UPFRONT FILMS
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UPFRONT FILMS

UPFRONT FILMS

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DK 3050 HUMLEBAEK, DENMARK

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Production Company

Description

Formerly known as Cosmo Doc, the company was established in 2003 to concentrate on the development and production of high-end authored documentaries. The company's core staff consists of the two producers : Anna-Maria Kantarius and Henrik Veileborg, who has a wide range of development and production expertise. Upfront Films works with new talent and established filmmakers to create a productive blend of experience and new approaches to documentary filmmaking. Company honours include Emmy nominations and several awards, besides films selected for IDFA. Upfront's catalogue includes: " Prostitution Behind the Veil« (Nahid Persson, 2004), an intimate rendering of two women in Iran subjected to male hypocrisy. And " Smiling in a Warzone " (Simone Aaberg Kern, Magnus Bejmar 2005); here art meets cinema in the artist-director Simone's micro-global performance of flying a small plane to Kabul. Christoffer Guldbrandsen's "The Secret War", about Danish military involvement in Iraq stands out as