Nisi Masa 2015

And of course the year would barely count if it didn't start with Nisi Masa!! Another year curated and run by Wim Wanaker, Jerome Nunes and Aleksandra Zakharchenko and supported by its committed tutors.


Every year I meet exciting new talent from all around Europe at the pitch weekend and I track at least one or two throughout the year and beyond (Una Gunjak, Vilja Autiokyro, Geoff Bellhouse, Daan Bunnik, Carla Pipo and many more). And this year is no different. I met two unique filmmakers there this year: Gorana Jovanovic and Kyla Bruce. Gorana had a project with singing Lenin statues and Kyla a girls' road trip. I will definitely stay in touch with them.


There was several really interesting filmmakers, Grant Gulczynski - an intriguing UK director finishing filmschool in Sarajevo under the mentorship of Béla Tarr!! And of course fellow producers Emily Morgan, Gavin Humphreys, Emily Lighthouse and from Paris Marie Sonne Jensen, Italy Franco Dipietro, from Croatia man of the moment Sinisa Juricic, Belgium Ben Bekke Fromdevallej..


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