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CANNES: Torino Film Lab Announces Its Nine Selected Projects

Nine projects by first or second-time directors have made the cut for the Torino Film Lab’s FrameWork program, the development workshop affiliated with Italy’s Torino Film Festival.

They are:

Aleli” by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, producer Agustina Chiarino (Uruguay)

Carbon” by Michalis Konstantatos, producer Yorgos Tsourgiannis (Greece)

Hunting Season” by Natalia Garagiola, producer Benjamin Domenech (Argentina)

Kodokushi” by Janus Victoria (Philippines), producer Masumi Soga (Japan)

Pigs on the Wind” by Stergios Paschos, producer Phaedra Vokali (Greece)

Popeye” by Kirsten Tan, producer Weijie Lai (Singapore)

Quit Staring At My Plate” by Hana Jusic, producer Ankica Tilic (Croatia)

Sal” by William Vega, producer Andrea Gutiérrez & Oscar Ruiz Navia (Colombia)

The Wound” by John Trengove (South Africa), producer Elias Ribeiro (Brazil)

The director/producer teams will workshop the projects during two weeklong sessions.

The first will take place on 22-29 July in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, with the support of the Guanajuato International Film Festival.

Following those workshops, there will be a public pitch at the TorinoFilmLab meeting event, held during the 32nd Torino Film Festival. The jury will assign production awards starting from Euros 50,000($68,000) while an audience award worth Euros 30,000 ($41,000) will be given to the project picked by attending decision-makers.

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