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Producers Lab Toronto a Success at TIFF 2015

Producers Lab Toronto a Success at TIFF 2015

Here is the group shot with all the participants of this year’s Producers Lab Toronto.

Top row (left to right): Arnie Zipursky (Canada), Kaleena Kiff (Canada), Chantelle Kadyschuk (Canada),Leanne Saunders (New Zealand), Rebecca Summerton (Australia), Raquelle David (Australia),Nathalie Lichtenthaeler (Ireland), Marie-Claude Poulin (Canada), Simone Urdl (Canada),Floor Onrust (The Netherlands), Julia Rosenberg (Canada), Hanan Kattan (United Kingdom), Eva Jakobsen (Denmark), Barbara Willis Sweete (Canada), Bob Crowe (Canada).

Bottom row (left to right): Peter Rommel (Germany), Alex Behse (New Zealand), Hlin Johannesdottir
(Iceland), Silvia Panakova (Slovak Republic), Edmon Roch (Spain), Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith (Canada), Jane Loughman (Canada), Adis Djapo (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Not pictured Ivo Felt (Estonia).

Intense networking and pitching events among producers from Europe, Canada, New Zealand and Australia took place at the Toronto International Film
Festival. The sixth edition of this initiative, which ran September 9 to 12, was created for 24 hand-picked
participants to exchange project ideas and funding information for trans-atlantic co-production deals.

The international co-production forum was organized and financed by European Film Promotion (EFP) in collaboration with the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) and the Toronto International Film Festival®.Screen Australia and the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) supported the event once again, along withCreative Europe – MEDIA Program, the participating EFP member organizations, Eurimages, and Telefilm Canada.

Here is a list of the participants:

European participants

Canadian participants

Adis Djapo
, SCCA (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Ivo Felt,
Allfilm (Estonia)

Eva Jakobsen
, Snowglobe (Denmark)

Hlín Johannesdóttir
, Vintage Pictures (Iceland)

Hanan Kattan
, Enlightenment Productions (UK)

Nathalie Lichtenthaeler
, Wide Eye Films (Ireland)

Floor Onrust
, Family Affair Films (The Netherlands)

Silvia Panáková
, Arina (Slovak Republic)

Edmon Roch
, Ikiru Films (Spain)

Peter Rommel
, Rommel Film (Germany)

Bob Crowe
, Angel Entertainment Corp.

Chantelle Kadyschuk
, No Trace Camping Productions

Kaleena Kiff
, Radius Squared Media Group

Jane Loughman
, Monkeys & Parrots

Marie-Claude Poulin
, Item 7

Julia Rosenberg
, January Films

Simone Urdl
, The Film Farm

Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith
, First Love Films

Barbara Willis Sweete
, Willis Sweete Productions

Arnie Zipursky
, CCI Entertainment

Australian participants

New Zealand’s participants

Raquelle David
, Damsel Pictures

Rebecca Summerton
, Closer Productions

Alexander Behse
, Monsoon Pictures International

Leanne Saunders
, Piki Films

Detailed information
about the 24 participants of Producers Lab Toronto 2015 can be found

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