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DOX:LAB 7-16 N O V 2013

C R O S S CULTURAL PRODUCTION PROGRAM

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LAB:GUIDE CONTENT WELCOME TO DOX:LAB WHAT IS DOX:LAB PROGRAM SCHEDULE DIRECTORS 2013 ADVISORS PARTNERS PRACTICALITIES MAP PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS CONTACT

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WELCOME TO DOX:LAB

WHAT IS DOX:LAB ?

Dear participants of DOX:LAB 2013, It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Copenhagen and to the DOX:LAB workshop at CPH:DOX 2013.

DOX:LAB was launched by CPH:DOX in 2009 as an exclusive cross-cultural program for a selected number of filmmakers from EU and from non EU-countries.

When we launched the very first edition of DOX:LAB in 2009, the idea was, and still is, to create a space where unauthorized cinematic forms can be explored and developed. By selecting a small group of international filmmakers to participate in an experimental film laboratory, we hoped to stimulate a dialogue-based, new aesthetic. We only dreamt of the success that the DOX:LAB films achieved during the last couple of years: being invited to prestigious film festivals around the world, winning prizes, being distributed in cinemas and broadcasted on television. I am proud to conclude that once again, it has been possible to gather a strong team of filmmakers, and I cannot wait to see what these carefully selected matches across countries and cultures will bring. Many thanks for accepting our invitation. We will do our best to make it an experience of a lifetime. Here’s wishing you all the best in the coming months.

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It is focused on training, project development and subsequent pitching events at international co-production markets, with the further aim of establishing an international network and long-term professional relationships. At the core of the project lies an actual match and subsequent production – a meeting of a European and non-European filmmaker. The filmmakers are – in pairs of two – invited to develop and produce a film with a development grant donated by CPH:DOX. A cornerstone for DOX:LAB is to develop new and alternative approaches to co-production by setting up new platforms for creative and economic partnerships. This is being pursued by finding alternative ways to enter new markets and building up relationships between EU and third-world production companies by introducing collaborative film projects with a focus on direct creative development for both partners.

PROGRAM On the following pages you will find a daily schedule of the DOX:LAB workshop-week. While the program is packed with exclusive master classes, inspirational talks and seminars, there is also plenty of time for you and your team partner to get to know each other and develop your project. At the back of the program you will find some practicalities regarding your stay in Copenhagen along with a map containing all relevant locations. The official DOX:LAB program runs from Thursday 7th to Friday 15th November. Whenever the schedule permits, feel free to take advantage of all the great films and events in this year’s edition of CPH:DOX.

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THURSDAY 7.11.13

DAY 1

20:00 20:30

DAY 2

@ RESTAURANT BROR //

SCHEDULE

PICK-UP @ HOTEL 27

Pick-up @ Hotel 27

WELCOME DINNER

FRIDAY 8.11.13

Participants staying at Hotel 27 will be met by a DOX:LAB staff member in the hotel lobby and followed to Restaurant Bror.

DOX:LAB WELCOME DINNER Welcome dinner for the DOX:LAB participants, staff and festival director Tine Fischer at restaurant BROR in the city center. Bror offers simple Nordic food made from seasonal ingredients. Address: Skt. Peders Stræde 24A

@ SKOVSHOVED HOTEL //

SCHEDULE

08:30 09:00

PICK-UP @ HOTEL 27

Pick-up @ Hotel 27

Arrival at Skovshoved Hotel

9:00 - 12:00

Presentations

12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH BREAK

13:00 - 15:00

Presentations

15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon break

15: 30 - 18:00

Presentations

18:00 - 21.00

DINNER

21:00 -

Pick up by bus

22:00 -

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VICE:DOX PARTY @ Bremen featuring Reincarnation.

All the participants meet with a DOX:LAB staff member at the Hotel 27 lobby and will be picked up and taken by bus to Skodshoved hotel. Skovshoved is situated in the north of Copenhagen, just a few steps from a beach. Address: Strandvejen 267, Charlottenlund

PRESENTATIONS Introduction of the DOX:LAB participants 2013. You each get 15 minutes to introduce yourself. You can talk about your methods of work, things that inspire you or show a clip of your previous work. It’s entirely up to you - just remember that we should get to know you better in those 15 minutes.

CPH:DOX and Vice team up for an evening with the Vice-produced film ’Reincarnated’ about the rastafarireincarnation of Snoop Dogg into ehm, Snoop Lion. The screening is followed up by a hiphop party where Unkwon alias Anders Dixen will be turning the tables until 3am.

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DAY 3

SATURDAY 9.11.13

SCHEDULE

09:30

Pick-up @ Hotel 27

10:00 - 13:00

Workshop about conceptual cinema with Scott Macaulay

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

14:00 - 16:00

TEAM WORK

21:15 -

WE RECOMMEND: WHAT NOW? REMIND ME

A sensitive and fearlessly unsentimental video diary made by a Portuguese filmmaker Joaquim Pinto who lived the last 20 years in the shadow of AIDS.

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DAY 4

@ GL STRAND //

SUNDAY 10.11.13

WHEN FILMMAKERS GIVE UP CONTROL

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A discussion of films in which the filmmaker’s deliberate loss of control and complication of authorship is an aesthetic strategy. From Exquisite Corpse-style multi-authored work to Jørgen Leth’s ”The Five Obstructions” to recent trans-media pieces involving crowd sourced content and viewer disruption, the works discussed will point towards new forms for a fragmented, decentered age. This workshop will be conducted by Scott Macaulay – Editorin-Chief and co-founder of Filmmaker Magazine, the IFP’s quarterly publication and daily website covering the world of independent film.

A whole day for you and your teammate to get to know each other, develop ideas and work on your project. It is up to you where you decide to work together, whether you choose to go for a walk in the forest, stay in the hotel, find a cosy café in the city or use the facilities at The Filmworkshop. If it is the latter, just let us know a day before.

Among Macaulay’s producing credits are Peter Sollett’s Raising Victor Vargas, Harmony Korine’s Gummo and Julien Donkey Boy, Alice Wu’s Saving Face, Bryan Barber’s Idlewild, Jesse Peretz’s The Chateau and Tom Noonan’s Sundance Grand Prize-winning What Happened was...

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WE RECOMMEND: SACRO GRA @ Grand Teatret

The latest film by the Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rossi, the one that surprised everyone by winning the Golden Lion at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.

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DAY 5

MONDAY 11.11.13

SCHEDULE

MEET THE ADVISORS

09:30 - 12.30 ADVISORY SESSIONS / TEAM-WORK 12:30 - 13:30

LUNCH BREAK

13:30 - 17:00

HOW TO PITCH YOUR PROJECT - A SESSION WITH FERNANDA ROSSI



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@ GL STRAND //

Chinlin Hsieh Advisor for Asian projects Lucie Kalmar Advisor for South American projects Irit Neidhart Advisor for Middle Eastern and African projects.

A SESSION WITH PITCHING EXPERT What is a good pitch? What is your film’s premise and how do you communicate this in the best way possible? Internationally renowned author, speaker and story analyst Fernanda Rossi has collaborated in more than 500 fiction scripts, documentaries and fundraising samples, including two documentaries nominated for the Academy Award® and many that received funding. She has lectured in more than 12 countries and at world markets, such as Hot Docs and Sheffield Doc/Fest. In addition, she’s is a trainer for special programs and grant evaluator for foundations. Her book Trailer Mechanics: How to Make Your Documentary Fundraising Demo, 2nd Edition, is according to industry professionals the bible on demo production. www.documentarydoctor.com

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TUESDAY 12.11.13 @ GL STRAND // DFI

SCHEDULE

FRANZ RODENKIRCHEN

9:30 - 12:30

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS WITH ADVISORS

12:30 - 13:30

LUNCH BREAK

13:30 - 16:00

HOW TO BUILT A STORY: A SESSION WITH FRANZ RODENKIRCHEN

21:00 -

DOX:LAB 2013 PREVIEW NIGHT

Franz is a script consultant and tutor working internationally, as script advisor he works for the Binger Filmlab, Amsterdam, where he also teaches his ‘A la carte’- workshop “Story Editing – Six days of practice”. He is a member of the scouting and selection team at TorinoFilmLab, a tutor at Script&Pitch workshops, the Script Station of the Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin, as well as the Berlinale Residency. Franz also works with CineLink, the co-production market of the Sarajevo Film Festival. He co-wrote four feature films with director Jörg Buttgereit and helped bring them to the screen. Franz has consulted on mostly international film projects since the 1990s, predominantly with writer-directors.

DOX:LAB 2013 NIGHT A sneak peak of six new short films and two features presented as works in progress from DOX:LAB. Meet among others three Mexican sisters with a passion for wrestling in a surreal musical, a telepathic young woman in the Argentinian outback, and a Portuguese poet on an opium trip in the 15th century. The night is divided in two blocks, and a glass and a snack is served in the break.

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DAY 7

WEDNESDAY 13.11.13

DAY 8

@ GL STRAND //

THURSDAY 14.11.13 @ DFI / GL STRAND //

SCHEDULE

WE RECOMMEND

SCHEDULE

ADVISORY SESSIONS WITH FRANZ RODENKIRCHEN

1+1=3 /film + art + science @DFI

10:00 - 13:00

LISANDRO ALONSO ARTIST TALK AT DFI

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK AT GL. STRAND

14:00 - 17:00 19:30 - 23:00

ADVISORY SESSIONS AT GL. STRAND

09:30 - 11:00

3 TEAMS

11:30 - 13:00 3 TEAMS 13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30 3 TEAMS 14:30

WE RECOMMEND: 1+1=3 /film + art + science @DFI

Living in a trans-disciplinary world. How does one make a documentary film in a trans-disciplinary context? This seminar focuses on a combination of documentary, science, art and entertainment, as an innovative way to communicate science in a comprehensive and captivating way. Michael Madsen, Renzo Martens and Adam Wakeling, recognized directors in this discipline, will present their latest projects.

ARTIST TALK

CPH:DOX INDUSTRY DINNER

CPH:DOX INDUSTRY DINNER This year’s CPH:DOX International Dinner takes place at the restaurant Madklubben inside Tivoli amusement park, in the centre of Copenhagen. Come and join us for a fun evening!

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Argentine filmmaker Lisandro Alonso is often regarded as one the most unique talents in contemporary Latin American cinema. In his rigorous, minimalist works, he combines the formal techniques of both fiction and documentary and most of the time uses non-professional actors. Each of his four mysteriously atmospheric films to date – La Libertad (2001), Los Muertos (2004,) Fantasma (2006,) and Liverpool (2008) – closely follows the daily life of a solitary man to signify a larger journey or inner quest. The seemingly prosaic activities – cutting wood, journeying home, searching for a theatre – become powerful allegories when set against vast landscapes, dreamlike sequences, cinematic manipulations, and soundtrack music. In a conversation with film critique and journalist Dennis Lim, Alonso will also touch upon the subject of his latest film in the making SIN TÍTULO (set to release in 2014), which is partly shot in Denmark, with Viggo Mortensen in a main role.

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FRIDAY 15.11.13

DAY 9

@ THE DANISH FILM INSTITUTE, BIO ASTA

SCHEDULE 09:15 9:30

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PROJECT PRESENTATIONS MEET-UP @ DFI/ Cinemateket

PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

09:40 10:00 10:20 10:40

Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:20 11:40 12:00 12:20 12:40

Team 5 Team 6 Team 7 Team 8 Team 9

13:00

LUNCH

20:00

Closing gala @STÆREKASSEN

On the final day of the workshop-week each team gets the chance to pitch their preliminary idea or project to the other participants and an international panel of commissioners. Each team gets a maximum of 10 minutes to present their project or idea, which will be followed by 10 minutes of feedback by the panel.

CLOSING GALA CPH:DOX Closing Gala will take place at Stærekassen in the Royal Danish Theatre, starting with the Award Ceremony, followed by a film screening and a party.

DIRECTORS 2013

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LEONARDO BRZEZICKI, ARGENTINA

GUDMUNDUR ARNAR GUDMUNDSSON, ICELAND

MAITE ALBERDI, CHILE

Leonardo Brzezicki was born in 1978 in Argentina. He studied Film at the University of Buenos Aires, where he also trained as an actor with the theatre director Ricardo Bartis. He has directed several short films that went on to win various awards, such as: Tokyo Tonight (2003) and With You Counting Lambs (2002,) a comedy, that won a first prize at the Latin American Short Film Festival in Rosario. As an actor he has appeared in several independent productions in Buenos Aires, for example in Unmade Beds (2009) by Alexis Dos Santos. Night (2013) his directorial debut premiered at Official Competition of IFFR 2013, and was selected for BAFICI, CPH:PIX, Toulouse, New Horizons and will continue to premiere in many more festivals to come.

Born in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1982 and graduated in fine art from The Icelandic Art Academy. Gudmundur studied screenwriting after moving to Denmark. Now based in Copenhagen, working both there and Iceland as a filmmaker and a part time teacher in screenwriting, directing, fine art and video art in The Iceland Academy of The Arts and The Icelandic Film school. He has directed several short-films, e.g. Whale Valley (2013,) Ártún (2013) and has participated in several feature films as a consultant, creative director assistant and a script consultant, in movies such as: Volcano (2010,) City State (2010,) The Secret Spell (2010.)

Maite Alberdi (1983) studied Film and Aesthetics at Universidad Católica de Chile. As a director she has developed a highly particular style that accomplishes an intimate portrayal of the characters she works with, through everyday stories in small-scale worlds. She works teaching in several universities, and is co-writer of the book: Teorías del cine documental en Chile: 1957-1973. Films: “La once” (“Tea time”), documentary feature in postproduction. “El salvavidas” (“The lifeguard”) documentary feature, world premier IDFA 2011. “Las peluqueras” (“The hairdressers”), fiction short, 2007.

GIEDRE ŽICKYTE, LITHUANIA

Giedrė Žickytė (1980) has studied journalism, film and TV directing and gained a Master’s degree in Visual Arts at Vilnius Art Academy in 2007. After working in TV and advertising field she started her filmmaking career with feature length documentary film “How We Played the revolution”. It premiered in Warsaw Film Festival in 2012 (Poland), got the 1st prize in the competition of the Baltic countries at Vilnius IDFF and was nominated for the best documentary of the year at Lithuanian National Film Awards. At the moment she is in post-production of her new feature documentary.

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UMESH KULKARNI, INDIA

MAHDI FLEIFEL, DENMARK

After completing his Masters in Law, Umesh Kulkarni started his filmmaking career as an assistant director with noted filmmakers Sumitra B and Sunil Sukthankar. He was selected as the only Indian Student for the summer University course in LA Femis, Paris, in 2000 following which he joined the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. His short films Girni, Gaarud, Three of Us and Vilay got wide acclaim and won numerous national and international awards. He and his creative partner Girish Kulkarni founded a production company ‘Arbhaat Films’ and produced Masala (Spices) in 2012 and co-produced Pune-52 in 2013.

Mahdi Fleifel is a Danish filmmaker of Palestinian origin. Born in Dubai, he was raised in the Ain El-Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon and later in the suburbs of Elsinore, Denmark. He began filmmaking at an early age a hobby he picked up from his father’s obsession with video cameras. Fleifel studied at the NFTS in England under directors Udayan Prasad, Ian Sellar and Stephen Frears.In 2010 Fleifel and Irish producer Patrick Campbell set up the London-based Nakba FilmWorks through which they released Fleifel’s autobiographical feature A World Not Ours.Launched at the Toronto Film Festival in 2012, A World Not Ours opened to high critical acclaim. Currently on the festival circuit, the film has received multiple awards in Brussels, Krakow, Reykjavik and Abu Dhabi, and was the recipient of the Peace Film Award at the Berlinale 2013.Fleifel is now preparing his next project at the Cinefondation residence in Paris.

BANI KHOSHNOUDI, IRAN

TOVA MOZARD, SWEDEN

Bani Khoshnoudi was born in Tehran in 1977. She was 2 years old when her family immigrated to the United States, during the Revolution. After studying photography and film, she moved to Paris in 1999 and directed Transit (2004), a medium-length fiction that received the Grand Jury Prize at the Premiers Plans Angers Film Festival. In 2006, Bani founded her production company, Pensée Sauvage Films to be able to make independent films in Iran. In 2008, Bani produced the short essay film, All Restrictions End, which played in various festivals around the world and won Best Documentary and Best Short Film at the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival. In addition to filmmaking, Bani makes more experimental work in the form of installation and video projection. In the fall of 2009, Bani was selected for the Cinéfondation Writing Residency, where she wrote her first fiction feature, Ziba. The film premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival in the Bright Future.

The uncertainty one experiences as a viewer while encountering the photographs and filmic works of Tova Mozard (1978) is related to the extent to which we are used to reading images and their contents. Mystery is a key element in her photographs together with the information that has been omitted. Although Mozard’s compositions are made up of decayed environments, film sets and bizarre characters making her photographs visually attractive, the viewer is left with a feeling that is both nostalgic and saturated. Mozard’s work reveals the nature of the relationship between the camera, the protagonist and the director. Sometimes relying on fiction and other times delving into her own biography, she takes on different roles in front of and behind the camera, testing the limits of directing and acting.

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HAWA ESSUMAN, KENYA

MALOU REYMANN, DENMARK

SHERMAN ONG, SINGAPORE

BIRGITTE SIGMUNDSTAD, NORWAY

Hawa Essuman has worked on various angles of film production: as a freelance director, writer, production manager, and voice over artist. Her interests lay in theatre performance & production and creative writing. She attended The Greensteds School in Nakuru. In addition to that, Hawa Essuman has assisted the director during a drama TV series Makutano Junction (2007.) She has directed several music videos and short films e.g. Cold War (2008). and is currently working on a documentary Logs of War and and a feature film Djin.

Malou Reymann was born in Amsterdam in 1988. She started acting in her early teens but decided to focus on directing when she made her 2ndshortfilm “13” which was screened at several film festivals and won Best National Short Film at Odense Film Festival in 2011.  In 2012 she completed her degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Copenhagen. She has since directed “The Ones You Love” and “Copenhagen-Oslo”. She is currently working on a medium length film at New Danish Screen/DFI.

Sherman is a filmmaker, photographer and visual artist. His practice has always centred on the human condition and our relationships with others within the larger milieu. Winner of the 2010 ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu Photography Award, Sherman has premiered works in Art Biennales, major film festivals and museums around the world. In 2009, he was invited to participate in the Singapore Pavilion, Venice Biennale which garnered a Special Mention. His works are in the collections of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Singapore Art Museum and the Seoul Art Centre Korea. He is nominated for the APB-Singapore Art Museum Signature Art Prize for 2011. He collaborated on a project headed by Olafur Eliasson that premiered at the Tate Modern London in Sept 2012.

Birgitte Sigmundstad is a visual artist, working mainly with photography and video. She was educated at the Surrey Institute of Art & Design. She has made several short films and experimental documentaries,  A Good Motive (2013) being the latest. The Collector (2012) was a commissioned work from the Henie Onstad Center about Sonja Henie. If a traveler to Serbia on a winter’s night (2008) was shown at Eurodocs in 2009. Several of her films have been shown at the Short Film Festival in Grimstad:  A letter to the Minister of Culture (2013), A New Direction (2011), Why have there been no great female artists? (2006), and That’s Entertainment (2005). Birgitte has also had solo exhibitions at the Ram Gallery (2013), Oslo Art Society (2010), Stenersen Museum (2008) and participated in group shows at several galleries.

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TEAM_7 OSCAR RUIZ NAVIA, COLOMBIA

Oscar was born 1982 in Colombia. After graduated in Social Communications from Universidad del Valle he then founded a production company called Contravia Films – engaged in the development and production of independent cinema in Colombia. With his debut as a director, writer and producer, El Vuelco Del Cangrejo / Crab Trap won the International Critics Award Fipresci at Berlinale (Forum) 2010 and was selected for more than 70 festivals around the world. In 2012 he produced the Feature Film LA SIRGA by William Vega, which was selected for Director´s Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival. In 2013 he made the short film Solecitio also selected for Director´s Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival. He is currently in the postproduction of his next Feature Film Los Hongos.

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TEAM_8 ANNA EBORN, DENMARK

MATIAS MEYER, MEXICO

WIKTORIA SZYMANSKA, POLAND

Swedish-born (1983) direktor Anna Eborn´s first feature documentary Pine Ridge premiered in the official selection at Venice Film Festival 2013. The self-edited Pine Ridge is a film about the life of young people in a Native American reservation in South Dakota, USA. Anna´s previous film Baba, a 30 min documentary set in a small community in eastern Ukraine, does as Pine Ridge explore human emotions of grief and longing. Both Baba and Pine Ridge is produced by Adomeit Film.

Born in Perpignan in 1979, to a French father and Mexican mother. He grew up in Mexico where he studied film at the Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica. He is one of the founding members of the production company Axolote Cine, and wrote, directed and produced the films Wadley (2008), The Cramp (2009) and The Last Christeros (2011), which were shown at festivals in Toronto, Rotterdam, Locarno, Bafici, amongst others. The Last Christeros won a handful of prizes including Best Latin-American Director of 2012 at the Cinema Tropical Awards in New York. The film was also nominated for eight Ariel Awards, Mexico’s national film prize, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay. Matias is currently working as a director on two new projects “Yo” and “Louis Riel”. He lives between Montreal and Mexico.

Wiktoria Symanska divides her time between London, Paris and Berlin. Her work combines experimental, documentary and narrative elements with personal voice and tales. She has studied at Sorbonne University and La Femis Film School. In Paris, she programmed the festival Silhouette and co-produced short films, including Oscar-nominated Manon Sur le Bitume. She has made several short documentaries, one of them „Yo soy una mujer pecadora“ being censored by the Mexican authorities. Her recent documentary „Themerson and Themerson“ won the Award of the Future of Media at The Art of Document Festival in Poland and is currently being shown on several international festivals. Wiktoria also develops visual installations, her work Don’t Tell Mama I Am Gay was shown at the Cube Gallery in the UK. She strongly supports independent creation.

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SARAH FRANCIS, LEBANON

BILJANA GARVANLIEVA/MACEDONIA

Sarah graduated from IESAV (Institut d’Etudes Sceniques et Audiovisuelles - Universite Saint-Joseph, Beirut) in 2005 and her graduation short movie: ‘Interferences’ won the students’ film competition at the European Film Festival 2005. In this very first project, the theme of Beirut city was already present. Sarah later on took Masters Classes in information and communication and participated in filmmaking workshops (Asian Film Academy, South Korea in 2005 among others). Since 2006, she has been working as a freelance director for several production companies as well as on painting and photography. She has just completed her first feature film: ‘Birds of September’ (with the financial support of AFAC, Screen Institute Beirut and Doha Film Institute) and is currently working on a video for Ashkal Alwan ‘Video Works 2014’.

Biljana Garvanlieva was born in Skopje, Macedonia in 1973. After studying dramaturgy in Skopje, she received a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to study theater and film at the Free University of Berlin (Freien Universität Berlin). She currently lives and works in Berlin and Skopje as a freelance author and director of documentary films. In 2006 she directed her first documentary for the TV network 3sat entitled “Macedonian Dream. ”A Girl” and her accordion,” which has won several awards, including the „German Oskar“ - “Golden Lola” German Short Film Award. In 2009 she followed up her previous success with “Tobacco Girl,” which has received numerous awards for its direction, including Nomination for the German Short Film Award “Golden Lola” and „Juliane Bartel“ German Media Award. In 2010, Garvanlieva was awarded the “Heart of Sarajevo” prize for Best Documentary at the 16th Sarajevo Film Festival, for her documentary film The Seamstresses.

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CHINLIN HSIEH ASIAN PROJECTS

Originating from Taiwan, Chinlin Hsieh immigrated to France in 1988. She studied Piano, Fine Arts and French literature before entering the word of film. Chinlin was first involved in filmmaking as assistant director for directors such as Hou Hsiao Hsien. She subsequently worked in production, acquisitions and sales for distinctive art house outfits such as Arena Films, The Coproduction Office, Celluloid Dreams and Soudaine Compagnie. Chinlin is currently a board member of the Hong Kong Asian Film Financing Forum and the Torino Film Fund. As a programmer at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, she is part of the Tiger Awards Competition selection committee.

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LUCIE KALMAR SOUTH AMERICAN PROJECTS

IRIT NEIDHARDT MIDDLE EASTERN PROJECTS

FRANZ RODENKIRCHEN SCRIPT ADVISOR

Lucie Kalmar worked for Wild Bunch from 2002 to 2009. She was in charge of festivals and markets, and worked closely on over 200 films with programmers from major film festivals, producers and filmmakers. She was also Acquisitions Coordinator for her last two years at the company, getting the opportunity to read many and very diverse scripts.Before Wild Bunch, she worked at the Toronto International Film Festival. She created a production company called Momerade in 2005, which is based in Paris and within which she produced two short films and offered post-production services to producers as well as consulting to the European Film Market (Berlin) and the Marché du Film (Cannes).In the past two years, she has been developing Festival Scope with Alessandro Raja from the initial concept.She is currently producing with her first feature project, Rey by Niles Atallah.

Irit Neidhardt is running Mec film, a distribution company for films from the Middle East. She is the world sales agent for films like The Shooter by Ihab Jadallah, Diary of a Male Whore by Tawfik Abu Wael, The One Man Village by Simon El Habre, or My Name is Not Ali by Viola Shafik. Irit is also the European distributor of Like Twenty Impossibles by Annemarie Jacir, Make a Wish by Cherien Dabis and handles the German rights of Rana’s Wedding by Hany Abu Assad and Tawfik Abu Wael’s Atash, amongst others. She is the co-producer of The One Man Village and Gate #5 by Simon El Habre, Fidai by Damien Ounouri, associate producer of Recycle by Mahmoud Massad as well as Kamal Aljafari’s Port of Memory. Irit Neidhardt is researching cinema co-production between Europe and the Arab Middle East and has published various articles on the related subjects.

Franz is a script consultant and tutor working internationally, as script advisor he works for the Binger Filmlab, Amsterdam, where he also teaches his ‘A la carte’- workshop “Story Editing – Six days of practice”. He is a member of the scouting and selection team at TorinoFilmLab, a tutor at Script&Pitch workshops, the Script Station of the Berlinale Talent Campus, Berlin, as well as the Berlinale Residency. Franz also works with CineLink, the co-production market of the Sarajevo Film Festival. He co-wrote four feature films with director Jörg Buttgereit and helped bring them to the screen. Franz has consulted on mostly international film projects since the 1990s, predominantly with writer-directors.

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VIOLETA BAVA - BUENOS AIRES LAB

ILSE HUGHAN - BUENOS AIRES LAB

Violeta Bava was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, were she studied drama with many remarkable teachers; in 2002 she received a double degree in Theory, Aesthetics and History of Cinema and Drama at Buenos Aires University (UBA). She has worked at the artistic area of Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI) since its first edition, in 1999. Currently she is Programmer of the Festival and the Co-director of the Buenos Aires Laboratory (BAL), a leading co-production market for Latin American independent film projects. She is co-founder of Ruda Cine, a Film Production Company focus on Latin American Independent Cinema. Among other films, Ruda Cine has produced the documentary film Copacabana, by the Argentinean filmmaker Martin Rejtman. Recently, she has also produced feature films.

Bringing new life to her grandfather’s film company, Fortuna Films, Ilse Hughan is now the managing director and has turned the company’s main focus to Latin American Cinema. Fortuna Films co-produced Los Muertos (2004) and Fantasma (2006) by Lisandro Alonso and Hamaca Paraguaya (2006) by Paz Encina. All three films have been selected for the Cannes Film Festival. In addition to these films Hughan was the co-producer of Liverpool (2007,) also by Lisandro Alonso, which was selected for Cannes 2008, Quinzaine des Realisateurs. Alongside Fortuna Films, Hughan works for Rotterdam IFF as general advisor and is a member of the selection committee of the Hubert Bals Fund. She is, together with Violeta Bava, the co-founder and co-director of the Buenos Aires Lab (BAL) the co-production market for Latin American Film projects within the framework of BAFICI.

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JANE WILLIAMSDUBAI FILM CONNECTION

JACOB WONG - HONG KONG ASIA FILMFINANCING FORUM

Jane Williams set up Dubai International Film Festival’s Industry Office in 2006, which became the Dubai Film Market in 2009. She has played a leading role in the development of a number of initiatives to support filmmakers in the Arab region including: the establishment of the Dubai Film Connection the only co-production platform in the Middle East; Interchange - a training and development programme bringing Arab and European filmmakers together. Jane comes from a background of training and development and worked for a number of organizations and companies in the UK. In 1998 she became Head of Training at the Binger Film Institute in Holland. She has worked for the Cinemart and Hubert Bals Fund at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Balkan Fund, Thessaloniki International Film Festival Greece, the Industry Office at the BAFICI in Buenos Aries and Taormina Film Festival Sicily, Italy. In 2012 Jane became Head of Studies of the Biennale College-Cinema a new international programme to support the production of micro-budget films.

Jacob Wong is Director of the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). The initiative had supported the projects of filmmakers such as Brillante Mendoza (Kinatay), Park Chan-wook (Thirst), Bong Joon-ho (Mother), Kurosawa Kiyoshi (Tokyo Sonata), Tsai Ming Liang (The Wayward Cloud) and Kore-eda Hirokaza (Distance). He is also Curator of the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) for two decades, & Delegate for Asia for the Berlinale.

PRACTICALITIES

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BREAKFAST

THE FILMWORKSHOP / DFI

For the participants staying at Hotel 27, the breakfast buffet is available every morning between 6:30am and 9:30am in weekdays and between 7:30am and 10:30am in weekends.

The Filmworkshop is located on the top floor of the Danish Film Institute and will function as DOX:LAB headquarters throughout the workshop-week. A number of the master classes will also take place in the Danish Film Institute’s cinema, Cinemateket, in the basement.

LUNCH GL STRAND Lunch is served in the respective locations of the workshop-week.

DINNER Most evenings, the dinner will held by DOX:LAB, but when unspecified in the program, vouchers for restaurants in the city will be provided (see map).

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The main part of the workshop-week will take place in beautiful surroundings of the modern exhibition hall GL STRAND. GL STRAND is a modern exhibition hall with an extensive history. They stay abreast of the newest tendencies within Danish and international contemporary art, with a key objective being to support young artists. GL Strand sheds light on the journey as a characteristic feature of the modern world and its influential impact on how we as people interact with each other in an ever-expanding world without borders.

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INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

SUPPORTERS

CONTACT - DOX:LAB STAFF PATRICIA DRATI RØNDE +45 26 47 84 84 DOX:LAB Manager patricia@cphdox.dk PAULA VIIDU +45 52 58 70 61 DOX:LAB Coordinator paula@doxlab.dk MARIE GROTH KRUSE +45 20 78 80 83 DOX:LAB Coordinator doxlab@cphdox.dk 36

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CREDITS KATOLOG DESIGN A ESTER CPH:DOX 2013 VISUAL IDENTITY LINE GRY HØRUP EDITORS PATRICIA DRATI RØNDE PAULA VIIDU

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