20 Project Set for Cinekid Junior Co-Pro Market

Having announced this year’s Script Lab participants, the organizers of Amsterdam’s Cinekid havenow revealed the 20 live-action and animation projects selected for the Junior Co-production Market. Previous successes to come out of this market include Copenhagen Bombay’s animatd feature Next Door Spythis year’s festival opening film. The 2017 event will take place October 26-27.

The Junior Co-production Market is part of Cinekid for Professionals, an integrated two-day event within the world’s biggest children’s media festival: Cinekid. JCM enables global financiers, broadcasters and producers to assess new and innovative film and television projects. The market starts with a public pitch of all projects, followed by a day and a half of one-on-one meetings between creators and potential partners. Two top pitches will also be selected for the Burny Bos Best Project Award for the best overall project (€2,500 cash prize) and the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award for the best film project with European co-production potential (€20,000).

2017 JCM Selected Projects:

Calamity, a Childhood of Martha Jane Cannary. Written by Rémi Chayé, Sandra Tosello and Fabrice De Costil. Directed by Rémi Chayé. Produced by Maybe Movies, Sacrebleu Productions (France)
How I Learned to Fly. Written by Ljubica Lukovic. Directed by Radivoje Andric. Produced by SENSE Production (Serbia, Croatia)
Lucy Goes Gangsta. Written by Till Endemann and Andreas Cordes. Directed by Till Endemann. Produced by INDI FILM GmbH (Germany)
Mine, Said Meaty Marta. Written by Petra Revenue. Directed by Petra Revenue and Samir Arabzadeh. Produced by Cinenic Film AB (Sweden, Philippines)
My Name Is Olivia… and I Can’t Do Anything About It. Written by Jowi Scmithz. Directed by Anne de Clercq. Produced by BosBros (The Netherlands)
Pikkuli and the Great White Reindeer. Written and directed by Metsämarja & Antti Aittokoski. Produced by Sun In the Eye Productions (Finland)
RAGGIE. Written by Karsten Kiilerich and Aina Järvine. Directed by Karsten Kiilerich and Meelis Arulepp. Produced by A Film Estonia (Estonia, Denmark)
Sinkhole. Written by Mischa Alexander and Jochum ten Haaf. Directed by Tim Oliehoek. Produced by The Film Kitchen (The Netherlands, Belgium)
Tagli and Telle. Written by Paula Noronen. Directed by Akseli Tuomivaara. Produced by Bufo (Finland)
The Girl with the Blue Shadow. Written and directed by Bart Van den Bempt. Produced by Serendipity Films (Belgium)
The Highest Step in the World. Written by Olivier Pairoux and Eusebio Larrea. Directed by Olivier Pairoux. Produced by Kwassa Films (Belgium)
Too Far Away. Written by Susanne Finken. Directed by Sarah Winkenstette. Produced by Weydemann Bros. GmbH (Germany)
Walking on Water. Written by Wander Theunis. Directed by Sanne Vogel. Produced by Topkapi Films (The Netherlands)

Hare and the Prisoner. Written and directed by Leevi Lemmetty. Produced by Muste ja Valo, Ink and Light (Finland, Ireland)
Milkshake Bar. Written by Agnė Adomėnė, Marija Kavtaradzė and Urtė Oettinger. Directed by Urtė Oettinger. Produced by ART SHOT (Lithuania)
Planet Z. Written by Maria Björklund, Javi Risco and Bambú Orellana. Directed by Maria Björklund. Produced by Pyjama Films (Finland)
Romy & Khalid. Written by Alexandra Penrhyn Lowe and Alexander de Bruijn. Produced by NL Film & TV (The Netherlands)
StAr. Written by Maria Bolme. Directed by Maria Bolme, Catti Edfeldt. Produced by Munck Studios (Sweden)
The Memets. Written and directed by Ester Vicente Ballester. Produced by Walking The Dog (Belgium, Spain)
The Restaurant. Written by Klas Abrahamsson. Directed by Pernilla Olsson. Produced by Mint ab (Sweden)

The Memets
The Memets
Pikkuli and the Great White Reindeer
Pikkuli and the Great White Reindeer


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