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April 24, 2013

Marleen Slot of Viking Film will represent the Netherlands as Dutch Producer on the Move at the upcoming edition of the Cannes International Film Festival (May 15 - 26). The Producers on the Move programme, organised by European Film Promotion (EFP), is now in its 14th year at the Cannes International Film Festival. During four days (May 18 - 21), 29 talented and up-and-coming European producers, who have been selected by their national EFP member organizations, are put into the spotlight and brought together with international film professionals and press at this important film event.

Viking Film is the Amsterdam based film production company founded in 2011 by Marleen Slot. International in scope, Viking Film wants to make high-quality films for both Dutch and international audiences with a special focus on arthouse, children films and animation films. Viking Film wants to be cross-border and intends to enter into cooperation with producers and makers from Europe, Latin America and Asia.

At this moment Viking Film is working on several films like Zurich from director Sacha Polak (selected for Berlinale Residency 2012). Besides that Viking Film recently finished two films: the short animation film Goodbye Mister De Vries (Mascha Halberstad) and the co-production Leones (selected for Venice Film Festival 2012) by Argentine director Jazmín López. Marleen worked as a producer at Lemming Film for many years. Her productions at Lemming Film include the feature films Tony 10 (Mischa Kamp), Taking Chances (Nicole van Kilsdonk, opening film Cinekid 2011, selection Berlinale K+ 2012), Snackbar (selection Berlinale 14+, 2012), My Joy (Sergei Loznitsa, competition Cannes Film Festival 2010), Oxygen (Hans van Nuffelen, European Film Academy Discovery Award) and Vivan las Antipodas! (Victor Kossakovsky, opening film Venice Film Festival 2011).

Previous Producers on the Move from the Netherlands are Trent of NFI Productions (2012), Michael John Fedun of Corrino Media Group (2011),  Carmen Cobos of Cobos Films (2009), Reinier Selen of Rinkel Film & TV Productions (2008), Petra Goedings of Phanta Vision International (2007), Leontine Petit of Lemming Film (2006), Stienette Bosklopper of Circe Films (2005), Jeroen Beker of Motel Films (2004), Hanneke Niens of IDTV Film (2003), Jan van der Zanden of Waterland Film & TV (2002), San Fu Maltha of Fu Works (2001) and Els Vandevorst of Isabella Films (2000).

For more information:

Viking Film
Lindengracht 17
1015 KB Amsterdam
the Netherlands
Ph: +31 20 625 4788
info@vikingfilm.nl
www.vikingfilm.nl

Producers on the Move
European Film Promotion
Mareen Gerisch
Ph: +49 40 390 6252
gerisch@efp-online.com
www.efp-online.com

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