Success stories

EKRAN 2004:

  • ”It’s Me Now” by Anna Jadowska premiere at Polish Films Festival in Gdynia in 2005 – the best debut award;
  • ”Out of Bounds” by Fulvio Bernasconi – premiere at Locarno Film Festival in 2007, the best actor award.

EKRAN 2006:

  • ”Ma Salama Jamil” by Omar Schargawi, Denmark, premiered at the 37.IFF Rotterdam 2008; awarded: at: 37.IFF Rotterdam 2008 ”VPRO Tiger Award”; 2008 Göteborg International Film Festival, Church of Sweden Film Award and FIPRESCI Award, 2008 Warsaw Film Festival, NESCAFÉ Grand Prix; 2008 Transilvania International Film Festival, Best Direction Award; 2008 Camerimage, Łódź, Poland, Nominated to Golden Frog for Best Cinematography (Aske Foss)
  • ”Coeur Animal” (”Animal Heart”) by Séverine Cornamusaz: ; co-production of P.S. PRODUCTIONS, Xavier GRIN, Switzerland and ADR PRODUCTIONS, Pascal VERROUST, France; 45th Solothurner Filmtage, Solothurn 2010 ; 58th International Film Festival; 39th Kyiv International Film Festival Molodist, Ukraine, 2009; 33rd World Film Festival, Montréal, 2009; 63rd Locarno International Film Festival, 2010 Awards:  Federal Office of Culture, Swiss Film Prize – Best Fiction Film 2010 ; International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg, International Film Critic’s Prize 2009 ; EKWA Festival International du Film de l’Océan Indien, Special Mention 2009 ; International Film Festival; Mannheim-Heidelberg, Special Mention and The Ecumenical Film Prize 2009 .
  • ”Songs of love and hate”, by Katalin Gödrös, Switzerland; coproduction of Cobrafilm, Susan Rudlinger, Switzerland with Medoipolis, Alexander Rys from Germany and Lotus Film, Erich Lackner, Austria. The film won the Max Ophüls Prize on the Film Festival in Saarbrücken. Also was presented in the competition section on the festivals:40th International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Germany, 2011; 46th Solothurner Filmtage, Solothurn, Switzerland, 2011; 22nd Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA, 2011; 34th Cairo International Film Festival, Egypt, 2010; 41st International Film Festival of India Goa, 2010; 44th International Hofer Filmtage, 2010; 55th Semana International de Cine de Valladoid, Spain 2010; 26th Warsaw International Film Festival, Poland, 2010; 63th Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland 2010.
  • ”Ki” (previously ”Mothers”) by Leszek Dawid, Poland – premiere in 2011, Venice Days 2011; polish films competition at the 2011 Plus Camerimage Film Festival; 2011 Gdynia Film Festival – Best Actress Award for Roma Gąsiorowska; Eagels 2011 Polish Film Awards – nominations for Best Editing, Best Actress (Roma Gąsiorowska) and Discovery of the Year (Leszek Dawid); ”KinoPolska” Festival, Paris – First Prize; 2012 Off Plus Camera Film Festival – Polish Feature Film Competition – official selection.
  • ”Two lives” dir. by Georg Maas, Germany; German Oscar 2013 candidate; starring Juliane Köhler and Liv Ullmann, shot in 2011, partly in Berlin, NRW und in Bergen, Norway, produced by Zinnober Film Aachen, the Norwegian Helgeland Film, Berlin based B&T Film, Apollo Media and ARD Degeto, German premiere – 19th September 2013.

EKRAN 2007:

  • ”Cornea” by Jochem de Vriees, produced by NFI Productions; premiere at the 2014 Netherlands Film Festival, selection – Hamburg Film Festival.
  • ”Amselfeld” (”Field of Blackbirds”) by Dennis Todorović, Germany – participated in Talent Highlights Pitch and its Producer, Ewa Borowski the producer was awarded Talent Highlight Award of the Coproduction Market during the 58. IFF Berlinale.
  • ”Viktoria” by Maya Vitkova, selected for the Script & Pitch Workshops, the Balkan Fund, the Berlinale Talent Project Market, the NIPKOW Programme, Cinelink’s Work-in-Progress of the 18th Sarajevo Film Festival. Supported by the Media Programme, Vienna Film Fund, Bulgarian National Film Center. World premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Scandinavian premiere at the Göteborg International Film Festival; Hivos Tiger Awards competitions at 2014 Rotterdam Film Festival.

EKRAN 2008:

  • ”Fear of falling” by Bartek Konopka and Piotr Borkowski– Poland, produced by Studio Munka, premiere in 2011, The Silver Gateway Award for the Second Best Film at Mumbai Film Festival; International competition at 2011 Mannheim Heidelberg International Film Festival, polish films competition at the 2011 Plus Camerimage Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival 2012 – Poland in close-up section, Cinema students honorific Prize at the Recontres Internationales du Cinéma de Vincennes & Prix Henri Langlois 2012; 2011 Gdynia Film Festival – Best Debut (Bartek Konopka), 13. European Film Festival (2012, Lecce, Italy) – Piotr Niemyjski – best cinematography prize.
  • ”Sanctuary” by Norah Mc Gettigan, co-production of VENOM Film, Ireland and Wajda Studio, Poland, Polish premiere at 2012 ”Młodzi i Film” Koszalin Film Festival (12.09.2012), Irish premiere at 2012 Galway Film Fleadh; Best of Show film at 2012 Indie Fest (California, USA)
  • ”Mary and Johnny” by Samuel Schwarz – produced by Die Kamm(m)acher GmbH, Switzerland, world premiere at 2011 Zurich Filmfestival, German premiere at 2011 Hofer Filmfest. ); 45. Hof International Film Festival 2011; 33. Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2012 (Feature Film Competition); 47. Solothurn Film Festival 2012; Awards: Special Mention of the Jury at the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis; Nomination for Marcus Signer for the Swiss Film Prize ”Quartz 12” in the category ”Best Performance in a Supporting Role”.
  • ”Courage” (former ”Slip”) by Greg Zgliński, produced by OPUS Film, Poland, premiere in 2011, Ecumenical Jury Award and Special Jury Award for the Best Actor (Robert Więckiewicz) at 2011 Warsaw International Film Festival; FIPRESCI Prize for Leszek Dawid and Award for the Best Actress for Roma Gąsiorowska at the 2011 Cottbus International Film Festival; 2011 Busan International Film Festival – Flash Forward section; polish films competition at the 2011 Plus Camerimage Film Festival; official selection at Angers Film Festival/Premiers Plans 2012; Hong Kong International Film Festival 2012 – Poland in close-up section; 2012 Rome Independent Film Festival – official selection; 2012 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival – Spectrum Selection; 2012 Vilnius International Film Festival – Best Film in Competition Programme ”New Europe – New Names”; 2011 Gdynia Film Festival – Best Screenplay, Best Debut (Greg Zgliński), Best Supporting Actress (Gabriela Muskała); Eagels 2011 Polish Film Awards – nominations for Best Screeplay (Greg Zgliński, Janusz Margański); 2012 European Union Film Festival (Toronto) – official selection.

EKRAN 2009:

  • ”Sohnemänner” dir. Ingo Haeb, produced by: Peter Rommel, Rommel Film; 2011 Hamburg Film Festival – official selection.
  • ”Soulstealers” by Niklaus Hilber, Co-wr Olivier Keidel, Pr. Christian Davi, Hugofilm Productions, Switzerland, benefited from MEDIA Development support.
  • ”Summer solstice” dir. Michał Rogalski, Polish (Prasa i Film) – German (Sunday Filmproduktions) co-production; with the support of Polish Film Institute, Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Deutscher Filmförderfonds; Gdynia Film Festival 2015 – award for the Best Supporing Acress (Maria Semotiuk) and Best Cinematographer – Jerzy Zieliński, Montreal World Film Festival 2015 – Best Screenplay award.

EKRAN 2010:

  • ”Daas” by Adrian Panek produced by ArgoMedia, Poland; premiere in 2011; polish films competition at the 2011 Plus Camerimage Film Festival; Eagels 2011 Polish Film Awards – nomination for Best Debut (Adrian Panek).
  • ”Dora or sexual neuroses of our parents” by Stina Werenfels, Switzerland/Germany; Written by: Stina Werenfels, Boris Treyer (based on a play by Lukas Bärfuss); produced by Samir, Co-Producers: Nicole Gerhards – Niko Film and Stina Werenfels – Aleppo Films; worldwide distribution: Filmcoopi Zurich AG; premiere – 65. Berlinale Film Festival, Panorama section, nominated to the 2015 European Film Academy awards.
  • ”One step behind the Seraphim”by Daniel Sandu, produced by HiFilm, premiere – September 2017.
  • “Fugue” by Agnieszka Smoczyńska, produced by Prasa i Film (Renata Czarnkowska-Listoś), Cannes Film Festival 2018, Critics’ Week Grand Prize Nominee, main competition – Polish Film Festival 2018.

EKRAN 2011:

  • ”Dreamland” by Petra Volpe; premiere at 2013 Zurich Film Festival; 2013 Busan International Film Festival – Busan Bank award candidate – Audience Award; nominations for Swiss Prize: Best Film, Best Screenplay, Ursina Lardi for Best Leading Role and Bettina Stucky for Best Leading Role; Moscow International Film Festival – selection; selected for European Film Award 2014;
  • ”Off Target” by Erik Bernasconi, produced by ventura film sa, RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera, SRG SSR, Teleclub AG, premiere – October 2014.
  • ”The Here After” by Magnus von Horn,premiere at the n quinzaine des réalisateurs section, cannes film festival 2015, “another view” section in karlovy vary international film festival 2015, gdynia film festival 2015 – award for the best directing and best screenplay; award for the best director for magnus von horn – european film festival plić (serbia); zabaltegi section at san sebastian film festival 2015; discovery section – toronto international film festival, nominated to the 2015 european film academy awards, guldbaggen 2015 awards for the best picture, best director and best supporting actor.

EKRAN 2012:

  • ”Modris” by Juris Kursietis; produced by VIcky Miha (boo productions) and Ingmar Trost; supported Media Development, Latvian Film Centre, Latvian Cultural Fund, NRW Film and Medien Stiftung, production companies: Red Dot Media (Latvia), Boo Productions (Greece), Sutor Kolonko (Germany); official selection – Toronto International Film Festival 2014; Special Mention of the New Directors Section at 62 San Sebastian Film Festival, 30. Warsaw Film Festival – competition 1-2.; Latvian candidate for Oscar® award.
  • ”A hole in the head” by Piotr Subbotko, produced by Staroń Film (Małgorzata Staroń), premiere – Visions apart Competition – Polish Film Festival 2017; main competition – Polish Film Festival 2018.

EKRAN 2013:

  • “Aloys”(previously “We are Dead”) by Tobias Noelle; produced by Christof Neracher (Hugofilm), premiere at the Panorama section of Berlinale 2016.
  • ”Demon” by Marcin Wrona; produced by Magnet Man Filmproduction; Polish-Israeli co-production, selection – Gdynia Film Festival 2015, Toronto International Film Festival 2015, Haifa Film Festival – ”Between Judaism and Israelism” competition.
  • “One of Us” (previously ”KREMS”) by Stephan Richter, produced by Arash T. Riahi & Karin C. Berger – Goldengirls Film Produktion, in competition for the “NEW DIRECTORS AWARD” – San Sebastian Film Festival 2015, Zurich film Festival 2015, Max-Ophüls-Award 2016 in Saarbrücken, “Best Supporting Actor” at the Austrian Movie Awards 2016 for Christopher Schärf, BERLINALE 2016 in the section “Perspektive Deutsches Kino”, shortlisted for the European Movie Award Nominations 2016.
  • “The Saint”(previously “Crisis”) by Andrius Blaževičius; produced by Marija Razgute (Čiobreliai); premiere at Warsaw Film Festival, International premiere – Busan International Film Festival; 47. Molodist Kyiv International Film Festival – Grand-Prix of the festival for the best first full-length film.
  • “Tereza37” by Danilo Serbedzija, produced by Focus media (Irena Marković); Pula Film Festival 2020 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Make Up, Best Supporting Actress (Ivana Roscic).
  • “Rivale” (previously “Timur”) by Marcus Lenz; written by Lars Hubrich and Marcus Lenz, produced by BelkaStrelka, Ukraine and Hanfgarn and Ufer Film and TV Production, Germany; premiere at Busan IFF 2020, Best Film at Hof International Film Festival 2020.

EKRAN 2014:

  • “Home is Here” by Tereza Kotyk; produced by Paolo Calamita (KGP Kranzelbinder Gabriele Produktion GmbH), world premiere on the 18th of November in the First Feature Competition at the 20th Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn.
  • “Cloud Whisper” (previously “Monster”) by Kerstin Polte, produced by Leo Maximilian (Augenschein Filmproduktion); Best Young Direction for Kerstin Polte at the Bavarian Film Awards 2019.
  • “Werewolf” by Adrian Panek, a Polish (Balapolis) – Dutch (House of Netherhorror)-German (Twenty Twenty Vision); premiere – main competition – Polish Film Festival 2018; Best Director Award for Adrian Panek at Polish film Festival 2018; Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2018 – audience award and Ecumenical Jury Prize; Netia Off Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema 2019 – Youth Jury Award for Best Film; Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film 2019 – 7th Orbit Award; Horrorant Film Festival ‘Fright Nights’ 2019 – Best Director Award for Adrian Panek.
  • “Open” by Orsi Nagypal, produced by Gábor Kálomista and Dorottya Helmeczy (Megafilm), Fort Lauderdale International film festival 2018 – in competition.
  • “The Diary of Diana B.” (previously “Diana’s List”) by Dana Budisavljević, produced by Hulahop (Miljenka Cogelja); Pula Film Festival 2019 – Golden Arena for Best Director, Golden Gate of Pula Audience Award and FEDEORA diploma for best Croatian feature film.
  • “Rain” by Janno Jürgens, produced by OÜ Alasti Kino (Kristijan Pütsep); nominee – Best Baltic Film – Tallin Black Nights Film Festival 2020.

EKRAN+ 2015:

  • “Panic attack” (formerly “Garbage stories”) by Paweł Maślona, produced by Akson Studio (Jan Kwieciński), premiere – main competition – Polish Film Festival 2017; Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2018 – official selection.
  • “The Gulf” by Emre Yeksan, produced by Istos YAYINCILIK (Anna Maria Aslanoglu), selection – Critics’ Week and nomination to the Lion of the Future Award – 74. Venice Film Festival.
  • “Summer 1993” by Carla Simon Popo, produced by Inicia Films (Valerie Depierre), BEST FIRST FEATURE AWARD and the Grand Prix of the Generation Kplus International Jury  – Berlinale 2017; Special Prize of the Jury in Istanbul Film Festival; Golden Gateway Award in Mumbai Film Festival; Spain’s submission to the Oscars; 5 Nomination to Premios Iberoamericanos de Cine FÉNIX.
  • “Cronofobia” by Francesco Rizzi, produced by Imago Film – Lugano; Festival del Cinema Europeo 2019 – SNGCI Award for the Best European Actor (Vinicio Marchioni) and Special Jury Award for Francesco Rizzi; Max Ophüls Festival 2019 – Best Director Award for Francesco Rizzi and Best Screenplay Award for Francesco Rizzi and Daniela Gambaro; Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2018 – Special Jury Prize for Francesco Rizzi and Imago Film.

EKRAN+ 2016:

  • “The man with the magic box” by Bodo Kox, produced by Iza Igel (Alter Ego Pictures), premiere – main competition – Polish Film Festival 2017, Busan International Film Festival 2017 – section Wide Angle.
  • “Cops” by Stefan Lukacs, produced by Arash T. Riahi and Karin C. Berger (Golden Girls Filmproduktion); 2018 Max Ophüls Prais Audience Award, Best Acting Award and Audience Prize – Diagonale Festival 2018.
  • “Nova Lituania” (previously “Corcovado Borealis”) by Karolis Kaupinis, produced by Marija Razgute (Ciobreliai); Athens International Film Festival 2019 – Best Picture, Lithuanian Films Awards 2020 – Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Aleksas Kazanavicius), Best Supporting Actress (Egle Gabrenaite), Best Supporting Actress (Rasa Samuolyte), Best Supporting Actor (Vaidotas Martinaitis), Best Supporting Actor (Valentinas Masalskis), Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Art Direction.

EKRAN+ 2017:

  • “People we know are confused” by Tomas Smulkis, produced by Dagne Vildziunaite; in postproduction.
  • “Return to Legoland” (“Powrót do tamtych dni”) by Konrad Aksinowicz, produced by Chroma Pro Poland, Polish Film Festiwal 2021, Black Nights Tallin Film Festival 2021, Youth Film Award.
  • “Sonne” (old title “Ninja, Ninja”) by Kurdwin Ayub premiered at Encounters competitive section, Berlinale International Film Festival 2022
  • “Moons 99” (old title “Fedora”) by Jan Gassmann premiered at ACID section at Cannes Film Festival 2022

EKRAN+ 2018:

  • “Hochwald” by Evi Romen, produced by Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu; Zurich Film Festival 2020 – Best Film in Focus Switzerland.
  • “Anatomy” by Aleksandra Jankowska, produced by Opus Film, Poland;Venice Film Festiwal 2021, Giornate degli Autori; Warsaw International Film Festival 2021, Film 1-2, Best Film Award.

    EKRAN+ 2019:

  • “Other people” by Aleksandra Terpińska, produced by Madants, Poland;Polish Film Festiwal 2021, Debiut Award; Black Nights Tallin Film Festival 2021, FIPRESCI Award

    EKRAN+ 2020:

  • “My wonderful life”, by Łukasz Grzegorzek, produced by Koskino, Poland; Polish Film Festiwal 2021 Best Directing Award