from My Thoughts Are Silent by Antonio Lukić – First Cut Lab Ukraine 2019


First Cut Lab Ukraine is a programme designed for 3 long feature fiction films in editing phase from Ukraine. Selected producer/director teams will screen their full rough cut in a private session and receive expert feedback on their edit from three top international film professionals. The advisers that will feedback the three selected films from Ukraine are:

Aurélie Godet – Festival programmer & member of Berlinale selection committee

Laure Parleani – Co-founder of TOTEM Films sales company

Rebecca De Pas – Programmer at Visions du Réel

Roman Paul – Producer at Razor Film and co-Head of Atelier Paris-Ludwigsburg training program

Lucero Garzon – Head of Sales for Cinemarket & Head of Biarritz FF Lab

Marina Andree Skop – Producer at Studio Dim

The project teams will also get tailor-made advice from a consultant editor. For this edition they will be: Benjamin MirguetCatalin Cristutiu and Maya Maffioli

The workshop will take place online from 14 to 18 September 2020. There will be an additional program in Kyiv for Ukrainian participants during the week of the workshop. As a side event, there will also be a public panel discussion « Revenus from international sales and distribution of the films » with practical cases on the international sales and distribution on 16. September.

First Cut Lab in Ukraine is supported by the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation, and is co-organized by the Film Industry Association of Ukraine.