Let's make a co-production!
What does it take to create a successful coproduction partnership? What are the specifics of film production in Central & Eastern Europe and Scandinavia?
Join us at the talk organised by Cinergy and Famufest, where you’ll have a chance to meet two successful producers – Klaudia Smieja-Rostworowska from Poland, whose credits include Lamb (2021), Charlatan (2020) or High Life (2018) and Dyveke Bjorkly Graver from Norway, the executive producer of the Oscar-nominated The Worst Person in The World (2021). The talk will be hosted by a Czech producer & the head of the Department of Producing at FAMU Karla Stojáková.
Free entry, no pre-registration needed. The talk will be held in English without translation
Klaudia Smieja-Rostworowska is a Polish producer. In 2015, she and Beata Rzeźniczek founded the Warsaw-based production company Madants. Since then, it has become one of the most active Polish production outlets, making such films as Claire Denis’ High Live (2018), Hagsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson’s Under The Tree (2017), Agnieszka Holland’s Charlatan (2020) or Lamb by Valdimar Jóhannson (2021). Their latest film Other People (2021), directed by Aleksandra Terpińska won the Fipresci Prize at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Dyveke Bjorkly Graver is a film producer based in Oslo. In 2009, she started working for the Cinenord production company, where she produced several films for children. In 2017, she joined the Oslo Pictures company. Her credits include The Body Remembers When The World Broke Open (2019) and most recently, the Oscar-nominated Worst Person in the World (2021) by Joachim Trier.