Monday, May 2, 2016
Today, the Hamburg Film Fund FFHSH announced our project 1979 was selected for production funding. After sustaining us last year already, we thank the FFHSH for this second recognition.
Monday, Apr 11, 2016
German broadcaster NDR today officially confirmed to coproduce our film 1979. We look forward to working together with commissioning editor Barbara Biemann and her team, alongside ARTE France and French National Institute INA in the successful co-production of our film.
Saturday, Jan 30, 2016
We finished filming in Ethiopia today for the next episode of the GUZO documentary series. Produced in collaboration with the University of Music Franz Liszt, GUZO NORTH.is the most recent chapter of our exploration into the origin of Music.
Monday, Nov 23, 2015
Our project 1979 has been selected for the prestigious Central Pitch at the 2016 IDFA Forum in Amsterdam - and today for the first time, we presented it to an audience of commissioning editors from around the world. After four years of research, our presence at IDFA is both the first presentation and the last step of financing this ambitious film.
Tuesday Dec 9, 2015
The first part of the new multi-episode GUZO series of documentaries was concluded successfully: Ethiopian pianist Samuel Yirga met musicologists from the USA, Japan, Brasil, France, Germany and Ethiopia in Weimar. The scientific team lead by prof. Tiago de Oliveira Pinto set the groundwork for a series of films that will investigate the origins of Music in all regions of Ethiopia.
Sunday Jan 18, 2015
Today we began filming in Addis for the next chapter of our GUZO project about the origins of Music.
We started with the 2015 Timket (Epiphany), to subsequently explore the lesser known regions of Ethiopia and prepare the terrain for the GUZO series that will be produced in collaboration with the Music University Franz Liszt of Weimar.