On 21-24th of June the 22nd International Documentary Film Market - Sunny Side of the Doc was held in La Rochelle. Among dozens of exhibitors you could also find the Polish stand, POLISH DOCS. It was the fifth time when Polish documentaries were presented in France. The stand has been organized by Krakow Film Foundation with Polish Film Institute's support. What is more, polish film producers, including Otter Films, had a chance to present their projects and films in La Rochelle.
We have a pleasure to announce that two projects coproduced by Otter Films ‘Six degrees' - www.sixdegreesdoc.com (dir.: Bartosz Dombrowski) and ‘Art of Disappearing' (dir.: Bartek Konopka & Piotr Rosołowski) will be presented among seven others during 7th ‘Docu Talents from the East' at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
The second edition of School Cinematheque Festival took place on 13th and 14th of June. The festival is the wrap-up of the year-round work with film at middle and high schools participating in the ‘School Cinematheque. Action!’ programme. The event is an outcome of the collaboration of Polish Film Institute, Center for Citizenship Education and Warsaw Film School. 40 schools participated in this edition of the festival, with the students presenting their films, newspapers, storyboards, discussion clubs and other actions to the industry experts.
On 4th June 2011 we will start shooting SIX DEGREES, a documentary by Bartosz Dombrowski. SIX DEGREES is an unpredictable road movie, where each shooting day will be a surprise. The producers of the film are two dynamic companies- East Pictures and Otter Films. The first one is responsible for an incredible success of the film "Ciacho" and the second, Otter Films with its owner Anna Wydra stands behind the phenomenon of 'Rabbit a'la Berlin', which was screened at over 100 festivals around the world and had its successes culminated with an Oscar ® nomination.