East European Forum
THE WINNING PROPOSALS IN THE YEAR 2001
- "In Spite of Fate" - Pavel Löffelmann
- "Little John" - Angelika Hanauerova
- "Missing Meilich - Seeking Walter"- Dalia Neiss & Sven Olaf Hill. (GB/Germany)
- "A Man who painted the Sea" - Karel Ctveracek
- "The Bohemian Stone" - Marie Sandova
- "Children of the Revolution" - Robert Sedlacek
- "Prague - The illusion and reality" - Pavel Koutecky
- "The Children of Dissent" - Marek Tomin& Olga Dabrowska
- "The Second Life of Lidice" - Martin Patek
- "Cousin Werner" - Florin Itepan (Rumunsko)
- "My Erotic Village" - Radovan Slansky
- "Stanislav Piorkowsky" - Grzegorz Pacek (Polsko)
PARTICIPATING COMMISSIONING EDITORS
- Jutta Krug (Germany) - Westdeutscher Rundfunk / Arte
Krug works in the German section of Arte at public television station WDR. She is one of the two producers responsible for mono-thematic Arte evenings. She also is in charge of many smaller Arte projects, whose scope is very wide: from history to society, nature, art and music.
Westdeutscher Rundfunk / Arte
WDR is the largest of the ten regional stations that together make up the German public channel ARD. It produces 22% of ARD productions and together with the other ARD stations covers half of the German section of German-French culture channel Arte.
ARTE Germany provides financial support to high-quality programmes that would not be possible to realise without extra funding. These programmes are reserved for Arte premieres. The station presents documentaries in 26-, 43- and 52-minute formats.
- Leena Pasanen (Finland) - YLE Teema
Pasanen was originally a journalist and reporter and for many years worked for the Finnish Press Agency. In 1999 she became the head of the documentary section at Finnish public television YLE. Currently she is a producer of the culture, science and education channel YLE Teema.
YLE Teema is Finlands first digital channel, and focuses mainly on culture, science and education. The scope of its programmes includes both documentaries and dramatic or animated films, including various magazines and portraits. YLE offers a wide range of themes, from history to art, literature, music, dance and opera. The aim of YLE is to offer its audiences both indelible experiences and food for thought.
YLE Teema has a special broadcasting time for documentaries concerned with globalisation and Third World countries. It is one of the few European stations to feature two exclusively documentary sections. The length or format of the film is not limited in those sections.
- Wim Van Rompaey (Belgium) - Lichtpunk
Van Rompaey studied modern history at Brussels Free University. Since the 1980s he has been working as a producer at Belgian independent television station Lichtpunk.
Lichtpunk is an independent broadcast presented twice a week on the second channel of Flemish State Television (VRT). Lichtpunk is supported by the Flemish government and its aim is to offer documentaries, interviews and feature films that regard the world from a human perspective. Therefore it often presents films focusing on social issues, human rights, the impact of new technology on human life and nature.
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- Christiane Philippe (Belgium) - Radio-Television Belge de la Communaute Française
Philippe is a producer at state television RTBF. She has worked there since 1962 and has been in charge of various programmes: first the educational section, then dramatic film and now documentaries.
Radio-Television Belge de la Communaute Française
RTBF is a Belgian public television station. It features two programmes worth mentioning:
Carre Noir is dedicated to one-hour experimental films that are sometimes on the edge. These include documentaries seeking new forms and similar kinds of feature films, animations or other works.
Grands Documents is a series of 52-minute documentaries covering a wide range of themes and genres.
Radio - Television Belge de la Communaute Française - RTBF Liege
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- EDN representative - Anette Olsen
Olsen is editor of DOX magazine, which covers documentary filmmaking. She holds degrees in film studies, screenwriting and journalism from universities in Copenhagen, Montpellier and Paris. She has worked in the documentary acquisition section of the Danish Film Institute, participated as one of the EDN commissioning editors at the Amsterdam Trade Forum and worked as an editor of the EDN TV Guide.
is an independent magazine founded in order to support discussion in the field of documentary filmmaking; bringing information about current events - news, festivals, seminars, workshops and shows. DOX also features reviews and articles on the art of film.
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