BFE gets a nod from Paris

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Michael Tully, Tommy Oliver, Leigh Meyerhoff, Shawn Telford and Jaffe Zinn on a terrace in Paris.

Michael Tully, Tommy Oliver, Leigh Meyerhoff, Shawn Telford and Jaffe Zinn on a terrace in Paris.

BFE brings home a Special Mention from the Champs-Elysées Film Festival in Paris France.

For its second edition within the Champs-Elysées Film Festival in Paris, US in Progress presented five selected feature films, currently in post-production, to forty potential buyers, distributors, festivals and European producers. It was the first time any of the selected films were presented to the European market. Movies that were featured at recent US in Progress events have gone on to be selected for festivals such as Sundance 2013, the Berlinale 2013, SXSW 2013 and Tribeca 2013.

The films in progress selected this year were:

BFE by Shawn Telford
CHILDREN by Jaffe Zinn
PING PONG SUMMER by Michael Tully
I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS by Leah Meyerhoff
1982 by Tommy Oliver

MORE ON THE 2013 THE CHAMPS-ÉLYEÉES FILM FESTIVAL

After the success of its first edition and the 15,000 spectators it drew, the Champs-Elysées Film Festival which was created by producer, distributor and cinema owner Sophie Dulac is back for a second year. The festival takes place from June 12th to 18th under the co-presidency of French actor Olivier Martinez and French actress/producer Julie Gayet, with the same ambition as last year: making the Champs-Elysées the meeting place for a popular, festive and cultural event around the cinema.

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