacob Oliver Krarup.

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