Producer on the Move: Jakub Viktorín This year, twenty promising film producers from different European countries have been brought together by the Producers on the Move initiative once again. The challenging programme will take place in a hybrid form, as a combination of online sessions prior to the festival and live events at the Festival de Cannes from 19 to 23 of May. In the prestigious selection, Slovakia is being represented by Jakub Viktorín who produced many successful films.
Cannes Docs: Becoming Ema Becoming Ema selected for Cannes Docs in the Docs-in-Progress Showcase CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator, an exclusive training programme for female-identifying documentary filmmakers. The feature debut directed by Particia Drati that examines motherhood is co-produced by Marcel Pazman from Frame Film production company.
Market Screenings Market screenings schedule includes Beanie by Slobodan Maksimović and How I Learned to Fly by Radivoje Adrić.
Cinéfondation – L'Atelier: The Forest L'Atelier was created in 2005 to stimulate creative filmmaking and encourage the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. For L'Atelier's 18th edition, 15 projects from 15 countries have been selected including Slovak co-production The Forest (dir. Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda).
ScripTeast: Ferryman ScripTeast is a year-long training programme designed specifically for experienced scriptwriters from Central and Eastern Europe. ScripTeast focuses on the script development, as well as on the overall promotion of film projects and their authors. For the 2021-2022 edition, Ján Koóš has been selected to further develop his film project Ferryman.