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Endorphin Acquires Croatian Star Nina Violic, Directorial Debut, "Kick and Scream" (EXCLUSIVE) - 'Scream and Scratch" eXCLUSIVE

Endorphin Acquires Croatian Star Nina Violic, Directorial Debut,

The company announced this week that it will be the first of its kind in the world to sell a film for the film film Festival.

The film follows the half-hour, falling apart, a marriage whose own perception is distorted by puppets and the reality encircles the viewers own judgments.

In collaboration with Terminal 3, MP Filmska Produkcija, Zagreb Film, Propeler Film and Antitalent, Vanja Sremac and Zdenka Gold produced Kick and Scream by Vana Sredi and Then Yelle Xeens, in collaboration co-production with the DG, the Prosdo, Protuk, DP, The Pod, "Tenny".

The first cut+ section of When East Meets West, the Trieste Film Festival, found Kick and Scream in the first section.

A female debut focuses on a relative theme that one can easily connect with its truth and realism. It is conceived and executed and Ninas experience in theater is evident in the film and evident as well as he is very valuable.

Endorphin was launched in 2020 by former Warner Bros., Paramount and Studiocanal exec Viki Antonopoulou and marketing and distribution consultant Pelekani, who works at Feelgood Entertainment, and also works for Greek distributor Feel Good Entertainment.

The company had its first international feature acquisition this year with the film "Bebia, Mon Seul Desir", by Russian-born, London-based filmmaker Juja Dobrachkous, which won the Rotterdam Film Festivals Tiger Competition.

The companys slate includes Winona, by Greek director, screenwriter, composer and actor Alexandros Voulgaris, and Stefano Rokos: The Bad Seed, No More Shall We Part, 14 Paintings 17 Years Later, A short film by Rinio Dragasaki and Araceli Lemos.

Antonopoulou admitted that launching the sales outfit in the middle of a global pandemic didnt come without risks.

"The time has come to a very difficult time, because of the timing that we started, and the whole scene is changing," she said. "Bigger companies are competing for very small projects at the moment, as they're trying to survive and find the next big thing."

He added that Endorphins size can work to its advantage.

The film was written by a small company. We offer specialized expertise, passion, honesty, and to the filmmakers, as well as managing their expectations, we all attempting to form dependable teams, the whole journey of the film's journey to get it to audiences, which is basically our goal," she said.

Pelekani cited the acquisition of Kick and Scream as an example of the personal, collaborative approach that appeals to the companys founders.

We want to have three films per year and work very close with the team. So we need to get good chemistry with them.

Antonopoulou said the duo is drawn to female stories and female directors, which just happened naturally as well as Greek projects that would allow them to contribute to the local industry and help [Greek] films be more visible.

A year later, Antonopoulou and Pelekani will also work with more first-time filmmakers. We like debuts because we are also at the beginning of our new project, and we get closer together with these people a little more who are at first, said Antonu. We want to help each other.