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 EURDirected by Dusan MilicProduced 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 EURDirected by Kristijonas VildziunasProduced by Studio Uljana KimCoproduced by Locomotive Productions, Eesti Joonisfilm
Otto the Barbarian (Romania, Belgium) 77,000 EURDirected by Ruxandra GhitescuProduced by Alien Film Coproduced by Polar Bear
I Never Cry (Poland, Ireland) 50,000 EURDirected by Piotr DomalewskiProduced by Akson Studio Coproduced by MK1 Studios Productions / AMK1 Productions
Avenge / The Business of Revenge (Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro) 120,000 EUR DocumentaryDirected by Marija Zidar Produced by Vertigo Coproduced by Film House Bas Celik, Seagull Entertainment
Illyricvm (Croatia, Slovenia, Italy) 180,000 EURDirected by Simon Bogojevic NarathProduced by Kinorama Coproduced by Forum Ljubljana / Buka Productions, La Sarraz Pictures SRL
Lamb (Iceland, Sweden, Poland) 380,000 EURDirected by Valdimar JóhannssonProduced by Go to SheepCoproduced by Black Spark Film & TV AB, Madants Sp. z.o.o.
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