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Venice Gap Financing Market 2024: Full Line-Up

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The 11th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market (August 30 – September 1), organised as part of Venice Production Bridge, has selected 61 projects from around the world in the final stages of development and funding.
The event gives the projects the opportunity to close their international financing through one-to-one meetings with international decision-makers. This year’s Venice Production Bridge has VPB Focus sections for Luxembourg & Wallonia-Brussels (supported by Film Fund Luxembourg and Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel), and Japan (supported by JETRO).
The selection is divided as follows:
*34 feature-length Fiction Film and Documentary projects (incl. six VPB Focus projects)
*16 Immersive projects (incl. four VPB Focus projects)
*8 Biennale College Cinema – Immersive projects
*3 Biennale College Cinema projects
Venice International Film Festival is taking place August 28 to September 7, 2024.




A Sweetness From Nowhere* (Sweden, Norway) – by Ester M. Bergsmark, Garagefilm International

Ama (Luxembourg, France, Japan) – by Yuki Kawamura, Les Films Fauves, Good Fortune Films, Flag Pictures [Focus on Luxembourg]

Amoeba (Singapore, Netherlands, France, Spain) – by Siyou Tan, Akanga Film Asia

Becoming Ema* (Denmark, Spain, Slovakia) – by Patricia Drati, Good Company Pictures

Better Class (Spain) – by Victor García León, Buenapinta Media

Black Water (Poland, Finland, Estonia) – by Aga Woszczyńska, Lava Films

Cuba & Alaska* (Ukraine, France, Belgium) – by Yegor Troyanovsky, 2Brave Productions, TAG Film

Death Has No Master (Venezuela, Canada, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Spain) – by Jorge Thielen Armand, Volos Films Italia, La Faena Films

Dengue (India, France, Netherlands) – by Prantik Basu, Riverine Films, Jba Production, The Film Kitchen

Devolution (Belgium, Italy, Poland) – by Nicolas Boucart, Tarantula Belgique [Focus on Wallonia – Brussels]

Dust (Belgium, Greece, Poland, UK) – by Anke Blondé, A Private View

Global Project (Portugal, Luxembourg) – by Ivo M. Ferreira, O sem e a fúria, Tarantula Luxembourg

Golem [animation] (Czech Republic, France, Slovakia) – by Jiří Barta, Hausboot

If I See A Rainbow (China, France) – by Zhao Hao, Good Time Films

In Alaska (Netherlands, Canada) – by Jaap Van Heusden & Vinnie Karetak, Ijswater Films

Jealous White Men (Argentina, Portugal, Italy, Brazil) – by Ivan Granovsky, Frutacine, O Som e la Frúria, Ring Film, Biônica Filmes

La Baleine (France, Spain, Belgium) – by Sylvère Petit, Les Films d’Ici Méditerranée

Last Night I Conquered The City Of Thebes (Spain, Portugal) – by Gabriel Azorín, DVEIN Films

Legítima (Mexico) – by Elisa Miller, Pimienta Films

Love Before Sunrise (Taiwan, Japan) – by Chen-Ti Kuo, A Thousand Tree Films, J&K Entertainment

Marie & Jolie (France, Tunisia, Qatar) – by Erige Sehiri, Maneki Films, Henia Production

Movie Kintsugi [working title]* (Japan, Germany) – by Eva Knopf, Trixta, Amerikafilm [Focus On Japan]

No Good Men (Germany, France, Norway, Denmark) – by Shahrbanoo Sadat, Adomeit Film

The Blood Countess (Austria, Luxembourg, Germany) – by Ulrike Ottinger, Amour Fou Vienna [Focus On Luxembourg]

The Good Life (UK) – By Matt Winn, Funny Peculiar

The Isle Of The Demoiselle (Belgium, France, Canada) – by Micha Wald, Stenola Productions [Focus On Wallonia – Brussels]

The Life Of Simon Jashi (Georgia, France, Lithuania) – by Dmitry Mamuliya, Millimeter Film

The Magic City* (Belgium, France, Sweden) – by Pablo Guarise And Guillaume Maupin, Naoko Films [Focus On Wallonia – Brussels]

The Reserve* (Argentina, Spain, Mexico) – by Ezequiel Yanco, Isoi Cine, Lacima, Fiasco

The Station (Yemen, Jordan, France, Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Qatar) – by Sara Ishaq, Screen Project

Theft Of Fire* (Canada, Palestine, France) – by Amer Shomali, Intuitive Pictures

Three Black Nights (Chile, Spain) – by Theo Court, Quijote Films, El Viaje Films

Tristes Trópicos (Austria, Argentina) – by Gastón Solnicki, Little Magnet Films, Filmy Wiktora, Primo

Twins (Ukraine, Poland, Netherlands) – by Eva Neymann, Toy Cinema

* documentary


275 Milion Births And Deaths (Belgium, Netherlands) – by Zam Zadeh, Cassette For Timescapes

A Cure For Straightness (US, France) – by Cameron Kostopoulos, Kost, Floréal

Body/Memory (Germany, Italy) – by Stefano Casertano, Daring House

Collective Body (France, US) – by Sarah Silverblatt-Buser, Atlas V

Demaré, A Sensory Journey Into The Depths Of The Ocean (Brazil, Argentina, Germany, Austria) – by Emilia Sánchez Chiquetti, Presencias, Detona Cultura

Dysmorphia: Playing With Reality (France, UK) – by May Abdalla And Barry Gene Murphy, Floréal, Anagram,

First Virtual Suit (Japan) – by Kazuki Yuhara, Cinemaleap Inc [Focus On Japan]

Harvest (UK) – by Matt Shaw, William Trossell, Scanlab Projects

Lalalabyrinth [working title] – by Pedro Harres, Reynard Films

Museva (Belgium, France) – by Sergio Ghizzardi, Domino Production [Focus On Wallonia – Brussels]

Resonanz (Germany, Denmark) – by David Adler And Ioulia Isserlis, Anotherworld VR

Tachychronia (Luxembourg, Canada) – by Gwenael François, Skill Lab [Focus On Luxembourg]

Tempus Alterna (Luxembourg, Canada) – by Nimrod Shanit, Blimey, a_BAHN [Focus On Luxembourg]

The Ancestors (Netherlands) – by Steye Hallema, The Smartphone Orchestra (Wildvreemd)

Tiny People: Prologue (US, Brazil) – by Ricardo Laganaro And Marcelo Marcati, Arvore Immersive Experiences

When Brooklyn Was Queer (US, Australia) – by Yasmin Elayat Andwadooah Wali, New Canvas


Edifice (Germany, US) – by Andreea Ion Cojocaru, Numena

Eporia, The Mountain Mermaid (South Africa) – by Kirstin Lee Grey Erasmus, Different Immersive

Kitchen Of Memories (US) – by Mattia Casalegno, Flavor Five Studio

Library Of Dreams (Georgia, Germany) – by Jane Rzheznikova, Less Media Group

Mnemosyne (China, Japan) – by Wuer, Wuerone Film Production

Mons Venus (Argentina) – by Paula Orlando, Groncho Estudio

Proprioceptive Memory (Australia) – by Ben Joseph Andrews And Emma Roberts, Pernickety Split

Unscrolling The Truth (Poland, India) – by Joanna Murzyn, Eternal Engine


Dog Days Of Summer (Italy) – by Camilla Carè, Piroetta

Jaysan (Kyrgyzstan) – by Aisha Sultanbekova, Koyon Media

The Forest (Hungary) – by Bálint Kenyeres, Anabanana