Young Directors - winners

Young Filmmakers Competition 

The EU is offering young filmmakers the chance to make their very own #EUandME short film.  Five winners will each receive a grant of €7,500, as well as mentoring from a top European director, to help them to bring their idea to life.

Meet the winners
Magdalena Załęcka
29
,
Poland
Mobility
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Conspiracy pitch video

/euandme/file/magda-z-polski-film-pitch_enMagda z Polski - film pitch

Video description

A young Polish man who lives with his grandparents tells them he would like to travel. They do not want to lose him and decide to invite their friends to convince him to stay by exposing him to a lot of ridiculous clichés about foreign countries.

Find out more about Magdalena Załęcka and the production of this film
Behind the scenes
Vlad Muko
27
,
Estonia
Skills & Business
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The Dream Cut pitch video

/euandme/file/dream-cut-vlad-muko_enThe Dream Cut - Vlad Muko

Video description

A man works as a hairdresser at an old fashioned salon hairdresser's shop offering strange 80s cuts. The hairdresser's son will help his father leave this salon to open his own business: a mobile hairdresser (van). No more weird haircuts, welcome modernity!

Find out more about Vlad Muko and the production of this film
Behind the scenes
Galambos Levente
21
,
Hungary
Sustainability
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Hidden Values pitch video

/euandme/file/euandme-young-filmmakers-competition-pitch-video-levente-galambos_en#EUandME Young Filmmakers Competition pitch video - Levente Galambos

Video description

An old mechanic repairs the toy of his neighbor's daughter. To thank him, the rich neighbor renews the mechanic’s workshop and the girl offers him a drawing. A friendship will be born between the old man and the little girl. The mechanic shows her how to repair things.

Find out more about Galambos Levente and the production of this film
Behind the scenes
Jaime Olías de Lima Pancorbo
29
,
Spain
Rights
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The Sound of Mine pitch video

/euandme/file/sound-mine-english-pitch-euandme_en"The sound of mine" -English Pitch- #EUandME

Video description

An extremely sound sensitive autistic boy becomes an apnea champion.

Find out more about Jaime Olías de Lima Pancorbo and the production of this film
Behind the scenes
Eugen Dediu
22
,
Romania
Digital
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New World Symphony pitch video

/euandme/file/euandme-pitch-english_en#EUandME Pitch English

Video description

We witness a digital and musical experiment. The film follows a musical conductor on his way to the stage. The stage is in the middle of a city square surrounded by speakers (and screens) and the musicians are located all over Europe sitting in front of their respective digital devices waiting...

Find out more about Eugen Dediu and the production of this film
Behind the scenes