KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — European Film Promotion launched Future Frames, a program that showcases the work of 10 outstanding film school students and recent graduates, at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week.

The three-day event is backed by the European Union’s Creative Europe program and the EFP member organizations. Sundance Channel is also supporting it, and Variety is the media partner.

Future Frames participants are pictured above at a reception held Tuesday at the Grandhotel Pupp in Karlovy Vary. Seen above are EFP president Martin Schweighofer (far left) and (standing next to him) Gail Gendler, VP of acquisitions at Sundance Channel Global. The participants are Patrick Vollrath (Austria), Ondrej Hudecek (Czech Republic), Raphael Crombez (Belgium), Konstantina Kotzamani (Greece), Halfdan Ullmann Tondel (Norway), Moira Pitteloud (Switzerland), Matyas Szabo (Hungary), Martina Buchelova (Slovak Republic), James Fitzgerald (Ireland) and Jerry Carlsson (Sweden).

The hosts of the cocktail reception were EFP managing director Renate Rose and Schweighofer, and they were joined by Gendler and Steven Gaydos, VP and executive editor at Variety.