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Matan Yair’s coming-of-age drama “Scaffolding” won the 11th edition Pitch Point at Jerusalem Film Festival
“Scaffolding,” about a teenage student whose life is turned upside down following the suicide of his beloved literature teacher — took the $5,200 Van Leer Award. “Scaffolding,” one of the 12 projects presented at Pitch Point, was described by the jury as a “simple and focused project (with sufficient) passion and inspiration to cross all borders.”
Underscoring the rising profile of Jerusalem’s Pitch Point, the jury brought together Dylan Leiner, senior VP of acquisitions at Sony Pictures Classics, Remi Burah, managing director of Arte France Cinema, Vanessa Saal, head of worldwide sales at Protagonist Pictures, Guillaume de Seille, producer at Arizona Films, Yaël Fogiel, producer at France’s Les Films du Poisson, »
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The winners of the 11th edition of Pitch Point at Jerusalem Film Festival (July 7-17) have been revealed, with Matan Yair’s Scaffolding taking the $5,200 Van Leer Award.
The drama depicts a 17-year-old student whose life is thrown into turmoil when his literature teacher and role model commits suicide.
The jury, which included Dylan Leiner of Sony Pictures Classics, Vanessa Saal of Protagonist Pictures and Remi Burah of Arte France Cinema, commended the project for its “passion and inspiration” that will help it “cross all borders”. The film already has support from the Israeli Film Fund and the Polish Film Institute and was produced by Gal Greenspan, whose previous projects include Tom Shoval’s Youth.
Read: Pitch Point in focus
The event, aimed at connecting Israeli productions with international partners, presented the $17,000 Cinelab »
Re-enact the war against Skynet with the new Endoskeleton figure from Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys. Also: production details for Dead Rising: Endgame, a trailer for the horror thriller Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla, details on Laurene Landon (Maniac Cop 1 & 2) in Terror Tales, and the Scream Queen Stream.
Terminator: Genisys Figure: From Sideshow Collectibles: “In Terminator: Genisys, Judgment Day has arrived and more than 30 billion human lives have been lost in the attacks by Skynet. Survivors were captured and put into camps for extermination. In 2029, Human Resistance leader John Connor has led a final intense battle against Skynet and its menacing armies of Endoskeletons in order to eliminate the hellish artificial intelligence.
Sideshow and Hot Toys are pleased to officially present the new sixth scale Endoskeleton Collectible Figure from Terminator: Genisys.
The Endoskeleton collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of the terrifying robot from the film. It features »
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