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EDN Announces Projects Selected for 20th Edition of Docs in Thessaloniki


EDN - European Documentary Network announces the final selection of projects to take part in Docs in Thessaloniki, the annual pitching forum taking place from 2-6 March 2018 in Thessaloniki, Greece. Docs in Thessaloniki consists of a five-day program, where the selected documentary projects will be developed, re-written and pitched to a panel of international financiers.

For the 20th edition of Docs in Thessaloniki, EDN has now announced the final selection of 21 documentary projects that will participate in the next instalment of EDN's pitching forum which will take place during the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in March.

Docs in Thessaloniki will once again feature a strong team of experts and tutors to work with the participants on their projects. The tutor team consists of: Jesper Osmund (Editor, Denmark), Gitte Hansen (Deputy Director, First Hand Films, Switzerland), Brian Hill (Director, Century Films, UK), Paula Vaccaro (Producer, Pinball London, UK), Christine Camdessus (Producer, Alegria, France), Ove Rishøj Jensen (EDN, Denmark) and Arash Riahi (Producer & Director, Golden Girls Filmproduction, Austria).

The EDN team looks forward to the 20th edition of the pitching forum and the exciting variety of projects to be developed and presented to financiers from renowned companies and institutions from around the world. The prominent lineup of financiers includes commissioners and experts from ARTE GEIE, ORF, Al Jazeera English, ERT, SVT, SBS, YLE, DR, Moving Docs, EO/IKONdocs, Visible Film, Currenttime.TV and Films Transit.

Projects selected for the 2018 edition of Docs in Thessaloniki:

A Violent Past | D: / | P: Alex Tieleman | Co-D: Marjolein van de Water | The Netherlands
ALL-IN | D: Volkan Üce | P: Emmy Oost | Cassette for timescapes | Belgium
Antoine the Fortunate | D: Nefin Dinç | P: Ömer Atay | Atlantik Film | Turkey
Blazing the Trail | D: Ariadna Relea | Exec. P: Luis Collar & Senay Ozdemir | Nephilim Producciones/ House of Red & White | Spain
Debouttes | D: Maxime Faure | P: Estelle Robin-You | Les Films du balibari | France
Eyewitnesses | D: Ditteke Mensink & Dirk Boelhouwer | P: Martijn Winkler | VERTOV | The Netherlands
Franci Goes to Hollywood | D: Lorand Balazs Imre | Producers: Laszlo Jozsa, Franciska Farkas & Lorand Balazs Imre | SpeakEasy Project | Hungary
Holy Father | D: Andrei Dăscălescu | P: Anamaria Antoci | Tangaj Production | Romania
Into the Bank | D: Eva Hillström & Oscar Hedin | P: Oscar Hedin & Åse Fougner | Film and Tell | Sweden
MEL | D: Inna Sahakyan & Paul Cohen | P: Vardan Hovhanisyan | Bars Media | Armenia
My Father's Daughter | D: Lea Podhradska | P: Balázs Lévai | Színfolt Film | Hungary
People, Gods and Other Creatures | D: Sveta Strelnikowa | P: Frank Müller | Viktoria Lupik & Vicky Miha | Germany/Russia/Greece
Princesse, Heritiere | D: Nevine Gerits | P: Bram Crols & Nina Landau | Associate Directors | Belgium
Riders of Destiny | D: Michael Niermann | P: Ansgar Pohle | 7T1 Media | Germany
Salam’s Odyssey | D: Jonas Bruun | P: Malene Flindt Pedersen | Hansen & Pedersen Film and Television | Denmark
Society must be Defended | D: Antonino D'Ambrosio | P: François Le Gall | a_BAHN | France
The Hill Made in Colour | D: / | P: Nemanja Vojinović | Rt dobre Nade | Serbia
The Pipe | D: Marko Kumer | P: Katja Lenarčič & Marko Kumer | EnaBanda | Slovenia
The Unbearable Lightness of the Golden Age | D: Ana Lungu | P: Anca Puiu | MANDRAGORA | Romania
The World According to Amazon | D: Jean-Baptiste Malet | Co-D: Adrien Pinon | P: Valérie Montmartin | Little Big Story | France
Women of the Sun | D: Nuray Sahin | P: Alex Tondowski & Ira Tondowski | Tondowski Films | Germany


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