Everything is ready for the new edition of TIES THAT BIND, that will take place during the Udine Far East Film Festival from April 22 – 26, 2012.
TIES THAT BIND brings together five producers with feature projects from Asia and five from Europe. During the two workshops they work together with ‘state of the art’ experts from both continents on script development, co-production between Asia and Europe, financing in the two regions, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching and promotion, and meet with decision makers during both sessions.
The following 10 producers from Asia and Europe will meet for the first session in Udine:
-Guillaume de la Boulaye, Zorba Production, France, project: Red House, director: Jero Yun
-Fernanda del Nido, Tic Tac Producciones, Spain, project: The Moon in September, director: Jorge Coira
-Gita Fara, Set Film Production, Indonesia, project: The Seen and Unseen, director: Kamila Andini
-Isabelle Glachant, Chinese Shadows, France/Hog Kong, project: A Borrowed Life, director: Kit Hu
-Dave Kim, Rainbow Factory, South Korea, project: The Promise, director: Kim Jho Gwangsoo
-Mari Mukai, Horizon Features, Japan, project: Two by the River (Tentative), director: Kana Tomoko
-Ebba Sinizinger, WILDart Film, Austria, project: Moneyboys, director: Bo Chen
-Paul Smith, Pipedream Pictures, UK, project: Moth, director: John Williams
-Nandita Solomon, Apparat, Malaysia, project: Interchange, director: Dain Iskandar Said
-Pacharin Surawatanapongs, Pop Pictures, Thailand, project: The White Buffalo, director: Aditya Assarat
The 10 selected producers will work on the development of their projects under the guidance of top industry professionals from both continents. For the first session in Udine the following experts will share their expertise with the Ties that Bind participants among others:
- Jean-Baptiste Babin, Backup Films, France
- Christophe Bruncher, Ties that Bind Head of Studies, France
- Clare Downs, Forever Films, United Kingdom
- Roger Garcia, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong
- Shanty Harmayn-Hofman, Salto Films, Indonesia
- Elise Jalladeau, Charivari Films, France
- Silvia Simonutti, Wild Bunch, France
- Stefano Tealdi, Stefilm, Italy
The first TIES THAT BIND workshop in Udine will offer in-depth insight into audiovisual market and operating conditions, legal frameworks, financing, sales, distribution and exhibition practices in Asia and Europe, it will provide opportunities for networking between the participants and their companies to create medium and long term co-financing and co-production relationships and it will enable the access to a network of producers, markets, festivals and decision makers in both continents.
TIES THAT BIND is organised by the Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund, EAVE, Udine Far East Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, Asian Film Market and Asian Project Market, and supported by MEDIA Mundus.
For more information please contact:
EAVE – Tanika Sajatovic, International Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
FVG Audiovisual Fund – Alessandro Gropplero, International Relations: email@example.com