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EWIP: Positive résumé and award ceremony

With yesterday's award ceremony, the newly initiated industry event European Work in Progress Cologne (EWIP) is drawing to a successful close. Yesterday evening, this year's international industry jury (Jonas Dornbach, Olimpia Pont Cháfer, Aistė Račaitytė, Pernille Munk Skydsgaard) announced the winners of the 22 film projects presented.

Call for Projects: Submission deadline on August 15

The preparations for the first edition of European Work in Progress Cologne (October 9-11, 2018) embedded in the 28. Film Festival Cologne are in full swing. Film projects from all over Europe have been submitted and entries are still possible until August 15, 2018.

FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017 for Aki Kaurismäki

The Other Side of Hope" is the best film of the past year, according to the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). Aki Kaurismäki will receive the "FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017" during the opening ceremony of the San Sebastián International Film Festival on September 22.

New US film distributor sells “Cahier Africain”

The newly founded film distributor Juno Films will sell the award-winning documentary "Cahier Africain" by director Heidi Specogna on the North American market. The Cologne-based Rushlake Media licensed the documentary, and cooperates with Juno Films to bring selected projects to the market worldwide.

German MIP Cocktail in Cannes – 12th joint industry get-together hosted by NRW and Berlin-Brandenburg

On Monday, 17 October 2016, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg will be joining forces with nordmedia – Film- und Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen, the Entertainment Master Class (EMC), Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie, the ZukunftsAgentur Brandenburg (ZAB) and German Films to host the German MIP Cocktail at C21 on the Croisette in Cannes on