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HBF Spring 2007 selection

The line up of the IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund Spring 2007 Selection Round in full.

Script and project development

  • 40 Days of Silence – Saodat Ismailova ; Uzbekistan
  • Agua Fria de Mar – Paz Fabrega ; Costa Rica
  • The Box – Adrijana Stojkovic ; Serbia
  • A Fold of my Blanket – Zaza Rusadze ; Georgia
  • K and Ali – Pelin Esmer ; Turkey
  • Las Malas Intenciones – Rosario Garcia Montero ; Peru
  • Margarida – Licinio Azevedo; Mozambique
  • Metamorphosis – Abu Sayeed ; Bangladesh
  • Rusty Hairpin – David Ngui & Margaret Bong Chew Jen; Malaysia
  • Tattoo – Wang Liren ; China
  • UFO in her Eyes – Xiaolu Guo ; China
  • Yo me Llamo, Historias de Call Centre – Rubén Plataneo ; Argentina

Digital Production

  • Adep Akhlak – Marat Alykulov ; Kyrgystan
  • Agrarian Utopia – Uruphong Raksasad ; Thailand
  • Moro2moro Maharlika 2moro – John Torres ; Philippines
  • Strangers – Charlotte Lay Kuen Lim ; Malaysia

Post-production

  • Fim da Linha (End of the Line) – Gustavo Steinberg ; Brazil
  • Gitmek (To Go) – Hüseyin Karabey ; Turkey
  • I am From Titov Veles – Teona Mitevska ; Macedonia
  • Our Death in Memoriam – Lav Diaz ; Philippines
  • Una Semana Solos – Celina Murga ; Argentina
  • River People – He Jianjun ; China
  • Valu – Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni ; India
  • Zara – Ayten Mutlu Saray ; Switzerland

Distribution

  • 3 Days to Forever – Riri Riza ; Indonesia
  • Ararat, 14 Views – Don Askarian ; Armenia
  • Does it Hurt - The First Balkan Dogma – Aneta Lesnikovska ; Macedonia

Workshops

  • Blue Nile Film Academy – Abraham Haile Biru, Ethiopia
  • Cinemanila / Boracay – Amable Tikoy Aguiluz, Philippines
  • Fundación TyPa / Costa Rica workshop – Americo Castilla, Argentina/Costa Rica
  • Maisha Film Lab – Musarait Kashmiri ; Uganda

Hubert Bals Fund Awards

  • Awarded July 2007: Hubert Bals Fund Award at DAB-coproduction forum – Armenia
  • Awarded August 2007: Hubert Bals Fund Award at Cinemanila/ Boracay Meetings – Philippines