At MIDPOINT Feature Launch, 19 writers, directors and producers participate with their feature film projects.
Since June's workshop in Macedonia, the teams have been improving their scripts and project development. last weekend it all concluded at the final workshop, when all 9 projects were pitched to an invited group of international experts.
IFFR PRO was present to award one of the participating producers with the Rotterdam Lab Award. The winner can participate in Rotterdam Lab including access to all networking events and IFFR Pro services during IFFR 2018.
The winner is:
- Eliza Jones (with the project 'Asunden')
She is at the right point of her career to expand her network and producing skills.
Inke van Loocke, Coordinator of CineMart & Rotterdam Lab and Guest Tutor at the MIDPOINT event: "The team communicates a certain openness and ambition that confirms that Eliza Jones is at the right point of her career to expand her network and producing skills in the context of the international marketplace that Rotterdam Lab has to offer. I have no doubt that 'Asunden', a project strongly rooted in both Sweden and the USA, is in the right stage and hands to benefit from this award".
Rotterdam Lab is part of the IFFR PRO Days, which take place from Saturday 27 January until Friday 2 February 2018.