Clin d’oeil films at IDFA 2020

We are incredibly excited to be (virtually) present at IDFA this week with a large Clin d’oeil films delegation. Our co-productions ‘Arica’ and ‘The Grocer’s Son, the Mayor, the Village and the World’ were selected for the festival, producer Evelien De Graef and director Vida Dena will participate in IDFAcademy and we will present ‘Draw for Change!’ at the Forum. Hope to see you there!

Support and pitch for ‘Love is not an Orange’

Congrats twice for ‘Love is not an Orange’!

The film received production support from the Netherlands Film Fund ánd will be pitched by director Otilia Babara and producer Hanne Phlypo at DOK Leipzig as part of DOK Preview.

‘My Paper Life’ at Pitching Forum of Millenium

Friday 30 October we will present ‘My Paper Life’, a film by Vida Dena, at the Pitching Forum of the Millennium Documentary Film Festival. In collaboration with La Scam and Docmonde.

The film tells the story of Rima, the eldest daughter of a Syrian family in Brussels. In a mix of docu and animation, Rima draws her memories from a previous life and enters into a dialogue with the Iranian director Vida, herself a newcomer to Belgium.

World premiere ‘Arica’ at IDFA

Big news! ‘Arica’ has been selected for IDFA 2020 within the Frontlight programme!

The film will premiere live on the big screen. Those who cannot attend can also watch the film online on the IDFA website. Hope to see you in Amsterdam!

Congrats to the directors Lars Edman & William Johansson and their crew. In coproduction with Laika Film & Television and Relation04 Media.

Click here for more info and tickets.

Award for ‘By the Name of Tania’

Very excited about this one. ‘By the Name of Tania’ by Mary Jiménez and Bénédicte Liénard just won the award for Best Documentary at Festival de Cine de Trujillo in Peru!

A production of Hanne Phlypo (Clin d’oeil films) with coproducers Julie Freres (Dérives), Katja Draaijer & Frank Hoeve (BALDR Film), Javier Packer Comyn (CBA), Pluto Film, Isabelle Christiaens RTBF and Canvas.

Award for ‘Overseas’

Another Award for ‘Overseas’ by Sung-a Yoon at Le Grand Bivouac. Congrats!

Eurimages support for ‘The Falling Sky’

Starting the weekend with a bang! So happy and honoured we’ve received Eurimages support for our upcoming film ‘The Falling Sky’ by Pieter Van Eecke, coproduced by Een van de jongens.

Award for ‘Overseas’

And more good news: ‘Overseas’ takes home the Best Documentary Feature Award at Atlanta Film Festival! Gratitude and compliments to the whole team.

Award for ‘Gods of Molenbeek’

Great news from Finland! Last night ‘Gods of Molenbeek’ by Reetta Huhtanen won the Finnish Oscar (Jussi Award) for Best Documentary. Congratulations to the whole team!

‘Draw for Change!’ selected for IDFA Forum

Our doc-animation series ‘Draw for Change!’ is selected at IDFA Forum! Thrilled to pitch this 8-episode series about female cartoonists, who use their drawings to empower women in their country.

Creative Europe slate funding

YES, great news! For the 3rd time we have received slate funding from Creative Europe for 5 new projects: ‘Fuga’, ‘Draw for Change!’, ‘Marching in the Dark’, ‘Planeet B’ and ‘My Paper Life’!

(Painting by Christian Bendayán.)

Eurimages support

Great news for two wonderful films we’re working on: ‘Dreaming Walls’ and ‘Young Plato’ received support from Eurimages!

Big thumbs up to Amélie van Elmbt, Maya Duverdier, Quentin Laurent, David Herdies, Simone van den Broek, David Rane, Neasa Ni Chianain and the Clin d’oeil team!