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Festival Premiers Plans / The European First Films Festival, Angers

Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers
9 rue Claveau
BP-49022 Angers Cedex 02

Festival Premiers Plans d’Angers
54, rue Beaubourg
75003 Paris
France
phone +33-1 42 71 53 70 / +33-2 41 88 92 94
fax +33-1 42 71 01 11
http://www.premiersplans.org
email: paris@premiersplans.org

Director
Mr. Claude-Eric Poiroux

Program Director/Contact for German Entries
Mr. Arnaud Gourmelen
arnaud.gourmelen@premiersplans.org

Year of Foundation 1989

Event Date from 25 January 2019 till 03 February 2019

in Angers, France

International Competition

Sections European First or Second Feature Films competition; European First Short Films competition;
European Student Films competition;
European Animated Films competition (Student films and first short films); Free Style (Experimental films); Next Shot (Short films by directors whose previous film(s) has (have) been selected in competition); Air Numérique (for internet and/or VR projects)

Terms of Entry films must have been completed after 1 January 2016; no prior commercial exploitation in France; video format only in the Student Film competition, films should be mainly produced or co-produced in Europe

Subtitles English subtitles recommended French subtitles recommended

Format DCP, HD, HD QuickTime

Registration Deadline 02 October 2017

Fees none

Attendance Figures 75,000

Participants of the Film Industry important young filmmakers from all over Europe, well-known actors and top representatives of the French film industry

Prizes/Awards Feature length films: Grand Jury Prize, Audience Award, Prix de la Création Musicale.
Shorts: Grand Jury Prize, Audience Award.
Film Schools: Grand Jury Prize, Audience Award.
And others.
(Total amount of 150.000 €)

German Films

2019


European First Feature Film Competition
ALL GOOD (ALLES IST GUT) by Eva Trobisch (TRIMAFILM, Starhaus Filmproduktion, University of Television and Film Munich)
LEMONADE by Ioana Uricaru (RO/CA/DE/SE, 42film)

European Student Films
EXCUSE ME, I’M LOOKING FOT THE PING-PONG ROOM AND MY GIRLFRIEND (ENTSCHULDIGUNG, ICH SUCHE DEN TISCHTENNISRAUM UND MEINE FREUNDIN) by Bernhard Wenger (AT/DE/SE)
TRACING ADDAI by Esther Niemeier (Film University Babelsberg)

Short Films for Kids
PAWO by Antje Heyn (Protoplanet Studio Antje Heyn)
SPIDER JAZZ by Mick Mahler (Academie of Media Arts Cologne)

Tribute to Costa-Gavras
AMEN (DER STELLVERTRETER) by Costa-Gavras (FR/DE/RO, KC Medien)
SPECIAL SECTION (SONDERTRIBUNAL – JEDER KÄMPFT FÜR SICH ALLEIN) by Costa-Gavras (FR/IT/DE, Janus Film)
STAGE OF SIEGE (DER UNSICHTBARE AUFSTAND) by Costa-Gavras (FR/IT/DE, Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion)

Maren Ade and Valeska Grisebach
BE MY STAR (MEIN STERN) by Valeska Grisebach (DE/AT, Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf)
EVERYONE ELSE (ALLE ANDEREN) by Maren Ade (Komplizen Film)
THE FOREST FOR THE TREES (DER WALD VOR LAUTER BÄUMEN) by Maren Ade (Komplizen Film)
LONGING (SEHNSUCHT) by Valeska Grisebach (Peter Rommel Productions)
TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade (DE/AT/MC, Komplizen Film, Missing Link Films)
WESTERN by Valeska Griesebach (DE/BG/AT, Komplizen Film)

The Art of Time
71 FRAGMENTS OF A CHRONOLOGY OF CHANCE (AMOK) by Michael Haneke (AT/DE)
NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT (HEIMWEH NACH DEN STERNEN) by Patricio Guzmán (FR/DE/CL, Blinker Filmproduktion)
VICTORIA by Sebastian Schipper (Monkey Boy, Deutschfilm, Radical Media)
WINGS OF DESIRE (DER HIMMEL ÜBER BERLIN) by Wim Wenders (DE/FR, Road Movies Filmproduktion)

Number of Films Shown 260 screenings from over 20 European countries

Media Coverage about mainly local/regional/national 100 journalists (TV, radio, newspapers)

Evaluation This is the most important festival in France for young filmmakers and graduates of film academies. It specifies by means of the various workshops. The number of participants increases every year. The audience is very enthusiastic, primarily students. Focus: Young European Cinema

Services The festival covers the electronically French-subtitling and the return shipment of the print. It also invites all the directors in competition during three days (travel, hotel, meals taken in charge by the Festival)

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