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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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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