KODAK NPP DEVELOPMENT PRIZEPresented: Sunday September 26, 12:00 hrs, Grand Hotel Karel VThe Kodak Development Prize of the Netherlands Production Platform is grantedannually to the producer of a Dutch NPP project and is intended for investmentwithin the project's further development. The award is valued at € 5.000 in Kodak stock.The prize is intended for auteur films and special consideration is given to the lucidity of thepitch. Only Dutch film projects within the NPP selection are eligible for this award.The Kodak NPP Development Prize 2010 jury:LOUIS MACHADOSales Manager,Entertainment Imaging,The Netherlands, Belgium|Marketing manager BeneluxKODAK NEDERLANDThe Eastman Kodak Company has led the way with anabundance of new products and processes to makephotography simpler, more useful and more enjoyable. Infact, today's Kodak is known not only for photography, butalso for images used in a variety of leisure, commercial,entertainment and scientific applications. Its reachincreasingly involves the use of technology to combineimages and information--creating the potential toprofoundly change how people and businessescommunicate. The company ranks as a premiermultinational corporation, with a brand recognized invirtually every country around the world.Kodak The Netherlands sponsors the KODAK NPPDEVELOPMENT PRIZE.MARTEN RABARTSArtistic DirectorBINGER FILMLABBinger Filmlab is an Amsterdam based internationalfeature-film development centre where talented writers,directors, producers and script editors from around theworld can place both their projects and their usual workingpractices within an inspiring environment of fellow filmmakers,to be coached and supported by internationallyacclaimed mentors and advisors.
JANE WILLIAMSHead of Industry OfficeDUBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALThe Dubai International Film Festival established in 2004celebrates Arab Cinema and showcases films from allaround the world. DIFF hosts two competitive filmprogrammes the Arab and AfricanAsian Muhr Awards. In2007 it established the Dubai Film Connection (DFC) a filmco-production market for showcasing 15 film projects fromdirectors of Arab nationality. Since the launch it haspresented 46 film projects of which more than 10 have beencompleted and another 13 are in post-production.LUCAS ROSANTProducerMANDRA FILMSMandra films is a newly founded French production andconsulting company launched in 2010 by Lucas Rosant,Denis Vaslin and Eric Mabillon. With a wide and strongnetwork and expertise in terms of internationalcoproductions, Mandra Films is dedicated to challengingterritories and compelling stories; from both emergingtalents as well as more established directors. Our companyproduces documentaries and feature films as well asservices in terms of international financing anddevelopment strategies.MARCUS VAN DER ZWAAGSales ManagerABC/CINEMIENABC/Cinemien is an independent film distributor.ABC/Cinemien has released films in theatres for 35 years.Cinemien also has its own DVD label Homescreen and theVideo-On-Demand filmportal Cinemalink.tv.
Previous winners of the Kodak NPP Development Prize:2009Title: LANDProducer: - Augustusfilm, Bero BeyerDirector: Jan-Willem van Ewijk, Script: Jan-Willem van Ewijk and Abdelhadi SamihStatus: In development2008Title: SHOCKING BLUEProducer: - Waterland Film & TV, Wilant Boekelman, Jan van der Zanden & Koji NelissenDirector: Mark de Cloe, Script: Celine LinssenReleased: January 20102007Title: MILOProducer: - Fu Works, San Fu MalthaDirectors: Berend Boorsma and Roel Boorsma, Script: Berend Boorsma, Roel Boorsmaand Heather ImaniStatus: Pre-production2006Title: BLACK WATER (ZWART WATER)Previous title: DEAD GIRL (DOOD MEISJE)Producer: - Accento Films, Claudia Brandt and Elbert van StrienDirector: Elbert van Strien, Script: Elbert van Strien and Paulo van VlietReleased: February 20102005Title: A RECIPE FOR HENDRIK HADDERS (WITTE WIEVEN)Producer: - Rinkel Film & TV Productions BV, Reinier Selen and Edwin van MeursDirector/Script: Melinda JansenDeveloped at the Binger Lab, selected for CineMart 2006 and Berlinale Co-Production Market,awarded with the Berlinale 2006 Talent Highlight Award.Status: In development2004Title: POL AND LOT (POL EN LOT)Producer: - Zoo Pictures (before: Filmprodukties De Luwte), Ruud van der Heyde en Jacquelinede GoeijDirector/Script: Maria UitdehaagStatus: On hold2003Title: WHEN NIGHT FALLS (STILLE NACHT)Producer: - Waterland Film & TV, Jan van der Zanden & Wilant BoekelmanDirector: Ineke Houtman, Script: Frank KetelaarReleased: September 20042002Title: CALIMUCHOProducer: - Circe FilmsStienette BosklopperDirector: Eugenie JansenScript: Natasha GersonReleased: September 2008