ZANA (AL-XK-GE) 2019. Drama. Feature 90min. Albanian w English Subs. Log: Haunted by her long suppressed past and pressured by family to seek treatment from mystical healers for her infertility, a Kosovar woman struggles to reconcile the expectations of motherhood with a legacy of wartime brutality. Producers: Crossing Bridges Films, On Film Production and alief. Director of Photography: Sevdije Kastrati. Written by: Antoneta Kastrati & Casey Cooper Johnson. Directed by Antoneta Kastrati.
- Meet the Cinematographers Behind Some of the Biggest Movies, Who Happen to Be Women – Teen Vogue
- alief boards ‘Zana’, and ‘I Am With You’ (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
- Kosovar project Zana takes home the MIDPOINT Feature Launch Award – Cineuropa
AWARDS & MARKETS
NEGATIVE NUMBERS (GE-FR-IT) 2019. Drama. Feature 98 minutes. Georgian w English Subs. Log: How the introduction of rugby reformed a forgotten generation of young prison inmates in Tbilisi, Georgia 2012. Producers: alief LLC, Magnet Films, Wide and 39 Films with the support of GNFC and EURIMAGES. Co Executive producer: 1991 Productions. Production Designer: Ika Avaliani. Director of Photography: Tato Kotetishvili. Writer & Director: Uta Beria. SALES: Wide Management
- Pula’s industry awards go to projects from Serbia, Georgia and Croatia - Cineuropa
- Eurimages-Supported Georgian Debut Film Shoots in Tbilisi- Film New Europe
- Wide Management Boards ‘Negative Numbers- Variety
AWARDS & MARKETS
WINNER: 1st Prize WIP – Matchmaking Forum at Pula Flm Festival 2018
OUR EVIL (BR) 2017. Drama Horror. Feature 98 minutes. Portuguese with English Subs | Log: What would you do if the Devil is going to take your daughter’s soul? Executive Producer: alief LLC. Producer: Kauzare Filmes. Writer-Director: Samuel Galli. Distributors: Uncork’d/Dark Star (US-CA) Matchbox (UK-IE), Alamode (GE), Tema (ES), Premiere (BENELUX), Njuta (SCAN), Moviecloud (TW), O2 Play (BR), Netflix (LATAM).
“unpredictable, provocative, affecting and creepy, a break-out cult hit“- Screen International
“tightly wound smorgasbord“- Starburst Magazine
“evokes both The Sixth Sense and The Exorcist“- Sci Fi Now
AWARDS & FESTIVALS
World Premiere: Nights of Fear – 39th Moscow FF 2017
Winner: Best Latin American Feature Film – Macabro FF 2017
Winner: Best Director – A Night Of Horror 2017
Winner: Best Male Performance – A Night Of Horror 2017
Official Selection – Blood Window Mexico 2017
Official Selection: Discovery Section – London Frightfest 2017
Official Selection: Panorama Fantastic – 50th Sitges Fantastic FF 2017
Official Selection – 16th NYC Horror FF 2017
Official Selection – Blood Window Chile 2017
Official Selection – Blood Window Pinamar 2018
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I LOVE ZOMBIES (CO-GE) 2020. Horror Thriller Social Feature. 100 minutes. Spanish with English Subs. Log: A central government officer has recruited a group of outcasts to bring him five severed zombie heads. Their destination is filled with thousands of walking dead in this thrilling adaptation of the popular comic book Illustrated by Marcelo Pont Verges (production designer of Oscar Winner SECRET IN THEIR EYES). Producers: MADLOVE Group, alief LLC . Production Designer: Marcelo Pont Verges. Writer: Cesar Oropeza. Directors: Cesar Oropeza & Henry Rivero. STATUS: Financing.
- Cannes: Juan Pablo Raba, of Netflix’s ‘Narcos,’ to Star in ‘I Love Zombies’ (EXCLUSIVE) Black comedy-horror project teams Colombia’s MadLove with Georgia’s Alief, Zentropa Spain -Variety
- Official Selection: Beyond The Window Pitching Sessions 2017 – Blood Window/Ventana Sur Market
- Genre takes center stage at Ventana Sur’s Beyond the Window pitching sessions- Variety
NUKRI IS NUKRI (GE) 2020. Fantasy Drama Feature .108 minutes. Georgian W English Subs. Log: Nukri is a troubled young boy with special gifts in a dystopian world. Producers: Tree Art Pictures, alief LLC. Director of Photography: Nikita Babenko. Writer & Director: Salomeya Bauer. STATUS: Development.
SHEIKMATE (US-GE) SPANISH. Crime Thriller Black Comedy Feature 95 minutes. Log: A conman rekindles an affair with the wife of his target while robbing a corruption ring in early 80’s Venezuela. Producers: alief LLC. Writer: Bernardo Iszak. STATUS: Development.