and Marco Alessi
, the producers, respectively, of Cannes Film Festival Critics’ Week title “Woman at War,” and Directors’ Fortnight documentary “Samouni Road,” are among the 20 selected for the 2018 edition of European Film Promotion
’s Producers on the Move initiative.
The up-and-coming producers, who must have had production experience and an international film release, are selected by Efp
and its members. Hamburg-based Efp is a network of 38 European film and talent organisations. The 19th Producers on the Move runs in Cannes, starting May 10.
Across the five-day event, which is backed by the European Union
’s Creative Europe – Media Program, the producers take part in networking and co-production events.
Multiple previous participants in the Producers on the Move program have films in competition in Cannes including Didar Domehri
and Vladimer Katcharava
who produced Eva Husson
’s “Girls of the Sun
.” Other alums with Cannes pictures include Tiziana Soudani
who produced “Happy as Lazzaro,