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LES ARCS 2016 CALL FOR PROJECTS

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CO-PRODUCTION VILLAGE AT THE ARCS EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL: QUEBEC FOCUS IN 2016

Les Arcs European Film Festival, a major event for promotion, development and distribution of European cinema, has just launched its call for projects for its annual co-production platform, the Co-production Village. This year, the Co-Production Village will have a focus on Québec. The Co-production Village will host 20 European project representatives, who will have the chance to meet potential partners among 350 industry professionals, including co-producers, sales agents, distributors, financiers, and so on. Les Arcs European Film Festival will take place from the 10th to the 17th of December 2016 and the Co-production Village from the 10th to the 13th of December 2016.

Les Arcs Coproduction Village includes two main events:

  • A selection of 20 European projects in development seeking coproducers and/or financiers
  • Deadline to submit a project - 7th October 2016. Submit your application here

  • A work-in-progress session, screening excerpts of 5-10 minutes from 15 European films in post-production

Deadline to submit a work-in-progress - 7th October 2016. Submit your application here

    Download further information about applying to Les Arcs, including eligibility criteria, HERE

    PREFERENTIAL RATES FOR ACE PRODUCERS

    Les Arcs European Film Festival offers preferential rates to 2 ACE producers. The producers selected will benefit from an all-inclusive pack for 150 EUR (excl. tax).
    To apply, please send a cover letter including a presentation of your company and recent works, your involvement in the European film industry through past co-productions and/or participation to other co-production markets, and your motivation for attending Les Arcs Coproduction Village 2016 to village-copro@lesarcs-filmfest.com with emmanuelledory@ace-producers.com in copy.
    Applications must be sent before October 31st.

    For further information about the event: www.lesarcs-filmfest.com

    ACE NETWORK AT TIFF 2016

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    ACE producers at TIFF

    A big congratulations to all of the many ACE members with films selected at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016! This year, 34 films produced or co-produced by ACE members were selected for screening at the festival in various categories (see full list HERE).


    Meet ACE at TIFF

    The ACE team (Ronan Girre, CEO and Director of Studies) will be attending the festival from the 9th to the 14th September. To meet Ronan and find out more about ACE, contact erinfloyd@ace-producers.com

    Don’t miss the ACE brunch!

    ACE - OMDC Networking Brunch
    Thursday 13th September from 09:30am at OMDC/Telefilm Stand  at the TIFF Industry Centre, Hyatt Hotel. RSVP to info@ace-producers.com

    ACE is also a partner of the Toronto International Financing Forum organised by the OMDC and looks forward to participating in the project meetings.

    APPLY TO DIGITAL PRODUCTION CHALLENGE II

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    DIGITAL PRODUCTION CHALLENGE II 2016

    The 8th session of the European workshop on digital production workflows is a multi-disciplinary initiative for 25 film professionals. It is open to all film professionals from all countries, including filmmakers, cinematographers, with a priority given to producers, production managers and post-production supervisors.

    This upcoming edition run in English will take place in Lisbon, Portugal,  from 30 November to 3 December 2016.

    How to be digitally aware and benefit from new developments in post-production?
    · become acquainted with the main post-production workflows available in the European market
    · best position the production of your feature or documentary films for the digital post-production workflow
    · communicate and optimize the division of tasks between the many collaborators involved, from the director to the many post-production providers
    · understand the importance of archiving, the advantages and disadvantages of digital distribution and be prepared for tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities.
    …thanks to a mix of technical focuses, round tables, discussions on participants’ projects and case studies presented by European experts (already confirmed: “The Wave” with the Norwegian cinematographer John Christian Rosenlund as the main speaker).

    Participation fee for 3,5 days (including meals):

    350 euros for full board accommodation (excluding travel). Some scholarships are available.
    150 euros excluding accommodation & travel.

    Application deadline: 27 September 2016
    Further details and online registration: www.digiprodchallenge.net

    Contact FOCAL: Sophie Bourdon (sophie.bourdon@focal-resource.nl)

    17 ACE MEMBERS’ FILMS SELECTED FOR THE EFA: VOTE!

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    17 ACE films have been selected for the EFA: don’t forget to vote for your fellow ACE members! See the list here

    ACE PRODUCERS’ FILMS AT VENICE 2016

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    The 73rd Venice International Film Festival begins next week, running from August 31st to September 10th, 2016 at the Venice Lido.
    Among the selections, 9 films  and 8 projects have been produced or co-produced by ACE members. Congratulations!

    LIST OF ACE PRODUCERS’ FILMS – VENICE 2016: click here