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THE MAN WHO HATED CHILDREN by Gunnar Björn Gudmundsson selected for Cinekid Directors LAB

Gunnar Björn Gudmundsson's project in development, The Man Who Hated Children, has been selected for the second edition of Cinekid Directors LAB. The project is directed by Gudmundsson and produced by Júlíus Kemp and Ingvar Thórdarson at the Icelandic Film Company. The selection consists of six projects and the Directors LAB will take place in April in Amsterdam.

The Man Who Hated Children was previously developed within Cinekid Script LAB in 2017-2018.

About Cinekid Directors LAB

During Cinekid Directors LAB, an international group of talented directors will focus on the final steps one needs to take prior to (pre-)production, coupled with the special and specific skills required for working with children. Above all the program offers hands-on tailor-made coaching by established experts. The workshop is co-funded by Creative Europe MEDIA Programme and is supported by Icelandic Film Centre, Netherlands Film Fund and Norwegian Film Institute.

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