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Toronto 2014: “Family album”

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To see the Facebook album ACE IN TORONTO 2014: click here

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS ! DIGITAL PRODUCTION CHALLENGE 2014

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DIGITAL PRODUCTION CHALLENGE - the European workshop on digital production workflows for 35 producers, line producers, production managers and post-production supervisors takes place from the 13th to 15 th November 2014 in Berlin.

Learn from experienced producers about different workflows and the pitfalls of digital production; get a better grasp of this complex environment and acquire that shared language thus granting you full access to the decision chain; present your projects (feature or documentary films) and get advice from experts to better position them within the digital workflow; discuss key topics such as teamwork, digital distribution and archiving with your peers.

Application DEADLINE: 23 September 2014
On-line registration : click here

For more information: visit www.digiprodchallenge.net

Contact at FOCAL : Sophie Bourdon (sophie.bourdon@focal.ch)

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ACE NETWORK IN TORONTO 2014

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ACE wishes a very successful 39th Toronto International Film Festival to the great number of its members with films selected! (see the list below)

The ACE team (Ronan Girre) will be attending the TIFF next week from September 4th to 10th.

We’ll be happy to see you at our ACE Wine & Cheese Happy Hour on TUESDAY 9th SEPTEMBER (upon invitation)

LIST OF ACE PRODUCERS’ FILMS – TORONTO 2014:

>>> GALAS

A LITTLE CHAOS by Alan Rickman, produced by Bertrand Faivre (ACE, United Kingdom)

>>> MASTERS

1001 GRAMS by Bent Hamer, co-produced by Claudia Steffen (ACE, Germany)

>>> SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA by Olivier Assayas, produced by Thanassis Karathanos (ACE, Germany)
FAR FROM MEN / LOIN DES HOMMES by David Oelhoffen, co-produced by Olivier Charvet (ACE, France)
FORCE MAJEURE by Ruben Östlund, produced by Erik Hemmendorf (ACE, Sweden)
Project developed during the ACE 21 workshops
HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS by Peter Chelsom, produced by Judy Tossell (ACE, Germany)
MADAME BOVARY by Sophie Barthes, co-produced by John Engel (ACE, Belgium)

>>> DISCOVERY

ATLANTIC by Jan-Willem van Ewijk, co-produced by Fabian Massah (ACE, Germany)
THE INTRUDER / INFILTRANT by Shariff Korver, produced by Léontine Petit (ACE, Netherlands)
LOS HONGOS by Oscar Ruiz Navia, co-produced by Titus Kreyenberg (ACE, Germany)

THE NARROW FRAME OF MIDNIGHT / ITAR EL-LAYL by Tala Hadid, produced by Cat Villiers (ACE, United Kingdom), co-produced by Cédomir Kolar (ACE, France)

>>> TIFF DOCS

IRAQI ODYSSEY by Samir, produced by Herbert Schwering (ACE, Germany)

>>> CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA

AIRE LIBRE by Anahí Berneri, produced by Hernan Musaluppi (ACE, Argentina)
THE FAREWELL PARTY / MITA TOVA by Sharon Maymon & Tal Granit, produced by Estee Yacov Mecklberg (ACE, Israel) and Thanassis Karathanos (ACE, Germany)
GETT, THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM / GETT, LE PROCÈS DE VIVANE AMSALEM by Ronit Elkabetz & Shlomi Elkabetz, produced by Marie Masmonteil (ACE, France)
LABYRINTH OF LIES / IM LABYRINTH DES SCHWEIGENS by Giulio Ricciarelli, produced by Uli Putz (ACE, Germany)
MEN WHO SAVE THE WORLD / LELAKI HARAPAN DUNIA by Liew Seng Tat, associate producer: Helge Albers (ACE, Germany)
THE REAPER / KOSAC by Zvonimir Juric, produced by Ankica Juric Tilic (ACE, Croatia)
TIGERS by Danis Tanovic, produced by Cédomir Kolar (ACE, France) and Cat Villiers (ACE, United Kingdom)
TOKYO FIANCÉE by Stefan Liberski, produced by Jacques-Henri Bronckart (ACE, Belgium)
also as part of the TIFF NEXT WAVE selection
TU DORS NICOLE by Stéphane Lafleur, produced by Luc Déry (ACE, Canada)
DOS DISPAROS by Martín Rejtman, co-produced by Bruno Bettati (ACE, Chile)
THE VALLEY / AL-WADI by Ghassan Salhab, co-produced by Titus Kreyenberg (ACE, Germany)
VOICE OVER by Cristián Jiménez, produced by Bruno Bettati (ACE, Chile)
XENIA by Panos Koutras, produced by Alexandra Boussiou (ACE, Greece) and co-produced by Diana Elbaum (ACE, Belgium)

>>> WAVELENGTHS

JAUJA by Lisandro Alonso, produced by Helle Ulsteen (ACE, Denmark)
JOURNEY TO THE WEST / XI YOU by Ming-liang Tsai, produced by Fred Bellaïche (ACE, France)
LA SAPIENZA by Eugene Green, produced by Alessandro Borrelli (ACE, Italy)

>>> TIFF KIDS

LABYRINTHUS by Douglas Boswell, produced by Bart Van Langendonck (ACE, Belgium) and Floor Onrust (ACE, Netherlands)

>>> SHORT CUTS INTERNATIONAL

DISCIPLINE by Christophe M. Saber, produced by Elena Tatti (ACE, Switzerland)
SKINNER / SINTÉR by Gábor Fabricius, produced by Ferenc Pusztai (ACE, Hungary)
THE BARNHOUSE / LA GRANGE by Caroline Mailloux, produced by Christine Falco (ACE, Canada)

>>> VANGUARD

THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY by Peter Strickland, with Ildiko Kemeny as executive producer (ACE, United Kingdom)
THEY HAVE ESCAPED / HE OVAT PAENNEET by JP Valkeapää, produced by Aleksi Bardy (ACE, Finland)
WASTE LAND by Pieter Van Hees, produced by Eurydice Gysel (ACE, Belgium)

>>> MIDNIGHT MADNESS

BIG GAME by Jalmari Helander, produced by Jens Meurer (ACE, Germany),
also as part of the TIFF NEXT WAVE selection

>>> 2014 PRODUCERS LAB TORONTO

Alessandro BORRELLI, La Sarraz Pictures (ACE, Italy)

Photos: (1) LABYRINTH OF LIES © Naked eye filmproduction GmbH, Claussen+Wöbke+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH (2) THE INTRUDER © Lemming Film (3) HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS © Egoli Tossell Film, Screen Siren Pictures

ACE PRODUCERS’ FILMS AT VENICE 2014

venice14-copieThe 71st Venice International Film Festival & the 11th Venice Days Giornate degli Autori take place on the Venice Lido from today till the 6th September 2014. Among the selections, 11 films have been produced or co-produced by ACE members. Congratulation and good luck for the festival!

LIST OF ACE PRODUCERS’ FILMS – VENISE 2014: click here

Photos: (1) BYPASS © Third Films (2) THEY HAVE ESCAPED © Helsinki Filmi (3) METAMORPHOSES © Les Films Pelléas

ACE PRODUCERS AWARDS IN AUGUST

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Congratulation to the 11 ACE producers whose films received awards at Locarno and Sarajevo this month!

>>> LOCARNO & OPEN DOORS 2014

In the Concorso Cineasti Del Presente selection, LOS HONGOS by Oscar Ruiz Navia, co-produced by Titus Kreyenberg (ACE, Germany) received the Ciné+ Special Jury Prize.

Also, in competition of the Pardi Di Domani selection, ABANDONED GOODS by Pia Borg and Edward Lawrenson, produced by Kate Ogborn (ACE, UK) and Lisa Marie Russo (ACE, UK), received the Pardino d’oro for the best international short film – Premio SRG SSR.

At Open Doors, I AM NOT A WITCH by Rungano Nyonin, co-produced by Juliette Grandmont (ACE, France) received a grant of 20 000 CHF, as well as the Prix ARTE International Open Doors.

>>> SARAJEVO & CINELINK 2014

In the Feature Films section, MACONDO by Sudabeh Mortezai, produced by Oliver Neumann (ACE, Austria) received the CICAE AWARD, while THREE WINDOWS AND A HANGING by Isa Qosja, co-produced by Nicole Gerhards (ACE, Germany) was awarded with the CINEUROPA PRIZE.

In the Short Films section, THE CHICKEN by Una Gunjak, co-produced by Siniša Juričić (ACE, Croatia) won the HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST SHORT FILM award. THE EXECUTION by Petra Szőcs, co-produced by Gábor Sipos (ACE, Hungary) received the SPECIAL JURY MENTION.

At the Cinelink Co-Production market, the project HILAL, FEZA AND OTHER PLANETS by Kutluğ Ataman, produced by Fabian Gasmia (ACE, Germany), received the ARTE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CINELINK AWARD.

And parallel to the festival, the ASSOCIATION OF FILMMAKERS IN B&H awarded AN EPISODE IN THE LIFE OF AN IRON PICKER by Danis Tanović, produced by Amra Bakšić Čamo (ACE, Bosnia & Herzegovina) and Čedomir Kolar (ACE, France) the “IVICA MATIĆ” AWARD.

Photos: (1) STILL © Blunt Pictures Ltd / 011 Productions Ltd (2) FREE FALL © KMHFilms (3) GLASSLAND © Element Pictures