Annecy Creative Focus 2013: Selected projects

 The Creative Focus (11-14 June) is part of the  International Animation Film Market (Mifa), which runs parallel with the Annecy Film Festival (10-15 June 2013).  It is an opportunity to pitch projects to professionals attending the Mifa and affiliate partners and funders.

A combat between the Underworld and the Devil (Akharin Dastan) and cemetery enlightenment (Les Fantômes du Père Lachaise),  a squirrel version of West-Side Story (Central Park Tale),  tales of Cambodian politics (Funan) and Russian companionship (La neuvieme vie d' Ivan Ivanovitch), and a South African Moby Dick tale of Sea Monster participate in the official feature selection

The list of 7 feature projects at Annecy Creative Focus :

  • Akharin Dastan. Director, graphic creator, author / scriptwriter: Ashkan RAHGOZAR (France, Iran)
  • Central Park Tale. Director: Daniel JEANNETTE,Author / Scriptwriter: Jacqueline BARCOS (US)
  • Funan. Director: Denis DO Graphic creator: Michaël CROUZAT Author / Scriptwriter: Denis DO, Magali POUZOL  (with the collaboration of Elise Trinh) (France)
  • La Neuvième Vie d'Ivan Ivanovitch. Director: Gilles CUVELIER, Franck DION Graphic creator, author / scriptwriter: Franck DION, Gilles CUVELIER (France)
  • Les Fantômes du Père Lachaise Director: Antoine COLOMB, Guillaume RIO Graphic creator: Eddy CHEZ (France)
  • Sea Monster Graphic creator: Daniel CLARKE Author / Scriptwriter: Raffaella DELLE DONNE (South Africa)

7 short films have also been selected to participate, 10 TV series and specials, and 8 cross-media projects.

Benefits for selected projects include follow up and help from the Festival team and experts from the world of animation: Dominique Poussier (Project development advisor, DP consulting) and Jean-Paul Commin (producer, Les Armateurs) to prepare the project presentation.

Free Mifa accreditation will be provided to selected project artists, and the possibility to get funding for the project by receiving a prize (a single prize for each category).
Annecy Film Festival runs from 10-15 June in Annecy, France.


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