Ilaria Gomarasca to join FCL as Head of First Cut+

Ilaria Gomarasca to join FCL as Head of First Cut+

First Cut Lab is glad to announce that Ilaria Gomarasca will join Matthieu Darras’ team as Head of First Cut+ starting November 4th! After ten years of experience in the International sales’ field, as Festivals and Markets Manager for Paris-based Pyramide...

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Call for FCL Trieste 2020 now open!

Call for FCL Trieste 2020 now open!

It's a busy time for First Cut Lab! The national editions in Finland and Poland just finished, the Turkey workshop is well on its way and November will see the first edition in collaboration with RE-ACT. But also, the call for our good old faithful workhop at When...

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Stories from the Chestnut Woods sweeps 11 awards in Potoroz!

Stories from the Chestnut Woods sweeps 11 awards in Potoroz!

After their World Premiere in Toronto IFF at the beginning of the month, Stories from the Chestnut Woods, which participated in FCL Trieste, has won 11 awards at the Festival of Slovenian Film this weekend, including Best Film!! 11!! Besides 'Best film' they won: Best...

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All advisers for the autumn workshops announced

All advisers for the autumn workshops announced

The summer is gone, but First Cut Lab is rolling into the fall with full speed! The first edition of FCL Finland starts next week in Helsinki, swiftly followed by the fourth edition of FCL Poland to take place in Gdynia. October will see the first edition of FCL...

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THE TASTE OF PHO to premiere in San Sebastian

THE TASTE OF PHO to premiere in San Sebastian

The first feature film of Mariko Bobrik that participated in FCL Poland 2018 will have it's world premiere in San Sebastian IFF! It is selected in the Culinary Zinema section that combines cinema and gastronomy. The Taste of Pho, stars a Vietnamese chef living in...

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Success for John Denver Trending!

Success for John Denver Trending!

The film John Denver Trending that took part in First Cut Lab in the Philippines last April, the first edition of FCL outside of Europe, has sweeped up multiple awards at it's world premiere at Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Besides winning the top prize of...

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First Cut Lab extends with MEDIA supported First Cut+

First Cut Lab extends with MEDIA supported First Cut+

The First Cut Lab team is very happy to announce a new program addition called First Cut+ with the support of the Access to Market scheme of Creative Europe’s MEDIA program! First Cut+ will promote a portfolio of 16 fiction feature films in post-production from low...

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Inhale-Exhale wins big in Shanghai!

Inhale-Exhale wins big in Shanghai!

Amazing news from China!! The Georgian film Inhale-Exhale by Dito Tsintsadze, who participated in First Cut Lab in Trieste 2019 together with his producers Rusudan Glurjidze and Nadya Gorshkova, has won 2 awards in the main competition of the prestigious Shanghai IFF!...

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All advisers FCL Karlovy Vary and Kosovo confirmed

All advisers FCL Karlovy Vary and Kosovo confirmed

Nine advisers will be ready to give feedback on the projects selected for the first edition of First Cut Lab in Karlovy Vary next month during the KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days. The teams of After the Winter from Montenegro, And They May Still Be Alive Today...

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