Established in 1999, connecting cottbus is one of the longest-standing co-production markets and one of the main markets for cinematic content from Eastern Europe.
Browse our archive below for more information on our previous editions, including press releases and lists of selected projects per year. For some recent alumni highlights, have a look at alumni highlights.
Please find below an overview of all coco projects realised so far, divided by sections: cocoPITCH (projects in development) and cocoWIP (works in progress).
cocoPITCH: projects completed
cocoWIP: projects completed
The 23rd edition of connecting cottbus ran from 3-5 November 2021.
The 22nd edition of connecting cottbus ran from 4-6 November 2020.
The 21st edition of connecting cottbus ran from 6-8 November 2019.
The 20th edition of connecting cottbus ran from 8-9 November 2018.
Press release 6/2018: award winnersDownload
Press release 5/2018: programmeDownload
Press release 4/2018: project selectionDownload
Press release 3/2018: awards & open callDownload
Press release 2/2018: call for projectsDownload
Press release 1/2019: new coco directorDownload
The 19th edition of connecting cottbus ran from 9-10 November 2017.
Press release 6/2017: award winnersDownload
Press release 5/2017: programmeDownload
Press release 4/2017: wip selectionDownload
Press release 3/2017: project selectionDownload
Press release 2/2017: work in progressDownload
Press release 1/2017: call for projectsDownload
The 18th edition of connecting cottbus ran from 10-11 November 2016.
Project lists and framework programmes for all remaining editions.