The WEMW international jury, including Nikolaj Nikitin (SOFA), Matthieu Darras (TORINOFILMLAB), and Kristina Trapp (EAVE), will award the WEMW Development Award to the best project, as well as a study grant for the participation in the next edition of the EAVE EUROPEAN PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2015. All selected producers will also compete for the brand new EGG Digital Cinema Award, a prize consisting in a full Digital Cinema Package to be offered by EGG, one of the leading post and VFX houses in Ireland.
EGG is a VFX and Post Production company based in the heart of Dublin City Centre. Celebrating 10 years of business Egg has established itself as one of Irelands leading post and VFX houses and is a founder member of the VFXAI (VFX Association of Ireland). We have vast knowledge of all aspects of Visual Effects, picture and sound post production and tons of experience in overseas co-productions that take advantage of Irelands generous tax breaks for film and television. Egg boasts a young and talented team of artists and technicians driven by a passion for combining creativity with technology. We pride ourselves on bringing this passion to every stage of the post or VFX process from tailoring exacting workflows to final delivery of perfect picture and sound. To date Egg has post produced projects for Irish, UK and American broadcasters and feature films for worldwide release. We have also provided state of the art VFX and animation for a wide range of productions from low budget projects to major releases. Recent work includes “Ghosthunters: On Icy Trails” for Ripple World Pictures and Lucky Bird Pictures, Ivan Kavanagh’s feature film “The Canal” for Park Films, Lisa Mulcahy’s feature “Legend of Longwood” for Grand Pictures, “Earthbound” starring Rafe Spall and “Parked” starring Colm Meaney for Ripple World Pictures. We have also just started “Damo and Ivor” season two for RTÉ and Parallel Films. We also had the pleasure of working with Maurizio Antonini and Rosella de Venuto on the Italian/Irish co-production of “Controra” (House of Shadows) produced by Interlinea Films, Barter and Ripple World Pictures. Full picture finishing and sound post was completed at Egg. Other Clients include: Parallel Films, Tiger Aspect, Impossible Pictures, Company Pictures, Baby Cow, BBC, ITV, SKY, RTÉ, Hallmark Channel, BBC America, Sky Italia. We are delighted to be involved with When East Meets West and offer the award of a full Digital Cinema Package. For more information see www.egg.ie
European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, EAVE, is a professional training, project development and networking organization for audiovisual producers. Working with a worldwide network of partners we are involved in programmes for producers in Europe, Russia, Latin America, the Arab world, Asia and Africa. Founded in 1988, the objectives are to provide professional training opportunities and to bring producers from different regions of the world together with the aim of facilitating co-production relationships. EAVE believe that the support of independent voices, creative imagination and culturally driven companies within the global media industries is an urgent necessity in the 21st century. EAVE aim to contribute towards the creation of strong networks of producers and to encourage the exchange of knowledge and skills which will strengthen independent production across the world.