Maya Maffioli and Agnieszka Glińska join First Cut Lab team

Maya Maffioli and Agnieszka Glińska join First Cut Lab team

We are so glad to have Maya Maffioli and Agnieszka Glińska joining the team of First Cut Lab's editor consultants! Maya notably edited Michael Pearce's "Beast", Sarah Gavron's "Rocks", and Clio Barnard’s latest feature "Ali & Ava" - currently in post production....

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Big success for First Cut Lab films in Venice!

Big success for First Cut Lab films in Venice!

The two First Cut Lab films at Venice did not leave the festival empty handed! Listen by Ana Rocha de Sousa (prod. Paula Vaccaro & Rodrigo Areias) won no less than two lions and 4 Independent Awards: Best Debut Film and Special Jury Prize Lions, Best Film Sorriso...

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Here are the advisers for First Cut Lab FNC Montreal

Here are the advisers for First Cut Lab FNC Montreal

After a first film workshopped during the summer, First Cut Lab FNC Montréal will roll out of the station again this month with 2 selected Canadian projects on track to get expert feedback from the following industry professionals: Isabel Ivars - Head of Festivals at...

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Advisers 2nd edition First Cut Lab Ukraine revealed

Advisers 2nd edition First Cut Lab Ukraine revealed

The three projects for the second edition of First Cut Lab Ukraine have been selected and the workshop will kick off on September 14th! We are proud to announce the new faces who will join the ranks of industry advisers for this edition: Aurélie Godet - Festival...

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Two First Cut Lab films at Venice Film Festival

Two First Cut Lab films at Venice Film Festival

The 2020 selection of Venice Film Festival was freshly announced today and we are overjoyed to see Listen by Ana Rocha de Sousa included in the Orizzonti competition! Listen joins another First Cut Lab project on the canals; earlier this week Oasis by Ivan Ikic was...

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All set for First Cut Lab Poland

All set for First Cut Lab Poland

The fifth edition of First Cut Lab for Polish filmmakers is about to kick off, this time in colaboration with New Horizons International Film Festival and its industry event Polish Days. The three selected projects are all first features and will be getting the expert...

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First Cut+ wraps up its second edition!

First Cut+ wraps up its second edition!

A successful ending for the First Cut+ summer edition which took place online due to the pandemic; First Cut+ work-in-progress session, created for connecting the eight projects with cinema’s industry decision makers, was hosted as part of Karlovy Vary Eastern...

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‘Wild Roots’ and ‘Deskmate’ awarded!

‘Wild Roots’ and ‘Deskmate’ awarded!

The second session this year of First Cut+ just ended successfully. The KVIFF Eastern Promises awards have just been announced and we are super excited to share the news about the winner of the Works in Progress TRT Award as it’s indeed one of the First Cut+ titles!...

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New call First Cut Lab Ukraine launched!

New call First Cut Lab Ukraine launched!

After the successful first edition in 2019, where notably film such as « My Thoughts Are Silent » and « Chrysanthemum Day » were workshopped, we are very happy to renew the collaboration with the Film Industry Association of Ukraine to bring First Cut Lab to Ukrainian...

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