The Proper Picture Co attended both an icy Berlin Film Market and a steamy-rainy Cannes Marche du Film in 2013, with excellent results.
We discussed several of our larger projects with major financiers and some interesting potential co-producers from across Europe. There was strong interest in Under the Wire and the Otzi Ice Man project. We were also able to announce a fantastic upcoming project – Soldier Bear – about the only bear who was a combatant in WWII – a true story based on the book rights to a wonderful book by Aileen Orr.
As always, NI Screen were flying the flag for their region, and more power to their elbow. They have achieved remarkable things, building on the success of Game of Thrones.
Things have progressed mightily since we shot Johnny Was in Belfast in 2005.