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KARLOVY VARY 2019 Future Frames 2019

Syllas Tzoumerkas to be mentor for the 2019 Future Frames

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- The Greek director will be at Karlovy Vary to give advice to the up-and-coming directors on how best to step out into the international film industry

Syllas Tzoumerkas to be mentor for the 2019 Future Frames
Director Syllas Tzoumerkas

EFP (European Film Promotion) and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) have announced that the acclaimed Greek director Syllas Tzoumerkas will be this year's mentor for EFP Future Frames - Generation NEXT of European Cinema at KVIFF from 30 June to 3 July. In an exclusive master class entitled "A Very Certain Defiance", he will give advice to the up-and-coming directors on how best to step out into the international film industry. Tzoumerkas' involvement is part of an intensive programme introducing the emerging professionals to the film industry and media as well as presenting their work to the festival audience. The initiative is supported by the Creative Europe - Media Programme and the respective EFP member organisations.

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Tzoumerkas, who will present his visually compelling psychological drama The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea [+see also:
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centring on dark secrets and violence in a small Greek town as a special screening at KVIFF, said, about the master class: "A Very Certain Defiance will be a talk about core choices for directors when it comes to building a movie, and about ways to navigate the European film world's realities, protecting and expanding your creative freedom, independence and spirit, while using all the tools out there."

Cineuropa's coverage of the EFP Future Frames initiative has already started. Find the full line-up of the programme here and our first interviews with the selected filmmakers here.

Furthermore, once again this year, the EFP Future Frames trailer premieres here on Cineuropa:

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