The list of projects selected for the 13th edition of Euro Connection, which will take place on February 2 and 3, 2021, during the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, has just been announced.
The European jury, represented in Portugal by the festivals IndieLisboa and Curtas Vila do Conde, met on November 27th to choose the selected projects among the 25 finalist projects nominated this year by our European correspondents.
This year, Portugal returns to the list after an edition with no selected projects, represented by Artificial Lake, by Alexander David.
Here is the list of the projects that have been selected to be pitched during EURO CONNECTION 2021:
About a Cow, Pavla Bastanova (Czech Republic)
Allegory of the Painted Woman, Nelson Polfliet (Belgium)
Artificial Lake, Alexander David (Portugal)
Carmen, No Fear of Freedom, Irene Baqué (Spain)
Chapter 6, Ivaylo Minov (Bulgaria)
Emina, Firoza Zahir Houssen (France)
Family Portrait, Lea Vidakovic (Croatia)
Puffling, Jessica Bishopp (United Kingdom)
Buffer Zone, Savvas Stavrou (Cyprus)
The Tourist, Lun Sevnik (Slovenia)
Tourists, Maria Kralovic (Slovakia)
Unorthodox, Konstantinos Antonopoulos (Greece)
We Were Kids, (Alexander Abdallah (Sweden)
All finalist producers have received an email with above selection results.
Please note that the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Market is moving online, including Euro Connection 2021 coproduction forum.
Online sessions are planned between mid-December and mid-January for selected teams to work on script and help preparing a video pitch.
Producers of selected projects will be contacted shortly for an online meet-up and to start preparing this special edition.
Producers of the remaining finalist projects, outside this final selection, will also be contacted shortly to confirm participation to the Producers Focus if they wish so, as part of upcoming online edition of Euro Connection in the first week of February.
You can register for regular updates about the Short Film Market online edition here.
All selected teams and all producers taking part in the Producers Focus will be granted free access to the Short Film Market online from 1 to 5 February.