TIES THAT BIND (TTB)

Bringing film projects to fruition

TIES THAT BIND (TTB) is a workshop programme, which combines producer training, project development and co-production meetings, and it focuses on co-operation between European and Asian producers.

The selected participants benefit from high-level development under the guidance of the programme’s experts and unique access to a network of leading industry players. TIES THAT BIND is held in conjunction with Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore.

TIES THAT BIND workshops will take place online from 16 to 30 November 2020 and from 1 to 4 December 2020.

TTB 2020 PROJECTS

DANCING THE TIDES

Genre: Drama / Romance / Queer / Transgender
Producer: Alemberg Ang
Director: Xeph Suarez
Company: vy/ac Productions
Country / Region: Philippines

FRUIT GATHERING

Genre: Drama
Producer: Thaiddhi
Director: Aung Phyoe
Company: Third Floor Production
Country / Region: Myanmar

LOST AND FOUND

Genre: Drama
Producer: Hsin-Hung Tsai
Director: Natasha K.H. Sung
Company: House on Fire International
Country / Region: Taiwan

LOST DAUGHTER

Genre: Drama
Producer: Amalie Lyngbo Quist
Director: Sun Hee Engelstof
Company: Beo Starling
Country / Region: Denmark

MRS RAFFLES

Genre: Historical Drama Series
Producer: Richard Mewis
Company: 108 Media
Country / Region: UK / Singapore

PURPLE SUN

Genre: Drama
Producer: Naoko Ishise
Director: Carlo Enciso Catu
Company: Jackfruit International
Country / Region: Singapore / Japan

THE GREENHOUSE

Genre: Drama
Producer: Julia Cöllen
Director: Luise Donschen
Company: Fünferfilm
Country / Region: Germany

THE ROPE

Genre: Sci-fi
Producer: Nadia Trevisan
Director: Alberto Fasulo
Company: Nefertiti Film
Country / Region: Italy

UK KEI

Genre: Drama / Coming of Age
Producer: Filipa Reis
Director: Leonor Teles
Company: Uma Pedra no Sapato
Country / Region: Portugal

YOUTHFULLY YOURS

Genre: Drama / Queer
Producer: NGUYEN Luong Hang
Director: TRINH Dinh Le Minh
Company: East Films
Country / Region: Vietnam

SPEAKERS, DECISION MAKERS & PARTICIPANTS

Bianca Balbuena 
Epimedia

Jonas Weydemann
Weydemann Bros.

Clare Downs
Feature Film Script Consultant

Ossi Nishri
Quiddity

Sibylle Kurz
Pitching & Communication Skills

Constanza Arena
Cinemachile

Justin Deimen
Aurora Media Holdings 

Jean-Baptiste Babin
Backup Media Group

Nicolas Brigaud-Robert
Playtime

Matina Bleis
Berlinale Co-Production Market

Inke Van Loocke
Rotterdam Cinemart

Seri Park
Busan Asian Project Market

Sarah Schiesser
Locarno Open Doors

Christophe Bruncher
Ici Et Là Productions

Richard Mewis
108 Media

Alexis Hofmann
BAC Films

Amalie Lyngbo Quist
Beo Starling

Tassilo Hallbauer
Beta Cinema

Carole Baraton
Charades

Luong Hang NGUYEN
East Films

Masha Markovic
EAVE

Luka Venturin
EAVE

Silje Grüner
Evil Doghouse Studios & Europafilm

Agathe Vinson
Film Development Council of the Philippines

Stephane Martinet
Film Paris Region

Alessandro Gropplero
Fondo Audiovisivo FVG

Julia Cöllen
Fünferfilm

Nobu Hsin-Hung Tsai
House on Fire International

Geremia Biagiotti
Intramovies

Naoko Ishise
Jackfruit International

Pamela Biénzobas-Saffie
Locarno Film Festival

Nadia Trevisan
Nefertiti Film

Nicolas Brigaud-Robert
Playtime

Charles Tesson
Semaine de la critique Cannes

Thaiddhi Thaiddhi
Third Floor Production

Dorota Lech
Toronto International Film Festival

Bérénice Vincent
Totem Films

Filipa Reis
Uma Pedra no Sapato

Alemberg Ang
vy/ac Productions

Sigmund Elias Holm
Western Norway Film Commission

Ties That Bind is an innovative programme designed to assist producers from Asia and Europe with potential European-Asian co-production projects. The programme is led by a team of top experts from Asia and Europe. Further activities include pitching sessions, case studies and individual meetings with decision makers.

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