Bobbi Jene to compete at Tribeca

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We are thrilled to see Bobbi Jene directed by Elvira Lind and produced by Julie Leerskov selected to compete at Tribeca Film Festival. The film is produced by Sonntag Pictures in co-production with French Quarter Film and Film i Dalarna with support from Svenska Filminstitutet.

Congratulations to the team! Folkets Bio will release the film in Swedish theaters during fall 2017.

French Quarter Film at Gothenburg Film Festival

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The Gothenburg International Film Festival celebrates 40 years and French Quarter Film is present at the festival.

Friday February the 3rd producer Mathilde Dedye will be a part of a panel in an event concerning new media and the future of distribution. Other panelists is Svend Jensen from Norwegian Scope100 and distributor arthaus and Anna Harding from distributor Folkets Bio, responsible for their VOD and web. More info about the event here.

Producer Isabella Rodriguez and director Ahmed Abdullahi are both attending the festival for the one year program Nordic Film Lab, an exclusive networking forum for upcoming northern filmmakers, focusing on developing their creative and artistic processes in filmmaking.

Juliet, Juliet & Juliet

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A still from this weeks shoot of the short film Juliet, Juliet & Juliet. Directed by dancer and choreographer Giovanni Bucchieri, who with this film makes his fictional debut. Starring dance superstar Ana Laguna, acting legend Stina Ekblad and Giovanni Bucchieri.

A big thank you to the awesome team and everyone who made this film possible!

Project Sulie selected for STHLM Debut

French Quarter Films project Sulie by Ahmed Abdullahi has been selected to participate in STHLM Debut, the talent development program supported by Filmregion Stockholm-Mälardalen, Film Stockholm/Filmbasen and Stockholm International Film Festival. Main financier is Stockholm County Council.

Read more about STHLM Debut here.

Narrow Films: Wide Audiences and Reaching a Film’s Potential

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Producer Mathilde Dedye and director Lina Mannheimer held a case study at Nordic Panorama about the strategy behind the launch of The Ceremony.

“A film’s impact and longevity is often defined by it’s distribution phase and for films traditionally seen as “niche”, including documentaries, filmmakers and producers are increasingly taking this into their own hands – in innovative and effective ways.”

More info here.

STHLM Debut

Two of French Quarter Films projects have been selected to participate in STHLM Debut, a talent development program supported by Filmregion Stockholm-Mälardalen, Film Stockholm/Filmbasen and Stockholm International Film Festival. Main financier is Stockholm County Council.

Selected projects are Questan by Zanyar Adami and My French Revolution by Hanna Högstedt.

Read more about the projects here.