Us in Progress

Polish participants of US in Progress Wroclaw 2019 announced

Turkey Hunting in Mississippi, dir. Bianca Lucas

The 9th edition of US in Progress Wrocław will be held from the 6th till the 8th of November as a part of American Film Festival and thanks to the support of Polish Film Institute and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. We are also proud to announce our partnership with Polish Producers Alliance.

US in Progress aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and independent filmmakers from the United States. It is held twice yearly (June edition takes place in Paris during Champs-Elysees Film Festival).

US in Progress Wrocław invite-only Polish pitchings will feature four projects with co-production potential. Polish producers selected to pitch their projects to the US producers and investors are:

  • Lost Voice. Searching for Marcella Sembrich, dir. Radka Franczak, prod. Daria Maślona

  • Naked Coast, dir. Michał Krzywicki, prod. Dagmara Brodziak

  • America in Your Footsteps, dir. Łukasz Kowalski, Anna Tarnawska, prod.Łukasz Kowalski, Anna Mazerant

  • Turkey Hunting in Mississippi, dir. Bianca Lucas, prod. Bianca Lucas, Józefina Gocman

Polish-American co-production meetings is a networking opportunity for Polish producers seeking partners from the US and US producers willing to work in/with Poland. American producers invited to talk on a round-table on Transcontinental Co-Production are as follows:

  • Andrew Hevia (Moonlight, Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window)

  • Zach Nutman (Short Term 12, It Follows, Paterson, Beach Rats)

  • Monique Walton (Bull, We’re Still Together)

  • Stephanie Wilcox (The Other Lamb, Whiplash, Drive)

  • Jay Van Hoy (The Witch, The Lighthouse, American Honey)

The day will be complimented by presentations of Polish production incentives and the scouting tour of Wrocław and one-on-one meetings.

To learn more or contact US in Progress team please email: aff@snh.org.pl or check www.usinprogress.com

 

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