FNE at KVIFF 2023: Winners of Eastern Promises

KARLOVY VARY: Karlovy Vary IFF’s Eastern Promises industry segment, which was held 2 – 5 July 2023, has announced its winners.

A total of 27 film projects were screened within the festival’s three programmes: Works in Progress, Works in Development – Feature Launch, and First Cut+.

The awards have a total value of 115,000 EUR.

The 57th Karlovy Vary IFF is running 30 June – 8 July 2023.

KVIFF’s Eastern Promises Winners:

Works in Progress:

Works in Progress Post-production Development Award:
I’m Not Everything I Want to Be (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria)
Directed by Klára Tasovská
Produced by Lukáš Kokeš

Works in Progress TRT Award:
Tasty (Lithuania, Estonia)
Directed by Egle Vertelyte
Produced by Lukas Trimonis

Works in Progress Karlovy Vary IFF Award:
Bikechess (Kazakhstan, France, Norway)
Directed by Assel Aushakimova
Produced by Antoine Simkine, Almagul Tleukhanova, Christian Fredrik Martin

Works in Development – Feature Launch:

Works in Development Award:
Flight from Kabul (Slovakia)
Directed and written by Sahraa Karimi
Produced by Wanda Adamík Hrycová

Connecting Cottbus Award:
Excavators (Cyprus)
Directed and written by Argyro Nicolaou
Produced by Constantinos Nikiforou, Minos Papas

Rotterdam Lab Award:
Tomáš Pertold, producer of the film God Break Down the Door (Czech Republic)

First Cut+ Works in Progress:

TRT First Cut+ Award:
Allen Sunshine (Canada, USA)
Directed by Harley Chamandy
Produced by Chantal Chamandy

Click HERE to see the press release.

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