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From the Flanders (i) magazine

Wild at heart

vaflaureatesIan Mundell talks to the latest batch of VAF Wildcard laureates: six recently graduated filmmakers, selected by a jury, who receive between €25,000 and €60,000 plus coaching from the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) to make their first assignment in the real world. All six VAF Wildcard winning shorts will be shown as a part of this year’s Short Film Corner in Cannes.

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Published on Friday 10 May 2013

Croisette crawl

In the week the Cannes line-up was announced, Emilie Verhamme still couldn't quite believe that her short film Cockaigne had been selected for the official competition. She was also a little embarrassed, since she is only in her second year at Sint-Lukas film school in Brussels. 'I don't want people to think: "What a cocky person! In your second year, you send your movie to Cannes!" I just sent it to a lot of festivals and then totally forgot about it. But why not try?'

Emilie Verhamme (c) Bart DewaeleHer initial idea for the film involved immigrants arriving at a sea port, but the people she met while researching the project were mostly from the Ukraine, where connections with Europe are more naturally over land. So she listened to their experiences and thought again.

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Published on Thursday 10 May 2012

In the news

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