Greek director Thanasis Neofotistos will participate in First Films First, the Young Directors’ Academy for South-Eastern Europe by Goethe – Institut. The director goes with the project Peter and the Wolf.
The Jury Committee looked through 121 applications, most of them on a very high level, and chose only 8 projects.
The participants in First Films First are (in alphabetical order):
Stefan Constantinescu / MAN AND DOG (Romania)
Nazli Elif Durlu / ZUHAL (Turkey)
Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic / MURINA (Croatia)
Thanasis Neofotistos / PETER AND THE WOLF (Greece)
Christos Netsos / DAJNA (Albania)
Mete Gümürhan / ŞAHMERDAN (Turkey)
Darko Sinko / INVENTORY (Slovenia)
Andreea Vălean / LIFE BEATS REALITY (Romania)
In 2016/17 the participants in First Films First were Assimina Proedrou with the film “Behind the Haystacks” and N. Labot with the movie “Her Job”.
Peter and the wolf is a dark, coming of age, folktale. Ioanna Bolomiti produces for Argonauts Production S.A.