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Eight CEE Short Film Projects Getting Ready for Euro Connection 2019

Euro Connection is the European Short Film Co-production Forum taking place each year at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market. The next edition will take place during the 2019 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France. The pitching forum will take place on 5-6 February 2019.

14 projects have been selected to be pitched at the 11th edition of the Forum:

– Once There Was a Sea, Joanna Kozuch (Slovakia)
– Steakhouse, Spela Cadez (Slovenia)
– The Night Train, Jerry Carlsson (Sweden)
– Portrait of Europe, Filip Jacobson (Poland)
– Night of the Living Dicks, Ilja Rautsi (Finland)
– O Casaco Rosa, Mónica Santos (Portugal)
– DA-MI MÂNA, Paul Muresan (Romania) who won VAF Třeboň 2016 with his project “Somewhere”
– Zoo-I-Side, Anna Olafsdóttir (Iceland)
– Branka, Mate Ugrin (Croatia)
– A Summer Place, Alexandra Matheou (Cyprus)
– Mud Pie!, Katerina Karhánková (Czech Republic) who is in our CEE Animation Talents 2018 selection with her “The Fruits of Clouds”
– Night Shift, Eddy Schwartz & Yordan Petkov (Bulgaria)
– Heaven Is Made of Scars, Alexandru Badelita (France)
– County Court, Eeva Mägi (Estonia)

With over 7400 films submitted this year, 76 films remain to make up the International Competition. We are bringing you the selection of CEE animated short films:
– Biciklisti, Veljko Popovic / Croatia, France / 2018 / Animation / 07’00
The cycling season is at its peak. During the final race, the two leaders are not just battling for the grand prix trophy, but also for the affection of a lady and fulfillment of their erotic fantasy

– Elektrika diena, Vladimir Leschiov / Latvia / 2018 / Animation / 08’44
It all started with a power outage.

– III, Marta Pajek / Poland / 2018 / Animation / 12’00
A man and a woman meet in a waiting room and immediately get closer to each other. The game they start playing gradually gets more ferocious.

– Na zdrowie!, Paulina Ziolkowska / Poland / 2018 / Animation / 04’45
Everyone gets sick of everyone. But things become really bad when you get sick of yourself.

Lab Competition 2019, the place where people rush in to experience jarring films. Congratulations to talented Hungarian director Reka Bucsi.
– Solar Walk, Reka Bucsi / Denmark / 2018 / Animation / 20’00
The film shows a journey through space and the process of creation within an animated cosmic chaos.

Congratulations to all selected directors!