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European Union for the Future of World Cinema

Sunday, 6 September 2020 - 10:45 to 13:00
Spazio Incontri (Hotel Excelsior) and VPB Live Channel
In-person open to industry delegates, online open to all

h. 10:45 - 11:30  "The new Co-Production Facility ACP-UE"

Presentation of the new facility supporting Audiovisual Co-Production between productions companies from ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) and European Union countries. The World Cinema Fund,OIF, the FONSIC and the CNC will announce the first projects selected and the European Commission and the OACPC Secretariat will present the scheme and the foreseen new calls for feature films, documentaries, shorts, TV and Web series.

Guest Speakers: GianGiuseppe Simeone (Team Leader OACPS TA),  Vincenzo Bugno (Head of World Cinema Fund - Berlinale, Alexandre Wolff (Director French Language and Diversity of Francophones), Mathieu Fournet (Director of International and European Affairs – CNC).

h.12:00– 13:00 "From Kabul to Bamako: a journey through the rich culture of countries tackling violence, displacement and instability"

A virtual journey from Kabul to Bamako, presenting production opportunities for the creative and audio-visual industry in particularly complex but culturally rich countries on the imaginary line joining Kabul to Bamako; from Afghanistan passing through Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Eritrea, Kenya, S. Sudan, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali. The preparation of a new call for production will be announced.

Guest Speakers: Alessandra Speciale (Curator of Final Cut in Venice), Clara Bauer (Theatre Director), Akram Baktar (Film Director and Musician, Afghanistan), Shahram Mokri (Film Director, Iran), Philippe Lacôte (Film Director, Cote d’Ivoire), Simone Cipriani (Chief and Founder of Ethical Fashion Initiative  - ITC).

Moderator: Giorgio Ficcarelli (Head of Culture Sector –DEVCO European Commission)

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