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 Lab goes to Lithuania!

First Cut Lab goes to Lithuania!

First Cut Lab keeps expanding its horizons in 2020, starting next week in a new European capital: Vilnius. Running from 2.-5. of March with the financial support of the Lithuanian Film Centre, two projects from Lithuania and one from Estonia are selected to...

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Successful first edition of First Cut+ Trieste 2020!

Successful first edition of First Cut+ Trieste 2020!

The first edition of First Cut+  Trieste 2020 just ended! First Cut+ gave three INDUSTRY AWARDS to some of the participating films: Orka Films award for two weeks of colour grading services was attributed to:  LISTEN by Ana Rocha Sub-Ti award for subtitles services...

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Gearing up for Trieste 2020: All advisers confirmed

Gearing up for Trieste 2020: All advisers confirmed

Barely a week into the new decade, the first workshop of the year is already in sight! At the upcoming First Cut Lab Trieste, three debut features from Germany, Hungary and Romania are selected to participate - and all of them directed by women!A fresh group of...

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A stellar 2019 for First Cut Lab

A stellar 2019 for First Cut Lab

The First Cut Lab team has spent the holidays dusting off its shoes, it’s been a very busy and eventful year! Besides the now old faithfuls of Trieste and Poland, no less than 7 new locations were added to the First Cut Lab slate, both in and outside of Europe. A...

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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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