Submission deadline: 14.09.2020
The countries that are eligible to participate are: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine.
Countries not mentioned in the above list can still apply if they are co-produced by a country within these regions or contain elements in the story that link them to these regions.
The films are competing for the Eurimages Lab Award (up to 50.000€ in cash) and GRAAL post-production award (up to 70.000€ in post-production services). A three member international jury will decide for the awards after the official screening.
If you are in the process of shooting or in post-production please fill in the online Agora Works in Progress Registration Form and send it to us accompanied by a minimum of selected 25 minutes excerpts or scenes of your film in a secure web link.
Films that have participated in previous editions of the Agora Works in Progress include: SWEAT by Magnus von Horn (Cannes2020 Label), LAST DAYS OF SPRING by Isabel Lamberti (L’ACID Cannes2020), PAPICHA by Mounia Meddour (Un Certain Regard – Cannes FF 2019), AS HAPPY AS POSSIBLE by Alain Raoust (L’ACID – Cannes FF 2019), OROSLAN by Matjaž Ivanišin (Locarno IFF 2019), SISTER by Svetla Tsotsorkova (San Sebastian IFF – New Directors 2019) SPELL REEL by Filipa César (Forum-Berlin FF 2017), OCCIDENTAL by Neil Beloufa (Forum-Berlin FF 2017), SUNTAN by Argyris Papadimitropoulos (Rotterdam IFF and SXSW 2016), STRATOS by Yannis Economidis (Official Competition-Berlin FF 2014), NEXT TO HER by Asaf Korman (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs–Cannes 2014, Silver Alexander–Thessaloniki IFF 2014), AT HOME by Athanassios Karanikolas (Forum-Berlin FF 2014), MY DOG KILLER by Mira Fornay (Tiger Award–Rotterdam IFF 2014), WHEN I SAW YOU by Annemarie Jacir (Toronto FF 2012), LUTON by Michalis Konstantatos (San Sebastian FF 2013), BOY EATING THE BIRD’S FOOD by Ektoras Lygizos (Competition-Karlovy Vary IFF 2012).