WEBINAR on 29 April 2021 – Is slow editing good editing?

WEBINAR on 29 April 2021 – Is slow editing good editing?

Does time matter? Does longer and slower mean better, or is it shorter and faster that results in a more compact work?  Join us to hear these and other questions about scheduling and timing your postproduction & editing discussed in the First Cut Lab Slovakia...

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4 First Cut Lab Baltic Films selected in Meeting Point Vilnius!

4 First Cut Lab Baltic Films selected in Meeting Point Vilnius!

First Cut Lab and First Cut+ are proud to announce the selection of 4 workshopped films to the E-meeting Point Vilnius.   Today marks the launch of the E-meeting Point Vilnius! We are overjoyed to follow no less than 4 First Cut Lab films, all selected in the “Coming...

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First Cut Lab is scaling up in 2021!

First Cut Lab is scaling up in 2021!

5 new Labs were launched during the first trimester 2021, with 20 industry advisors joining workshops for the first time, and our team has enlarged.  If independent film people have long learnt to juggle uncertainty, the last months have put maximum pressure on their...

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The Cemil Show & Looking for Venera @ IFF Rotterdam 2021

The Cemil Show & Looking for Venera @ IFF Rotterdam 2021

Two First Cut Lab feature films, The Cemil Show and Looking for Venera, had their world premieres at the IFF Rotterdam 2021 edition – the first helmed by Vanja Kaludjercic. The two debuts took part respectively in the Big Screen Competition and in the Tiger...

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Holy Emy & Censor awarded!

Holy Emy & Censor awarded!

We are glad to announce the winners of First Cut+ Trieste 2021: Three companies have joined forces again to offer the First Cut+ Award to one of the 8 selected projects, consisting in various promotional services: L’Avventura Studio offers an extended digital...

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Tatino Films is hiring

Tatino Films is hiring

Tatino Films is hiring a Digital Communication Manager. Check the call here.  Stay informed! Would you like to be kept up to date about our calls for application, workshop selections and news? Subscribe to our mailinglist following this link:

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First Cut Lab opens call in collaboration with Beirut DC

First Cut Lab opens call in collaboration with Beirut DC

First Cut Lab continues to support Arab filmmakers & their films this year by opening a new call for applications in collaboration with Beirut DC.  Three feature films in editing phase that are directed and/or produced by filmmakers from the Arab world will be...

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First Cut Lab expands activities into Belgium and Switzerland

First Cut Lab expands activities into Belgium and Switzerland

Trying times for the film industry continue, but the First Cut Lab team is determined to keep supporting filmmakers & their films. We can now unveil partnerships in Belgium and Switzerland, offering tailor-made Labs that adapt both to the specific needs of each...

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Three advisors for ‘On Demand’ edition of First Cut Lab

Three advisors for ‘On Demand’ edition of First Cut Lab

We are quite excited about our new First Cut Lab « On Demand » taking place this month, and the very unique film about to be workshopped! If we cannot disclose the identity of the film just yet, maybe the special industry advisors joining will give you a hint? Thanks...

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Merhaba to First Cut Lab Istanbul advisers

Merhaba to First Cut Lab Istanbul advisers

Two projects from Turkey have been selected for the second edition of First Cut Lab Istanbul, which will be workshopped as part of the Bosphorus Film Lab at the end of this month. Industry advisers who will give their input to the film teams on their rough cuts are:...

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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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