Mediterranean Film Institute Film LAB will kick off with 67% of the projects with women at helm.
The organisation, which started delivering its training programmes 22 years ago, is offering this year a hybrid online-in situ workshops for script and project development.
Among the 27 projects taking this training, we're delighted to see many women in the selection and also many EWA members.
All for the Best – Nancy Biniadaki (Greece)
Anna Nora Chloe - Ion Papaspyrou, Stella Pantelia (Greece)
Birthday by Lara Zeidan, Séverine Tibi (Lebanon/France)
Alytos by Konstantinos Kalogridis, Ioanna Kryona, Ioanna Petinaraki (Greece)
The Cradle House – Kristina Rodemann (Spain)
The Diving Response – Noëmie Nicolas (France)
In the Flesh – Ainhoa Menéndez Goyoaga, Daniel Mendez (Spain)
Backwoods – Evženie Brabcova, Peter Badač (Czech Republic/Slovakia)
Leftovers of Pompeii – Ismene Daskarolis (Greece)
Maya - Tonia Mishiali, Andreas Kyriacou, Frixos Masouras (Cyprus)
Mirror of Nightingales – Karla Lulić (Croatia)
The Root Crown – Katarzyna Gondek, Paweł Kosuń (Poland
The Sad Life of Happy Pig! – Christy Whaibe (Lebanon)
Soare – Katerina Yiannakopoulou (Greece)
Souvenir – Thanos Psichogios, Vasiliki Petsa, Nancy Kokolaki (Greece)
Victoria Falls – Gloria Huwiler (Zambia)
Anti – Vasilis Kalamakis, Maria Karagiannaki (Greece)
Congratulations to the EWA members in the selection: Nancy Biniadaki (Greece), Evženie Brabcova (Czech Republic), Ainhoa Menéndez Goyoaga (Spain), Tonia Mishiali (Cyprus), Nancy Kokolaki (Greece) and Maria Karagiannaki (Greece)
As regards production and project development, the leading professionals bound to deliver training in the field include head of Connecting Cottbus Marjorie Bendeck, DOK Leipzig industry head Brigid O’Shea, Thessaloniki Crossroads and Agora Doc Market’s Angeliki Vergou and Yianna Sarri, producer Isabelle Fauvel (Initiative Film) , producer Martina Bleis, film marketing expert Nicolò Gallio and co-production consultant. Simon de Santiago.