Poland’s American Movie Competition Crowns U.S Work In Progress Winners – .

The 10th edition of US In Progress Wroclaw, the branch wing of the American Film Festival in Poland, which took place online this year, closed over the weekend and presented the participating American film projects with various awards.

Awards range from post-production services to travel grants and cash. To The Moon was awarded $ 10,000 for post-production in Poland by director Scott Friend and producers Cate Smierciak, Everett Hendler, Stephanie Randall and Gabe Wilson. The full list of awards can be found below.

In addition to the US projects, a group of US experts, including Dylan Leiner from Sony Pictures Classics and CAA managers Maren Olson and Kat Moncrief, took part in pitching and one-on-one meetings with Polish projects seeking US partners. The non-competitive event is designed to promote potential co-productions and was hosted by ..

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During the rest of the festival, the event’s Grand Prix was awarded to The Metamorphosis of Birds, directed by Catarina Vasconcelos, with prize money of 15,000 euros, while The Trouble with Being Born, directed by Sandra Wollner, received a special award. In the Spectrum section, Surrogate, directed by Jeremy Hersh, won the $ 10,000 award, while in the American Docs Truth to Power: Barbara Lee Speaks For Me section, directed by Abby Ginzberg, the award of 5,000 US dollar won.

The Metamorphosis of the Birds also won the festival’s audience award from the 12-person competition line-up.

Full List of US In Progress Awards:

Disfluency by Anna Baumgarten, Prod. Danny Mooney, Elaine Hastings Edell, Anna Baumgarten, Jim Cummings (EP), Ben Wiessner (EP) and Alex Rudolph (EP) receive the Ale-Kino + legal offer from the Canal + group;

Have a nice life by Prashanth Kamalakanthan, prod. Artemis Shaw receives post production services from Orka Studio (results, subtitles, creative titles, credit design up to a value of $ 10,000).

Homebody by Joseph Sackett, Prod. Joy Jorgensen receives digital post-production services from Fixafilm (delivery items, subtitles, creative titles, credit design up to a value of 10,000 USD), while Match & Spark provides team advice for the co-production with Poland.

New Horizons Association Awards Kendra and Beth by Dean Peterson, Prod. Reilly Mykleust, Dean Peterson with a $ 1,000 voucher for a return ticket to Poland;

play by Edson Jean, Prod. Mark Pulaski, Fabiola Rodriguez, receives digital post-production services from Fixafilm (delivery items, subtitles and special effects up to a value of $ 10,000) and sound design by Maciej Zieliński at Soundflower Studio.

superior by Erin Vassilopoulos, prod. Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan will receive a color rating (up to a value of $ 10,000) at Warsaw ColorOffOn.

Reach the pension by Geoff Marslett, Prod. The soundtrack by Meryem Ersoz, Geoff Marslett, Melodie Sisk, David Arquette (EP), Lily Gladstone (EP), Kiowa Gordon (EP) and Bill Way (EP) is composed by Maciej Zieliński (Soundflower Studio) .

To the moon by Scott Friend, prod. Cate Smierciak, Everett Hendler, Stephanie Randall, and Gabe Wilson won a US $ 10,000 cash prize for post-production in Poland awarded by the Director of the Polish Film Institute.

We all go to the World’s Fair by Jane Schoenbrun (Prod. Sarah Winshall, Carlos Zozaya) will register for free in the producers’ network in Cannes Marché du Film in 2021.

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