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Rotterdam Lab turns 20

Rotterdam Lab, IFFR Pro’s five-day talent development programme for producers, is taking shape for its 20th edition. Planned during IFFR Pro Days, from 25 to 29 January 2020, the Lab will consist of a mixture of workshops, presentations, round table sessions and a lot of networking moments.

Rotterdam Lab provides confidence and skills to navigate the world of international film financing, sales and distribution. It offers a place to over 60 producers from over 24 countries who are being selected through the numerous partners that IFFR Pro has. The first selected participants have been nominated during the spring and summer events.

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Partners
  • Mirjam Klootwijk of IFFR Pro with Elene Margvelashvili, nominated 'Labbie' by MIDPOINT

  • Inke van Loocke of IFFR Pro with Anh Le Quyn nominated by new partner Locarno Open Doors.

Here are the six first-confirmed names:

  • Elisa Sepúlveda Ruddoff, C A P I C U A films
    nominated by Bafici during the last edition of BAL 2019
  • Leire Apellaniz, Sr & Sra,
    nominated by The Screen during La Incubadora 2019
  • Elene Margvelashvili, Parachute Films,
    nominated by MIDPOINT for the Rotterdam Lab Scholarship Award
  • Alexander Arbeláez, Monociclo Cine,
    nominated by Proimagenes Colombia for the Rotterdam Lab Prize during BAM 2019
  • Tapiwa Chipfupa, AMBIDEXTROUS PICTURES,
    nominated by Durban FilmMart
  • Anh Le Quyn, Hanoi Doclab,
    nominated by new partner Locarno Film Festival for Open Doors - Rotterdam Lab Award

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Photo in header: Mirjam Klootwijk of IFFR Pro with Elene Margvelashvili, nominated 'Labbie' by MIDPOINT