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Adrian Sitaru in Sarajevo's Work In Progess

Adrian Sitaru in Sarajevo's Work In Progess

The Fixer among five projects selected for the CineLink Work in Progress sessions.

The Sarajevo Film Festival (Aug 14-22) has unveiled five projects selected for this year’s CineLink Work in Progress sessions - an industry preview of upcoming films from Southeast Europe.

The presentations are open for invited guests who may engage in the projects completion or distribution, and will run Aug 19-20.

Scheduled to attend are representatives from Wild Bunch, The Match Factory, Pyramide, Memento, Fortissimo as well as the Cannes, Berlin, Sundance and Rotterdam film festivals.

The 2015 project line-up consists of three fiction projects, one animation and one documentary, selected from the festival’s documentary workshop Docu Rough Cut Boutique.

They include The Fixer (Fixeur) from Adrian Sitaru, the Romanian filmmaker who won best director at Locarno in 2011 with Best Intentions and the Daad Short Film Award at the 2010 Berlinale with The Cage (Colivia).

The Fixer is inspired by true events and centres on a young

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