Seven Projects from CEE Countries Receive Eurimages Support

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BUCHAREST: The Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund, at its 154th meeting held in Bucharest from 12 to 15 March 2019, agreed to support 15 fiction films, two documentaries and one animation project with a total amount of 4,397,000 EUR. Seven of these projects are produced or coproduced by CEE countries.

In the framework of the Distribution Support Programme, 18 requests submitted by 12 distributors were approved, including for the distribution of Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War (produced by Opus Film) in Switzerland and Turkey, of the Romanian minority coproduction Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa (coproduced by Romania’s Digital Cube) in Turkey, as well as for the distribution of the Romanian minority coproduction The Sisters Brothers by Jacques Audiard (coproduced by Mobra Film) in Canada.

Supported Projects from CEE Countries:

Darkling (Serbia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Germany) 170,000 EUR
Directed by Dusan Milic
Produced by This & That Productions
Coproduced by RFF International, Space Rocket Nation ApS,m Graal S.A., A_Lab, Film Deluxe International, unafilm Gmbh

Songs for a Fox (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia) 240,000 EUR
Directed by Kristijonas Vildziunas
Produced by Studio Uljana Kim
Coproduced by Locomotive Productions, Eesti Joonisfilm

Otto the Barbarian (Romania, Belgium) 77,000 EUR
Directed by Ruxandra Ghitescu
Produced by Alien Film
Coproduced by Polar Bear

I Never Cry (Poland, Ireland) 50,000 EUR
Directed by Piotr Domalewski
Produced by Akson Studio
Coproduced by MK1 Studios Productions / AMK1 Productions

Avenge / The Business of Revenge (Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro) 120,000 EUR  Documentary
Directed by Marija Zidar  
Produced by Vertigo
Coproduced by Film House Bas Celik, Seagull Entertainment

Illyricvm (Croatia, Slovenia, Italy) 180,000 EUR
Directed by Simon Bogojevic Narath
Produced by Kinorama
Coproduced by Forum Ljubljana / Buka Productions, La Sarraz Pictures SRL

Lamb (Iceland, Sweden, Poland) 380,000 EUR
Directed by Valdimar Jóhannsson
Produced by Go to Sheep
Coproduced by Black Spark Film & TV AB, Madants Sp. z.o.o.

Click HERE for the full list of projects.