The fifth edition of the US in Progress co-production forum will be held on October 22-23rd, 2015, as a part of the 6th American Film Festival in Wrocław
US in Progress aims to facilitate professional networking among European film professionals and emerging independent filmmakers from the United States. A
biannual event, US in Progress is also held in June during the Champs-Elysees Film Festival in Paris.
Invite-only screenings will feature six projects selected from fifty American independent feature-length submissions, all in final editing stages.
Congratulations to the 2015 US in Progress Wrocław participants:
by Mike Ott & Nathan Silver
- “Alaska is a Drag” by Shaz Bennett
by Zachary Shedd
“It Had to Be You“
by Sasha Gordon
“The Alchemist Cookbook”
by Joel Potrykus
by Daniel Grove
Invited to Wroclaw, the filmmakers and/or their producers will present the projects to top European buyers and festival programmers (Locarno, Edinburgh,
Versatile, Memento and Trust Nordisk among others) and attend one-to-one meetings and network.
The 2015 US in Progress Wrocław partners provide in-kind awards of post-production service packages of combined value amounting to $40,000. Partners from
the leading Polish sound and image studios include:
Prizes are also being offered by Producers’ Network at Cannes and Ale kino+ (TV rights acquisition offer).
In 2014, the top prize was awarded to the producers/directors of “Homefront” (by Tyler Walker and Fidel Ruiz-Healy). They recently color-graded in
Selections from last year’s slate “God Bless the Child” and “Take Me to the River” had World Premieres
at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and the 2015 Sundance Film festivals, respectively. Both films will screen this year in the Spectrum competition at the
American Film Festival.
To learn more or contact US in Progress please email: aff[AT]snh.org.pl