In 2018 POWR partnered up with In Focus, a Finnish initiative aimed at female filmmakers that provides an incubator to support four film- or TV projects to cross the bridge from script to production stage. The initiative is funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation. In Focus participants pitched their projects in collaboration with POWR.
Download POWR Stories Exchange catalogue here.
2018 Selected projects are:
Lucas Abrahao, Bojana Babic (Estonia) – Innocent Gun
Sevgi Emel (Finland, In Focus) – Room 511
Aino Lappalainen (Finland, In Focus) – Å
Hanna Partanen (Finland) – Suicide Mission
Kirsi Marie Liimatainen (Finland) – Kerttu / If I Would Talk to You
Lotta-Kaisa Riistakoski (Finland, In Focus) – Hot Pans (working title)
Susanna Ake (Finland, In Focus) – Provider
Adel Oberto (Italy) – Alone Against the Sky (working title)
Morten Traavik (Latvia/Norway) – Lady from the Sea
Asa Sandzen (Sweden) – Karin Boye (working title)
POWR Baltic Stories Exchange was launched by our region’s MEDIA Desks with the goal to bring forward the young talent of the Nordic and Baltic countries. A few years into its success, POWR was moved under the Baltic Event Co-Production Market to give the participants an even wider forum to present their stories. Over the years, many participating projects have found a producer from Baltic Event.
For more details and submission information, please go to the Project Entry section of Baltic Event Co-Production Market webpage.