FIRST CUT LAB POLAND 2019
First Cut Lab Poland is a programme designed for feature fiction films in editing phase from Poland.
Selected producer/director teams screened their full rough cut in a private session and received expert feedback on their edit from three international film advisors (including Head of Lab Matthieu Darras), as well as tailor-made advice from consultant editor Benjamin Mirguet. The three advisors were:
Patricia Drati (Denmark) – Producer and story editor at Good Company Pictures
Benny Drechsel (Germany) – Producer at Rohfilm Productions
Myriam Sassine (Lebanon) – Producer at Abbout Productions
The workshop took place from 18-21 September 2019 in Gdynia during the Polish Film Festival.
All 3 selected projects went on to participate in First Cut+: The Getaway King and Simple Things in Trieste 2020 and Broad Peak in Karlovy Vary 2020.
Director: Leszek Dawid
Producers: Maciej Rzączyński, Dawid Janicki, Krzysztof Rzączyński, Paweł Rymarz, Pola Łangowska – East Studio
The Getaway King
Director: Mateusz Rakowicz
Producers: Andrzej Papis, Maciej Sowiński, Aleksandra Kułakowska (TFP), Agnieszka Odorowicz (Cyfrowy Polsat), Beata Barcz (Telewizja Polsat) and Ewa M. Pawłowska (line producer, TFP)
Director: Grzegorz Zariczny
Producers: Magdalena Sztorc, Przemysław Miękinia – Before My Eyes