NEWS

AUGUST, 20, 2016

2016 Sarajevo International Film Festival – CineLink Work in Progress
Touch Me Not, by Adina Pintilie, currently in postproduction, co-produced with Manekino Film, 4 Proof (Romania),
             Roh Film (Germany) and AgitProp (Bulgaria) wins the Post Republic Award (post production services worth 25.000 EUR
             in kind).


AUGUST, 12, 2016
Two Awards in Locarno 2016 Locarno International Film Festival!


Bangkok Nights, by Katsuya Tomita, co-produced with Kuzoku, Flying Pillow Films, Trixta (Japan), Bangkok Planning
             wins the First Prize of the Junior Jury.
             Comboio de Sal e Açúcar (The Train of Salt and Sugar) by Licínio Azevedo, co-produced with Ukbar Filmes (Portugal),
             Ebano Multimedia (Mozambique), Panda Filmes (Brazil) and Urucu Media (South Africa), premiered at the Piazza Grande
             the 10th of August, is awarded with the ‘Boccalino d'Or’ prize of the Independent Ticino Press for the best production
             from all sections of the 69th edition of the Locarno Film Festival. "For the historical sign that the Mozambican cinema
             gives with such a film to the African continent for attracting a wide audience."


JULY, 13, 2016
Two World Premieres at the 2016 Locarno International Film Festival!
• COMBOIO DE SAL E AÇUCAR by Licinio Azevedo, co-produced with Ukbar Filmes (Portugal), Ebano Multimedia
             (Mozambique), Panda Filmes (Brazil), Urucu Media (South Africa), presented at the Piazza Grande (August 10)
             • BANGKOK NITES by Katsuya Tomita, co-produced with Kuzoku, Flying Pillow Films, Trixta (Japan), Bangkok Planning  
             (Thailand) and Lao Art Media (Laos), selected in the International competition (August 12)


APRIL, 22, 2016
following its World Premiere at Visions du Réel, TADMOR by Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim gets the "Sesterce d'Argent" (for best Swiss feature film) and a Special Mention from the Jury of the International competition !


FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Les Films de l'Étranger is at the Berlinale - meet Philippe Avril


JANUARY, 2016
• The feature documentary film TADMOR by Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim is in postproduction between Paris, Wroclaw, Geneva and Bern.
             • Nicolas Engel and his composer Alexandre Chatelard - LE GÉANT D'ODESSA -
             are selected for the Cinema and Music workshop of the Angers Premiers Plans Festival.


DECEMBER 31, 2015
Good news for the year to come:
The feature documentary film TADMOR by Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim wins two new postproduction supports : 
             CNC-Institut Français (Aides aux cinémas du monde) and Doha Film Institute.


SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
• Mozambique: Lícinio Azevedo is completing the shooting of THE TRAIN OF SALT AND SUGAR.
• Lebanon: the feature documentary film TADMOR by Monika Borgmann
             and Lokman Slim wins the postproduction support of SANAD.


JULY 15, 2015
The 68th edition of the Locarno International Film Festival just unveiled its selection :
SULANGA GINI ARAN (Dark in the White Light) by Vimukthi Jayasundara (Sri Lanka)
             will get its World Premiere in the International Competition.
             Produced by Film Council Productions with Les Films de l'Étranger as associate producer.


JULY 1, 2015: A busy and creative SUMMER 2015!
with 4 feature films to be shot in Europe, Africa, South America and Asia, to be delivered in 2016:

            • THE TRAIN OF SALT AND SUGAR by Lícinio Azevedo (in Mozambique)
            • HUNTING SEASON by Natalia Garagiola (in Patagonia)
            • BANGKOK NITES by Katsuya Tomita (in Thailand)
            • TOUCH ME NOT by Adina Pintilie (in Romania and Germany)

            and 2 feature films still in postproduction, to be delivered this year:

            • TADMOR by Monika Borgmann and Lokman Slim (in Lebanon)
            • THE DARKNESS by Daniel Castro Zímbron (in Mexico)


MAY 13-25, 2015
Meet Philippe Avril and Anne Grange in Cannes!


MAY 04, 2015
LE GÉANT D'ODESSA by Nicolas Engel gets a second support from the SACD - Fondation Beaumarchais.


JANUARY 02, 2015
Nicolas Engel and the composer Alexandre Chatelard win the Prize of Moulin d'Andé-Céci_Support for musical writing for cinema for the feature film LE GÉANT D'ODESSA.


DECEMBER 16, 2014
ABOVE THE CLOUDS
by Pepe Diokno, in competition at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival.


DECEMBER 05, 2014
LE GÉANT D'ODESSA
by Nicolas Engel, selected by the Arc 1950 Coproduction Village - Les Arcs European Film
            Festival. Three short films by Nicolas Engel will be screened in the musical film section.
            Meet the team at Les Arcs !


DECEMBER 01, 2014
LE CONVOI DE SEL ET DE SUCRE
second feature film by the mozambican director Licínio Azevedo, co-produced with Ukbar Filmes (Lisbon) got the
            franco-portuguese co-production support from CNC. Shooting planned in 2015.


OCTOBER 27, 2014
ABOVE THE CLOUDS
by Pepe Diokno, presented in World premiere at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival.