×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

EFP Unveils Lineup for Producers Lab Toronto

24 producers from Europe, Canada, Australia, NZ to join program

LONDON — European Film Promotion and its partners have unveiled the 24 participants who will take part in the 4th edish of Producers Lab Toronto, a trans-Atlantic networking platform that runs Sept. 4-7 during the Toronto Film Festival.

The lineup includes 10 producers each from Europe and Canada, with another four from Australia and New Zealand, which are the guest countries this year.

EFP is staging the event in partnership with the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the Toronto festival, Screen Australia and the New Zealand Film Commission.

Participants will take part in pitching sessions, case studies and roundtables, and various networking events with key people from the industry.

European participants are selected by the EFP network from the alumni of its Cannes-based networking platform Producers on the Move. Canadian producers are chosen by OMDC and the festival from an open call, while Screen Australia and New Zealand Film Commission select the participants from their countries.

Producers Lab Toronto has assisted in the development of several European-Canadian co-productions over the past few years. Twenty-one projects were discussed in 2011, and 25 last year.

EUROPEAN PARTICIPANTS
Pandora da Cunha Telles, Ukbar Filmes (Portugal)
Yael Fogiel, Les Films du Poisson (France)
David Grumbach, Juliette Films (Luxembourg)
Katie Holly, Bl!nder Films (Ireland)
Sinisa Juricic, Nukleus Film (Croatia)
Leila Lyytikainen, Fisher King Production (Finland)
Kim Magnusson, Dansk Film Kompagni (Denmark)
David Matamoros, Zentropa International (Spain)
Leontine Petit, Lemming Film (The Netherlands)
Adrian Sturges, Picture Farm (U.K.)

CANADIAN PARTICIPANTS
Matthew Cervi, Mad Samurai Productions
Anne-Marie Gelinas, EMAfilms
Jennifer Holness, Hungry Eyes Film & Television
Alex Lalonde, First Generation Films
Gerry Lattmann, The Dot Film Company
Mark Montefiore, Montefiore Films
Amber Ripley, Foundation Features
Julia Sereny, Sienna Films
Anna Stratton, Triptych Media
Ingrid Veninger, pUNK Films

AUSTRALIAN PARTICIPANTS
Melanie Coombs, Optimism Film
Mathew Dabner, Gate 41

NEW ZEALAND’S PARTICIPANTS
Fiona Copland, Filmwork
Robin Laing, StellaFilm

More Film

  • PMKBNC

    PMK-BNC Executive Joy Fehily Resigns, Will Consult and Manage Seth MacFarlane (EXCLUSIVE)

    Top Hollywood publicist and executive Joy Fehily has resigned from her post at public relations firm PMK-BNC, individuals familiar with the move told Variety. Fehily steps down in the midst of a five-year deal with the show business institution, insiders said, which reps A-list actors and below-the-line talent as well as huge brands like American [...]

  • Donald Trump Chucky Childs Play

    'Child's Play' Stars on New Chucky's 'Creepy' Resemblance to Donald Trump

    At Wednesday night’s world premiere of the “Child’s Play” remake, it was obvious that evil doll Chucky — the star of seven films over three decades — had a little work done. And now he bears a striking resemblance to Donald Trump. “Oh, you caught that?” Aubrey Plaza asked Variety on the black carpet outside [...]

  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening

    Academy Museum Opening Delayed Again to 2020

    The opening date of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has been delayed again, this time to an unspecified date in 2020. The museum, now under construction at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, has long been beset by delays and cost overruns. In December 2018, the Academy announced that it would open [...]

  • Bradley Cooper speaks at the 30th

    Producers Guild Shifts 2020 Awards Show to Hollywood Palladium

    The Producers Guild of America will hold its 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Hollywood Palladium, shifting the site from the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The PGA had already announced that the show would take place on Jan. 18. The organization, which represents more than 8,000 producers, announced Thursday that it has launched a new [...]

  • Adam Driver appears in The Report

    Amazon’s ‘The Report’ Gets U.K. Theatrical Release Ahead of Streaming Launch

    Amazon Studio’s “The Report” will be released theatrically in the U.K. three weeks before it lands on the Prime Video streaming service. The Scott Z. Burns film tells the story of Daniel J. Jones, a U.S. Senate staffer who worked to reveal that truth about an “enhanced interrogation” program run by the CIA in the [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content