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2015 Champs-Élysées Film Fest: Another Evil, AWOL & Porto Mon Amour Among USIP Selected Projects

Deb Shoval’s adaptation of her award-winning short (AWOL), Carson Mell’s feature film debut (Another Evil) and Gabe Klinger’s Porto, Mon Amour starring Anton Yelchin and Lucie Lucas (see prod photo above) are among the half dozen projects in post-production that were selected for the U.S. in Progress Paris workshop. With all the buzz surrounding Cannes, we lost track of the unveiling of Champs-Élysées Film Festival’s selection which has also provided us with a possible preview of possible Sundance and SXSW titles for the 2016 campaign. Here are the six projects:

Another Evil, directed by Carson Mell (produced by Riel Roch Decter and Sebastian Pardo)
AWOL – Deb Shoval (produced by Jessica Caldwell, L.A. Teodosio and Michel Merkt)
Diverge – James Morrison (produced by David Mandel and Noah Lang)
Live Cargo – Logan Sandler (produced by Thymaya Payne) ;
Porto Mon Amour – Gabe Klinger (produced by Rodrigo Areias, Nicolas R. de la Mothe, Sonia Buchman and Gabe Klinger)
Queen of Glory – Nana Mensah (produced by Jamund Washington, Baff Akoto and Anya Migdal)

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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