Our special guest for this session is the award-winning producer LEONTINE PETIT. She has co-produced the acclaimed film ‘The Lobster’ directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and the well-received film, ‘Zama’ directed by Lucrecia Martel. Currently, Leontine is co-producing the biggest television series in the Netherlands, ‘Heirs of the Night’. We gotta say, she’s one of the coolest producers in Europe, join us at Shortcutz and meet her in person.
MORE ABOUT LEONTINE
Leontine Petit is the founder and CEO/producer of Lemming Film, which has successfully (co-)produced 45 feature films and 15 TV series in Europe and beyond. In 2016, she was awarded the prestigious Eurimages Coproduction Award at the European Film Awards in 2016. Leontine is also helping to connect the global film community as the president of ‘Bridging the Dragon’, uniting European and Chinese filmmakers.
In our Official Selection, you can watch and meet the teams of:
HUGS AND HURRICANES
Diëgo Nurse | Live-Action | 15:00 | DUTCH PREMIERE
A personal portrait of the Director as a young father and filmmaker with ADHD, who through my anxiety was uncertain if I were the best suitable father for my 4-year-old adopted son Dennis with autism.
Fokke Baarssen | Live-Action | 09:23 | PREMIERE
A diner on a dusty desert highway in the American Southwest seems an unlikely place to call neutral territory, but it's Graham’s last chance to try and reconnect with his estranged father, John. With John clinging ever more to his conservatism and the differences between father and son seemingly insurmountable, the stakes are high. Can they reconcile their differences and reconnect before it is too late