Archive for category: Doc projects database

/ 07/02/2012 9:24 AM

“Footprints in the Desert” (India) (In production)

Title: Footprints in the Desert Synopsis: The film will be a human story of the India and Pakistan Border lying across the vast expanse of rolling golden sand of Rajasthan through the footprints in the desert. The ancient wisdom of finding a person or a lost camel tracing the footprints lies with a community residing along the border of India [...]

/ 06/29/2012 8:37 AM

“Crossing the Bering Strait” (Germany) (pre-production)

Title: Crossing the Bering Strait Synopsis: They’re the Odd Couple of the new millennium: George Koumal and Joe Henri. This unlikely duo have dedicated their lives to connecting Siberia and Alaska via the longest tunnel in the world – 85 kilometers across the Bering Strait. The intercontinental railway would drastically shorten transport times between Asia and North America, and provide [...]

/ 06/27/2012 9:43 AM

“Ryefield Sailors” (Taiwan) (pre-production)

Title: Ryefield Sailors Original title: About China Synopsis: This film follows the fortunes of two of these farm boys, their hopes and their fears, and the teacher who guides them on their course for the ocean – in a school marooned in the middle of a wheatfield, five hundred miles from the coast. One is just starting out, and is [...]

/ 06/15/2012 1:58 PM

Land of the Panda (France / China)

Title: Land of the Panda Synopsis: Reclusive and enigmatic, giant pandas are among the most lovable of the word’s endangered species. Now for the first time in high definition, bamboo shoots give way to close up shots of these extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat. Shot on location in the misty mountains of China, the undoubted highlight is rare footage [...]

/ 06/02/2012 8:33 PM

My Marriage, My Parents (Taiwan/China) (in production)

Set in Taiwan, “My Marriage, My Parents” asks: How do you make peace with parents when they become the greatest opponents of your desired marriage? A matchmaker with a unique philosophy for marriage may provide the key. Director: Wuna Wu Selected for PUMA.Creative Catalyst Award 2012 Trailer Synopsis How does marriage, a happy union between two people in love, turn families into [...]

/ 04/15/2012 10:47 AM

The Green Call of China (in production)

Title: The Green Call of China (working title)  Synopsis: With an emerging fast-paced economy the entire world is moving its operations to China and the expats are very comfortably adjusting to their new homes. All is very positive and going great but on the flipside, the country has been plagued by food safety scares on many levels, everything from tainted milk, [...]

/ 03/27/2012 9:43 PM

Beyond the Wave 波の向こう (Germany) (In production)

Set in Japan 58 /90 minutes An Inselfilm Production (Berlin, Germany) Production:    August 2011 – August 2012 in Japan SYNOPSIS “A small town in Fukushima prefecture fights for its survival after the nuclear explosions expelled all its residents as an ironic surprise and haunt every step the townsmen take to rebuild their life.” (kyokomiyake.com) “The director revisits Fukushima to find [...]

/ 03/20/2012 1:13 AM

“Afghan Army Girls” (Raw Cut, UK, 2012)

  “These women are pioneers in Afghanistan and face a very real danger of being targeted by the Taliban. Many have also been accused of bringing shame on their families, but each has a different reason for signing up to the army. For many it is to embrace women’s liberation in a country that has been subjected to strict Islamic [...]

/ 03/15/2012 9:29 PM

“Eyes are not needed for Filming” (Caui Studio / China)

Title: “She Ying Bu Kao Yan Jing” (Eyes are not needed for filming) Synopsis: 30 years ago, Mr. Ren Shulin, a young photographer made use of his spare time and took pictures of campus life of high school students. For the past eight years, thousands of pictures are forgotten in the boxes at his home. He never expects these pictures will trigger a [...]

/ 02/27/2012 12:50 AM

Elephant Soldiers (Armenia)

  Directors: Vardan HOVHANNISYAN, Inna SAHAKYAN Producers: Yulia GRIGORYANTS, Inna SAHAKYAN Production Company: Bars Media Documentary Film Studio Company website SYNOPSIS “Robinson is loudly protesting in front of an electric fence, demanding his right to pass through. Max and Joseph are trying to convince him to leave, as his life is in danger. Meanwhile, Mzee is busy negotiating with the [...]