Project Selection - Berlinale Co-Production Market

Official Feature Project Selection 2023

(in alphabetical order of production company):

  • The Blindsight (Director: Ruslan Batytskyi), 2Brave Productions, Ukraine
  • Amoeba (Director: Siyou Tan), Akanga Film Asia, Singapore
  • Roger on the Loose (Director: Natalia Smirnoff), Año Cero, Argentina
  • Iván & Hadoum (Director: Ian de la Rosa), Avalon PC, Spain
  • God Bless You (Director: Gustavo Pizzi), Bubbles Project & Baleia Filmes, Brazil
  • Hasse (Director: Jan Matthys), Bulletproof Cupid, Belgium
  • Peeled Skin (Director: Leonie Krippendorff), Kineo Filmproduktion, Germany
  • Pastoral Pathways (Director: Ahmet Necdet Cupur), Les Films du Poisson, France & NiKo Film, Germany & Liman Film, Turkey
  • Butterfly (Director: Itonje Søimer Guttormsen), Mer Film, Norway
  • Skiff(Director: Cecilia Verheyden), Mirage, Belgium
  • Tales from the Golden Age 3 (Director: Ioana Uricaru), Mobra Films, Romania & 42 Film, Germany
  • Ivy (Director: Catarina Mourão), O Som e a Fúria, Portugal
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem (Director: Muayad Alayan), PalCine Productions, Palestine
  • I'll Be Gone in June (Director: Katharina Rivilis), Road Movies, Germany
  • Cheaper Than Stealing (Director: Pedro Collantes), Sideral Cinema (Elamedia Studios), Spain & Mizar Films, France
  • Mārama (Director: Taratoa Stappard), Sweetshop & Green, New Zealand
  • Everything That's Wrong with You (Director: Urša Menart), Vertigo, Slovenia

"Berlinale Directors" projects:

  • Buran (Directors: Maryam Moghaddam, Behtash Sanaeeha), Hobab, Sweden
  • Lonely Hearts (Director: Caru Alves de Souza), Manjericão Filmes, Brazil
  • Night Sweat (Director: Maria Solrun), Wunderlust, Germany

"World Cinema Market" project:

  • Los Ángeles (Director: Joaquín Cociña & Cristóbal León), Globo Rojo Films, Chile & Autentika Films, Germany

"Rotterdam-Berlinale Express":

  • The Burning Giants (Director: Phuttiphong Aroonpheng), Diversion, Thailand & 13 Little Pictures, Singapore
  • Brace Yourself (Director: Thati Pele), Urucu, South Africa

"Talent Project Market":

  • Yen and Allie (Director: Tom Shu-Yu Lin), Bering Pictures (Producer: Clifford Miu), Taiwan
  • God and the Devil's Cumbia (Director: Carlos Lenin), Colectivo Colmena (Producer: Daniel Loustaunau), Mexico
  • Bekes (Director: Mahsum Taskin), Gataki Films (Producer: Vildan Ersen), Turkey
  • Baby (Director: Nikos Kyritsis), Homemade Films (Producer: Kyveli Short), Greece
  • Burning Kingdom (Director: Catalina Arroyave Restrepo), Rara Cine (Producer: Jaime Guerrero Naudin), Colombia
  • Our Love (Director: Lia Hietala & Hannah Reinikainen), Story AB (Producer: Melissa Lindgren), Sweden
  • The Love Pill (Director: Naures Sager), The Uneven (Producer: Michael Detlef Petersen), Sweden
  • Animal(Director: Milada Těšitelová), Unit and Sofa (Producer: Julie Zackova), Czech Republic
  • Cost of Living (Director: Moara Passoni), Uvaia Filmes (Producer: Sofia Geld), Brazil
  • Hooped(Director: Adolf El Assal), Wady Films (Producer: Adolf El Assal), Luxembourg

Company Matching Programme:

  • Amour Fou Vienna/Luxembourg, Austria/Luxembourg
  • Amrion Production, Estonia
  • Epicmedia, Philippines
  • ForeFilms, Ukraine
  • Quijote Films, Chile

The Books at Berlinale selection will be announced in the coming week.

Selected Projects for “Co-Pro Series” 2023

(in alphabetical order of production company):

  • The Island (Writer: Nick Osborne; Director: tba), Black Camel Pictures & All3Media International, United Kingdom
  • Totonero (Creator/Director: Emanuele Scaringi), Fandango, Italy
  • Export Only (Creator/Director: Cristina Iliescu), microFILM, Romania
  • Decibel (Creator/Writer: Nicolás Britos; Director: Pablo Agüero), Mil Monos, Argentina
  • Earthbound(Writer: Harris Goldberg; Director: tba), Pixcom, Canada & ZDF Studios, Germany
  • My First Family(Creators/Head Writers: Maya Zaydman & Ori Sivan; Director: Randa Chahoud), Razor Film Produktion, Germany
  • Tipping Point (Head Writer: Brendan Foley; Director: AJ Annila), ReelMedia, Finland & Maipo Film, Norway
  • The Acid Clinic (Creator: Jens Dahl; Writers: Jens Dahl, Dorte Warnøe Høgh & Adam August; Director: tba), SAM Productions & Asta Film, Denmark
  • The Chauffeur’s Son (Creators: Isaki Lacuesta, Isabel Campo & Cristóbal Garrido; Director: Isaki Lacuesta), Zeta Studios, Spain

Project selected in cooperation with Series Mania:

  • Family Stories: A Boy Disappears(Creator: Julie Budtz Sørensen; Director: tba), Nimbus Film, Denmark

The following literary works are selected for “Books at Berlinale” 2023:

(in alphabetical order of presenting companies)

  • A Relative Good” / “Un bien relative” (Teresa Cardona, Spain), A.C.E.R. Agencia Literaria, Spain
  • Aleksandra” (Lisa Weeda, Netherlands/Ukraine), De Bezige Bij, Netherlands
  • The Art of Losing” / “L’art de perdre” (Alice Zeniter, France), Editions Flammarion, France
  • The Warrior” / “Die Kriegerin” (Helene Bukowski, Germany), Elisabeth Ruge Agentur, Germany
  • These Streets” (Luan Goldie, United Kingdom), Eve White Literary Agency, United Kingdom
  • The Storm is Coming” / “Familien Brattbakk” (Julia Kahrs, Norway), Gyldendal Agency, Norway
  • This Is Not Miami” (Fernanda Melchor, Mexico), Literarische Agentur Michael Gaeb, Germany
  • Why Can’t I Write” / “Zakaj ne pišem” (Dijana Matković, Slovenia), Mladinska knjiga Založba, Slovenia
  • The Light Behind Us” / “Das Licht im Rücken” (Sandra Lüpkes, Germany), Rowohlt Medienagentur, Germany
  • Sonny, Inside” / “Zo hoog de zon stond” (Simone Atangana Bekono, Netherlands), Singel Uitgeverijen, Netherlands
  • Virginia Hill” (Peter Blaikner, Austria), Thomas Sessler Verlag, Austria

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