16-03-2016

Eurimages to Support Six CEE Coproductions

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STRASBOURG: The Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 13 feature films and three documentaries includings six projects from Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovenia, Georgia and Austria. The total amount is 4,485,494 EUR.

At its 142nd meeting held in Tirana on 8-11 March 2016, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support projects directed by Sergei Loznitsa, Joachim Trier, Pablo Berger, Michael Haneke and Janis Nords.

In the framework of the Distribution Support Programme (Support for marketing and publicity costs), the Board granted its support to 36 films released before 31 December 2015. The total support granted amounts to 211,050 EUR.

List of the CEE coproductions supported by Eurimages:

A Gentle Creature (France, Germany, Lithuania)
Directed by Sergei Loznitsa
Produced by Slot Machine
Coproduced by Looks Film & TV, Studio Uljana Kim

Freedom or Die / Sloboda ili Smrt (“the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Serbia, Slovenia)
Directed by Vladimir Blazevski
Produced by PUNK FILM
Coproduced by Kiselo Dete

Happy End (France, Germany, Austria)
Directed by Michael Haneke
Produced by Les Films de Losange
Coproduced by X Filme, Wega Film

Foam at the Mouth / Ar Putam uz Lupam (Latvia, Poland, Lithuania)
Directed by Janis Nords
Produced by Tasse Films
Coproduced by Madant, Artbox
Supported by the Latvian National Film Center

My Happy Family / Meine Glückliche Familie (Germany, Georgia, France)
Directed by Simon Gross and Nana Ekvtimishvili
Produced by augenschein Filmproduktion
Coproduced by Arizona Productions, Polare Film

The Prince and the Dybbuk / Ksiaze i Dybuk (Poland, Germany)     Documentary
Directed byPiotr Rosolowski and Elwira Niewiera
Produced by Film Art
Coproduced by Kundschafter Filmproduktion GmbH, EiE Film, Zero One Film GmbH