Us in Progress

US in Progress 2020 Schedule

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All listed times are GMT+1/Polish Time

Wednesday, November 11

9.00 AM US WORKS IN PROGRESS: Batch One

Platform event available via login 

Projects available for viewing with login until end of event 

  • Disfluency by Anna Baumgarten, prod. Danny Mooney, Elaine Hastings Edell, Anna Baumgarten, Jim Cummings (EP), Ben Wiessner (EP), Alex Rudolph (EP)
  • Have a Nice Life by Prashanth Kamalakanthan, prod. Artemis Shaw
  • The Boardinghouse Reach by Geoff Marslett, prod. Meryem Ersoz, Geoff Marslett, Melodie Sisk, David Arquette (EP), Lily Gladstone (EP), Kiowa Gordon (EP), Bill Way (EP)
  • To the Moon by Scott Friend, prod. Cate Smierciak, Everett Hendler, Stephanie Randall, Gabe Wilson
  • Superior by Erin Vassilopoulos, prod. Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola, Patrick Donovan

6.00 PM Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Live ZOOM event 

Polish Partners (PISF, Wroclaw Film Commission/DCF, KIPA, Match&Spark) and Jury presentations (Coloroffon, Fixafilm, Soundflower, Orka)
Buyers and Festival Programmers presentations 

7.00 PM US WORKS IN PROGRESS Project Discussion: Batch One

Live ZOOM event moderated by Steve Dollar

8.00 PM FixaFilm Case Study

Pre-recorded Platform event available via login

Thursday, November 12

9.00 AM US WORKS IN PROGRESS: Batch Two 

Platform event available via login 

Projects available for viewing with login until end of event

  • Homebody by Joseph Sackett, prod. Joy Jorgensen
  • Kendra and Bethby Dean Peterson, prod. Reilly Myklebust, Dean Peterson
  • Ludi by Edson Jean , prod. Fabiola Rodriguez, Mark Pulaski
  • We’re All Going to the World’s Fair by Jane Schoenbrun, prod. Sarah Winshall, Carlos Zozaya

4.00 PM US WORKS IN PROGRESS Project Discussion: Batch Two 

Live ZOOM event moderated by Steve Dollar

5.00 PM Polish Film Institute Polish Co Production Incentives

Live ZOOM event  (Polish Film Institute presentation) 

5.30 PM Panel on Experiences in Transcontinental Co-production 

Pre-recorded Platform Event available via login moderated by Tom Grater (Deadline) with producer Ewa Puszczyńska (Cold War, The Congress, Ida), Dylan Leiner (Sony Pictures Classics), Kat Moncrief (CAA) Maren Olson (CAA), Derek Kigongo (Paradigm Talent Agency)

6.30 PM Polish Projects Pitching and Discussion 

Live ZOOM event

  • Borderline by Katarzyna Rosłaniec, prod. Piotr Kobus, Agnieszka Drewno
  • How to Be Loved by Borys Lankosz, prod. Marcin Dorociński, Anna Świątek
  • Unpaved by Mikael Lypinski, prod. Małgorzata Kozioł  
  • Uprising by Youssef Ouarrak, prod. Dariusz Tokarz

moderated by Tom Grater (Deadline)

7.30 PM One To One Meetings: Polish Projects

Friday, November 13

2.00 PM One To One Meetings US Projects: Batch Two

American Producers Meet European Buyers, Festival Programmers, and Jury

4.00 PM One To One Meetings US Projects: Batch One

American Producers Meet European Buyers, Festival Programmers, and Jury

6.00 PM Corpus Christi Case Study

Pre-recorded Platform Event available via login moderated by Tom Grater (Deadline) with Hilda Somarriba (Prism Media), Anna Kot (Aurum Film), and Ewa Bojanowska (New Europe Film Sales)

8.00 PM Jury Verdict Announcement and Virtual Award Ceremony 

Live ZOOM event 

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